The Westpoint

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The Westpoint
China Merchants Group The Westpoint.jpg
General information
LocationHong Kong
Roof186 m (610 ft)
Technical details
Floor count41
Design and construction
ArchitectHo & Partners Architects
DeveloperChun Wo Construction & Engineering

The Westpoint (Chinese: 西港中心) is a skyscraper located in the Sai Ying Pun district of Hong Kong. The tower rises 41 floors and 186 metres (610 ft) in height.[2] The building was completed in 1999.[1] It was designed by architectural firm Ho & Partners Architects, and was developed by Chun Wo Construction & Engineering.[2] The Westpoint, which stands as the 84th-tallest building in Hong Kong, is composed entirely of office space.[1] The building is architecturally unique due to its ball structure that adorns the roof; the ball is home to a private club.[2]

The building was originally meant to serve as the headquarters of the Chinese state-owned corporation China Merchants Group, but was sold to the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in the early 2000s.[3] The entire building is occupied by this office and the ground level is heavily fortified and protected by security. The top level houses the director's office, a clubhouse, and a grand ballroom. Other features of the building include a gym, a conference centre, banquet facilities, exhibition space, and a beauty salon with barbers from mainland China.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c "The Westpoint". Retrieved 2008-07-15.
  2. ^ a b c d "The Westpoint". Retrieved 2008-07-15.
  3. ^ a b Chen, Frank (26 November 2014). "Liaison Office has exquisite taste for property". Hong Kong Economic Journal.

Coordinates: 22°17′16″N 114°08′23″E / 22.2879°N 114.1398°E / 22.2879; 114.1398