Waitex Group was founded in New York, USA in 1981 by Chairman and CEO, Mr. Howard Li. The group has prospered over a span of 37 years into a successful global enterprise. The group’s scope of business includes global logistics and supply chain services, finance factoring services for imports and exports in China, high-end real estate property investment, development and management, import and export trading, retail chains and fashion design, production, wholesale, and operating retail stores.


    The group’s businesses focused in Asia and USA. In USA, the group owns several modern logistic centres in New York, New Jersey and California with total building space of over several million sqft. The group has more than 1,000 employees in the United States which is responsible for processing more than USD 5 billion of goods annually for more than 500 well-known brands and clients.


    Waitex Group family affiliate company investments in China include supply chain logistics, factoring financial services, high-end commercial properties and residential projects. Waitex Group family affiliate company is the founding partner of 6 Florentia Village Luxury Designer Outlets, a joint venture with an Italian, Hong Kong and a major US investment fund. In collaboration with Hong Kong’s largest private enterprise Nanfung Group, Waitex Group family affiliate company has invested in and developed Creativo Designer Lifestyle Experience Mall. Waitex Group family affiliate company and Sino-Ocean Group have jointly invested and developing the V1 Auto World project.


    Waitex Group was ranked by Crain’s business magazine as one of the top 200 largest, privately held companies in the greater New York area many years in a row. Mr. Howard Li was selected by Forbes Asia as one of 25 most influential Chinese Americans in US business. In 2006, President George W. Bush appointed Mr. Li to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Mr. Li previously served as an Advisory Council member of the New York State Retirement Systems and was a director of the United Way of New York City, currently he is Vice Chair of China General Chamber of Commerce in USA, Greater China region Co-Chair of Committee of 100, Vice Chair of China Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs Association and regularly participates in social activities of a dozen more non-profit organizations.


    Sino-Ocean Group Holding Limited (“Sino-Ocean Group”) was founded in 1993 and has been listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”) on 28 September 2007 (stock code: 03377). As at 31 December 2016, Sino-Ocean Group had a total issued number of shares of approximately 7,500 million, whose major shareholders include China Life Insurance Company Limited (02628.HK) and Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd.


    Sino-Ocean Group has been selected as a constituent of Hang Seng Composite Index (HSCI), Hang Seng Composite Industry Indexes — Properties and Construction Index, Hang Seng China (Hong Kong-listed) 100 Index, Hang Seng Composite Size Indexes — Mid-Cap Index, Hang Seng Global Composite Index and Hang Seng Mainland Properties Index.


    Sino-Ocean Group prides itself on striving to “create quality living environments for mid-to high-end urban citizens and high-end business clients”. We aim to build upon our proven track records in real estate development and grow into a leading group that excels in sector investments. Our scope of business includes mid- to high-end residential property development, investment and operation of urban property complexes and offices, property services, community O2O, senior living, medical care, shared offices, real estate funds, equity investments, asset management and overseas investments. “Sino-Ocean” is a brand name with nationwide reputation as a provider of consistent quality products and profes- sional services.


    Sino-Ocean Group currently owns more than 80 projects in different stages in rapidly growing Chinese cities and metropolitan regions, such as Beijing and Tianjin in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region, Dalian, Shenyang and Changchun in Northeast Region, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Huangshan, Qingdao and Wuhan in Central Region, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Zhongshan, Hong Kong, Haikou, Sanya, Chongqing and Chengdu in Southern Region. As at 31 December 2016, we had a land reserve of approximately 21,699,000 sq.m., of which approximately 95% were located in tier-one and tier-two cities.


    Benchmark Development and Management (BDM) provides 360 degrees expert solution for commercial and residential property development and management. The expert team at BDM has a proven track record of over 30 years experience in commercial properties development and operation in North America, Europe and Asia. From project planning, development, design and construction to leasing, management, property management, marketing and operations, BDM’s all-round team of experts will provide clients with professional advice in every stage of their project development and operation, producing cost effective results that give investors sustainable growth and return.


    The suite of services provided by BDM are tailored specifically to each individual project, whether in the capacity as a planning consultant, investment, development or taking full management operation. Benchmark Development and Management aims to provide clients world class, end to end solutions and management in property, retail and brand consultant services.


    BDM is continually expanding it’s repertoire of over 2,500 internationally renown brand resources in various commercial and retail categories. Additionally, BDM has invested and/or holding hundreds of famous international brand licences, such as automobile, sports, entertainment, home living, lifestyle retail brands and F&B.


    As of the end of 2017, the total value of the investment projects in China from BDM and the total assets under management has reached approximately RMB50 billion.

  • Benchmark Development and Management Joint Venture Projects:

    Florentia Village,Tianjin·Wuqing

    One of the most successful designer outlets in China, having received over 6.8 million of foot traffic and achieving a sales of RMB 3.8 billion in sales by the end of 2017.

    Benchmark Development and Management Joint Venture Projects:


    Opened in September of 2016, Creativo is a designer lifestyle destination that aims to provide customers a place for quality lifestyle products, entertainment, services with a large selection of F&B offers.

    Benchmark Development and Management Joint Venture Projects:

    Florentia Village,Shanghai·Pudong

    Located in Shanghai Pudong, close to the Shanghai Disneyland, this Florentia Village opened in January of 2016. Since it's opening, it has seen great commercial success with over 4 million of footfall and RMB 1.8 billion of annual sales by the end of 2017.

    Benchmark Development and Management Joint Venture Projects:

    Florentia Village,Guangzhou·Foshan

    The Guangzhou Foshan Florentia Village opened in September, 2015. It has over 110,000 sqm of commercial space and has seen over 2.5 million of footfall and RMB 800 million of annual sales by the end of 2017.

  • FIA Recognised Architect

    VTilke is recognized as the world’s leading designer for racetrack and test facilities. They are one of the most experienced companies when it comes to planning and construction management pertaining to major projects with in the automotive industry and motorsports sector. An enormous engineering experience and competence as well as Hermann Tilke’s individual racing driver career, makes the company a reliable and most valuable planning partner in the field of track design.

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