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Picar Development starts construction of first Movenpick Hotel at Picar Place Makati

() - May 25, 2012 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - The urban cityscape of Makati will in no time be heightened by what will soon be recognized as the address of an integrated hotel and suburban spaces that will merge design and comfort at Picar Place Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City.

Picar Development, Inc. recently broke ground for Movenpick Hotel and Resorts, an upscale Swiss hotel chain and management company. Ambassador Amable R. Aguiluz V, Picar’s chairman and a visionary, says Movenpick is to become the preferred lodging for leisure and business travelers, who wish for distinctly well-appointed accommodations during their stay in the country. “One of the fastest rising hotel chains in the world, the Movenpick name entails passion for hospitality and attention to detail—two features that allowed the brand to gain the trust of various clients from all over the globe.”

Rising 70-storeys high, Movenpick Hotel and Stratford Residences Tower 3 will comprise of hotel and residences and is up for completion in 2016. The 604-room premium establishment, designed by its principal Architect Jose Pedro C. Recio, founder of Rchitect, Inc. will feature 324 hotel rooms and 280 residential apartments—all generously-sized with European designs and refined furnishings. Aside from The Stratford Residences, Picar Place is also the home of Buddha Bar Manila, the most luxurious bar and restaurant in the country, and the biggest Buddha Bar restaurant in the world. The Movenpick Hotel and Resorts, and another magnificent tower of The Stratford Residences will also rise in this site. Picar Place is envisioned to be the living and a hospitality hub of the Makati district — featuring pioneering global hospitality, housing and entertainment concepts.

AGUILUZ V AMBASSADOR AMABLE R ARCHITECT JOSE PEDRO C BUDDHA BAR BUDDHA BAR MANILA HOTEL MAKATI MAKATI CITY MOVENPICK HOTEL AND RESORTS PICAR PLACE STRATFORD RESIDENCES
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