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Why resort-themed residences are the coolest condos ever

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Why resort-themed residences are the coolest condos ever
This tropical lifestyle has given rise to resort-themed residences, which Filipinos are embracing.
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MANILA, Philippines—Filipinos will always have an affinity for water because we live in an archipelago. Everyone, even those born and raised in landlocked regions like Metro Manila, makes it a point to visit resorts and beaches not only during the dry season but whenever there is a fair amount of sunshine.

This tropical lifestyle has given rise to resort-themed residences, which real estate developers continue to build in the national capital. As expected, Filipinos embrace the properties that offer resort amenities and experiences all year round.

But what they don’t know yet is that these so called “urban resort residences” can be the coolest condos in town. Here are five reasons why:

Because you can instantly turn on vacation mode.

You want to escape reality—like that paperwork piling up on your desk or the dreadful traffic you endure daily—but cannot because of limited time and resources.

Then an urban resort residence is the answer. Live in one and all you’ll need to do is change to your swimwear, apply sun block and take a dip in your tropical-inspired pool. Vacation mode on!

Because it will make you feel closer to nature.

Urban resort residences in Metro Manila showcase the best tropical designs to attract potential residents.

Some mimic beaches complete with sand and coconut trees, while others are patterned after lakes like the Kasara Urban Resort Residences in Pasig City. It boasts of a man-made lagoon as a property centerpiece, which is then complemented by artificial ponds, flowing streams, spring fountains and waterfalls. The abundance of water features will truly make you feel closer to nature.

Because there are more exciting activities to enjoy.

The fun in urban resort residences does not end in frolicking around beach-like pools or man-made waterfalls.

You can also embark on exciting activities, featuring amenities such as basketball and tennis courts, jogging paths, fitness areas, gyms, lounge area with bars, game rooms and playgrounds for children, among others. All these are present at The Rochester, a three-hectare urban resort residence dedicating 60-percent of its space to open landscaped gardens. It is also in Pasig City,

Because your comfort and career are still within reach.

While the properties may feel like you’re living in another world, the truth is that you are still in the confines of a progressive district or city.

You are assured that your comfort and career are all within reach. Shopping and entertainment are just a 4-mile drive away from home. The same is true for your career or profession since urban resort residences are located within or nearby business districts.

Because there is a property that’s fit for you.

Kasara and The Rochester are two of the best urban resort residences in Metro Manila today and one is a fit for you—whether you are a single professional who is carving your bright future, or newly married and raising a family.

Both offer a variety of units (studio-type, one- or two-bedroom with balcony, or even a posh penthouse) that offer a decent and quality home thriving in a safe community.

Kasara and The Rochester are developed by Empire East Land Holdings Inc. a premiere property developer in the Philippines founded in 1994. With decades of expertise in the industry, Empire East has now entered a new phase with the creation of urban resort residences that prove to be exceptional for Filipino homeowners.


For more information on Empire East, visit www.empire-east.com, or follow its FacebookTwitter, and Instagram pages. For inquiries, contact 810-3333 or +63 (917) 8EM-PIRE, or email inquiry@empire-east.com



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