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New Vegas, trade hub in Asia’s top sunset strip
Condo Central gets a foretaste of an emerging commercial and residential hub in one of the metro’s most enchanting districts
ASEANA BUSINESS PARK: An exceptional mixed-use development that is at par with some of the best in the world.
MoNUMENTAl. There’s no other way to describe the astounding real estate undertaking that will unlock the vast potentials of the seafront property located just off scenic Roxas Boulevard, only a stone’s throw away from the international airport, and blessed with stunning views of the worldfamous Manila Bay sunset. Equally remarkable is the progress now quickly taking shape: an exceptional mixed-use development that is at par with some of the world’s best developments.
Combining stunning architecture with a state-of-the-art IT district, luxury residences, upscale shopping, uninhibited gaming, and unmatched heritage attractions like a neoChinatown and Bagong Nayong Pilipino, Aseana Business Park promises to be country’s most desirable address. It is also the new CBD that will best embody the spirit of the 21st century Global Pinoy: upwardly mobile, openminded, and grounded in cultural heritage. Unparalleled location Now being developed, Aseana will sprawl across 204 hectares of Manila Bay shoreline, stretching from Pasay City to the adjacent city of Parañaque. On its north sits the historic Redemptorist Church; farther on is the iconic SM Mall of Asia. Part of the Manila-Cavite Coastal Road and Reclamation Project, Aseana is built on land reclaimed by reclamation experts R-1 Consortium, under the authority of the Philippine
Reclamation Authority. The PRA also partnered with various developers to develop the area to include six distinct elements: a business district, an IT district, entertainment,
leisure, residences and and an institutions park. The business park is a priority undertaking of the Manila Bay Boulevard 2000 Project, and a Flagship
National Government Project being implemented by the PRA on a BuildOperate-Transfer (BOT) scheme with noted developers.
State-of-the-art IT offices A four-storey, Class-A commercial/ residential building enclosed by glass curtain walls is one stunning piece of architecture that promises to turn
Aseana into the top of all 14 business districts now taking shape across Metro Manila, to feed a continuously mounting demand for call center and other O&O office spaces.
Such walls will allow occupants to see panoramic views of the whole business park—and unimpeded vistas of the world-famous sunset. With nearly 6,000sqm of office
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space, this futuristic steel-and-granite building is equipped with four escalators and three elevators and Access Gateway-Next Generation Network (AG-NGN). Top business district Driven by the call center boom, 14 new business districts are set to rise in Metro Manila. Combined, these emerging locations will add about 1,300 hectares of alternative developed areas to the now congested locations of Makati and Ortigas. The new areas are the Eastwood City in Libis and the Araneta Cyber Center in Quezon City, Rockwell Center and McKinley Hill in Makati City, Greenhills in San Juan, Robinsons Gateway Center in Mandaluyong City, Fort Bonifacio Global City in Taguig, SM Central Business Park and Metropolitan Business Park along Roxas Boulevard, Newport City near President Osmeña Highway, Filinvest Corporate City in Alabang, and AsiaWorld—and Aseana IT Business Park City—along the Manila-Cavite Coastal Rd. Sunset strip Aseana trumps them all with its proximity to the international airport—and its location on Roxas Boulevard, Asia’s “Sunset Strip”. The strip is lined with specialty restaurants, national parks and museums, theatres, entertainment
the new thoroughfare parallel to Roxas Boulevard that is a faster, easier and increasingly popular alternative route. Premium brand locators such as Shell gas station, McDonalds, Yellow Cab Pizza, Jesi Mendez, Mercury Drug Store and Starbucks have already started operations at the Aseana Powerstation. Heritage sites The proposed Bagong Nayong Pilipino project is the first-of-itskind, fully-integrated entertainment and amusement complex offering wholesome fun, thrill and excitement with a theme that blends “Global City of the Future” with the charm of the original Nayong Pilipino. The Nayong Pilipino is a unique, interactive educational park featuring miniature versions of renowned Philippine tourist attractions. It showcases the country’s rich cultural and historical heritage as well as miniature depictions of its natural and man-made wonders. 21st century gaming To compete with similar gaming locations in Singapore, Macau, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Malaysia, PAGCOR will build a modern gaming city in Aseana that will feature casinos, convention centers and other entertainment spots. With its cutting edge IT offices, cultural heritage sites, modern gaming, shopping and entertainment spots, Aseana Business Park is set to be the central business district of the future.
districts, and hotels, and found south of the iconic SM Mall of Asia and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the Folk Arts Theatre, the Sofitel Philippine Plaza, the Manila Hotel, the Philippine World Trade Center, the Philippine International Convention Center, Philcite and the Manila Ocean park. Within Aseana itself, a number of key locators have chosen to establish their brands: retail warehouse giant Pricesmart, One-stop-shop, Aseana Powerstation, and others. One of the most unique locators to Aseana, Neo Chinatown, is a one-stop mall envisioned to be the new shopping destination for Chinese products and services. Unlike Binondo, which dates back to colonial times, this modern Chinatown is expected to be better-planned, less congested, less polluted and more
tourist-friendly. A first project of Bay Pacific Neo Chinatown, Inc., it will house a night market as vibrant, exotic and lively as those found in Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and other parts of Asia. Some of the best Chinese cuisine will be made available in various restaurants and eateries, and traditional Chinese opera and celebrations of authentic Chinese culture are also expected in this modern-ancient fusion district. Retail-on-the-go To tap the market of 30,000 vehicles that course through the avenue daily from Makati and Ortigas to the residential suburbs of Cavite and Laguna, the Aseana Powerstation recently opened. It is strategically located along President Diosdado Macapagal Avenue,
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