SP Setia Bhd has officially announced Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts as the hotel operator for its proposed twin tower development in Melbourne’s central business district. The five star Shangri-La Hotel will occupy the first tower and feature 500 guest rooms, while the second block will consist of 300 luxury residential apartments and offices. The project is located at 308 Exhibition Street overlooking Melbourne’s World Heritage-listed Carlton Gardens. It is set for completion in 2022 and will feature a ballroom that can fit up to 1,000 guests, a sky lobby, restaurants, a spa, a fitness centre and a pool.
(The Star, 14/5/17)