Outpatient facility to open in 2015 to accommodate local patients, medical tourists
In line with its thrust of building its commercial leasing portfolio and diversifying its recurring income revenue streams, listed property developer Century Properties Group, Inc. (CPG:PM) today announced the completion and start of unit turnovers at Centuria Medical Makati.
The USD$100-million modern outpatient medical-IT facility at Century City in Kalayaan Avenue, Makati stands 28 storeys and has close to 700 clinics and office suites that will accommodate doctors of various outpatient medical practices. Centuria also has 18 commercial spaces for dining, wellness and pharmacy outlets.
Support facilities include a diagnostic laboratory to be operated by Hi-Precision Diagnostics, a hospital-grade Day Surgery Center and Recovery Suites.
Centuria’s opening is targeted in 2015 after doctors and tenants complete unit fit outs. The building will be equipped with IT capabilities for the convenience of doctors and patients, as well as a trained medical concierge staff for locals and medical tourists.
“We are in the midst of a tremendous growth opportunity for health care and medical tourism. Centuria will address the need for facilities that will take these sunrise industries to the next level in the Philippines,” said Century Properties Executive Chairman of the Board Jose E.B. Antonio.
“This medical facility is also an important component to our strategy of having a complete, integrated community at Century City, where you just don’t have offices, high rise residences and a retail mall but also a modern outpatient healthcare facility,” he added.
Launched in 2010, Centuria is the second project to be completed by Century Properties in 2014 under its growing recurring income portfolio. In March 2014, the company opened the 50,000-square meter Century City Mall, right in front of Centuria, with about 110 retail tenants, including four cinemas and a Rustan’s Supermarket.
“The year 2014 is a significant period for Century as it marked the completion of our first two commercial developments from the year we became listed in 2012. We also completed a residential building in Azure Urban Resort Residences and the Paris Beach Club this year,” said Kristina Garcia, Century Properties’ Director for Investor Relations.
The project also forms part of Century Properties’ pipeline of residential, commercial, and office developments. From its listing in 2012 up to 2019, Century targets the completion of a total of 31 buildings.
To our Century Properties partners, stakeholders, and communities,
As we closely monitor the developments on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the government’s declaration of a community quarantine in the National Capital Region, we recognize that we have entered a unique and challenging time.
Despite this, we want to assure you that your safety and well-being are our priority. We are grateful that you continue to choose us as your partner and developer, and trust us to handle your business, property investment, and home with utmost professionalism and genuine care.
To safeguard your health, we have implemented steps to ensure that all safety measures and guidelines from the Department of Health and the World Health Organization are disseminated to our properties and communities, and our property management teams are well staffed and prepared with the proper contingencies to assist the needs of our tenants and residents. We are prepared for medical emergencies, and protocols are in place should we encounter COVID-19 cases within our properties. We have no reported cases at this time, but we are preparing for all eventualities.
We also augmented our equipment and know-how to implement additional precautionary measures in our communities, including the regular disinfection of common areas and tapping the expertise of hospital-grade cleaning providers to train our teams in applying high standards of sanitation in our properties.
Our employees are likewise important to us, as they are the lifeblood of our operations and services to you. Our valuable concierge, security personnel, housekeeping, and engineering staff will continue to serve you round the clock. And to do so without compromising their health and safety, they have been equipped with protective gear and are strictly observing hygiene measures to reduce the risks of transmission.
Furthermore, our support staff who are servicing our partners, tenants, and property buyers are adopting flexible working arrangements to continue to assist you. We will be open with augmentation from personnel who will be working from home as part of the contingencies we have in place. Our partner and client-facing teams will inform you of any adjustments on this end, and we hope for your understanding as we also protect the health of our employees and their families, and support government efforts to contain the further spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Rest assured that no matter the difficulties, we are here for you and we are here to stay. Our company has been around for 34 years, with our strong foundations built upon the wisdom and experience of our management, and the expertise of our young, committed, and dependable team. We have endured disasters and economic downturns for more than three decades, and with your help and cooperation we can weather this challenge together and come back from this even stronger.
As you also do your personal assessment of what’s going on, let us know how we can help you.
If you have any concerns with your property purchase, call your agent or send our documentations and collections team a message. We are going to provide utmost consideration and assistance to our clients who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. Let’s talk and please don’t worry.
If you are feeling unwell or need medical assistance, call or Viber our building concierge. Our Urgent Care Clinic at Centuria Medical Makati, located in Century City, is open 24 hours for your medical needs should you feel worried about possible coronavirus symptoms or other illnesses.
Retail tenants are also welcome to contact us for questions concerning the latest guidelines from the government as malls and other public-facing establishments reduce operating hours.
In case stores have run out of alcohol, sanitizers, or hygiene kits, let our concierge know and we will do our best to help source them for you.
Contact details of our various support teams are below. Or simply reply to this e-mail so we can have someone assist you immediately.
We are here to help ease your concerns. We are confident that the resilience of Filipinos, coupled with everyone’s perseverance and cooperation, will help our country emerge stronger from this challenge.
Thank you for your time and please remember to take the necessary health precautions for you and your family. We pray for everyone’s safety as we navigate this challenge and will update you as we have new and pertinent information.
MARCO R. ANTONIO
President and CEO
Century Properties Group
Please contact us for your concerns:
Urgent Care Clinic
Centuria Medical Makati
+63 2 7793 8750
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+63 8888 4726
+63 917 589 6560+63 8478 5157
Property Management Office
+63 917 672 4050
+63 2 8860 9500
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