PH Resorts, the company behind the under-construction Emerald Bay resort in Cebu has pushed back the expected completion date of its property to the first quarter of 2023.
The company earlier said that construction works had initially faced challenges as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic but noted that the situation onsite has gradually returned back to normal.
According to a company progress update, overall completion is now at around 40.77 percent with main building concrete pouring at 98.66 completion, and once finished, will move onto the next stage – interior and fit-out.
Emerald Bay will be constructed in two phases, of which, the first phase of Emerald Bay is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2023.
The first phase of Emerald Bay is expected to have approximately 4,514 square meters of aggregate gaming floor area, with approximately 600 electronic gaming machines, 122 gaming tables, a five-star hotel, with 270 hotel bays, an open-air promenade, five F&B outlets, and one pool complementing a partially completed 300-meter-long beachfront that will be open to resort guests.
The second phase is expected to have approximately 8,210 square meters of aggregate gaming floor area, with 729 electronic gaming machines, 146 gaming tables, a five-star hotel with 780 hotel bays, including five villas, four pools, approximately 16 F&B outlets covering an area of approximately 11,186 square meters, and MICE facilities of approximately 1,558 square meters.