Serene Amara / Bengaluru
Columbia Pacific Communities (CPC), a part of Seattle-based Columbia Pacific Group, and Embassy Group, India’s leading real estate developer, have launched their first senior living community – Serene Amara at Embassy Springs in Bengaluru. A joint development, this signature project will be managed by Columbia Pacific Communities and built by Embassy Group. Columbia Pacific Group has leveraged its 40 years of experience and expertise in senior housing design, development, and management in collaboration with Embassy Group’s strengths in providing world-class infrastructure and comfort to create their 11th senior living community in India.
To be developed at Embassy Springs, one of Bengaluru’s biggest and best-planned integrated townships spread across 288 acres, Serene Amara by Columbia Pacific will comprise 239 exclusive residences on 17 floors with best-in-class features and amenities to promote comfortable and healthy living for seniors. The combined investment for the project is Rs. 165 crores for 2.44 acres of senior living community space.
Designed by world-renowned architects, Venkataramanan Associates, the project will offer seniors in Bangalore a community where they can lead healthier, happier, more secure, and better-connected lives. A strong emphasis has been placed on high standards of quality, bespoke services, ample open spaces and greenery, and safety. Available in 1, 2, and 3-BHK configurations, the units are priced between Rs 60 lakhs and Rs 1.48 crore, exclusive of statutory charges.
Serene Amara boasts of a new-age club with entertainment, recreational, and fitness facilities, along with amenities such as a senior-friendly gymnasium, indoor games room, and spa. Many other lifestyle features including Yoga and meditation decks, a reading lounge, a restaurant, a business center, walking paths in the outdoor landscape, and outdoor dining at the podium will further enhance the living experience. In addition to these senior-friendly amenities, the community is fully serviced with food, housekeeping, and 24-hour assistance, and medical care.
According to Mohit Nirula, CEO, of Columbia Pacific Communities(CPC), this senior community will not only provide a healthy and comfortable space for senior residents but will also help them lead a blissful life. The aim is to develop world-class senior living communities in India with fully serviced residences designed to international standards. “At CPC, we create communities that promote positive ageing amongst seniors through community living, a focus on physical, mental, emotional, and intellectual wellbeing, and social engagement. Community living offers an enhanced lifestyle, security, safety, and medical care for seniors, as well as peace of mind for their families.”
Aditya Virwani COO, the Embassy Group says that Serene Amara by Columbia Pacific Communities will appeal to seniors with an appreciation for a healthier lifestyle and thriving community in the privacy of their own homes. “Embassy Group’s brand promise has been to deliver high-quality, future-first, and enhanced living spaces to all age groups, from co-living for millennials to branded and luxury homes. And now with the launch of Serene Amara by Columbia Pacific, we have taken our first step towards building communities that will stand apart, making the golden years for our seniors dignified, joyful, and fulfilling.”
The community will offer a packed calendar of resident engagement events, including book readings, yoga and mindfulness sessions, drumming sessions, pottery and storytelling workshops, and more. These activities, designed around the six pillars of positive aging, help residents stay healthier for longer.
Godrej Connaught One/ New Delhi
Godrej Group, in a joint venture with TDI Group, has launched Godrej Connaught One, an uber-luxury residential project at Hardinge Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi. These 3-4 bedroom collector’s edition residences offer a luxurious and modern lifestyle. with unmatched luxury specifications.
Designed by internationally renowned architects, these 7-star luxury residences have gracious layouts and custom finishes. The environment-friendly & sustainable homes are fully equipped with smart home technology. The G+8-storey iconic homes will have a double-height entrance lobby, spacious balconies, and a terrace garden. The promising pinnacle of luxury, Godrej Connaught One will have world-class amenities including an all-weather pool, exclusive branded gym, lavish Spa & saloon, party hall, cigar room, and indulgent rooftop services with a water feature. The star homes offering an inspiring view of Delhi will have full concierge service, 3-level basement parking, and 5-tier security.
These sheer luxury residences are by invitation only. The 3BHK residences are priced from Rs 15.74 crore to Rs 22.65 crore onwards while the 4BHK residences are priced from Rs 22.16 crore to Rs 26.73 crore onwards.