NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- China Center New York, a subsidiary of Vantone Holdings today announces the name of its future private business club, the China-US SkyClub. The more than 33,000-square-foot club will be located on the 89th floor of One World Trade Center in New York City and is expected to formally open in spring of 2018. Serving as a platform for developing Sino-U.S. synergy, the China-US SkyClub will provide a premier, private venue for business leaders from the U.S., China and around the world to strengthen trade relations and spark growth opportunities.
In celebration of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations' 50th anniversary, the China-US SkyClub hosted its first event ahead of its formal opening, the National Committee's Leaders Speak: Secretaries of State program. The event featured former Secretaries of States Madeleine K. Albright and Dr. Henry A. Kissinger in conversation with National Committee President Stephen A. Orlins, reflecting on Sino-U.S. relations and offering their views on the future of the relationship.
"We are proud to announce the China-US SkyClub name, and our mission is to provide the venue to facilitate decision makers of both sides to achieve win-win results with the atmosphere of mutual understanding, respect and communication at the club," said Charlie Jiang, CEO of Vantone Holdings Co., Ltd. and Chairman of China Center New York. "Over the past 50 years, the National Committee has accomplished outstanding transformational work thanks to former U.S. Secretaries of State Dr. Kissinger and Madame Albright, and President Orlins. The China-US SkyClub is honored to serve as a private business platform for dialogues among these great leaders."
ClubCorp, the world leader in private clubs, is selected as the manager of the SkyClub. To ensure the excellent service and experience for members and their guests, management of SkyClub will be led by ClubCorp with cultural and business cooperation provided by China World Trade Center which is recognized as the largest up-market commercial mixed-use developments in Beijing with many major customers from Fortune 500.
The China-US SkyClub is located on the 89th floor of One World Trade Center, New York City's iconic landmark and the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. The SkyClub has unparalleled views of Manhattan, New Jersey, Brooklyn and the Statue of Liberty. The SkyClub will serve as a confluence for Sino-U.S. relations in the cultural and financial capital of the world and an amazing benefit to members who visit New York, with exceptional experiences and opportunities.
"As the U.S. and world's highest located club with incomparable spectacular views and together with this vision, we are confident that we will attract investors, business leaders and decision makers as members. I expect that we will all share the same broad and long-term vision to promote U.S. and China synergy, which will lead to greater business cooperation and collaboration in the future," Charlie Jiang said.
About Vantone Holdings/ China Center New York / China-US SkyClub
Vantone Holdings Co., Ltd. is a well-known real estate investment company in Beijing. It was founded in 1993. Vantone Holdings owns 30.30% shares of Beijing Vantone Real Estate Co., Ltd., which is one of the most successful real estate companies in China and is listed at ShangHai Stock Exchange (SH 600246). China Center New York, LLC was established in 2006 as a subsidiary of Vantone Holdings, it owns China Center's New York club that is aiming to be "The Sky Club of Sino-US Synergy."
About ClubCorp (NYSE: MYCC)
Since its founding in 1957, Dallas-based ClubCorp has operated with the central purpose of Building Relationships and Enriching Lives®. ClubCorp is a leading owner-operator of private golf and country clubs and private business clubs in North America. ClubCorp owns or operates a portfolio of over 200 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs, and alumni clubs in 26 states, the District of Columbia and two foreign countries that serve over 430,000 members, with approximately 20,000 peak-season employees. ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MYCC). ClubCorp properties include: Firestone Country Club (Akron, Ohio); Mission Hills Country Club (Rancho Mirage, California); The Woodlands Country Club (The Woodlands, Texas); Capital Club Beijing; and Metropolitan Club Chicago. You can find ClubCorp on Facebook at facebook.com/clubcorp and on Twitter at @ClubCorp.
About China World Trade Center
The China World Trade Center (CWTC), founded in 1985 and formally opened in 1990, is located in the heart of Beijing's Central Business District. It consists of deluxe hotels, offices, apartments, exhibition halls and shopping mall. It is the place of choice for many multinational companies based in Beijing and one of the largest up-market commercial mixed-use developments in the world. CWTC is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Lisa Li, China-US SkyClub
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