As reported by esportsobserver.com, Chinese property company SuperGen Group, parent company of Chinese esports organisation Edward Gaming (EDG), has announced that the construction of the Shanghai International Culture and Creative Esports Center has started in the Shanghai’s Minhang District.
The new park will serve as the organisation’s new home venue and office building, and will also house an esports entertainment venue, a five-star esports-themed hotel, a breakdancing facility, an indoor skydiving venue, and many other amenities and attractions.
The construction is expected to be completed by 2023. The total investment of the project will be more than USD 1,55 billion, according to the announcement by SuperGen. The total size of the industrial park is 500,000 square meters, and plans to host 300 international esports competitions each year, with a capacity of 10,000 visitors daily.
Jiangzhu Yuan, vice president of SuperGen Group, has stated that the new park is expecting to attract hundreds of esports companies, as well as offering around 2,000 esports related jobs.