Capella to manage historic Shanghai hotel
Capella Hotel Group Asia has been signed to manage the c, which is scheduled to open in March 2017.
Located within Hengfu historical and cultural preservation zone of the Xuhui District, Capella Shanghai, Jian Ye Li will be the city’s only all-villa urban resort in the last remaining cluster of historical “shikumen” (stone warehouse gate) estate, which was the landmark of 1930s Shanghai. Capella Residences Shanghai, located within the same estate, will open in early 2017.
Zhu Jingsong, general manager of owner Shanghai Hengfu Investment & Development, said: “For a decade, Capella Hotel Group Asia has been devoted to the development of the world’s hospitality landmarks and preservation of historic architecture with cultural value.
“This cooperation is an alliance between like-minded partners, with both parties playing to each other’s strengths and building upon the profound historical and cultural heritage of Jian Ye Li’s unique architectural structures.”