Introduction

Are you looking to buy furniture from China? Lecong furniture market is the place to be. Built in the early 80s, Lecong is to date the largest furniture wholesale market in the world.

In this guide, we will discuss the top 8 furniture shopping centers within the market. And explain why they should be on your go-to list when furniture shopping in China.

Where Is Lecong Located?

Lecong is in Shunde District, Foshan City, Guangdong province. During the past three decades, a furniture market stretched along 10 km emerged along Foshan Avenue. If that doesn’t impress you, here are some quick facts about Lecong furniture city:

  • It has a total operating area of nearly 4 million square meters.
  • It has well over 3300 dealers operating in the market.
  • There are 1500 factories.
  • It displays more than 200,000 kinds of furniture products for living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, offices, hotels, bars, gardens, et cetera.
  • Nearly 10000 furniture manufacturers have offices in Lecong.

Safe to say, if you know how to look, you are almost guaranteed to find the furniture product and design you want.

Here’s a drawing of the distribution map of some furniture stores for your reference.

Top 8 Furniture malls in Lecong

Here’s a list of the well-known locations we’ll be discussing today:

  • Louvre International Furniture Exhibition Center
  • Lecong International Exhibition Center
  • Sunlink Furniture City (North )
  • Sunlink Furniture City (South District)
  • Lecong Red Star Macalline brand furniture exhibition and wholesale center
  • Shunde Empire furniture wholesale center
  • Foshan International Furniture Expo Center (Lesson’s home furniture market and Easy home furniture market)
  • Tuanyi International Furniture City

Louvre International Furniture Expo Center

Louvre was founded back in 2000 and is the most popular furniture shopping center in China. It sees nearly 2 million visitors and buyers from 105 countries and regions each year. The trading center sits on 380,000 square meters of space, making it the largest mall in the Lecong furniture market.

You will have endless brands to choose from at Louvre as it’s home to over 2,000 leading domestic furnishing brands. Not to mention, 100plus world-class European furnishing brands. It also has 20 theme exhibition halls, where a variety of furnishing categories are displayed. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Furniture
  • Sanitary ware, e.g., bathtubs, toilet bowls, and sinks
  • Accessories
  • Lighting
  • Bedding

However, the Louvre complex is not only an international furnishing shopping center. It also serves as a hub for additional commercial, cultural, and leisure enterprises, namely:

  • Industrial tourism
  • Five-star hotel operations
  • Creative arts and design, such as furnishing-based art
  • Industry events

Layout-wise, the mall has three sections, South Ring Island, Central Ring Island, and North Ring Island. It has six floors:

  • Floors 1 to 4 of Central: domestic high-end furniture brands
  • 1st floor of North Ring Island: office furniture
  • Floors 2 to 4 of North Ring Island: neoclassical furniture
  • 1st floor of South Ring Island: sleep furniture
  • Floors 3 to 6 of South Ring Island: accessories
  • 5th and 6th floor: import, European and American, and life hall pavilions

The 6th floor, which covers an area of 60,000 square meters, has solely imported furniture. Here you will find hundreds of European brands ranging from FENDI Casa to Bentley Home to Armani. The 5th floor serves as the European and American pavilion, where Italian style, American style, Spanish style, and French-style furnishings are displayed.

Both the fifth and sixth floors also serve as the cultural business area. The museum section is 20,000 square meters. Various styles are on display, including Neoclassicism, modernism, European postmodernism, post-modern luxury, Nanyang, western cowboy, Indian, and British pastoral.

Since opening its doors, the Louvre International Furniture Expo Center has hosted 6 China (Lecong) International Furniture Fairs. And as of 2012, it became a national 4A scenic spot. So if you are looking for high-end furniture and money is no problem, the place is definitely worth checking out.

Furniture Categories: home furniture, office furniture, kids furniture, New Chinese style furniture, kids furniture, home accessories
Price:☆☆☆☆☆☆
Evaluation: of all furniture cities in Lecong, Louvre’s furniture prices are the highest since the products offered here are high-grade. You can shop for both local and European brands of home, office, and kids’ furniture. The trading center has several honors to its name, such as Top 500 Asian Brands and Top 10 After-sales Service Enterprises of China. So expect a great shopping experience and satisfying after-sale services.

