This newfangled mixed-use development launches its third tower, the Aki Tower, a new milestone towards project completion
Exhibiting the intricate fusion of two cultures’ best traits, Japanese efficiency, and Filipino hospitality are the heart of The Seasons Residences. Set to rise in Grand Central Park, Bonifacio Global City, the mixed-use development includes four residential towers inspired by Japan’s four seasons. Federal Land, Inc. together with Nomura Real Estate Development and Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. launches the project’s third tower, standing for the evocative autumn season, the Aki Tower. This launch follows the first two towers, Haru and Natsu. Haru Tower represents the season of spring. While Natsu Tower implies the summer season. Further, all these four towers will feature upscale residences and meticulously designed amenities. In addition, the development includes the first-ever MITSUKOSHI mall in the country.
Bringing in Japan’s Real Estate Solutions
Upholding Japanese artistry and excellence, tapped are renowned Japanese firms to pave the way for authentic design. These are namely, Nikken Sekkei Group for the overall conceptual design; Nomura Co., Ltd for the mall’s interior design; Torafu Architects for the façade concept; and Asao Tokolo for the façade pattern. Certainly, The Seasons Residences features impeccable Japanese innovations meant to elevate the standards of comfort, convenience, and functionality for its residents. Ensuring safety and security, optimized is the latest and innovative Japanese technology. This includes the use of Viscoelastic Coupling Dampers on all towers. A breakthrough in earthquake vibration control technology that can withstand earthquakes and high winds, common to the Philippines and Japan.
Aki offers 1-BR, 2-BR, 3-BR units that feature Japanese elements creating a haven for recreation and relaxation.
Provided in each unit are the Japanese storage system, space-saving kitchen sink with draining, and cutting boards maximizing counter space. Also installed were rangehood with Japanese oil filter technology, air-washing tiles that minimizes humidity and foul odors. Incorporated further are sunken slabs or below-floor drainage systems for easier pipe maintenance. Also equipped with eco-friendly solutions like water-efficient shower toilets in all units and motion sensor lighting in common areas.
The Amenity Floor
Meanwhile, inspired by the seasons of Japan, the amenity floor showcases element pattern arrangement following spring (Haru), summer (Natsu), autumn (Aki), and winter (Fuyu). The modern gym and landscaped gardens evoke the fresh beginnings of spring. While the swimming pool and karaoke room call to mind the fun of summer. As autumn inspires creativity, provided also are the music room, reading lounge, and a business center to accommodate that. Lastly, The Seasons Residences offers a spa and wellness room reminiscent of Japanese winters.
MITSUKOSHI Mall, First in the Philippines
At the podium of The Season’s Residences is the country’s first – MITSUKOSHI, a four-storey mall named after Japan’s oldest department store. This premium commercial space showcases Japanese design elements in a casual but elegant setting. At the basement level will be MITSUKOSHI’s signature depachika, a haven of top-shelf Japanese food and related products. Another floor will house a modern beauty store that offers natural and organic cosmetic brands. The mall aims to offer a wide range of new lifestyle experiences through well-curated tenants, Japanese-style interior design, and mall operations.
Promoting an Elevated Lifestyle
The Seasons Residences rises next to Grand Hyatt Manila within Grand Central Park, a master-planned community developed by Federal Land in Bonifacio Global City. Strategically located in Bonifacio Global City along 8th Avenue, the development is close to St. Luke’s Medical Center, Philippine Stock Exchange, embassies, corporate offices, international schools, parks, and places of worship. Convenient mobility options are accessible to all residents via major infrastructure developments such as the BGC-Ortigas Road Link, Metro Manila Subway System, BGC-NAIA Bus Rapid Transit System, and the Skytrain monorail link from BGC to Guadalupe, Makati City.
The Seasons Residences marries Filipino hospitality with Japanese efficiency, allowing its future residents to experience an elevated lifestyle at the heart of Bonifacio Global City