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Retail landscape flourishes in first ever Rockwell Community in Bacolod

By: Rockwell | April 22, 2024

Written by Kara Santos

Bacolod City, dubbed as the City of Smiles, is well-known for its rich culture and heritage. From the smiling-masked faces and bright costumes of the MassKara Festival to the sugary sweet delicacies the city has to offer, Bacolod presents itself with a bright and colorful tapestry of community living for both residents and tourists.

Rockwell Land is adding more color to the Bacolodnon lifestyle by expanding its community retail at Nara Residences. Nestled in the heart of the city, along GM Cordova Avenue, The Pavilions at Nara Residences is not just about retail; it’s a community space redefined by lush greenery as the property boasts of 70% open space and natural surroundings and a curated selection of shops. With the recent openings of UCC Cafe Terrace and Firehook, residents and visitors are welcomed with signature warmth and classic comfort food. Bacolodnons can look forward to enjoying newer flavors soon as exciting new establishments like Mitsuyado and Coco Ichibanya are set to join the array. Seasonal fairs and lifestyle pop-ups are also held every now and then at The Pavilions where Bacolodnons can indulge in shopping for various brands and food. Currently, residents and visitors can delight themselves in the offerings of The Rockwellist pop-up, showcasing select Manila brands at the Sales Pavilion until April 28th. Adding to the exciting activities at Nara is Rockwell’s Summer Socials, slated for April 12th to 14th, promising lively DJ sets along with a variety of food and drinks. Nara Residences poises itself to become more than a mere residential complex by cultivating a sense of community and becoming a thriving retail destination.

Firehook opens its doors to Bacolodnons


Actual photo of the UCC Cafe Terrace located at The Pavillions at Nara Residences

Here, residents won’t have to travel far to enjoy the finer things in life. Meaningful connections and enriching experiences can be fostered right within the community, through both its retail pavilions and its mix of amenities including a clubhouse, pool, gym, and multipurpose court located within the premises to complement the Bacolodnon lifestyle, with contemporary touches for a lively and convenient space.

Indulge yourself at The Rockwellist pop-up, loated at The Sales Pavillion until April 28

Nara is easily the next summer destination where residents and visitors can unwind with family and friends over a cup of coffee or a glass of cocktails and enjoy the refreshing and delightful ambiance that comes with its green scenery.

Bond with friends and family at Nara’s Seasonal Fairs

Residents and visitors unwinding at Rockwell’s Summer Social at Nara

The residential spaces at Nara likewise offer its future residents with an elevated lifestyle as it redefines modern living with its innovative design, while the elegant interiors provide residents with a sanctuary to unwind. The high ceilings that greet one upon entry in its residential towers echo the city’s heritage mansions while the sprawling grounds echo Bacolod’s vast landscapes and farmlands. The units themselves are flexible, with each floor offering generous spaces where families can grow and thrive.

Nara’s expansive leisure amenities where residents can enjoy and relax (Artist’s Illustration)

Nara Residences is Rockwell’s first high-end residential development on the Visayan island of Negros. Within the expansive community, One Nara and Two Nara are premium residential buildings that provide an exclusive space for residents looking to elevate their lifestyle. The property comprises a mix of studio to 3-bedroom condo units and residential lots ranging from 250 to 400 sqm, designed to accommodate a diverse range of lifestyles.

Actual photo of a 2-Bedroom Unit at Nara Residences, showcasing its spacious and elegant design

The high-end condominium is built for people who want to connect with their heritage roots, but still enjoy a modern lifestyle. With amenities and a bustling retail scene to open later in the year at Nara Residences, homeowners get a taste of what to expect once the residential lots and condo units are turned over. The thoughtfully designed shared spaces also give residents opportunities to interact with neighbors and build a tight-knit community.

Through Nara Residences, Rockwell aims to bring what Bacolodnons truly deserve—a residence that supports an elevated way of living while keeping their hometown’s rich culture and heritage.

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