According to reports in Chinese local media, China' largest Sam's Club has started construction in Shanghai.
It is said that it only took two months from signing contract to starting construction.
The new Sam's Club is located in Waigaoqiao New Development Park, Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone. It is 30-minute drive from core area of Pudong District, and Wujiaochang and Xinjiangwan area in Puxi.
It will be the largest single floored outlet operated by Sam's Club in China. With a construction area of about 70,000 square meters, it will include a Sam's Club and a selection of service facilities ranging from eatery, entertainment, to lifestyle and education. A total of 1,100 parking slots are available for members only.
Prior to this, Sam's Club already opened two stores in Pudong and Qingpu. The new flagship store is the third Sam's Club in Shanghai, which is expected to officially open in 2021.