March 23, 2018
Residents bond over shopping, Zumba in Acacia Estates community market
Residents hop from stall to stall, trying to find the best deals at the Acacia Estates community market.
Homes’ Acacia Estates township in Taguig has launched its own weekend community
market as part of its efforts to promote greater camaraderie among residents.
interesting mix of food, retail, and family activities, the bi-monthly
community market kicked off last Feb. 24 at the Acacia Estates Town Center with
a Zumba workout session that brought together fitness enthusiasts in the
150-hectare residential community.
objective is primarily to gather more of our residents here in Acacia Estates
community. We want to develop a stronger community by developing a feeling of
belongingness among residents,” Rida Ferrer, DMCI Homes leasing manager said of
DMCI Homes’ township development that hosts 25,000 residents of various
most of the concessionaires coming from Acacia Estates, the community market is
a great venue for interaction among our residents. In the coming weeks, we will
have more fresh produce and organic products. So it’s really exciting for
everyone,” she added.
can hop on from stall to stall to choose from a range of products on exhibit
that include assorted delicacies, household items, apparels, and fashion
the Acacia Community Market, small entrepreneurs of Acacia Community are given
opportunities to sell and feature their products and services to their own
community,” Ferrer pointed out.
Aside from exciting finds, residents also enjoy free Zumba workout sessions and other family activities at the Acacia Estates community market.
from great finds in the bazaar, more exciting activities are lined-up for residents
in the coming weeks that include a dog race on April 28.
have a dog race coming up in April. Also being planned is a community run with residents
and their pets which will be held from Ivory Wood to the Town Center and many
more fun activities for the whole family,” Ferrer shared.
as we go on in the coming weeks, more people will be engaged,” she continued.
Estates residents Clavelle Pantas and Judy Grace Jalandoni, who were among the participants
in the Zumba workout session, welcomed the institution of the community market as
it gives them an opportunity to mingle with their fellow unit owners.
shared she actually met Jalandoni in their Zumba sessions in their condominium
community in Acacia Estates and they have become close since then.
“I hope we can have activities like this regularly. It’s a great way to
foster camaraderie and for residents to get to know one another,” Jalandoni