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Why live in the CBD

Makati City remains the country’s premier central business district (CBD), consequently making it one of the top cities for residential living. With a myriad of corporate headquarters, an array of shopping complexes, and various financial institutions, Makati City is not only a progressive metropolis but a thriving cosmopolitan as well. 

Without a doubt, any list of the most livable cities in the Philippines would be incomplete if it failed to include Makati as a primary choice. In fact, in most records, this city even tops the list. As the known Financial Center of the Philippines, there should be little to no doubt that this vibrant and dynamic city would attract and entice both foreigners and locals alike. With the allure of a diverse locale and progressive economy, it would be understandable why the city would attract both potential residents and prospective investors. 

As one of the most vibrant cities in the Philippines, Makati City offers an urban living experience with an unbeatable city lifestyle. Indeed, if one is looking to establish a career, find business and job opportunities, or want to enjoy an urban lifestyle, there is no better place to do it in the Philippines. Still unconvinced? Here are some of the facts that make Makati City the most viable place to live in the country.

List of Condos in Makati

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The Columns Legazpi Village

Experience pursuing a unique urban lifestyle at an iconic structure

Location: Amorsolo Street cor. Arnaiz Avenue, Legazpi Village, Makati City

  • Unit types: Studio, Jr. 1BR, 1BR, Executive 1BR, 2BR, Executive 2BR Bi-Level, 2BR Loft, Special, Penthouse,
  • No. of T & B: 1–3
  • Floor area:  approx. 30–83 sqm
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Studio Unit @ The Columns Legazpi Village

Approx. unit area: 30–33 sqm

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Junior 1BR Unit @ The Columns Legazpi Village

Approx. unit area: 38–40 sqm

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1BR Unit @ The Columns Legazpi Village

Approx. unit area: 47 sqm

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2BR Unit @ The Columns Legazpi Village

Approx. unit area: 67–77 sqm

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Executive 1BR Loft @ The Columns Legazpi Village

Approx. unit area: 57–77 sqm

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Executive 2BR Bi-Level @ The Columns Legazpi Village

Approx. unit area: 73–75 sqm

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Kroma Tower

Experience superlative metroliving, with the easiest access to the city's power core

Location: Dela Rosa Access Road 3, Legazpi Village, Makati 

  • Unit types: Studio, 1BR, 2BR
  • No. of T & B: 1–2
  • Floor area: approx. 27–93 sqm
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Studio Unit @ Kroma Tower

Approx. unit area: 27 sqm

               Living/Dining/Sleeping: 16 sqm
               T&B: 5 sqm
               Kitchen: 6 sqm

 

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1BR Un @ Kroma Tower

Approx. unit area: 75 sqm

               Master Bedroom: 13 sqm
               Living/Dining: 28 sqm
               T&B: 5 sqm
               Kitchen: 9 sqm

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2BR Unit @ Kroma Tower

Approx. unit area: 93 sqm

               Master Bedroom: 13.28 sqm
               Living/Dining: 16.83 sqm
               T&B: 3.9 sqm
               Kitchen: 5.61 sqm

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The Lerato

Living in the burgeoning creative hub in the north of Makati CBD means being surrounded by centers of enterprise and culture 

Location: Brgy. Bel-Air, Malugay Street, Makati City

  • Unit types: Studio, 1BR, 2BR
  • No. of T & B: 1–2
  • Floor area: approx. 29–132 sqm
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Studio Unit @ The Lerato

Approx. unit area: 30–31 sqm

               Living/Dining: 18 sqm
               T&B: 4 sqm
               Kitchen: 4 sqm
               Foyer: 3 sqm
               Utility: 1 sqm

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1BR Unit @ The Lerato

Approx. unit area: 48–54 sqm

               Master Bedroom: 14 sqm
               Master T&B: 4 sqm
               Living/Dining: 23 sqm
               Kitchen: 6 sqm
               Balcony: 6 qm
               Utility: 2 sqm

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2BR Unit @ The Lerato

Approx. unit area: 78–85 sqm

               Master Bedroom: 21 sqm
               Master T&B: 4 sqm
               Bedroom: 12 sqm
               Living/Dining: 27 sqm
               T&B: 4 sqm
               Kitchen: 7 sqm
               Laundry: 4 sqm

