Top 3 Reasons to Work from your Beach Paradise in Mactan

In today’s fast-paced world, the concept of working from anywhere has taken center stage. And what better place to set up your remote office than a beach paradise in Mactan, Cebu? A hotspot of beach lovers for years, Mactan offers a lush tropical getaway that is just a stone’s throw away from the city — […]

Rockwell Land cements strong foothold in Cebu

Written by Amy Remo It was only a decade ago that Rockwell Land embarked on an exciting, much awaited regional expansion that led it to build its presence in one of the most dynamic locales outside Metro Manila. Having already established a solid foothold in the capital region, the high-end developer sought to further expand its […]

Pocket of paradise: Vito Selma weighs in on how to design a tropical home

Written by Mac Fabella Highlighting the boundless joys of living beachside, Vito Selma and Rockwell Land invite you to create a home in paradise at Aruga Resort and Residences – Mactan Multi-awarded, Cebu-based creative Vito Selma has finely crafted his voice and identity in the sphere of furniture design. The pieces under his namesake brand reveal a love […]

Why Cebu is the Best Place to Live Near the Beach

Thinking of moving near the sea? Here’s why Cebu is the best pick for seaside living.   Since the pandemic, Metro Manila dwellers have inquired about properties outside Metro Manila.  With the number of vaccinated individuals increasing, the country is getting ready to rise on its feet. This also comes with a change in living […]

What to Consider in Buying a Retirement Property

Buying the right home for retirement is not a one-size-fits-all matter. Many people have different versions of what they envision their retirement home to look like, such as having a home built on sandy shores and amid clear blue waters.   Purchasing your retirement property will depend on whether you’re ready to make another investment. […]

When Is It Time to Buy a Retirement Property?

Is it time to buy a retirement property? Perhaps you feel that you’re nearing retirement age — and you want to be able to secure your retirement home in order to fully enjoy your golden years. But is it time to finally consider looking into investing in another second home?   Deciding whether you are […]

How to choose a location for your next vacation home

More and more city dwellers are considering buying a vacation home as they become keen on creating a home outside Metro Manila that affords them a better work-life balance as hybrid schemes become the new normal. Children can grow up in a healthier and greener environment, surrounded by lush and serene surroundings and away from […]

What first-time buyers need to know about buying a vacation home

Looking to purchase a vacation home? Here are the points first-time vacation home buyers need to consider before choosing to invest in a property.   As work-from-home becomes the new normal, there is a growing number of city dwellers looking to venture out of Metro Manila in order to set up a second base — […]

Investing in a Leisure Property: As a Vacation Home or as a Rental Property?

With the pandemic introducing prolonged at-home stays and work-from-home schemes, leisure properties are becoming an increasingly attractive investment to make — not only do these recreational real estate lots provide a respite from the city’s hustle and bustle, but their strategic location also makes it conducive for people to feel as though they are on […]

Riding along the potential growth of the Visayas property market

The Visayas property market is brimming with potential for future growth. With business hubs already built in key provinces, a growing residential market and its potential to tap the tourism sector with its natural attractions, the region has the right ingredients for it to ride along the recovery of the economy. Data from the PSA […]

Your Own Cut of Paradise: Aruga Resort and Residences Offers Discerning Patrons a Tropical Haven in Mactan, Cebu

Imagine if you could wake to the rush of waves and the sea breeze on your skin each morning. Aruga Resort and Residences in Mactan makes this a lush reality. Truly a treasure trove of world-class resorts, rich diving sites, and sensational Cebuano cuisine set against the backdrop of postcard-perfect views, Mactan Island in Cebu […]

Aruga Resort and Residences-Mactan adds luster to Cebu’s thriving realty scene

Written by Amy R. Remo @amyremoINQ The Philippine real estate sector is regaining its growth momentum amid improving business and consumer confidence, and a recovering economy. Industry experts have expressed optimism about prospects in the local real estate market this year, as they anticipate a more robust level of activity among developers, homebuyers and investors. […]

Beachfront Property Investments: Your Permanent Staycation for Your Work From Home Arrangement

The events of 2020 have forced many of us to stay mostly indoors and carry on with our daily tasks and activities online from the safety of our homes. Yet while many have managed to convert unused rooms into home offices, the pandemic seems to have ushered in a more long-term arrangement especially when it […]

Vito Selma Introduces New Furniture Brand At Power Plant Mall

By Ryanne Co The Casa Selma furniture brand makes its debut in Metro Manila at the Power Plant Mall Filipino artistry is put on centre stage at Balay, a furniture pop-up by Casa Selma in collaboration with Aruga Resort and Residences-Mactan.A Cebuano at heart, Vito Selma is renowned for his namesake brand. His designs often […]