Address: Louvre International Furniture Exhibition Center Lecong Section of National Highway NO.325 Shunde District, Foshan City Guangdong Province, China
Tel: 0757-28839999 / 28835388
Website: http://louvre.cn/en/Index.aspx
Business hours: 9 am-6 pm from Monday to Sunday

Lecong International Exhibition Center (IEC)

When visiting Lecong, Lecong International Exhibition Center (IEC) is the first market you will see. The building sits on 100,000 square meters of space and offers hundreds of renowned brands. These include KUKA HOME, LiXing Furniture, Dious Furniture, and Life Master Furniture.

So what types of furniture can you expect here?

Well, Lecong IEC has two blocks, A and B. The first two floors of both blocks are trading platforms for sofas, suite furniture, living room furniture, hotel furniture, and outdoor furniture. The 3rd floor of block A has home accessories. Whereas levels 4 to 6 of the same block have Chinese style furniture, mahogany furniture, and classical furniture on display.

If you’re looking for office furniture, then the third or fourth floor of block B is where you need to be. If it’s high-grade European furniture, then you’ll need to go to the 5th floor in the same block. You can find almost all types of furniture and trendy designs in Lecong IEC hence worth checking out.

Furniture categories: interior decoration furniture, hotel furniture, suite furniture, living room furniture, outdoor furniture, office furniture, mahogany furniture, home accessories
Price: ☆☆☆☆
Evaluation: The furniture styles you will get here are relatively traditional, but the pricing is cost-effective.
Address: Lecong International Exhibition Center (IEC), south Lecong Road, Shunde District, Foshan City Guangdong
Business hours: 9 am – 6 pm from Monday to Sunday

Sunlink Furniture City, North District

Also located in Shunde, Foshan, Sunlink Furniture City (North Section) covers an area of more than 200,000 square meters. The shopping center stocks over 400 furniture brands, including Fashion City and CTW. And while you can find all kinds of furniture here, it mainly stocks living room and bedroom furniture, office furniture, and mahogany furniture.

The bedroom and living room furniture section is 80,000 square meters in size. The area offers customers access to furniture from different brands. Some of the major brands you can expect when visiting Sunlink North include Mejazz Furniture, Fashion City, and Jisi Furniture.

If it’s office furniture you want, the shopping mall has 50,000 square meters designated for high-quality office furniture. And with over 130 brands available (e.g., Dious and Quibang), you can find any type and design of office chairs and sofas, desks, cabinets, you name it. The exhibition halls, which are spacious and well-lit, are located in blocks 9, 10, and 11.

Sunlink North is also the place to go for mahogany furniture. You will find a wide array of mahogany furniture displayed on an area covering 45,000 square meters. The furniture brands are from various production areas around China, including Fujian, Zhongshan, Panyu, XinHui, Shunde, and Shenzhen.

Furniture Categories: office furniture, home office furniture, living room furniture, bedroom furniture, mahogany furniture
Price:☆☆☆
Evaluation: Medium-high prices that most consumers find reasonable. A great place to purchase top-quality mahogany furniture.
Address: North-Sunlink Section, Lecong Town, Shunde District, Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China
Postcode: 528315
Tel: 400-887-6388
Website: http://www.buyf.com.cn/
Business hours: 9 am-6 pm from Monday to Sunday

Sunlink Furniture City, South District

Sitting on a floor space of 20,000 square meters is Sunlink South, which opened back in 1989. The middle-level market has five procurement centers for:

● Sofas
● Hotel furniture
● Home furniture
● Contemporary furniture
● European neo-classical furniture

Professional sofa trade fairs are held here twice a year in March and September. More than 50,000 plus buyers sourcing for sofas attend these shows each year, making it the most commonly visited area for sofa business. If you are a wholesaler, Sunlink South is a perfect market for you to shop in.