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Callisto

Where extraordinary experiences, contemporary living spaces, and unique lifestyles converge

Location: West Gala Drive cor. Theater Drive, Circuit Makati, Makati City

  • Unit types: Studio, 1BR, 2BR, 3BR Investor Suites, 3BR Prime Unit
  • No. of T & B: 1–3
  • Floor area: approx. 28–214 sqm
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Studio Unit @ The Lerato

Approx. unit area: 28–32 sqm

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1BR Unit @ Callisto

Approx. unit area: 56–65 sqm

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2BR Unit @ Callisto

Approx. unit area: 85–106 sqm

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Parkford Suites Legazpi

Offers residence with a dynamic view of parks and the city

Location: Salcedo Street cor. Gamboa Street, Legazpi Village, Makati City 

  • Unit types: 2BR, 3BR, 3BR Bi-Level
  • No. of T & B: 1–3
  • Floor area: approx. 129–196 sqm
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2BR Unit @ Parkford Suites Legazpi

Approx. unit area: 126–129 sqm

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3BR Unit @ Parkford Suites Legazpi

Approx. unit area: 181–196 sqm

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The Gentry Residences

A master-planned community with great attention to detail that makes for a distinguished life

Location: 130 Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City

  • Unit type: Studio, 1BR, 2BR, 3BR
  • No. of T & B: 1–3
  • Floor area: approx. 30–125 sqm
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Studio Unit @ The Gentry Residences

Approx. unit area: 30 sqm

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2BR Unit @ The Gentry Residences

Approx. unit area: 96 sqm

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Senta

Living here is like entering the door to a cosmopolitan lifestyle on the one hand and powerful business centers on the other

Location: Legazpi Street cor. Rodriguez, Legazpi Village, Makati City

  • Unit types: Studio, 1BR, 2BR, 3BR Bi-Level, 3BR Penthouse
  • No. of T & B: 1–2
  • Floor area: approx. 32–188 sqm
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Studio Unit @ Senta

Approx. unit area: 40 sqm

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Mergent Residences

New in Poblacion, with spaces to connect, linger and uncover vibrant encounters

Location: Salamanca Street cor. B. Valdez, Makati 

  • Unit types:  Jr. 1BR, Jr. 2BR
  • No. of T & B: 1–2
  • Floor area: approx. 30–106 sqm
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Studio Unit @ Mergent Residences

Approx. unit area: 30 sqm

               Living/Dining/Sleeping: 16 sqm
               T&B: 3 sqm
               Kitchen: 7 sqm
               Balcony: 4 sqm

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The Columns Ayala Avenue

A landmark in Makati CBD and a convenient address for the young urban achievers

Location: Ayala Avenue cor. Buendia Avenue, Makati City

  • Unit types: Studio, 1BR, 2BR
  • No. of T & B: 1–2
  • Floor area: approx. 31–67 sqm
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Escala Salcedo

An iconic development that occupies a rare location in Salcedo Village

Location: 144 L.P. Leviste, Salcedo Village, Makati

  • Unit types: 1BR, 2BR, Executive 2BR, 3BR
  • No. of T & B: 1–2
  • Floor area: approx. 50–129 sqm
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Solstice

It's urban convenience in this ultimate lifestyle playground in Makati

Location: Hippodromo Street and A.P. Reyes Avenue, Makati

  • Unit types: Studio, 1BR, 2BR, 3BR
  • No. of T & B: 1–2
  • Floor area: approx. 32–132 sqm

Luxury Condos

Park Central Towers

Prismatic living where every detail exudes utmost convenience and luxury

Location: Paseo de Roxas, Makati Avenue, Makati

  • Unit types: 2BR Gallery Villa, 2BR Glass Suite, 2BR Glass Suite Plus, 3BR Glass Suite Plus, 3BR Aquaview Villa, 3BR Skyview Villa, 3BR Skyview Villa Plus. 4BR Aquavilla View, Villa
  • No. of T & B: 2–5
  • Floor area: approx. 138–1,635 sqm
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2BR Units @ Park Central Towers

