Megaworld to develop new resort and casino in Manila

Megaworld expects to complete the project in 2028.
Megaworld expects to complete the project in 2028.

Megaworld Corp will invest PHP15bn (US$261.34m) in a three-hectare integrated resort that will include a casino.

The Philippines.- Megaworld Corporation, an affiliate of the Travellers International Hotel Group, has announced that it will invest PHP15bn (US$261.34m) to build a new “integrated lifestyle community” in the Manila. Winford Resort will feature a mix of residential condominiums, hotels, commercial developments and a casino.

The project will be built on the site of the former horse racing track, which the group purchased from the Manila Jockey Club for about PHP1.89bn (US$32.92m). According to the company, the development will be inspired by ‘Old Manila’ with structural designs reminiscent of the pre-war era. Completion is expected in 2028.

Wilson Sy, first vice president and head of sales and marketing at Megaworld Manila, said: “This commitment to revive the old beauty of Manila will be apparent in the designs of the commercial developments of this community. 

“The beautiful architecture of the pre-war years will be seen in the Promenade, which is envisioned to become a major tourism destination in this side of Manila.”

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