Wan Chai is a bustling commercial area with a vibrant mix of businesses, ranging from finance and banking to small and medium enterprises from all industries. Major landmarks in the area include the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre, one of the largest convention spaces in the city, which hosts popular events such as Art Basel, international trade shows, and local book and animation fairs. The Golden Bauhinia at the waterfront is a tourist favourite spot. Grade A office buildings such as Central Plaza are home to multinational corporations and investors, while buildings along Hennessy Road, Jaffe Road, and Lockhart Road attract small and medium-sized businesses looking for cost-effective workspace within the CBD, particularly the traditional industries like trading and shipping, as well as businesses that require regular visits to government buildings such as Inland Revenue Tower and Immigration Tower.
Wan Chai has well-connected transportation links to other parts of the city, with the Wan Chai MTR station located in the heart of the district, and the new Exhibition Centre MTR now operating in the area. The area is also served by multiple bus routes, Green-top minibuses along Hong Kong Island, and the "Red Van" minibuses to Kowloon and the New Territories. Ferries at the Wan Chai Ferry Pier also provide service to Tsim Sha Tsui throughout the day. Furthermore, the new East Rail Line Cross-Harbour Extension makes the area easily accessible by car.
Once known as the "Red-Light District" of Hong Kong, you will never run out of entertainment options in Wan Chai. For dining, there are luxury restaurants and steak houses at five-star hotels such as Grand Hyatt and St. Regis, award-winning and trendy restaurants serving multinational cuisine around Lee Tung Avenue, as well as local eateries and noodle stalls. As the night progresses, one can find the city's oldest drinking establishments, as well as pubs, live music bars, and dozens of other restaurants along Lockhart Road. A number of boutique hotels and serviced apartments in the area also attract tourists and business travellers alike.
When it comes to office space, Wan Chai is a mature business district known for its mix of traditional and modern office buildings, ranging from coworking spaces to modern skyscrapers. Some of the most popular Grade A office buildings in the area are located on Gloucester Road and Wan Chai North, including the Hopewell Centre, the Great Eagle Centre, and Central Plaza. With its mix of old and new buildings, Wan Chai offers something for everyone, whether you are a startup looking for a flexible coworking space or a large corporation in need of a prestigious address.
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