Approx. unit area:  138–220 sqm

               2BR Glass Suite: 138–155 sqm
               2BR Glass Suite Plus:187–200 sqm
               2BR Gallery Villa: 202–220 sqm

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3BR Units @ Park Central Towers

Approx. unit area:  224–306 sqm

               3BR Glass Suite Plus: 224–241 sqm
               3BR Gallery Villa:317–336 sqm
               3BR Skyview Villa: 229–243 sqm
               3BR Skyview Villa Plus: 266–284 sqm
               3BR Aquaview Villa:286–306 sqm

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4BR Unit @ Park Central Towers

Approx. unit area:  401–422 sqm

               4BR Aquaview Villa: 401–422 sqm
 

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Anadem Units @ Park Central Towers

Approx. unit area:  239–1,635 sqm

               Anadem Suite: 239–240 sqm
               Anadem Villa:809 sqm
               Anadem Villa One: 1,635 sqm
 

Garden Towers

A sublime statement on living naturally at the core of Ayala Center

Location: East Street, Makati

  • Unit types: 1BR, 1BR Special, 2BR Residences, Sky Flats, Park Villas, Sky Villas
  • No. of T & B: 1–3
  • Floor area:approx. 69–387 sqm

Two Roxas Triangle 

A discreet location offers utmost exclusivity and prime access where you can enjoy the quiet and excitement of living in the financial center

Location: Cruzada Street, Makati

  • Unit types: Garden, 3BR Standard, 3BR Sky, 3BR Bi-Level Penthouse, 4BR Penthouse
  • No. of T & B: 2–4
  • Floor area: approx. 302–633 sqm

Park Terraces

Unrivaled heritage unveils a brilliant living experience amidst the equally glittering Makati skyline

Location: West Street, Makati

  • Unit types: Studio, 1BR, 1BR Special, 2BR, 2BR Special, 3BR, 3BR Penthouse
  • No. of T & B: 1–3
  • Floor area: approx. 42–269

Facts about Makati City

As of 2015, Makati earned nearly PHP14 billion in total revenues.

  • According to the Office of the City Treasurer, this figure is higher by a whopping 9 percent from its 2014 data.

Makati is self-sufficient.

  • It is one of the few local government cities that does not depend on the internal revenue allotment granted by the national government, making their figures a true testament to the city’s economic progress.

Land values in Makati appreciate over time.

  • In fact, the land values in Makati are higher than the average in most cities in Metro Manila. In this regard, you can be assured that any investment in Makati’s various real estate properties will consistently appreciate over time. In fact, the average price is higher than for most cities in Metro Manila.

Real estate properties have the highest leverage.

  • With Makati’s strong economy complemented with foreign investment, land values are boosted to unprecedented heights, giving real estate investors more leverage in managing the price point of their properties.

Residential developments are continuous.

  • As of 2015, there are 189 condominium developments and buildings in Makati that give prospective home buyers and investors a wider scope in terms of real estate property options.

The rental business is one of the most lucrative.

  • The average residential capital value in Makati CBD is at Php 151,323 per square meter per month, which is higher than Fort Bonifacio’s Php 150,048 per square meter. The steady rise of real estate capital values has also led to the resultant increase in rental prices. Residential units have a rental rate of Php 883 per month on average, only slightly lower than BGC’s Php891 per month.

Makati City is the financial hub of the Philippines.

  • As the financial hub of the country, it should come as no surprise that Makati hosts a myriad of commercial and retail establishments. In 2015 alone, a whopping 4,211 new businesses have registered. By 2017, Makati has 83,353 establishments with 569 banks, 62 shopping centers and malls, 44 PEZA-Registered IT Buildings, 46 Embassies, 36 consulates, and 4,357 other finance-related institutions.

Makati is an ideal location for businesses.

  • It is considered as one of the premier areas for business enterprise. The city’s robust economy has strengthened its appeal as an ideal business location, whether for mega-corporations, start-up companies, or other businesses and enterprises.

Top corporations in the Philippines have their HQs in Makati.

  • Most of the country’s top corporations have their headquarters stationed in Makati. Apart from that, Forbes-listed companies and operations within Makati such as Microsoft, Nestle, Shell, Colgate-Palmolive, Accenture, Intel, and Syngenta have regional offices and headquarters in this city.