Furniture Categories: sofas, hotel furniture, home furniture, contemporary furniture, neoclassical furniture, and home accessories.
Price:☆☆☆
Evaluation: The market offers mid-end products that are moderately priced. The largest section in the shopping mall displays sofas, where three of the seven blocks are sofa stores. If you are looking to upgrade your home furniture, keep in mind that Sunlink South identifies as a wholesale furniture market. For this reason, it’s a more suitable market for wholesalers and distributors.
Address: South-Sunlink Section, Lecong Town, Shunde District, Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China
Tel: 0757-29238113
Website: http://www.slsouth.com/
Business hours: 9 am-6 pm from Monday to Sunday

Red Star Macalline Brand Furniture Wholesale Expo Center

Lecong Red Star Macalline is a large furniture shopping mall owned by the Shanghai Red Star Macalline group. The wholesale center has a square footage of 120,000 and has been operational since 2009. To date, it offers an impressive 2000 plus brands of Chinese furniture. We’re talking famous brands as well, including Cheers Sofa, Landbond furniture, Hennessy, and Zuoyou Furniture.

As for the types of furniture you can shop for in this location, Red Star Macalline has a wide array of furniture selection. These includes:

  • Home furniture
  • Hotel furniture
  • Office furniture
  • Children’s furniture
  • Suite furniture

You can also find related accessories and building materials. So whether a retail consumer or wholesale consumer, all are welcome. Do you prefer European and American style furniture? Red Star Macalline has you covered. There’s an area of about 20,000 square meters in the mall specializing in medium and high-grade European and American furniture.

Now, if you consider yourself a good negotiator, then we recommend visiting Lecong Red Star Macalline. Why? You can secure great bargains off quoted prices. We’re talking 30% to 50%, maybe even 60%. But be cautious of sellers that inflate prices; it’s never a bad idea to shop around.

Furniture Categories: office furniture, home furniture, hotel furniture, kids furniture, suite furniture
Price: ☆☆☆☆
Evaluation: While it’s also a high-end home furnishing store, it does not outdo Louvre. So of the two, Red Star Macalline is more affordable with a medium-high pricing level. With various products and styles on sale, chances are you will find you’re ideal furniture here. The front part of the mall mainly deals with modern furniture, while the back section is European and American furniture.
Address: southeast corner of the intersection of Steel World Avenue and 121 Provincial Road, Shunde, Foshan, Guangdong, China
Tel: 0757-28366666
Website: https://www.chinaredstar.com/
Business hours: 9 am-6 pm from Monday to Sunday

Shunde Empire Furniture Wholesale Center

Shunde Empire Furniture Market is located in Lecong town, covering a total area of over 60,000 square meters. It was the very first brand in Lecong, the capital of China’s furniture industry. And after decades of existence has established itself as the biggest furniture wholesale center.

The high-level furniture mall specializes in luxury furniture and accessories imported from abroad, i.e., Europe and America. However, it also deals with numerous well-known Chinese brands. Shunde Empire market has over 1500 manufacturers, more than 3000 international dealers, and home to the following four furniture malls:

  • Royal showroom
  • Noble showroom
  • Modern showroom
  • Pricerite showroom
  • Royal showroom

Royal showroom

Location: Floors 2 through to 6 of Block A.

The Royal showroom has domestic and foreign top-class furniture, accessories on display. The who’s who of society are known to shop for furniture at this showroom, even today. And this comes as no surprise since luxury goods are often considered status symbols.

Here’s a glimpse of some of the luxury furniture that can you can find here:

  • The Brunei & Sudan Rocco living room set
  • The Russian President office set
  • The King of the Arab oil sofa set
  • The remarkable Versace bedroom set

Noble showroom

Location: Block L, 1st to 4th floor.

The Noble exhibition, which is popular with new aristocrats or wealthy people that entertain high-status guests, includes:

  • British luxury sofa series
  • Simple European style dining set
  • Milan Neoclassical suite series
  • Chinese rosewood series
  • Spanish top brand ceramic series

Modern showroom

Location: 2nd to 4th floor of Blocks F and G.

