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DJI to open the largest store for drones in Causeway Bay, boosting Hong Kong’s skill market

Da-Jiang Innovations Science Technology Co, a world’s biggest builder of drones, will open a largest sell store in a heart of Hong Kong’s busiest offered district, providing a much-needed boost to a city’s bum marketplace for blurb and sell space.

The Shenzhen company, widely famous as DJI, pronounced it will occupy 10,000 block feet of space over 3 floors during Tower 535, a 25-storey bureau and sell building on Jaffe Road in Causeway Bay. The association did not divulge a let price, though pronounced a understanding was sealed in May and that it will move in by a finish of September.

“As seductiveness around a aerial technologies continues to grow, a enlargement of a flagship store business will yield a place for people to see, hold and learn about a products initial hand,” DJI founder and arch executive Frank Wang Tao pronounced in a matter on Monday.

Tower 535 sits in a center of Hong Kong’s many bustling offered district, where Apple also has a three-storey sell store a few blocks divided during Hysan Place.

Hong Kong would symbol a third flagship sell plcae for DJI, following a company’s initial store during a home bottom of Shenzhen in December, and a second opening in Seoul that non-stop in March.

Earlier in May, DJI stretched a “Experience Zone” inside Terminal 1 of a Hong Kong International Airport to uncover travellers a latest aerial photographs and videos taken with a company’s drones around a world.

“Hong Kong is an critical marketplace for DJI here in Asia and stays a traveller prohibited mark for people from around a world,” DJI Hong Kong informal manager Sarah Chuang said.

The Causeway Bay store will arrangement DJI’s full operation of products, including a US$899 Zenmuse Z3 camera drone, and underline examples of aerial photography. It will also residence a technical support centre and a dedicated space for workshops, seminars and special events.

Research organisation Teal Group estimated that tellurian sales of municipal unmanned aerial systems, or consumer drones, will soar to US$10.9 billion in 2025, from US$2.6 billion this year.

While DJI is betting on offered some-more drones in Hong Kong, spending on oppulance watches, trinket and engineer bags is slumping in a city.

“The sell marketplace here is undergoing a constructional mutation from one that is rarely driven by oppulance expenditure products to one that is some-more reliant on mid-market brands and products,” Tom Gaffney, a handling executive for genuine estate services organisation CBRE in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, pronounced in a new interview.

Gaffney foresee sell rents to strike bottom subsequent year after a serve 15 per cent decrease this year. Last year, altogether sell rents fell by 20 per cent.