Jianwai Soho 建外SOHO

Average:
2

Average: 2 (2 votes)

Read reviews

Jianwai SOHO is located at 39 East Third Ring Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing (opposite the China World Trade Center). The buildings have a total gross floor area of 700,000 square meters on a site of 169,000 square meters. Jianwai SOHO includes 20 high rise towers and four villas. 20 towers four villas and 16 pedestrian lanes are in the complex, along with numerous stores, restaurants, offices and businesses.

Location 

Jianwai Soho
建外Soho
39 Dongsanhuan Zhonglu (south of Guomao)
Chaoyang District
朝阳区
超验股东三环中路39号
5878 8822
No
Smoking
Cash only
No
No

Contact

No event here now.

User reviews of Jianwai Soho 建外SOHO

over rated, over priced

Joined: Feb 25, 2007
Posts: 25
Review of Jianwai Soho
2

There are 2 different management companies which run the East part and the West part. The older and busy East part is run down, the landscape items are not well treated, lobbies and hallways are dirty and still awaits repainting. There are cockroaches (seen in a fashion shop and even in Jenny Lou)
The West part is more quiet and cleaner. Sometimes it has cockroaches but the management has scheduled pest control.
Smile Positive:
Location, loft style apartment layout, small-office-home-office possible, large windows, view!, floor heating, wooden floors, Siemens washing machine and fridge, no floor2floor noise, very quiet on weekends and holidays because of probably 80% office use.
>:P Negative:
Expensive, greedy landlords, slow postal service, doormen don't stop peddlers/sellers knock your door all the time, very bad plumbing, smells from sinks in summer, bursting pipe, water leakage here and there, heating can't be adjusted, West-facing units are overheating from afternoon sun, cockroaches, the park is not accessible (only some sport fields). When you move here be careful you don't have a hidden massage parlor on your floor.

starting to look a little like a slum

Joined: Jan 10, 2005
Posts: 952
Review of Jianwai Soho
2

While the gleaming white towers of Jianwai Soho initially projected a clean, crisp image, the interiors of many of these places are beginning to look like slums. While there's a lot of bright spots and nice restaurants and shops there, much of the retail space is unoccupied or half-occupied, and the hallways in these spots are scarily run down and filthy. And the place is what -- less than 10 years old? I can't imagine what it will be like in another 10 years.