Where Luxury is a Standard: Shang Properties, Inc.
First incorporated on October 21, 1987 under the name Shangri-La Properties, inc., or SLPI, it wanted to acquire, develop, subdivide, sell, lease or hold for investment, real estate of all kinds. It is now known as Shang Properties, Inc., or Shang. Headed by Chairman Edward Kuok Khoon Long and Vice Chairman Alfredo C. Ramos, it also has Kin Sun Andreq Ng as Group Financial Controller, Federico G. Noel, Jr. as Corporate Secretary, and Maria Myla Rae S. Orden as Assistant Corporate Secretary.
Shang Properties, Inc. is the primary property development orm of the Kuok Group in the Philippines with core businesses in office and retail leasing, as well as residential development. Shang Properties now earns over Php1.5 billion in lease income annually through Ortigas’ Shangri-Las Paza mall and Makati’s Enterprise Center.
Shang Properties expanded its business portfolio in 2002 by entering the residential condominium with its first ever project, the Php2 billion, 46-storey Shang Grand Tower. It has since completely sold out as the project was completed in record time, and was well-received.
The Kuok Group in the Philippines was able to solidify its strengths and efficiencies with the merger of Edsa Property Holdings and Kuok Philippine Properties. In 2007, it became Shang Properties, Inc., almost doubling its profitability in the process. Shang Properties then purchased a 1.5-hectare piece of prime property in BGC, the future site of the Shangri-La at the Fort hotel and luxury residences. It acquired the shares of San Miguel Properties, Inc., or SMPI in KSA Realty Corporation in 2007, making Shang Properties the majority owner of the building.
It has marked over 400 hectares of land in Batangas, Tagaytay, Cavite, Mactan, and the Fort Bonifacio Global City for future development. Set to be poised as a pioneer for premium real estate projects in the Philippines, its total assets are estimated at Php17.2 billion. It’s even backed by its affiliates worldwide: Kerry Properties, the Kuok Group, and Shangri-La International Hotels and Resorts. With their ever-growing network of property, logistics, and infrastructure assets, the company is set to leave an indelible mark on the country’s landscape.
Shang’s Office and Retail Developments
Located at the crossroads of Ayala Avenue, Paseo de Roxas, and dela Rosa streets in the Makati Central Business District, The Enterprise Center is an architectural landmark and a prestigious address of the top names in Philippine business. Its prestige is showcased in its impeccably-planned facilities, which are conceived and designed to meet the exacting demands of high-level decision makers.
With its two towers’ combined gross floor area of 147,311 square meters and seven basement car park levels that can accommodate 1,200 cars, The Enterprise was inaugurated on July 6, 1999. It even has a food court with a wide roster of food and beverage restaurants, as well as convenient retail shops. This prestigious address is an architectural landmark with 39 storeys in Tower 1 and 29 storeys in Tower 2. Tower 2 even has a Sky Garden on its roof deck, perfect for corporate and social events. Atop the podium deck is the Garden Loft, so tenants and even guests can relax, chat, and smoke.
With 32 high-speed elevators and a grand main lobby, The Enterprise will surely not disappoint. It has received both local and international recognition through the years, like the Don Emilio Abello Energy Efficient Award (December 2008), the Most Energy Efficient Building in the Philippines (2008) from the ASEAN Center for Energy, and the 1st Runner-up, Retrofitted Category from the ASEAN Energy Awards in June 2008.
The Shangri-La Plaza is the Philippines’ most established upscale shopping and lifestyle destination in the financial and commercial district of Mandaluyong City. The mall’s Main and East Wings offer its patrons a complete and carefully-selected mix of superior goods and services in well-planned merchandise zones.
With choice events, performances, and exhibits showcasing the best of the Philippines’ culture and the arts, Shangri-la Plaza provides vibrant and pleasurable shopping. Here, shopping will truly be a feast for the senses.
