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The ArtVenture Begins: Century Properties to hold first ever Batulao Bike Trail event

Promoting an active and outdoor lifestyle, Century Properties Group (CPG) is holding the first-ever “ArtVenture: Bike Trails at Batulao Artscapes” bike trail event on March May 5 and 12, 2018 at the 7-kilometer bike challenge circuit located at the Batulao Artscapes Complex in Nasugbu, Batangas.

The maiden Batulao biking event is the ultimate test of agility, concentration, endurance and athleticism that will challenge beginner, intermediate and professional bikers alike, thanks to its topography, composed of rolling terrain, hills, and natural forest.

“We envisioned this event to be a worthwhile adventure for all mountain biking enthusiasts. We want to elevate the awareness and support for the sport in the Philippines by providing a venue here in Batulao Artscapes, which truly espouses artventure, or an art cum adventure lifestyle. The site’s natural landscape indeed serves as an ideal destination for adrenaline-pumping biking action,” says Tim Hallett, President and COO of Century Limitless Corporation, (CLC). CLC is Century Properties’ leisure, tourism and hospitality unit that developed Batulao Artscapes.

Dubbed “the world’s first livable art park”, Batulao Artscapes is a 142-hectare residential tourism development situated in the heart of Batangas. The project is developed by Century Properties is dubbed as “the world’s first livable art park” because of its and features limited edition, branded designer prefabricated homes and museums, designed by some of the world’s preeminent architects, designers and artists. The development is a partnership between CLC, a subsidiary of CPG, and from Revolution Precrafted, a global manufacturer and supplier of prebuilt homes and structures. Its world-class vacation amenities include a man-made beach with clubhouse and a lake with a charming wedding chapel. ‘Artventure’ facilities include a sports park, flavor park, and art park with museums designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects.

CLC Century then partnered with Trails Solutions Inc., a company dedicated to building world-class mountain bike parks and pump tracks around the country, to make the trail more conducive to semi-professional mountain biking and a permanent fixture in the development masterplan. Trails Solutions Inc. is the brainchild of sports enthusiast Toby Claudio with fellow mountain biking aficionados Edmund Mangaser, Vic Paterno and Agu Paiso.

“We built a trail network that showcases the natural beauty of the rolling terrain. It starts out with a relaxed section thru through a grove of mango trees and winds its way up to a hill where we built a lot of unique features that challenge riders and that they can use to practice their riding skills,” says Claudio.

Claudio believes that the Batulao bike trail would be quite an experience not only for avid bikers, but for people who appreciate nature.

“The best part is the section that passes throughu the forest where we made it a point to show off the majestic giant trees and even a portion where you pass thruthrough/ or under the trunk of a fallen tree. We also built some wooden obstacles such as bridges and berms that help riders traverse the lush terrain of the forest. There’s something for all types of riders and skill level,” Claudio added.

The Artventure: Batulao Bike Trail is brought to you by Media Partners Manila Bulletin, mbody.ph, Going Places, Swim Bike Run, Pinoy Fitness, INQUIRER.NET, InqPOP! and When in Manila.

Century Properties Group
With over 30 years of experience in the Philippine real estate industry, CPG is behind some of the country’s most exciting and remarkable developments – the Gramercy Residences (the country’s hyper-amenitized and fully-serviced luxury residence), Azure Urban Resort Residences (featuring the country’s first man-made beach and beach club designed by Paris Hilton), Acqua Livingstone interior design by MISSONIHOME, Acqua Iguazu yoo inspired by Starck, the Milano Residences interior design by Versace Home, Trump Tower Philippines, Century Spire by architect Daniel Libeskind and interior design by Armani/Casa, and many other innovative high-rise residential and mixed-use developments.

Revolution Precrafted
Revolution Precrafted is the only multi-branded housing company in the world. Founded by Robbie Antonio, Revolution is a collection of limited edition, pre-crafted properties with products ranging from stunning homes, designer museums, unique popup concepts, and cutting-edge hotels. All of these products are created by over 60 of the world’s preeminent architects, artists, and designers through exclusive partnerships with Revolution such as Zaha Hadid, Marcel Wanders, David Salle and Tom Dixon, Philip Johnson & Alan Ritchie. The prefab concept simplifies the process and addresses pain points in traditional real estate development by offering speed, quality, cost efficiency, and accessibility thereby drastically reducing production time. With invaluable innovation and superlative style, Revolution combines state-of-the-art technology, celebrity design philosophies, and the highest quality controls at competitive prices.

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