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Beijing Shouhuan Cultural Tourism Investment Co., Universal Parks & Resorts
  1. Can we get a higher resolution and better angle of this?

  2. Groundbreaking ceremony took place on November 5.

    Construction of Beijing's Universal Studios Theme Park project has kicked off in Tongzhou District on November 5. It is expected to be completed and open to the public in 2020.

    Wang Tayi, Deputy General Manager of the Shouhuan Cultural and Tourism Investment Company Limited (BSH), the Chinese partner of Universal Studios on this project, says that the start of construction phase marks the project's transition from preparation to basic project construction.

    The whole project - the park and resort - will cover an area of 4 square kilometers, with the initial project covering 1.59 square kilometers.

    The total investment in the park is over 50 billion yuan (around 788 million US dollars). The park is expected to receive over 10 million tourists per year.

  3. chessmaster is offline Newbie
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    Nov 2015
    xanderm, I am wondering if you know when there will be foundation stone laying ceremony for it. Thank you!

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    Oct 2015

    Land-Use Plan

    Here is a zoning map showing the Universal Studios Beijing site and surroundings. Not sure where the park is on this map:

    Found it here:

  5. @xanderm, did you encounter any site office such as this one:

    (that pic is a ThemeParkGuy shot from the Shanghai Disney site in 2010)

  6. Earthling is offline Senior Park Investigator
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    Oct 2015
    Universal Studios Beijing resort as of 19 September 2015:

    Source: Google Earth and DigitalGlobe

  7. xanderm is offline Senior Park Investigator
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    Jul 2015
    They said construction will begin on October; looks like it's on schedule. The gate and guards are new, (on the north point of the site). They didn't stop me from going in though. The diggers and a few sheds are also new.

    The rest is pretty much the same. Morning glories everywhere.

    Found cute river bend on the west side of the site; part of the same river I think.

  8. Universal8 is offline Senior Park Investigator
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    Jun 2015
    Any new updates on this park?

  9. Bevy is offline Senior Park Investigator
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    Feb 2015
    More details from Universal Studios Beijing contract signing ceremony:

    The Universal Beijing Theme Park and Resort Joint Venture Agreement Signing Ceremony was held in New York at the headquarters of Comcast NBCUniversal.
    According to previous reports, the overall investment in Beijing's Universal theme park will be more than 50 billion yuan (US$7.85 billion), in which 21.5 billion yuan (US$3.37 billion) will be invested into building the core area. The development of the first phase of the theme park will be finished in 2019 and Beijing's subway line 7 will also be extended to allow an easier commute to the park.
    Beijing's Universal theme park and support facilities will occupy a 120-hectare site in Tongzhou District, Beijing. The theme park will be accompanied by a Universal CityWalk entertainment complex and a first-ever Universal-themed resort hotel. The theme park will blend China's rich cultural heritage with Universal Parks & Resorts' unique family entertainment experience and Hollywood movie culture with Hollywood mogul Steven Spielberg as a creative consultant.

    The park will be jointly owned by Beijing Shouhuan Cultural Tourism Investment Co., Ltd., a consortium of four state-owned companies, and Universal Parks & Resorts, a business unit of Comcast NBCUniversal. The sequel projects after 2019 will include the second theme park, a water park and another five resort hotels.

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