Makati hosts international banks and other financial institutions.

  • Makati boasts of financial activities that rival only the principal cities of regions such as Singapore and Hong Kong. In this regard, Makati has an excellent selection of foreign banks, with headquarters in the city apart from the local commercial banks.

Makati has one of the most numbers of malls out of any city in the Philippines.

  • With 62 shopping centers, malls, and establishments, there are diverse retail options to choose from. On top of that, some residential developments and projects that feature their very own lifestyle malls promote a self-sustaining community within this bustling city.

Compelling reasons to live in Makati

1) Favorable work setting

Makati City gives residents the avenue of taking up residence in proximity to their workplaces. After all, most of the condominium projects and apartments in the city are designed after the live, work, play concept. In this regard, residents of this city would enjoy shortened commutes, as they may even walk to work. More importantly, Makati has high-tier paying jobs, considering that it is surrounded by many local and multinational corporations from different industries.

 

2) A bustling nightlife

Makati is one of the Philippine cities that does not sleep. With an excellent array of coffee shops, modern cinemas, hip bars and clubs, there is so much to do in the city. Expect your weekends to be packed with activity, as Makati is the perfect city for young professionals who are always on the go, and families who are looking for fun activities to try. Whatever you choose to do with your weekends, you can be assured that it will never be dull in a city as vibrant and busy as Makati.

 

3) Presence of top-notch condos in Makati

With Makati being considered as the financial hub of the country, it would be inevitable for real estate developers to set their sights on this city for their next project. In this regard, one can expect top-quality condominiums in Makati that fit any need and lifestyle. It would not be a challenge at all. The Makati CBD has one of the best condo projects in Metro Manila, with Alveo Land continuously expanding their residential project portfolio here. Prospective homebuyers have more choices than ever, as its residential condominiums include Callisto, Kroma Tower, Escala Salcedo, Senta, Solstice, The Columns Ayala Avenue, The Columns Legazpi Village, The Gentry Residences and The Lerato. Even more projects are set to be built in the next few years.

 

4) Security is paramount

Regardless of where you are living, security is always a paramount concern that it has become a primary consideration when buying real estate. Makati CBD has one of the most stable local governments, which would be attested by the city’s overall safety. In addition, Makati has constantly been racking up awards as the richest city in the Philippines, and this allows the local government to distribute its resources to care for the residents’ welfare. Additionally, the city enforces one of the most stringent traffic rules that effectively instills a sense of discipline in its citizens, while keeping the traffic flow manageable. Being deemed as one of the safest cities to live in, one would not need to constantly look over one’s shoulder while strolling around. Even in the city’s busiest streets, general safety is assured. Additionally, the city has the country’s leading and pioneering emergency facility, a state-of-the-art police headquarters, and the best fire department in the country.

 

5) A sense of community

Albeit being considered a perpetually busy city, there is a sense of community among the neighborhoods in Makati. Progressive cities and business districts may be known to have impersonal reputations, but this is not the case with Makati. The social sphere is thriving, and communities such as Salcedo Village and Legaspi Village are excellent residential options for young professionals who wish to expand their social circle. More importantly, as Makati’s many pubs, restaurants, and cafes peppered along its streets are complemented with a diverse locale, expect to meet and strike friendships with people from all over the world.

 

6)  An ideal place for architectural growth

Makati is known to be one of the cities with the most skyscrapers in the country. Makati is rife with headquarters from leading firms, so expect the area to be saturated with an excellent mix of young professionals, business tycoons, and industry magnates. As a result, these opportunities gave rise to experimentation with architecture and design. And with the city’s sky peppered with a myriad of architectural wonders and towering skyscrapers, the Makati skyline is quite a sight to behold.

 

7) Everything you need is here

Taking up residence in Makati will be one of the best decisions you will ever make. Apart from giving you easy access to your workplace, it offers daily conveniences to just about everything you might need. Apart from the excellent selection of top-notch residential options, the city is packed with a wide array of restaurants, shopping centers, weekend markets, parks, and lush greenery. More importantly, you are assured of the best in medical facilities and tutelage institutions without ever needing to go far. In Makati City, everything is within your reach, and you can be assured to be right in the middle of it all.

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