KUNMING, YUNNAN, CHINA
Chenggong New District
Kunming, Yunnan, China
University campus and housing
US$ 31.23 billion
Early in the district's redevelopment, much of the newly constructed housing in Chenggong was unoccupied and was reportedly one of the largest ghost towns in Asia in 2012, in a similar situation to Ordos City and the New South China Mall. It has slowly become occupied. However, in more recent years as Central Kunming has become overcrowded. Some Government departments moved to Chenggong in 2012, and a subway line connecting Chenggong to the city center opened in 2013. By 2017, the district had become home to many more offices and residents with more redevelopment still on the horizon.
While the Chenggong New Area is slowly beginning to be populated, construction in the area is ever expanding. More buildings have been erected in recent years, and the city remains somewhat vacant compared to the overcrowded nearby city, Kunming. The prospect of the Chenggong New Area is positive, however, as people slowly began to gain more confidence in the area.
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