CBD

By china tour on 11/16/2009 6:46:00 AM | Beijing Tours

Beijing Central Business District or CBD is primary area of finance ,midea ,business. Beijng CBD takes an area of 3.99 sq km in the Chaoyang District,Geographically situated to the east of the city center, sandwiched between the 3rd Ring Road and the 4th Ring Road, the Beijing CBD is currently undergoing large-scale development The establishment of the Beijing CBD Chamber of Finance, the Beijing CBD Chamber of Media Industry and Beijing CBD Association of Property Management & Real Estate Development has facilitated communication and cooperation between the government and enterprises.
Important Buildings in CBD

China World Trade Center Tower III
China World Trade Center Tower III is a supertall skyscraper with 74 floors, 4 underground floors, and 30 elevators in Beijing, China. It is the third phase of development of the China World Trade Center complex in Beijing's central business district of Chaoyang at the junction of the East Third Ring Road and Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue. The building topped out at 330 m (1,083 ft) on 29 October 2007[3] and completed in early 2009.
It is used for office and hotel space, with retail at its base. The building houses a 270-room 5-star hotel, a 1,600-seat grand ballroom and a carpark located at basement level. The office space is located on floors 1 through 55. Floors 56 through 68 are occupied by the hotel with a lobby on the 71st floor. Floors 72 through 74 are used for a restaurant and an observation deck. The four elevators that lead directly from the lobby to the 72nd floor are Schindler 7000 and reach a maximum speed of 10 meters per second.

Beijing Yintai Centre Beijing Yintai Centre (simplified Chinese: 北京银泰中心; traditional Chinese: 京銀泰中心; pinyin: Běijīng Yíntài Zhōngxīn) is located in the core of Beijing's Central Business District. It is a three-towered structure with the central tower rising 250m high and the two flanking towers about 186m. The central tower consists of Park Hyatt Beijing, Penthouses and Residences. The project was designed by John Portman and is an outstanding landmark along Beijing's Chang'an Avenue.
China Central Television Headquarters Building The CCTV Headquarters is a skyscraper in the Beijing Central Business District. The building is the headquarters of China Central Television. It stands at 234 metres (768 ft) tall and has 54 floors.The main building is not a traditional tower, but a loop of six horizontal and vertical sections covering 473,000 square metres (about 5 million square feet) of floor space, creating an irregular grid on the building's facade with an open center. The construction of the building is considered to be a structural challenge, especially because it is in a seismic zone. Because of its radical shape, The CCTV building was part of a media park intended to form a landscape of public entertainment, outdoor filming areas, and production studios as an extension of the central green axis of the CBD.