Centre Plaza (Tianjin)

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Centre Plaza
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Location Tianjin, China
Coordinates 39°06′57.9″N117°12′44.4″E / 39.116083°N 117.212333°E / 39.116083; 117.212333 Coordinates: 39°06′57.9″N117°12′44.4″E / 39.116083°N 117.212333°E / 39.116083; 117.212333
Completed 2004
Height
Antenna spire 238 m (781 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 51
Centre Plaza
Simplified Chinese 信达广场
Traditional Chinese 信達廣場

Centre Plaza is a 51-floor 238 metre (781 foot) tall skyscraper completed in 2004 located in Tianjin, China.

Skyscraper tall building

A skyscraper is a continuously habitable high-rise building that has over 40 floors and is taller than approximately 150 m (492 ft). Historically, the term first referred to buildings with 10 to 20 floors in the 1880s. The definition shifted with advancing construction technology during the 20th century. Skyscrapers may host commercial offices or residential space, or both. For buildings above a height of 300 m (984 ft), the term "supertall" can be used, while skyscrapers reaching beyond 600 m (1,969 ft) are classified as "megatall".

Tianjin Municipality in Peoples Republic of China

Tianjin, formerly romanized as Tientsin, is a coastal metropolis in northern China and one of the nine national central cities of the People's Republic of China (PRC), with a total population of 15,621,200 as of 2016 estimation. Its built-up area, made up of 12 central districts, was home to 12,491,300 inhabitants in 2016 and is also the world's 29th-largest agglomeration and 11th municipality-most populous city proper.

China State in East Asia

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.404 billion. Covering approximately 9,600,000 square kilometers (3,700,000 sq mi), it is the third- or fourth-largest country by total area. Governed by the Communist Party of China, the state exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities, and the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau.

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The building was constructed by a joint venture of Shun Tak Tianjin Investment (Chinese :信德(天津投资)), a company indirectly owned by Shun Tak Holdings (Chinese :信德集团; pinyin :Xìndé jítuán) for 50% non-voting deferred shares (another 50% from an unknown British Virgin Islands investor) and Tianjin TEDA Group (Chinese :天津泰达集团; pinyin :Tiānjīn tàidá, a wholly owned subsidiary of TEDA Holding), [1] thus the Chinese name of the property was an acronym that took one word each from the two companies. It includes offices and residences.

Simplified Chinese characters standardized Chinese characters developed in mainland China

Simplified Chinese characters are standardized Chinese characters prescribed in the Table of General Standard Chinese Characters for use in mainland China. Along with traditional Chinese characters, they are one of the two standard character sets of the contemporary Chinese written language. The government of the People's Republic of China in mainland China has promoted them for use in printing since the 1950s and 1960s to encourage literacy. They are officially used in the People's Republic of China and Singapore.

Shun Tak Holdings

Shun Tak Holdings Limited is a public company incorporated in 1972. It has been one of the constituents of the Hang Seng Hong Kong MidCap Index since 11 September 2006.

Hanyu Pinyin, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan. It is often used to teach Standard Mandarin Chinese, which is normally written using Chinese characters. The system includes four diacritics denoting tones. Pinyin without tone marks is used to spell Chinese names and words in languages written with the Latin alphabet, and also in certain computer input methods to enter Chinese characters.

The original shareholders of the developer was also included Zhongyuan General Merchandise. [2]

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