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Jazzing up Reposo — the cultural heart of Makati

When you hear that passion and soul, feel its beating emotion and sense the impeccable work that went into making it — you know that’s jazz.

From this same foundation of artistry and masterful creation comes an exciting new development from the good guys at SM Development Corporation (SMDC) — the much-awaited Jazz Residences.

This sprawling 2.5 hectare prime property is located at Metropolitan and Nicanor Garcia (formerly Reposo) streets and will be home to a community where art, music, and life come together perfectly.

Amidst the bustling Makati business district, the Jazz Residences is at the heart a growing cultural center where a unique mix of establishments can make every moment extraordinary.

Passionate living in the heart of Makati

Surround yourself in art and style with the LRI Design Plaza and Alliance Francaise being just a few of the places around to feed your imagination.

If it’s a passion for good food, L’Incontro, Le Coude Rouge, and Mickey’s Delicatessen are in the neighborhood of many great places for you to enjoy authentic cuisine.

You can also turn artistic craft into a profession at the Center for Aesthetic Studies (CAS), and Chef Rob Pengson’s school for culinary and hospitality services, Global Academy, which are also in the vicinity.

Jazz Residences is where your love for art and culture become a lifestyle that is your own.

This grand four-tower development spurs harmony, beauty and creativity through its motif and design in addition to facilities that are both luxuriously modern and functional.

Life is made easier with the convenience of commercial establishments in its five-story podium, which includes its own SM Mall and SM Hypermarket.

Cool cultural revival in Reposo

To usher in the beginning of this lifestyle renaissance, SMDC is partnering with the distinguished Grupo Reposo, a group of renowned artists under the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCAA), in launching “Reposo Day” as a way of celebrating local arts and culture.

Themed “Tuklas Sining sa Reposo”, it will take place today, Saturday, as part of the annual Makati Foundation Day celebration now in its 341st year and is sure to start this cultural revival with a blast.

The event will be graced by Vice-President Jejomar Binay, Makati Mayor Jejomar Irwin Binay Jr. and Bel-Air Barangay (village) Chairwoman Constancia Lichauco.

There will also be exciting activities and a great lineup of performers like Jon Santos, the UP Singing Ambassadors and Teatro Ambahanon.

“We welcome SMDC’s Jazz Residences in the Reposo neighborhood and as an invaluable partner of Grupo Reposo.

Aside from Reposo Day, we will be collaborating with Jazz Residences for projects that would help cultivate Reposo as a cultural center in Makati,” said Ed Soler, incumbent chairman of Grupo Reposo.

Grupo Reposo artworks in Jazz Residences

On Reposo Day this Saturday, Jazz Residences will be showcasing the wonderful artworks of Grupo Reposo at their  showroom on the 2nd Floor of Crown Center, Metroplitan corner N. Garcia Streets, Bel-Air, Makati City.

Jazz Residences unit owners and new unit buyers can avail of these artworks by prominent local artists at exclusive discounts.

Together with Grupo Reposo, SMDC is breathing new life into the local arts and culture scene, paving the way for a vibrant, cultured and sophisticated Makati.

Imagine creating something beautiful out of your passions, making every moment a unique experience and living every day to your own beat and rhythm — make it yours at SMDC Jazz Residences.

Those interested to have their own prime residential space in Makati can contact SMDC Jazz Residences.

The development’s affordable, five-star homes start at P1.9 million with a monthly amortization of P11,000.

For more inquiries pls. call 858-0300 or 0917-500-5151 or visit www.smresidences.com.