Megaworld Corporation to build Positano at The Mactan Newtown

Property giant Megaworld Corporation unveiled their newest residential project inside The Mactan Newtown yesterday. The 17-storey Positano Mactan is the sixth residential condominium development of Megaworld and will be built in an italian theme that is inspired by the picturesque beauty of the Amalfi Coast.

Rising near the historic Lapu-Lapu Shrine, Positano Mactan will feature two floors of retail area, whose design is inspired by the vibrant public markets of Positano.

(L-R) Harold Geronimo - Vice President for PR & Media Affairs, Megaworld Corporation, Jennifer Palmares Fong - First Vice President for Sales & Marketing, Megaworld Visayas, Ar. Carmelo Casas - President and CEO Casas + Architects, Inc.

Positano Mactan is designed by the acclaimed architectural and design firm Casas+Architects, Inc. Ar. Carmelo Casas, the President and CEO Casas + Architects, Inc., emphasized that the fa├žade of Positano Mactan pays homage to the charming Italian resort town of Positano by mirroring an impression of the real place highlighted by earth tones, such as beige, warm white, light yellow, and terracotta red.

“This residential project is inspired by the elegance and beauty of the picturesque Italian seaside destination off the Amalfi Coast that carries the same name. We continue to see an overwhelming demand for living spaces here at The Mactan Newtown, which is why we have chosen to offer this concept to further highlight the island vibe and the exciting lifestyle that residents have come to love in this master-planned township”, said Jennifer Palmares-Fong, first vice president for sales and marketing, Megaworld Visayas.

One-bedroom unit

Future residents will be welcomed to a high-ceiling lobby adorned with Mediterranean tiles, decorative plates, and pots that reflect the vibrancy of Positano’s exceptional arts and crafts. Each unit at Positano Mactan will be equipped with a wireless smart home system and that residents can access and control remotely via a smartphone app. Units will also have smart home devices with WiFi routers, video intercom, and standby backup power for select areas in all units.

3-bedroom penthouse

Positano Mactan will offer 301 ‘smart home’ units in varying types with sizes ranging from Studio (up to 33 square meters), Executive Studio (41 square meters), One Bedroom (up to 51.5 square meters), Executive One Bedroom (up to 61 square meters), Two Bedroom (up to 78 square meters), and Three Bedroom (up to 141 square meters). The project will also offer other unit types that will be seen for the first time at The Mactan Newtown. These include One Bedroom Loft (up to 81.5 square meters), Two Bedroom Loft (136.5 square meters), Three Bedroom Bi-Level (up to 166 square meters), Three Bedroom Loft (189.5 square meters), and Three Bedroom Loft with Terrace (up to 264.5 square meters).

All units will also have their own cooktop burners, while the two-bedroom and three-bedroom units will have their own built-in ovens. Split-type air-conditioning units will come standard in both the living and dining areas across all units.

Play area

Swimming pool

At the fifth level, future residents will enjoy a host of topnotch amenities, including an adult infinity pool, wet lounge and pool deck, children’s pool with water play, and cabanas. There’s also a reading nook, an outdoor fitness area, children’s playground, daycare, a bi-level game room, fitness gym equipped with lockers and male and female toilets and changing rooms, and a high-ceiling, pillar-less function room with outdoor spill-over area that can host up to 90 guests.

A pair of first-in-the-township amenities will also be featured at Positano Mactan. These include a loft-type private dining room equipped with a full working kitchen, and dining and lounge furniture that can accommodate up to 18 people, and terrazas (sky lounges) landscaped with flowering shrubs, vines, medium-sized trees, and mini statues where residents can relax and converge. The property will feature a total of eight (8) terrazas located on the 14th and 16th floors, respectively.

Outdoor gym

From their very own units, residents can marvel at pristine views of the Magellan Bay, the Hilutungan Channel, the township, the nearby islands, and the rest of The Mactan Newtown.

A variety of green and sustainability features will also be integrated into Positano Mactan. These include energy-generating outdoor fitness equipment, low flow rate fixtures to promote water conservation, occupancy sensors in hallways and parking floors that help conserve energy, LED lights, rainwater harvesting system, and its own materials recovery facility.

Megaworld expects to generate around P2-billion in sales from Positano Mactan, which is scheduled for completion in 2028.

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