It’s been a while since I posted. How are you, Nuvali friends?
Took the chance to visit the South over sem break last October 23, and was happy I got to drive around Nuvali for a bit.
The trees seemed taller along Nuvali Boulevard, but it was Mt. Makiling– ever so beautiful and reassuring– that brought me back to the familiarity of Nuvali: even after months of being away, it still was home. 🙂
Here’s the Seda Hotel up close– I can count about 9 floors plus a penthouse.
Curious to know how the market would respond to a hotel in Nuvali. Mostly businessmen clientele, maybe?
The lake is still quieting and lovely–surely one of the everyday sights I miss.
As early as May 2013, I already noticed diggings being done on the other side of the Evoliving Center, so it was nice to see the new lake now dug up and filled with water.
The new lake extends all the way to the office/commercial area, now paved and ready for businesses to come in:
There’s also a new parking lot across the Evoliving Center. Maybe built out of anticipated need?
Last September I saw posters about Green Installations around the lake– glad I got to see at least one sculpture on my visit.
I drove further in, towards Nuvali Central, and noticed road expansion along Nuvali Boulevard just after the rotonda guard:
I hope this finally addresses the flooding issue in this area.
Wanted to take a look at the site of the new Amaia mid-rise condominiums, so I turned right towards Xavier School Nuvali and drove all the way to the end.
There’s ongoing road construction at the end of that street, most likely the alternate road that will connect Nuvali Central and South to Solenad 2:
Based on this map dated July 2011, this road should be the Evoliving Parkway (Blue):
Here’s the Amaia site, boarded up on the left, across Treveia. Further ahead along the curving road is Xavier School.
I saw that Xavier had 3-storey buildings, so I imagined having twice as high Amaia condos next to it (the plan is to put up a cluster of 4 to 6-storey residential buildings).
Personally I would’ve preferred to have kept things more horizontal in this area, but I hear that the Amaia project is selling fast, so here’s to having faith that Ayala’s developing vision for this area works out.
In Nuvali South, the Venare gates are looking nice:
Mirala is also getting leveled and fenced in:
I was surprised to see very little development on the Miriam College Nuvali site, considering their target school opening is just a little over 6 months away in June 2014:
Wasn’t able to take pictures of the Woodhill Settings project behind Venare, but also saw initial land development being done on site.
Could’nt help but feel tight in that area though– Avida Village Cerise, Woodhill Settings, Parkway Settings and Venare converging in one area. I’m already anticipating the high volume of cars that will go in and out of Evoliving Parkway in the South (still the blue road on the map below) once residents start moving in. Am glad that Parkway Settings has another gate along the main road (East Diversity Avenue) across Republic Wakepark as an alternative entry/exit point.
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There is so much to be missed in the South. The peace and quiet, wide open spaces, the slowing down that makes you just weed out things that matter less, and cherish those that matter more.
Haaaay. To those of you who are enjoying this life everyday, a big congratulations to you! Do send us your happy vibes 🙂
Nuvali, stay clean and quiet and friendly please.