Premium Properties, Ongoing Project Developments
One Shangri-La Place in Mandaluyong is a magnificent twin-tower residential condominium, embodying 5-star living and the warmth of a place to call home. It’s located atop the six-level retail podium of the prestigious Shangri-La Plaza expansion and boasts five-star hotel linked services. Live where luxury is a standard as the Shangri-La Plaza expansion has approximately 150 luxury and upscale retail and dining options. Also, since it’s linked with the hotel, the five-star Edsa Shangri-La Manila, be amazed with its world-class CHI, the Spa at Shangri-La.
Renowned for their quality properties in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore, Shang Properties built The St. Francis Shangri-La Place in Mandaluyong. Currently Manila’s most exciting development, the 60-storey twin towers are setting new standards for luxury. Experience the ultimate in city living at the St. Francis. At the end of 2010, 98% of the 1,130 out of 1,152 units were sold. Residents can now enjoy the marvelous amenities of the two-level clubhouse. It has a fully-equipped gym, adult and kiddie swimming pools, a children’s play area, an exercise and yoga room, sauna and steam baths, hot and cold plunge pools, and other luxury amenities.
Raising the bar for high-rise developments and luxury living in the country is Makati City’s Shang Grand Towers, a project that was completed in 2006. Awarded with distinction for three consecutive years by the Makati Fire Safety Foundation, Inc. for Five Star Building Fire Safety Compliance, Fire Brigade and Safety, its units has since sold out. The Shang Tower is a high-end residential condominium developed by Shang Properties, and it stands tall at 46 storeys. Rising to 180 meters or 630 feet from the ground, it’s currently the 10th tallest complete building in Makati. It’s also the 19th-tallest building in the country and in Metro Manila. The first self-funded residential condominium of the Kuok Group in the country, it has 250 units.
Brought to its patrons by Shang Properties, Inc. and Kerry Properties Limited, one of Hong Kong’s largest property investment and development companies is Shang Salcedo Place. It joins the group’s other prominent developments like The Shang Grand Tower and The Enterprise Center in Makati, The St. Francis Shangri-La Place, Shangri-La Plaza, and One Shangri-La Place in Ortigas Center.
Moving around by foot or by car is a breeze, since commuting options are fast and hassle-free. Business, commercial, and medical establishments within the Makati CBD are easily accessible since it’s located along the streets of Gil Puyat (Buendia), Tordesillas, and H.V. de la Costa. You can get to the metro’s new University Belt in no time, as the Ateneo Professional Schools and the Mapua Institute of Technology-Makati are just a few steps away.
Experience the high life for keeps with studio, one-, or two-bedroom accommodations in the warm comforts of Salcedo Village. Nearby, Salcedo Park offers a peaceful oasis. To satisfy your cravings, gourmet bistros and the weekend Salcedo Market are just a stone’s throw away.
To allow its residents to fully enjoy the luxury they deserve, Shang Salcedo Place has WiFi in public areas. It also has adult and kiddie swimming pools, a podium garden with an outdoor children’a area and barbecue area, a fully-equipped gym and exercise room, male and female changing rooms with lockers, a children’s indoor play area with toilets, and function rooms with a pantry. Aside from those, it also has multipurpose game rooms, a lounge, and a jogging path.
Located at the burgeoning North Makati District or NOMA is The Rise Makati, combining celebrated world-class architecture and interior design. With Shang Properties’ signature built quality, this one-of-a-kind residential and commercial development has one-bedroom, one-bedroom core, one-bedroom corner, two-bedroom core, and two-bedroom corner offerings. With an area of 10,825 square meters of development, The Rise Makati will have an iconic propeller design consisting of three wings or towers joined as one by a central core. This core will allow the condo units to maximize the view, spaces, and amenities. Located at the ground floor and second floors is a 2-storey mall with over 51 restaurants and shops, a destination mall. What’s more, it has more than 7,000 square meters of space and amenities.
