Robinsons Land launches its first luxury horizontal jeep – Manila Bulletin

    Robinsons Land, one of the leading property developers in the Philippines, unveiled its first luxury horizontal enclave, Forbes Estates Lipa, on April 2, 2022, a master planned community that offers its residents the elusive luxury in terms of space, time and a life of quality.

    The main entrance to Forbes Estates Lipa.

    After the successful launch of The Residences at The Westin Manila Sonata Place in Ortigas Centre, Pasig; Aurelia Residences in the cosmopolitan city of Bonifacio; And the newest Velaris Residences in Bridgetowne Destination Estate, Robinsons Land is proud to build the next in its portfolio of world-class luxury real estate developments in the first-class city of Lipa, Batangas with Forbes Estates Lipa.

    The hour-long event, “In Pursuit of A Life Well-Lash,” was held via Zoom hosted by Pinky Webb. She gave viewers a welcome glimpse into Forbes Estates Lipa and how it offers residents a more meaningful way of living.

    The event gave the public a glimpse into the property through a virtual reality tour, the vision and inspiration of the builders and designers, and the stories of notable Liba residents who built sustainable and productive lifestyles in the city.

    Virtual Reality Real Estate Tour

    Guests experience an immersive tour of the property and its amenities and features with unprecedented visual access to their futuristic neighborhood allowing them to vividly imagine living there. The walkthrough was performed by AJ de Leon, Head of Business Development at Forbes Estates Lipa.

    Host Pinky Webb (left) with AJ de Leon, Head of Business Development at Forbes Estates Lipa.

    This demonstrates to our property buyers and owners that the value we have added to land is not just for housing. It has strong commercial potential in terms of rising value as well,” de Leon said.

    Upon entering the property, the sprawling Estate Park complex will impress residents and guests. The vast and lush green complex covers approximately 3,700 square meters and consists of four different parks, namely Picnic Grove, Tranquility Garden, Pet Park and Wellness Park that will provide a complete lifestyle experience to the residents.

    The virtual tour also showcased the massive one-hectare plot of land dedicated to the main open space called Forbes Club, a well-designed haven for relaxation, community bonding and sports. It offers a range of sports and leisure facilities including garden lounge, fitness center, grand ballroom, pool deck, children’s play park, tennis court and indoor multi sports court.

    After showcasing the luxury and comprehensive amenities of Forbes Estates Lipa, de Leon shared the four types of residential offerings in the pocket. The most unique residential offering is Club Lots of 10 corner pieces that surround the Forbes Club, giving residents easy access to club amenities. It is located along the main road of the development which is 20 meters wide, making it the allure of exclusivity and location of the most valuable pieces.

    Next to the Club Lots is the eight-lot Park Loop adjacent to Estate Park, giving residents the feeling of having an ‘extension of your garden’.

    Next up are the inner or corner lots called Estate Lots, which have an average size of 500 square metres. The Estate Lots has wide avenues with bike lanes and jogging paths for residents to enjoy. With an area of ​​500 square metres, you can build your dream home,” said de Leon.

    Finally, the virtual tour revealed the Courtyard Lots where residents can have their own semi-private garden. With only six residential lots per yard, residents will enjoy the perfect blend of community and privacy.

    New suburban builders and designers solace

    Guests joined the discussion with technical and creative collaborators at Forbes Estates Lipa as they shared the vision and intent of the property from the perspective of property development, architecture, interior design and sustainable master planning.

    Committee members shared how they collaborated to seamlessly integrate indoor and outdoor spaces within the property; How they developed a property that values ​​space and green space and enhances the well-being of its residents, especially in the wake of the pandemic; How it was built to meet the need for vast space, a peaceful environment and lush green spaces.

    From left: Host Pinky Webb, Mico Racelis, General Manager Business Unit, Robinsons Land; Arch. Nacho Mauricio, Design Director and Managing Partner, ARKIASIA; Chat Fores, owner of Chat Fores Design Studio; and Mike Espirito, managing director of Crearis.

    “Forbes Estates Lipa aims to be the home that meets all of your needs, giving you the luxury to live at your own pace and allowing you to enjoy the things that really matter to you,” said Miko Rasilis, General Manager Business Unit, Robinsons Land.

    The property is designed to improve the physical and mental well-being of the residents. Interior designer Chat Fores has taken the entire community’s wellness approach as inspiration. The spaces are designed for family members to take advantage of and for friends to meet and greet. When residents enter the lobby, the intent is to immediately transport them to feel better.

    The designers also made sure to respect nature by designing the spaces without compromising nature. They have also made sure to incorporate sustainability principles into the master planning of the property.

    Crearis, an environmental design and landscape architecture firm led by founder and general manager Mike Espirito, explained their plans to plant native species of trees and shrubs, an orchard and fruit trees to make the landscape more productive. Apart from being responsible for the beauty and function of the open green spaces, they also designed the property to manage rainwater and allow it to seep through.

    “In terms of people’s health and well-being, we know that architecture has an impact on people’s emotions, so we focused on providing natural lighting, double-height spaces, and the layout was arranged in a way that hugs trees and the landscape. The club’s features allow visitors to feel welcome,” Arch said. Large.” Nacho Mauricio, Design Director and Managing Partner of ARKIASIA.

    The language of Libya: a place for inspiring life

    Guests met Lipa residents and prominent entrepreneurs who built and created sustainable and fulfilling lifestyles, businesses and creative endeavors out of town.

    News and current affairs host and columnist, Seto Beltran, whose family has been based in Lipa since the 1970s and 80s, said real estate prices were cheaper than 50,000 pesos per hectare or P5 per square meter but despite the higher prices, living in Lipa compared to urban jungles In Manila he has a lot of privileges. Instead of spending 32 million pesos to 35 million pesos on a multi-tiered unit, Beltran said it would be better to get a “nice spread at Forbes Estates Lipa.”

    “Don’t wait until you retire to retire. Many people wait until 65 to retire and can’t afford it anymore. They are getting physically old and expensive.

    From left: host Pinky Webb, Shari Vela, veteran journalist and media consultant; Sito Beltran, news and current affairs host; Pinky Tobiano, CEO of Progressive Labs and Qualibet Testing Corp.

    For entrepreneur and wellness advocate Pinky Tobiano, Lipa has become beneficial to her and her family’s health and well-being. When she was unable to travel to Singapore for treatment during the pandemic, Tobiano found that the farm in San Benito had been identified by Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.

    “If you can invest as much in Forbes Estates Lipa early on as now during the pre-sale, I think it’s the perfect gift to give yourself. The air is so fresh and the population isn’t dense. Look at this view, amazing! How not to fall in love with Lipa ?” she asked, offering a wonderful view of Lipa from her villa.

    Media consultant, Chari Villa acquired the two-hectare Lipa property in 2018 and decided to stay forever in 2019. She says life is simple but rewarding, especially since her property has plenty of fruit trees. Access to basic services such as food supplies is easily available in Lipa as the city has three supermarkets and two shopping centers just a few minutes away.

    Meanwhile, Villa said that Batangas port makes it an ideal starting point for exploring other islands across the country.

    “Batangas is a hub. You can go to the port of Batangas and visit Mindoro or Palawan or anywhere you want to go with RORO there and get to the islands. It is very nice to live in Batangas. You can stay in your own space or you can also go out of the house because we really haven’t We venture out to our country.”

    On the other hand, Beltran added that it is much cheaper and healthier to live in Lipa than in the city. He said, “If you’re going to be staying at Forbes Estates Lipa, with all the amenities, the clubhouse, the park, the picnic area, and they’re going to create all that commercial area, it’s all there. It’s a perfect deal.”

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