Guangming District enjoys an abundance of ecological resources, including mountains, rivers, forests, farming fields, lakes and other landscapes. It is one of the showcase Eco cities, where six national initiatives, such as Sponge City Program, Green Construction Project, and Modern Urbanization Program, are implemented. With abundant natural resources, the district has established a number of ecological nodes, namely public parks, wetland parks, local reservoirs, and farming fields. Also, the mainstream and tributaries of Maozhou River, together with the urban green trails, are planned as major ecological corridors, while the eastern and northern forests are protected as ecological protection areas.
The development of education has reached a new stage. Four new public kindergartens were built, and four new public subsidized kindergartens were added, with the sum of public kindergartens and public subsidized kindergartens accounting for 87.7 percent of the total. Five primary and middle schools were newly renovated and expanded, and 9,540 public primary and middle school seats were added, with the supply rate of public primary one and junior high one school seats reaching 78 percent and 100 percent respectively.
Guangming District has made great efforts to introduce the resources of famous basic education schools. Shenzhen Experimental School-Guangming Campus was opened, providing education service from kindergarten to high school. Educational Science Research Institute of Shenzhen set a branch institute in Guangming. The construction of the affiliated primary school of Educational Science Research Institute of Shenzhen and the Guangming Xinghe Primary School affiliated to South China Normal University is in full swing.
Residents of Guangming District enjoy high-level public healthcare services and medical facilities. The most professional general hospital in South China, Sun Yat-sen No. 7 Hospital, became the national pilot hospital for aeromedical emergencies, with medical rescue reaching all districts in Shenzhen within 30 minutes.
The main construction of Shenzhen Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, Guangming is accelerated. Also, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen Hospital, is being upgraded to a Grade-A Tertiary hospital. The district’s maternal and child care service center has been put into use.
The main construction of Guangming Culture and Arts Center has been finished. Shenzhen International Youth Football Exchange Center started construction. Shenzhen Canoeing Sports Base was signed to settle in Guangming.
The construction of cultural and sports facilities such as the Shangcun Culture and Sports Center was accelerated. A total of 27,900 square meters of new cultural facilities were added, ranking first in the city. The China International New Media Short Film Festival settled in Guangming permanently, with 5,008 short films from 122 countries and regions participating in the festival. The OCT Guangming Town International Half Marathon was held. The ITF Shenzhen International Seniors Circuit was upgraded to a first-class tournament, attracting players from 27 countries and regions.
Compared to other top districts in Shenzhen, Guangming District enjoys more valuable industrial lands. Supported by accurate land supply, integrated land acquisition and cooperative land development, the district ensures that enterprises and industries will be provided with spatial land supply.
Guangming District will ensure the industrial properties in the Science Park are properly managed and the housing price is supervised in terms of related administrative regulations. With collaboration with Guangming Investment Website, the district government will take actions to crack down on illegal property traders so as to ensure adequate land supply to enterprises and help lower their costs of renting. It is also devoted to improving industrial land planning and industrial property constrictions so as to maintain the most reasonable housing price among other districts in Shenzhen.
Favorable investment climate
To create a favorable investment climate in Guangming District, the administration has been reforming policies on investment. Specifically, a “1 plus 4 plus N" policy tool kit is implemented to support the development of industries and the growth of domestic and overseas investment. The 4 reformed policies focus on investment promotion at home and abroad, the planning of building an innovation-driven economy, the growth of enterprises, and the highly skilled talents import. Meanwhile, "N policies” aims to specify and specialize government's role of supporting key enterprises. Guangming District government is committed to improving its services for enterprises with optimizing its "district-subdistrict-community" three-layered services system. The "three targets” service management will provide solid support to the leadership in primary enterprises, offer improved services to small and medium-sized corporates, and hold events to clarify reformed policies to large-scale enterprises.