A retail development with a New York City theme has been opening in stages since 2018 at Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines. Four residential towers are named Central Park West, Madison, Times Square West and Park Avenue. The community is called “Grand Central Park,” and there is a “Big Apple Mall.”
Other “Big Apple” shopping centers include Iso Omena (Finland’s “Big Apple” shopping center, 2001-present) and The Big Apple Shopping Bazaar (Delray Beach, Florida, 2013-present).
Wikipedia: Bonifacio Global City
Bonifacio Global City (also known as BGC, Global City, or The Fort) is a financial and lifestyle district in Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines. It is located 11 km (6.8 mi) south-east of the center of Manila. The district experienced commercial growth following the sale of military land by the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA). The entire district used to be the part of the main Philippine Army camp.
THE BIG APPLE
Location: Bonifacio Global City Taguig
GFA: 234,984 square meters
Completion date: 2018
The Grand Central development in Bonifacio Global City will bring to Manila a glimpse and feel of New York. At the heart of this “Big Apple” district lie four residential towers namely : Central Park West, Madison, Times Square West and Park Avenue. The Big Apple fronts 7th Avenue, and is also provided with a two-story commercial hub comprising of close to three hectares of high-end retail and food outlets. The building will be fronted by the fully-landscaped Big Apple park, and will include amenities such as a lap pool, a gourmet center, and a playground, Developed by Federal Land, it will constitute a new and upscale landmark in the bustling BGC.
Federal Land (Philippines)
Inspired by the chic sophistication of shopping districts in New York, the Big Apple Mall at Grand Central park in Bonifacio Global City offers quaint retail and restaurant concepts that aim to be lifestyle and food trend setters.
The Big Apple Blk. B. HLURB LS. NO. 032343
Completion: TSW Dec. 2019 | PA Dec. 2021
Project location: 7th Ave. cor. 36th and 38th Sts., Grand Central Park, North Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Developer: Federal Land, Inc. | HLURB ENCR AA-2017/10-1966
Big Apple Mall
@BigAppleMallOfficial · Local Business
Completing the New York lifestyle are choices for shopping, dining and leisure all to be found at the Big Apple Mall—a commercial complex especially created to complement the distinctive vibe of Grand Central Park, in North Bonifacio Global City,
You can have the best shopping experience at the Big Apple Mall in Veritown Fort. #BigAppleMall #VeritownFort http://ow.ly/i/8dVMR
11:00 PM · Jan 14, 2015·Hootsuite
Aside from the Big Apple Mall, a green paradise will also lie east of #VeritownFort, the Big Apple Park.
12:01 AM · Sep 22, 2015·Hootsuite
The best of the Big Apple will be at the heart of Bonifacio Global City upon the advent of Veritown Fort in 2015.
5:40 AM · Nov 10, 2014·Twitter Web Client
Aside from the deluxe Big Apple Mall, a green paradise will also lie east of Veritown Fort, the Big Apple Park.
11:27 PM · Jan 25, 2016·Twitter for iPhone
Big Apple Mall will be the newest lifestyle hub that offers prestige boutiques and a luxurious community at the heart of Grand Central Park in Bonifacio Global City.
#FederalLand #iChooseFederal #BigAppleMall #GrandCentralParkBGC
12:32 AM · Dec 8, 2017·Twitter Web Client
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o.t with my town boys… — feeling crazy at Big Apple Mall https://facebook.com/100000659634900/posts/1937376139627688/
9:24 AM · Jun 15, 2018·Facebook
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Federal Land enhances cityscapes, communities
By: Vaughn Alviar - @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 03:22 AM December 05, 2020
Federal Land recognized how townships enabled it to create great communities and economic hubs. Thus, it delivered so many more. In Bonifacio Global City, Grand Central Park is a vision of the Big Apple. It hosts the five-star Grand Hyatt Manila, a skyscraper in the CBD, and the first Grand Hyatt branded residences in Southeast Asia with the two towers of Grand Hyatt Manila Residences.
Philippine Daily Inquirer
The Seasons Residences: Seamless fusion of Filipino greatness, Japanese ingenuity
INQUIRER.net BrandRoom / 07:00 AM May 08, 2021
Written by Vaughn Alviar for INQUIRER.net
Set for completion in 2027, The Seasons Residences will rise along 8th Avenue, within Federal Land’s 10-ha Grand Central Park community in North Bonifacio Global City. The masterplanned project, patterned after the Big Apple, gives residents convenient access to both essentials and wants, even in a pandemic or emergency.
The Seasons Residences is neighbors with Grand Hyatt Manila and its branded residences, modern residential towers Park Avenue, Park West, Central Park West, Madison Park West and Time Square West, upscale retail hub The Shops at Grand Central Park and the highly anticipated Japanese mall, MITSUKOSHI.
The Philippine Star
The Seasons Residences in BGC proves Filipinos’ love for Japanese lifestyle
(The Philippine Star ) - August 14, 2021 - 9:11am
MANILA, Philippines — As one of the most flourishing financial and lifestyle districts in the Philippines, Bonifacio Global City (BGC) has become a much sought-after location for global and local organizations looking for a dynamic and safe business environment, as well as for discerning people who desire comfort, convenience and security.
Rising in this area is a metropolitan paradise that is inspired by the dynamic New York City. Dubbed the Grand Central Park, this 10-hectare master-planned community sits at the crossroads where two progressive cities converge, Taguig City and Makati City.
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