For almost a decade now, Picar Development envisions a future rife with innovative possibilities. With a vision of greater things, it recognizes the world-class talent of its Filipino partners by sharing the desire to promote local ingenuity and workmanship. This is evident in its iconic real estate projects that bear the hallmarks of globally-competitive architectural design and state-of-the-art technology complemented with uniquely Filipino aesthetics.
Known for building groundbreaking property developments situated in prime locations, Picar Development created a 1.3-hectare lifestyle destination that sets the benchmark for what luxury living is all about. Its flagship project, the Picar Place in Kalayaan Avenue, becomes Makati's premier address for high-end lifestyle, refined culinary indulgence and global hospitality.
Nestled within its exclusive enclave is The Stratford Residences. Touted as the tallest residential tower in the country, The Stratford Residences at Picar Place offers a new dimension to high-rise living for exceptional people who want to enjoy the exhilarating feeling of being on top of everything. Providing sky-high luxury, the 74-storey skyscraper brings urban living to a new height with unparalleled comfort, high-class lifestyle amenities and modern state-of-the-art services.
The real estate company taps Architect Jose Pedro Recio, the man behind Rchitects Inc., to create genuine architectural design that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Sy^² + Associates Inc. provides trustworthy structural engineering while interior designers Ivy and Cynthia Almario of Atelier Almario bring comfort and luxury to life with the project’s showroom at 16 Jupiter St. cor. Antares St., Bel-Air, Makati City.
The residential tower enjoys an ergonomic structural design that maximizes its natural environment. Its accordion-inspired exterior captures the natural light to lessen energy consumption of residents. The tower possesses an intelligent design through Cisco-powered innovations such as intelligent building system management which enables centralized and real-time monitoring of the building’s facilities, virtual concierge and attendant and integrated safety and security system, among others.
Living spaces are complemented with exclusive communal amenities that marry functionality and luxury. Located at the third level, these diverse amenities ensure luxury and convenient living. Residents can take a breather from the stress of city living at the meditation garden or take a refreshing dip at the pool. Have a movie marathon at the mini theatre or have a mini concert at the music library. The Stratford Residences has it all.
Picar Place is also home to Buddha-Bar Manila, a culinary wonderland where guests can dine, unwind, and indulge. The three-storey fine dining establishment redefines Makati nightlife and converges refined pleasures and gentle atmosphere. Buddha-Bar Manila is the 13th franchise of world-renowned Buddha-Bar Paris and the first branch in Asia. The metro’s trendiest hotspot takes pride for being the brand’s largest branch in the world.