With 59 storeys, it’s a single-tower design with three wings—the North Wing, West Wing, and East Wing. With world-class amenities like The Nest, a lounge area, The Hangout Lounge area, and The Workshop lounge area, its design team is KPLusK International Limited, Hong Kong, Asya Design Partner, Sy^2 + Associates Incorporated, A.F. Navarette and Partners Co., M.A. Alix & Parners, N.G. Yumol + Associates Protection. Its design team is also composed of Langdon & Seah Philippines Inc., BTR (International) Limited, Hong Kong, Alai Environmental Services Inc., Adrian L. Norman Ltd., Hong Kong, Konstruct West Partners, and BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd. It even has pools, a fully-equipped gym, a Pilates/yoga room, sauna and changing rooms, function rooms, children’s play area, billiard room, library, karaoke rooms/home cinema, floating loungers, and a sun deck. Additionally, it will have a poolside lounge, jogging trail, garden area, and BBQ area. Its targeted delivery date is approximately the year 2020.
A landmark mixed-use urban development featuring Shangri-La Hotel and Residences and Kerry Sports Manila is Shangri-La at the Fort. At the top of it all, nestled there is Horizon Homes. You’re exclusively invited to experience everything that our latest development has to offer as a resident. You’ll be in a location like no other in BGC with 240 hectares of meticulously planned progress. It’s the country’s most coveted address congruent with the rapid development of BGC. It’s the new business and lifestyle destination from the exclusive vantage point of Horizon Homes.
With signature services, be part of a new era, and experience the new benchmark in luxe living. Our round-the-clock concierges will always be ready to ensure an effortless experience. Additionally, you’ll also have 24-hour security, medical personnel, world-class culinary, sommelier, and housekeeping services. You’ll have access to exceptional dining and amenities across the hotel, retail arcade, and Kerry Sports Manila. From exclusive Horizon Homes facilities, luxury and convenience are at your fingertips.
Every detail is designed and choreographed for your pleasure, and this is where our heritage for hospitality begins. Horizon Homes is a collection of 98 exquisite, luxury dwellings, serviced and managed exclusively by Shangri-La Hotel. Since this is no ordinary home, you’ll only have a limited number of units available, as it represents an unprecented, exclusive opportunity to experience a lifestyle like no toerh development can offer.
It’s a perfect venue for any occasion, since it has a choice of indoor and outdoor private entertainment rooms. Kerry Sports Manila Facilities and Shangri-La Hotel facilities are both at your very doorstep.
At thea heart of the bustling Ortigas Center business district at the crossroads of EDSA is One Shangri-La Place, the centerpiece of the Shangri-La Place integrated community. Located atop the six-level retail podium of the Shangri-La Plaza expansion, these residential twin towers will have hotel-linked services with the five-star Edsa Shangri-La Manila with its world-class CHI, the Spa at Shangri-La.
Combining luxury and convenience, living in One Shangri-La Place will bring you close to business institutions like the San Miguel Corporation and the Asian Development Bank. You’ll also be close to prestigious schools like Poveda, the University of Asia and the Pacific, La Salle Greenhills, Lourdes School, Xavier School, Immaculate Conception Academy, and modern hospitals like the Medical City and Cardinal Santos Medical Center. What’s more, other commercial establishments are within easy reach. Reaching any place will be hassle-free because of its direct access to the MRT Shaw Station through the Shangri-La Plaza mall.
As for its amenities, One Shangri-La Place’s clubhouse rivals the amenities of the best hotels in the Philippines, providing world-class facilities with spacious areas for work, play, and relaxation. Guaranteed impressive amenities and services will be prepared for residents, like WiFi in public area, deluxe banquet and function rooms, a fully-equipped gym, and male and female changing rooms with sauna and steam rooms, and cold and hot plunge pools. It will also have adult and kiddie swimming pools, a game room, a spacious children’s play area, and a four-level parking podium. It also has access to the Shangri-La Plaza Mall.
Additionally, the Edsa Shangri-La also provides residents with hotel-linked services like laundry and valet services and the signature treatments of Chi, The Spa at Shangri-La. Be assured that each unit is meticulously designed. With high ceilings and roomy interiors, urban living has a whole new perspective.
One Shangri-La has 64 storeys and is comprised of the North and South towers, each with its own lobby, a 24-hour concierge service, and 14 high-speed elevators divided into high and low zones.