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Oakwood Temporary Housing

October 01, 2009 18:45 ET

Oakwood Serviced Apartments Returns to Manila With the Opening of Oakwood Premier

Continuing Expansion Momentum in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE--(Marketwire - October 1, 2009) - Oakwood, the leading, global serviced apartment provider, today announces its return to Manila with the opening of Oakwood Premier Joy~Nostalg Center Manila. Located in the business and commercial district of Ortigas, Oakwood greets residents with 233 elegantly appointed apartments, offering a unique combination of hotel-like facilities and services with modern home conveniences.

"Manila is important to our international portfolio because of its expanding role in the global community," says Chris Ahearn, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Oakwood. "The occasion is made more significant because we opened the very first Oakwood Premier originally here in Manila. The addition of this property further marks Oakwood's commitment to meeting the needs of our global customers."

The property features studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments, as well as a spacious chairman suite including a pool and Jacuzzi. Each Oakwood apartment offers the following amenities, all included in the cost of the apartment:

--  King-size beds with luxurious linens
--  Separate dining areas and gourmet kitchens
--  Marble bathrooms with steam showers and waterproof flat-screen
    televisions
--  Washing machine and dryer in every unit
--  40-inch high-definition home entertainment systems with surround sound
    speakers
    

"Our company has made a name for itself in leisure and residential real estate property development," says Alfred Reyes, Chief Operating Officer of Quantuvis Resources Corporation. "As we evolve into the leisure and hospitality industries, we maintain our vision of becoming the leading brand in the market place. For our landmark property and luxury serviced apartments, we wanted a management company that shares both our vision and our corporate values, and we're delighted to find these in Oakwood."

In addition to Oakwood's gold standard of service and value, Oakwood Premier Joy~Nostalg Center Manila offers a wide range of facilities, amenities and services including:

--  The Oakroom Restaurant & Bar open daily and offering room service
--  Indoor 25-meter long swimming/lap pool and relaxing hot tub
--  State-of-the-art fitness center
--  Business center and videoconferencing facilities
--  Banquet and conference space
    

"The apartments are designed to provide the ultimate experience in modern serviced living," says Brian B. Connelly, General Manager of Oakwood Premier Joy~Nostalg Center Manila. "Its exceptional features offer numerous benefits and advantages for short or long term stays, whether they are for business, leisure or home renovation and relocation."

About Oakwood Serviced Apartments

Oakwood is the global leader and provider of furnished and serviced apartments. For one need or many, local or around the globe -- Oakwood offers flexible, easy-to-use, custom solutions to meet any temporary housing need.

A wide range of inventory and supplier management options allows Oakwood to provide the optimal housing solution whenever and wherever needed. With more than 3,000 Oakwood Associates worldwide, nearly 15,000 apartments, and more than 400 network partners, Oakwood can meet any need and delivers with reliability clients can trust.

Their staff of trained professionals throughout the world, innovative technologies, and unparalleled customer service have made Oakwood the premier choice in temporary housing solutions for nearly 50 years.

Oakwood Asia Pacific manages Asia's finest serviced apartments for business and leisure travelers in China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines and Thailand. An additional 23 properties are scheduled to open by 2013 in strategic locations across Asia Pacific. Oakwood Asia Pacific operates Oakwood Premier, Oakwood Residence, Oakwood Apartments, Oakwood Premier Resorts, with Oakwood Resorts coming soon.

For more information, please visit oakwood.com

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