The ONE is a unique modern shopping centre located in a prime located at Tsim Sha Tsui
, Hong Kong
, the primary shopping district in Hong Kong. It is built on the site of the former Tung Ying Building
at 100 Nathan Road
. It was developed by Chinese Estates Holdings and opened in 2010.
The current site of The One used to be occupied by Tung Ying Building. During the economic recession in 2003, it was sold to Chinese Estates Holdings Limited for HK$1.1 Billion. The company then decided to spend HK$2.5 Billion for reconstruction of the whole building, construction work started to take place after demolishing it during August 2006. After the gentrification process, The One was completed on June 16th, 2009.
The One is a 29 story building with a total construction are of 400,00 sq ft, consisting of shops and a cinema. It is erected vertically towards the sky, unique from other shopping centres in Hong Kong, consisting a variety of shops. Exterior construction was completed on December 22, 2009 and the mall officially.
Apart from L16, The One is open to the public.
LG2 was originally named "Digital One Zone". When the mall first opened, it was leased to major tenants related to technology such as Fotomax. However, on June 18 2011, the site changed to JUSCO MaxValu Prime supermarket.
When the shopping mall first opened, this floor was totally empty. It was not until December 2010 when stalls and temporary stalls were set up there. In January 2011, it then changed to JUSCO Exhibition stalls, and later on changed to JUSCO MaxValu Prime supermarket, covering an area of approximately 28,000 sq ft. Fast food outlets were also set up, including Okinawa Route 58, The Cocoa Trees, and Tutti Frutti.
L1-L3: Popular clothing and accessories
L1-L3's targeting group are females. Major tenants includes Cobo, Frmac Qui, Bla Bla Bra and Tee Locker. There are also two fast food outlets and also the Frozen Yogurt store Tuttimelon.
L4-L5: International Cuisine
There is a large variety of international cuisine on L4 and L5, but Asian cuisine in particular.
L6-L11: Lifestyle stores
12th Floor: East Ocean Seafood Restaurant
13th Floor: Palace Wedding Chinese Restaurant
L16: Garden Terrace
The Garden Terrace covers over an area of 10,000 square feet (930 m2) Its original intention was to let the public view the Hong Kong skyline, including Victoria Harbour
, Tsim Sha Tsui and Kowloon East. But it wasn't long after completion when it was only leased for special occasions.
L17-L21: High-class Cuisine
Exterior LED Lights causing Light pollution
The Environmental Protection Department received 5 complaints about the strong LED lights from the exterior of The ONE, and not switching off until 4 am, causing nearby residents unable to sleep. The management company later on decided to switch off lights of the billboard on the southern side of The ONE at 9 pm and then the northern side at 11 pm.