Guangzhou International Finance Center (GZIFC) is located in the central business district (CBD) of Zhujiang New Town, the most radiant and glamourous CBD in Guangzhou. It is a landmark of mixed-use premium grade commercial complex in Guangzhou. The property is in an excellent location of the core CBD which is on the axis of Guangzhou, where the No. 3 and No. 5 Metro Lines and the passenger automatic transportation system (APM) intersect. It is 45 minutes from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, 40 minutes from Guangzhou South Railway Station, 10 minutes from Guangzhou East Railway Station, 45 minutes from Nansha Expressway, and 15 minutes from Pazhou convention and exhibition business district, facilitating quick and easy business connection. Having a total gross floor area of 457,000 sq.m., the property comprises a main tower with 103 floors above the ground and 4 floors underground, and a 28-storey annex building. It has 58 floors of Grade A offices, 6 floors of shopping mall, a carpark with 1,700 parking spaces, a five-star hotel with 344 guest rooms, and 314 units of luxury serviced apartments. The main tower of the property is 432 meters tall, being one of the world’s top ten skyscrapers. The property is designed by the renowned architectural firm, Wilkinson Eyre Architects, and its structural works are undertaken by Arup. The property won the “Highly Commended Mixed-use Project” Award of the International Property Awards at the Asia Pacific Presentation Ceremony in 2012, and the honour of “The Most Outstanding Architecture outside the European Union” awarded by the Lubetkin Prize granted by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in a global competition during the same year. The property also won the Lu Ban Award in 2013, representing the highest honour in quality management and engineering level in the construction industry of China. In 2017, it became a super high-rise landmark building granted the LEED V4 standard platinum level certification for the operation stage. It obtained BOMA CHINA COE certifications in 2019 and BOMA 360 Performance Program certification in 2020, becoming the first REITs asset program that won both BOMA COE and BOMA 360 certifications in the Asia Pacific region.
The offices of Guangzhou IFC are on the 4th to 65th floors of the main tower. It has a gross floor area of 268,000 sq.m. and commenced operation in July 2011. As an iconic building and a landmark in southern China, Guangzhou IFC has attracted many multinational companies and renowned enterprises to lease its office space. Currently its tenants include renowned companies such as Zurich General Insurance, FAW-Volkswagen, SFUND, China Export & Credit Insurance, Dow Chemical, Bank of America, Société Générale, JD Allianz Insurance, Bank of Taiwan, Wing Lung Bank, The British Consulate, ChinaAMC, Harvest Fund, Youngy Group, AON, Lucent Shanghai Bell, Biostime, The Portuguese Consulate, The Panamanian Consulate, BSH Home Appliances, China Financial Leasing, Ping An Merchants, Bank of China, China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China, Mitsubishi Electric, Zhuhai Huafa, GLP, DassaultSystemes, AllBright Law Offices, Hyundai Insurance, CCB Fintech, Chongqing Trust, Jinkpower, Ji Wenbo Design and Mango TV.
The shopping mall occupies a total of six floors of the podium. It has a gross floor area of 47,000 sq.m. and commenced operation in November 2010.
Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou is entrusted to Four Seasons Group, the world-famous hotel brand management company, for operation and management. The hotel occupies the 68th to 100th floor of the main tower of Guangzhou International Finance Center, and the 1st to 5th floor (partial) of the podium, with a gross floor area of about 91,000 sq.m. Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou provides comprehensive service support, including conference and banquet facilities with a gross floor area of approximately 14,000 sq.m., CATCH (Asia-flavor seafood restaurant) on the 100th floor, Tian Bar on the 99th floor, Kumoi (Japanese restaurant) and Caffe Mondo (Italian buffet) on the 72nd floor, the Yu Yue Heen (one Michelin star Chinese restaurant) on the 71th floor, the Atrium on the 70th floor, Dolcetto Cafe on the first floor, and Hua Spa (a SPA clubhouse, a sky swimming pool and a fitness center) on the 69th floor. There is a grand tapering atrium rising from 70th through 100th floor. There is also a reception hall on the 1st floor of the hotel lobby to provide guests with convenient and efficient concierge services. Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou, which has been awarded “Forbes Hotel Guide Five-star Hotel” by Forbes Travel Guide for six consecutive years, adheres to its consistent objectives of making guests feel at home, creating an exclusive and prestigious experience for every honourable guests with our most attractive and quality services.
Luxury serviced apartments under the operation and management of Ascott, located on the 6th to 28th floor of the property’s annex building, with a gross floor area of about 51,000 sq.m. Ascott IFC Guangzhou provides 314 sets of elegant stylish luxury apartments for global business travelers. From one bedroom to three bedrooms, each apartment has separate living room and dining area with a fully equipped kitchen as well as a high-quality home theater system, allowing you to enjoy pleasant and comfortable living for both long-term residential and leisure purposes. The 24-hour security patrol and CCTV surveillance system can ensure a safe and well protected residence for our guests.