The development, for Guilin DiHao Properties Development – part of the Hua Yang Nian Properties Development Group – is worth CNY2.5bn (£237m).
The Guilin Hua Yang Cheng development comprises a 70,000m² luxury shopping mall, a 15,000m² Wal-Mart supermarket, a 30,000m² 5-star Sheraton hotel and 30,000m² of serviced apartments. It will also include a cinema and dedicated area for sports facilities.
Mott MacDonald is providing mechanical, engineering and plumbing design and consultancy services for the conceptual, preliminary design and tender stages of the project. The consultancy will also review the construction plans as they are developed.
Project director Philip Chan said: “Mott MacDonald is delighted to be involved in this high-profile project, which will bring Guilin in line with other Chinese cities in providing high quality, mixed-use developments.”