The Best Home Furniture For Beachfront Abodes

You’ve secured a picturesque home next to the beach. Now it’s time to fill your space with pieces that will complete the seaside living experience. Before you begin curating items for your home, lay out a plan to bring your design vision to life. Moreover, be mindful of the special requirements of putting together a […]

Island Life: How To Invest in A Beachfront Home

Beachfront properties are definitely among some of the most coveted types of luxury real estate that you can invest in. In fact, property listings website, Lamudi Philippines says that beachfront properties are 63% higher in value compared to landlocked properties. This is according to market intelligence by real estate consultancy, Knight Frank.  Remarkable views and […]

Beachside Retreats: What To Consider When Investing In A Vacation Home

Nothing can be more enticing than a seaside sanctuary to call your own. A home by the sea has proven benefits for one’s physical and mental well-being. For instance, in a study conducted by the UK’s National Trust, taking a walk by the beach results in more restful sleep, with individuals clocking in an additional […]

Rockwell Land makes a stand in Mactan

To be cast adrift and carefree around this stunning archipelago is a beach lover’s dream. The Philippine coastline is blessed not just with stretches of powdery sand, but also clear, warm, inviting waters and, as a bonus in some parts of the country, a dramatic sunset view. On the island of Mactan, the experience will […]

Here’s Why A Beachfront Home Is Always A Good Idea

By Ryanne Co Is there anything more tempting than heading to the beach right now? Aruga Resorts and Residences – Mactan proves that a seaside sojourn needn’t be temporary as their beachfront makes for a great home and living It’s been a full, straight year of city-living for a significant portion of metropolis residents. For […]

Tatler Presents: Paradise in Your Own Backyard With Aruga Resort and Residences – Mactan

‘Home is where the heart is’ has never been more true. Nowadays, our houses have become havens where we can safely spend time with our loved ones. With Aruga Mactan, a tropical oasis is within arm’s reach—your own private retreat made even better. Watch our video below to know more: #ArugaResortAndResidencesMactan

Here’s why living in nature has its perks—especially for your kids

We all know being near nature is good for us—and it might even help our kids grow up better, too By : ANDREI YUVALLOS For a good number of people these days, living in a residential village with individual houses and lots have become a rarity. To save on commuting time and cost, a lot […]

Rediscovering Mactan’s Timeless Allure

By: Amy R. Remo – Reporter / @amyremoINQ Some travel destinations will fondly linger in one’s memories. Such are the getaways that have given you a relaxing haven, a peaceful respite that never lost its luster no matter how many times you’ve been there in the past—and which, it seems, only gets better every time […]

Rockwell’s Aruga leads new ‘Battle Of Mactan’ for luxury market

Tanya T. Lara   If you look at Mactan island on the map, there is a part of its 65 square kilometers that juts out — a sliver of land on the water. On one side is Magellan Bay, on the other side is Hilutungan Channel. Mactan figures in our history in that it was […]

Rockwell Land reports strong demand for beachfront condo project in Cebu

  By: Doris Dumlao-Abadilla – Reporter / @philbizwatcher   Upscale property developer Rockwell Land Corp. has reported brisk sales take-up for its inaugural beachfront residential condominium offering in Mactan, Cebu. About 54 percent of the 276 units at the first residential tower of Aruga Resort and Residences in Punta Engaño have been taken up. This […]

On The Rise: Aruga Resort and Residences – Mactan

By Jeanna Lanting Rockwell Land makes a move to the bright blue shores of Punta Engaño with its new beachside development in Mactan, Cebu Bright, airy, and relaxing—these are often said of moments spent on the beach, while one finds respite by the shore. To bring the serenity of the sea together with the comforts […]

Rockwell’s Mactan resort project posts ‘bullish’ sales take-up

  JOHANNA O. BAJENTING   PROPERTY developer Rockwell Land Corp. is seeing a bullish sales take-up for its P6.2 billion premier development, Aruga Resort and Residences – Mactan, in just 15 months. Weelisa Ang, sales manager at the Lopez Group company, told SunStar Cebu the project’s residential units are already 54 percent sold. “This is […]

Distinct lifestyle in island paradise

It can easily be assumed that when one speaks of premium residential developments, these can mostly be found within the bustling districts in Metro Manila or, at the very least, in key urban cities in the provinces. Add to that the usual assumption that when you look out your window from these upscale high rises, […]

Riding Mactan’s Steady Rise

Kat O. Cacho/Writer Every day, Mactan Island is getting a dose or more, of being one of the most talked about destinations in the country. Thanks to its warm and hospitable people, rich history, pristine beaches and non-stop business opportunities, Mactan is more than just one of the world’s best islands and but an economic […]

