GUANGZHOU, China, Oct.12, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Leatop Plaza, a new 303-metre high super Grade A office building in Zhujiang New Town, officially announced its global launch today. Mr. Qiu Weiqing, Vice Governor of Tianhe District, Director of Guangzhou Tianhe CBD Management Committee, Mr. Fu Jinfeng, General Manager of Guangdong Leatop Real Estate Investment Co., Inc., Mr. Li Tayuan and Mr. Lei Junwu, Deputy General Manager of Guangdong Leatop Real Estate Investment Co., Inc. and Mr. Francisco Gonzalez, designer were present at the launch. At the same event, Leatop Plaza's 27th floor Office Experience Center was unveiled, demonstrating a human-oriented workplace at the forefront of an enjoyable working environment trend in office buildings.
Leatop Plaza's Office Experience Center is an exhibition area that demonstrates the building's leading ecological concepts and centers on the 'living office' - a working environment that is efficient, dynamic and human-oriented. Being column-free in over 12-meter depth, the free-stretching floor spaces can be flexibly partitioned. Visitors can experience a 270 degree view of the urban landscape as well as the building's ergonomic, intelligent furniture and 'shadow-less' lighting.
With a covered area over 160,000sqm, Leatop Plaza has five floors underneath and 65 above ground. The building was designed by world-renowned architect Helmut Jahn and completed in cooperation with several global companies. As one of the greenest among Guangzhou's super-grade-A buildings, Leatop Plaza spared no efforts to incorporate its human-oriented philosophy into every detail of the building. Leatop Plaza is the first office building in Guangzhou to receive a LEED Gold Pre-certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
"The development of high-end modern office buildings, like a business magnate, draws other top companies to the area," said Mr. Qiu Weiqing, Director of the Tianhe CBD Management Committee, "Leatop Plaza not only satisfies international companies' demand for a human-oriented working environment, but also enhances Zhujiang New Town's core competencies. Leatop Plaza has already attracted the interest of several Fortune 500 companies with the support of five top property management companies. The storey-leasing area amounts to 2,360 sqm, with a minimum lease of 1/4 floor, rent not buy. Leatop Plaza will also offer a reasonable price with high added-value to those companies which share its enjoyable working environment philosophy, the current average monthly rent is about RMB 200/sqm. After its official launch, the building will target the tenancy of well-known multinationals, national or regional headquarters of large domestic enterprises, and future big players in finance, logistics, IT and so on."
SOURCE Guangdong Leatop Real Estate Investment Co., Inc.