Live in luxury while you embark on your China adventure. Hailed as the only high-end commercial villas in the heart of Hongqiao, IMX’s Essence complex comprises 26 stand-alone garden residences, ranging in size from 400 m² to 1,600 m².


The Essence Villas at IMX Shanghai are all designed and finished to a five-star standard by award-winning international design firm Lead8, and come with private elevators and landscaped gardens. Top of the line office and conference facilities, supported and staffed by a highly trained professional team, are also available to IMX companies and partners. Whether you need a conference room equipped with multimedia mod-cons or a comfortable Chinese-style meeting suite, IMX has facilities for all tastes and needs.


A selection of dining and entertainment options are available onsite. High-end Cantonese, Western, and Japanese cuisine can be prepared by Michelin-starred chefs for company dinners and business banquets. Experienced waiting staff will prepare the room to the highest of standards and provide unparalleled service throughout the event.

Gatherings can be held in several locations, including a rooftop executive lounge and an outdoor terrace, both of which command dynamic views of flights and high-speed trains whizzing in and out of the Hongqiao Transportation Hub.


Let IMX’s highly skilled team put the joy in your China dream. The Essence complex has its own fleet of brand new vehicles, which can be used for transfers to the Hongqiao Transportation Hub or for longer trips across the city.


All residents can make use of impeccable concierge and butler services, including laundry and dry cleaning, personal errands, and gift buying.