Enhancing Manila skyline one tower at a time
I’m no stranger to the City of Manila. I have seen its nooks and crannies, and have frequented Divisoria a number times, as it became a source for some trendy accessories and a few design inspirations as well.
So it’s a welcome surprise to see the ongoing transformation of Manila over the past several weeks—the clearing and cleaning operations, preservation of the parks, installation of lighting across the city, the crackdown on gambling, among many others. And this early, many are touting these initiatives to be a step towards the urban revitalization of Manila.
We’ve seen many attempts in the past, both from the government and the private sector—with the business community taking an active part to help sustain the competitiveness and the glory of the Philippine capital. Among them are property developers who have been creating innovative, sustainable communities not just to enhance the city skyline, but to more importantly, help improve the lives of Manileños.
In Manila, there are actually a number of developments that have significantly reshaped the city landscape while affording home owners an enhanced quality of life. Not only that, these safe and secure communities offered residents their own sanctuary right in the middle of the concrete jungle—a haven where they can relax, unwind and enjoy topnotch amenities suitable for the fast-paced lifestyle of today’s urbanites.
Among such developments would be those by Anchor Land, which currently enjoys a strong and solid footprint in Manila. Beyond creating such towering residential structures that are innovative and one-of-a-kind, Anchor Land has also helped spearhead the modernization of some areas, which include the old district of Binondo, the world’s oldest Chinatown.
Anchor Land’s residential towers, which come with well-appointed spacious units, top-of-the-line amenities, stylish interiors, and sustainable designs, cater to a discerning market that deserves nothing less than utmost comfort, convenience, connectivity and accessibility.
Within Binondo alone, Anchor Land brought its distinct brand of residential projects that provided an enhanced quality of living in the area. Along Ongpin St. is the 56-storey Anchor Skysuites, the world’s tallest China town structure to date.
A few blocks away is the 39-storey Mandarin Square, also along Ongpin St., and the 33-storey Lee Tower, a low-density condo along Sabino Padilla Street. It also pioneered high-end residences within Binondo’s Chinese School Belt with Wharton Parksuites on Masangkay Street and Oxford Parksuites on Benavidez Street. The 39-storey Princeview Parksuites along Quintin Paredes Road is located near Escolta’s primary establishments.
Anchor Land is further expanding its footprint in Binondo with the 63-storey Anchor Grandsuites, set to break another record as the new tallest landmark in all Chinatowns around the world; and the 49-storey Eight Alonzo Parksuites along Alonzo Street.
Add to that the new residential projects, logistic centers and offices that Anchor Land has in the pipeline. All these projects are meant to further “enhance and elevate” Binondo, Manila’s own central business district, for the benefit of the businessmen in the area, while providing residents and future generations the kind of premium residences they deserve.
It’s really exciting to watch what will happen to Manila over the next few years given all these initiatives being rolled out by its local government. But it’s actually equally exciting to see as well how developers like Anchor Land will complement an ongoing urban transformation that will soon breathe new life in the City of Manila.
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Meanwhile, Anchor Land is scaling up its already expansive footprint in Binondo with its ninth residential project in the district. The company recently broke ground for Cornell Parksuites, a 50-storey residential project offering expansive cuts of premium residences and modern amenities. Set to rise along Masangkay St., Cornell Parksuites will be near business and commercial areas, logistics centers, as well schools.
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