My parents were able to buy a house and lot in a village developed by Sta. Lucia Realty and Development Inc. in Cainta, Rizal in 1980s. We have been living in this village for more than thirty years now. When people hear 'Cainta', people would always think of flood. Our town was greatly devastated by typhoon Ondoy in 2009, but I am proud to say that our town was able to recover from this disaster and current town mayor was able to lift the status of our town into a first-class municipality. According to a report, Cainta is number 1 municipality in terms of income, wee!
Sta. Lucia Group has already been in the real estate development for four decades. It remains true to its vision of Building Better Lives by providing world-class real estate developments for Filipino Properties. Sta. Lucia is one of the Philippines' largest real estate companies with over 200 development projects nationwide and ore than 40 joint-venture partnerships covering 10,000 hectares of land across the country.
From Baguio in the north and Davao in the south, Sta. Lucia has developed a network of thriving residential and commercial communities in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Currently, Sta. Lucia has been into developing condominiums and condotels. Now, you may wonder what is the difference between the two. A condominium is a multi-unit structure that is individually owned or on land owned in common. Condominiums are almost always in close proximity to business centers, public areas, and various transportation modes. On the other hand, condotels is a condominium and hotel that offers styles and prestige. Legally it is a condominium but is being operated like a luxury hotel. It's like living in a truly first class hotel-like home in a major city or a resort.
The latest condominium and condotel project of Sta. Lucia is the Sta. Lucia Residenze in Sta. Lucia City. The Sta. Lucia Grand Mall is now being developed to a mini-city and is a masterplanned luxurious block of five towers which combines a premier condominium and condotel home complete with world-class amenities and services for the entire family to enjoy. Investing in Sta. Lucia Residenze is a great idea because it is perfectly located at the junction of Cainta and Marikina. All our shopping needs are just and elevator ride away at the new iL Centro Mall. iL Centro is a prime mall within the premises of Sta. Lucia Residenze towers offering top retail shops, boutiques, restaurants and more.
Apart from being near to the shopping mall and other establishments like schools, hospitals, and churches, Sta. Lucia Residenze will also feature resort-type amenities like swimming pool, kiddie pool, children's playground, fitness facilities, function halls, gazebo, basketball court, and landscaped garden which will be manned by 24-hour security to guarantee the residents' safety.
To ensure the safety and security of the residents, Sta. Lucia Residenze has the following features:
- 24-hour building security
- Telephone with Intercom features
- Controlled elevator access
- Two fire extinguishers and fire hose cabinets on every floor near the elevators
- Smoke detectors and sprinklers
- Structurally designed to withstand earthquakes
For the utilities, Sta. Lucia Residenze offers the following:
- Laundry/Drying Area on the roof deck
- Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical rooms per floor
- Elevator that can carry maximum of 18 persons
- Provisions for Internet, Cable, Phone
- Availability of the Generator
- Daily Garbage Disposal
- Water Tanks (28,000 liters for potable and fire)
- Cistern Tank (150,000 liters for potable and 120,000 liters for fire)
I know you wanted to ask me about the advantages of condominium and condotel investment. Sta. Lucia Residenze is completely owned; owners will be given CCT (Condominium Certificate of Title) as proof of ownership and it is fully transferrable. Once the condotel is fully operational, investors will be receiving quarterly dividends the same income as per square meter. Investment at Sta. Lucia Residenze is self-liquidating, for as low as 20% downpayment the unit owner can start receiving dividends. The dividend can be allocated for the units monthly amortization, quarterly share is to be credited to the investors bank account, and the dividend are net of property fees. Apart from this, Sta. Lucia Residenze owners are given 30 days complimentary hotel room accommodation with hotel standard service annually. This 30 days complimentary hotel room accommodation can also be utilized in other Sta. Lucia-owned hotels in Tagaytay, Subic, Cebu, Quezon City, and Davao.
Sta. Lucia Residenze is ideal place for families and single individuals who prefer to be independent and to have their own place to call home. Condominium living is now becoming a popular option because it is affordable and more convenient than owning a conventional house and lot property. This is also ideal for our fellow Filipinos who are working abroad since they are looking for investment options when they already retired from working abroad.
Sta. Lucia Residenze offers studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom units including a limited number of garden units, that come fully furnished with complete kitchen and bathroom much less dense than the traditional cramped condominiums currently being offered by other developers.
To know more about Sta. Lucia Residenze, you may visit their showroom and model unit at 4th level Sta. Lucia Mall. You may also visit their website at www.staluciaresidenze.com to get a quick walkthrough. You can also visit their Facebook page and Twitter account for updates. You may also call at 584-1164 for an appointment.