Property giant Megaworld is set to open its full-scale flagship mall and a world-class dining mall with a gross floor area of around 110,000 square meters at its posh Uptown Bonifacio township in north Fort Bonifacio by last quarter of this year.
Uptown Place is a five-level upscale mall covering 85,000 square meter of retail and commercial spaces located at the heart of Uptown Bonifacio along 9th and 11th Avenues, 36th and 11th Drive.
It is set to redefine the lifestyle, retail, leisure and entertainment landscape of Fort Bonifacio with its superb and sophisticated store retail mix, – from the most recognized names in fashion to the most sought-after international luxury brands, including popular foreign labels that are coming to the country for the first time, eclectic selection of dining destinations, and world-class leisure and entertainment amenities.
Set to open before the end of the year, Uptown Place will have its own food hall featuring 11 distinctly new food concepts and offering international cuisines, state-of-the-art cinemas including Megaworld’s Signature Ultra Cinemas, a rooftop sky plaza overlooking Uptown Bonifacio skyline, a lifestyle tower, chapel, Las Vegas-style water feature at the mall’s ground level and al fresco dining areas.
“Finally, we are introducing our flagship mall with new, innovative concepts and offerings. From the retail mix to the mall facilities and amenities, Uptown Place is envisioned to be a major shopping, dining and leisure destination in Fort Bonifacio,” says Kevin L. Tan, first vice president and head of commercial, Megaworld.
Anchor tenants include Rustan’s Supermarket, Robinsons Appliances, Toys R Us, True Value, National Bookstore and Hamley’s, among others.
Just beside Uptown Place will rise a unique “dining mall” called Uptown Parade, a 25,000 square meter strip that is set to become Manila’s newest dining hub with an eclectic mix of specialty restaurants serving international cuisines.
Also, opening before yearend, Uptown Parade will showcase new dining concepts and foreign brands that are coming to the Philippines for the first time. It will feature al fresco dining and tree-lined walkways. Its anchor tenant is the world-renowend The Palace Superclub, the biggest night club in Asia and the largest nightlife destination in the country today.
As part of Uptown Parade, The Palace Superclub is changing Manila’s nightlife scene with over 8,000 square meters of party space that can accommodate around 10,000 people. It now houses the Valkyrie Nightclub and The Palace Pool Club, the country’s first day club and pool club complete with cabanas, daybeds, pools, and music from both local and international DJs.
“We will bring together some of the world’s most interesting restaurant and dining brands as well as the country’s best party makers in one destination,” explains Tan.
Megaworld has spent P4-billion to build both Uptown Place and Uptown Parade.
Also rising in Uptown Bonifacio
are luxury residential condominiums: One Uptown Residences, Uptown Ritz and Uptown Parksuites; modern office towers including the 20-storey Alliance Global Tower which will serve as the headquarters of the companies under the Alliance Global Group, Inc., open parks and leisure amenities.
In 2012, Megaworld has allocated P65-billion to build Uptown Bonifacio
as another signature integrated urban township for a period of 10-20 years.
IN PHOTO: Megaworld first vice president Kevin L. Tan presents to the media the scale model of Megaworld’s Uptown Bonifacio
township that will house the company’s full-scale flagship mall, the Uptown Place, and a world-class dining mall, the Uptown Parade. Looking on is Harold Geronimo, head of public relations and communications, Megaworld.