Aruga Is the Tagalog Word for ‘Nurture’ You Will Have the Comforts That You Are Looking For
Rockwell zooms down South for its first resort development in Punta Engano, Mactan, Cebu. Aruga Mactan Resort and Residences will be a relaxing, beach-front haven.
To be launched in 2018, this 4-hectare property with 150 villas and hotel rooms, will be the elite’s favourite retreat, with its Bali-inspired design, lush landscaping, and Aruga-trained staff.
Aruga is the Tagalog word for ‘nurture’. We’re using that as our dictum wherein you are coming home, and we are going to take care of you.
You will have the comforts that you are looking for.
Families Who Enjoy so Called Staycations Find the Unit Sizes at Aruga Ideal for Their Needs
Aruga is a Filipino brand that expresses personalization and warmth traits of the Filipino. Filipinos have a beautiful smile that can change attitudes in a second.
Set on 11 acres of property facing the Hilutungan channel next to the Shangri-la resort in Mactan, the hotel is set to start construction in the third quarter of 2017. It is expected to generate P300 million to P400 million yearly upon completion by 2021.
During the company’s annual stockholders’ meeting Wednesday, Rockwell Land president and chief executive officer (CEO) Nestor Padilla announced the company’s resort development in Mactan, Cebu.
Rockwell Land vice president and head of business development Davy Tan, during the same briefing, said the resort project is scheduled to be completed by end-2021.
We are now doing the concept planning. Construction to be done early next year,” he said. It will be the elite’s favorite retreat, with its Bali-inspired design, lush landscaping and Aruga trained staff.
This particular project will be 70 percent resort and 30 percent residential, he said.
It is targeted to have six villas near the beachfront while average room rate for the hotel is pegged at PHP10,000 to PHP12,000 per night.
Rockwell Land Corp. Is Considering Developing More Properties Outside the National Capital Region
Rockwell’s first resort development in Mactan which is estimated to cost between P3 billion and P4 billion, there will be sky suites on the upper floors with panoramic views of the 250-meter beachfront. It will also have private villas with direct access to the beach.
We’re looking also at other provinces where there are opportunities like Iloilo,” Rockwell Land Chairman Manuel M. Lopez said on the sidelines of the annual meeting of Lopez Holdings Corp. stockholders in Makati City on Wednesday.
Iloilo is the province that the family is from. We’re looking seriously at some properties there,” added Mr. Lopez, who also serves Lopez Holdings as chairman and chief executive officer.
Lopez Holdings holds investments in Rockwell Land through First Philippine Holdings Corp. The property developer primarily engages in developing high-rise condominiums and leasing of retail and office spaces.
The company develops, sells and manages residential units under the “Rockwell” and “Primaries” brands. Its commercial development segment includes the Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Business Center, Aruga by Rockwell and 8 Rockwell.
Aruga Mactan Resort and Residences by Rockwell Transition Toward Clean Energy Sources
Mr. Lopez, the country’s ambassador to Japan, noted the potential of Cebu as a tourist destination, particularly for Japanese visitors.
FPH earlier announced Rockwell Land and First Philippine Industrial Park will lead the group’s non-energy units in sourcing their power supply requirements from low-carbon sources.
The Lopez-led conglomerate has vowed to never develop or invest in any coal-fired power plant in line with efforts to tackle climate change. It also called for a transition toward clean energy sources.
We must support economic growth with clean energy, to balance our current needs with those of future generations, who will have to deal with greater risks from climate change.