Do you have contemporary tastes? Are you a trendsetter? If yes, we suggest visiting the Modern showroom. It perfectly integrates avant-garde furniture with stylish accessories, allowing you to express your personality. The items on selection here are sophisticated but comfortable and functional and aim to add color to your modern home.

Pricerite showroom

Location: Floors 2 to 3 on Block E.

The Pricerite showroom has a broad collection of furnishing products for small homes and apartments. On display is high-quality solid wood furniture and sophisticated living space furniture that’s affordable. We recommend the store if you’re a successful professional or well on your path to success. I mean, it’s a great way to add some personality and a touch of elegance to your home.

Furniture categories: sofas, home furniture, hotel furniture, home accessories, contemporary furniture, and neoclassical furniture
Price: ☆☆☆☆
Evaluation: The operation and management services here are lacking compared to those at Red Star Macalline and Louvre International Furniture City. And as far as pricing goes, anticipate medium to high price tags. However, you will likely receive value for your money on the items you purchase.
Address: Empire Group Building, Lecong International Furniture City, 325 Highway(Lecong section), Shunde District, Foshan City, Guangdong, China
Telephone: 0757-29992868
Website: http://www.empirefnt.com/
Business hours: 9 am – 6 pm from Monday to Sunday

Foshan International Furniture Expo Center

Foshan International Home Furnishing Expo Center opened in 2013. The furniture and building material wholesale market covers an area of 800,000 square meters. In 2016, it merged with Easyhome and Lesso Home, which grew the shopping center’s popularity. Easyhome is one of the largest chain furniture hypermarkets, while Lesso Home belongs to Lesso Group, a building material giant.

The merger allows Foshan International Home Furnishing Expo Center to compete with big names in the furniture industry. Its location has also contributed to its popularity. For starters, the market borders Lecong. Secondly, it’s nearer to the Lanshi and Kuiqi Lu metro stations, which makes it easily accessible than the Lecong furniture market.

Furniture Categories: home furniture, office furniture, hotel furniture, sanitary ware, home accessories tiles, lighting, et cetera
Price: ☆☆☆☆
Evaluation: It’s no Louvre, but the shopping center has all kinds of furniture and building materials on display at medium-high prices. So it’s worth a visit.
Address: No. 189 Foshan Avenue, Foshan Avenue, Chancheng District, Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China.
Tel: 0757-83868888
Business hours: 9 am-6 pm from Monday to Sunday

Tuanyi International Furniture City

Tuanyi International Furniture City is in Lecong town, Shunde district. The furniture market covers an area of nearly 100,000 square meters that’s divided into two sections:

  • The Tuanyi high-end furniture exhibition, which covers 30,000 square meters
  • The Lecong Furniture Exhibition Center, covering 60,000 square meters

You can find all sorts of furniture in Tuanyi Furniture City, including sofas, office furniture, and mahogany furniture. Not to mention, there are several integrated hypermarkets in the center. And being a customer-oriented and people-oriented furniture trading place, you can expect excellent services.

Additionally, the business center in Tuanyi International Furniture City offers the following services:

  • Consultation
  • Translation
  • Fax and photocopying
  • Complaints acceptance
  • Parking
  • Security

We strongly recommend visiting the shopping center when in Lecong. You won’t be disappointed.

Furniture Categories: sofas and other living room furniture, dining room furniture, bedroom furniture, office furniture, and mahogany furniture
Price: ☆☆☆
Evaluation: The comprehensive aspect of the market makes it quite convenient as the likelihood of you getting everything you require here is high. And the low to medium prices favor wholesalers and foreign consumers looking to buy cheap products. However, the items are of average quality.
Address: Guangzhong Road Section of National Highway 325, Lecong Town, Shunde District, Foshan City.
Website: http://tuanyi.com/en/index.php?id=29
Business hours: 9 am-6 pm from Monday to Sunday

Well, we’ve come to the end of our top eight furniture shopping malls guide. We hope that you’re more knowledgeable about the furniture markets of China than you were before reading this. And that the guide serves as a reference when purchasing furnishing products.

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