Rockwell Land makes Makati truly premium

It could well be one of the main reasons why Makati continues to command a premium. Just a few kilometers outside the Makati central business district is the 15.5-ha Rockwell Center, a highly exclusive, upscale community known for having created that distinct signature lifestyle and spaces that are now sought by many of the country’s […]

When in Rockwell: Here’s What You Can Do to Celebrate the New Year

We can all agree that the holiday season in the Philippines extends long after Christmas day itself, just as well as we know that it starts months prior. There is plenty to enjoy after all-including the relatively decongested city streets and the lively post-holiday glow that pervades our malls and parks. One such place you […]

Beachside living beyond ordinary

  One of the reasons why people keep coming back to Cebu is because of its stunning natural wonders: the gorgeous landscapes, white sand beaches and expansive resorts. Arriving on Mactan’s sunny shores is Rockwell Land’s second foray in the Queen City of the South, Aruga Resort and Residences-Mactan. Located along the famed Punta Engaño, […]

Adding value to bustling Mactan

There is more to Mactan than a sweet travel escape, with its gorgeous beaches and lush tropic scenery. While this destination has offered an idyllic respite for countless travelers, this famed island in Cebu also proves to be a premium catch for those wanting to invest in valuable property. “We believe that Mactan remains a […]

5 Things That Make Vacation Homes More Elegant and Sophisticated

These little details will help you create your own slice of heaven, just in time for the holidays. Work and social engagements may be invigorating, but sometimes, you just find yourself longing to escape from the city for the beach and simply be. A vacation home is built for that purpose, since you don’t have […]

Rockwell registers brisk sales in Cebu

Upscale developer Rockwell Land Corp. has gained ground in Cebu a few years after diversifying out of Metro Manila, with its first two residential projects—one condominium enclave in the city center and one beachfront estate in Mactan—posting brisk sales. For the beachfront residential condominium that will rise as part of a 5.3-hectare Aruga Resort and […]

Rockwell launches P6.2-billion luxury resort in Mactan

Rockwell Land Corporation, the high-end property development arm of the Lopez Group, is expanding its unique brand in Cebu with the launch of its first resort project, the highly anticipated P6.2-billion Aruga Resort and Residences-Mactan, Cebu. In an interview, Rockwell Assistant Vice President and Cebu Project Development Head Christopher Gecha said half of the project’s […]

Rockwell sells half of P6.2-B Aruga Mactan, Cebu, residential project

ROCKWELL Land Corp., the property development arm of the Lopez Group, said it has already sold half its residential units in Aruga Resort and Residences in Mactan, Cebu, where most of the country’s top resort developers are clustering to create a destination. Christopher Gecha, the company’s assistant vice president and Cebu project development head, said […]

Rockwell Lifestyle

Cebu is well-known and loved by Filipinos everywhere, and their relaxed and welcoming nature have made the city not just a popular tourist destination for Filipinos and foreigners alike, but a center of business with a fast-growing economy, and one that has created a bustling metropolis, making it the second largest city in the country. […]

High tides and good vibes: Living the beachfront life

Cebu is revered globally for its history, rich culture, art, beautiful resorts and growing tourism, partially due to Mactan. The coral island is known for its beautiful white sand beaches and crystal-clear blue waters, providing the perfect backdrop for the best snorkeling spots, island hopping and cultural activities — definitely a prime tourist destination. For […]

Rockwell building P4-B beach resort in Mactan

MANILA, Philippines – Rockwell Land Corp. is investing up to P4 billion in a beach resort in Mactan, Cebu to take advantage of the tourism boom in the country. Nestor Padilla, president and CEO of Rockwell Land, said the 300-room resort in Cebu would feature sky suites on its upper floors with panoramic views of […]

Rockwell expanding leisure estate business

Lopez-led property developer Rockwell Land Corp. is betting big on tourism and leisure estate with the development of a chain of luxury resorts under the “Aruga Hotels” brand, adding to its portfolio of recurring earnings. The developer is investing P6 billion to P7 billion in two new Aruga Hotels—one in Rockwell Center in Makati (a […]

‘Masters’ on the move

Over the years, Rockwell Land has gained experience and established its brand, both in and beyond residential condominiums and is now primed to further expand its reach outside the metro. It’s an understatement to say that upscale developer Rockwell Land is primed and well poised to expand its reach. For over two decades, it has […]

Developer goes full throttle

Rockwell Land’s aggressive expansion is happening at a most opportune time. While the upscale developer has remained, for the most part of its 23 years, largely cautious in its development plans, it can now boldly lay claim to a well earned right to bring its signature lifestyle and spaces to areas where they are sought […]