The rise and rise of China's 'groundscraper' hotel

It seems the InterContinental Shimao hotel in Shanghai, China, is inching towards the first major stage of completion - as new footage reveals ahead of the reported May 2018 opening shows.

It has been work in progress since 2006.And, finally, it seems that the InterContinental Shimao hotel in Shanghai, China, is inching towards the first major stage of completion - as new footage reveals.Filmed by Asia's Pear Video, the most up-to-date scenes show the venue's exterior taking shape just six months ahead of the £345million resort's reported opening in May 2018. In progress: Work continues to build the InterContinental Shimao hotel in Songjiang district of Shanghai, east Chin...