Lot in Mercedes Avenue, Pasig City
127 sqm. - 183 sqm.
Mercedes Ave., Pasig City
127 sqm. - 183 sqm.
Mercedes Ave., Pasig City
Php 7,100,000.00 - Php 26,200,000.00
30 sqm. - 212 sqm.
Studio Unit, One-bedroom Unit, Two-bedroom Unit, Three-bedroom Unit
Capt. Henry Javier Street, Oranbo, Pasig City
Equally known for the famous river as it is for the city, Pasig is one of the best residential locations in Metro Manila. Considering that it was established as one of the initial municipalities in the country in 1572, the city is one of the oldest ones in the Philippines. By 1901 the city was then incorporated in the province of Rizal and became the provincial capital up until 1975. Through Presidential Decree No. 824 passed in 1975, the province became part of Metro Manila, and was then converted into a city by the year 1994. With its vibrant history of being a rural residential area to a rapidly growing commercial center, it is easy to see why Pasig City holds so much potential.
Today, living in Pasig connotes an understanding of the two contrasting sides of the city: the busy and early morning rush as hordes of people descend to their workplaces, as well as the tranquility of late nights when these same people make their way through the city’s brightly lit streets en route to their homes. The stark contrast between its daytime and nocturnal lifestyles is one of the more interesting aspects of life in Pasig City. The city is essentially the epitome of the work-play balance, which so many individuals look for. This makes it one of the premier metropolitans in Metro Manila.
For this reason, the city has attracted not only investors and businessmen, but it has also attracted many families, young professionals, and expatriates. With its convenience and completeness, living in Pasig ensures them a lifestyle unlike any other.
*It has been said that the word “pasig” is an old Sanskrit word that rivers to a river flowing for one body to another. In this regard, the city’s name may then be attributed to the Pasig River which flows from Laguna de Bay to Manila Bay.
* The city has several spots that are of historical significance. Among them are houses that were built during the 1880s. The Bahay na Tisa is an antique house made of adobe and capiz shells, as well as the Cuartel del Guardia Civil and the Guanio Residence.
* The Asamblea Magna, one of the most important Katipunan assemblies and incidentally a significant event in Philippine history, took place in Pasig City.
* Designated as the meeting that took place in Bitukang Manok waterway, Asamblea Magna was a significant event in Philippine history with Bitukang Manok serving as the passageway for a series of underground meetings among the Katipuneros.
* Immaculate Conception Cathedral, a stone church built in the years 1722 to 1760, is the first Marian parish in the Philippines located in Pasig City.
*Today, Pasig City is considered as one of the more highly urbanized areas in the country. Ortigas Center, which is the city’s business district, hosts a myriad of offices as well as commercial centers and residential buildings. Incidentally, it also has a series of shopping and food districts which boasts some of the country’s best gastronomic offers.
* Back then, the city used to hold the Guinness World Record for the largest secondary school in the world. Rizal High School in Caniogan, Pasig City, had a population of around 20,000 students which led the city to be listed as the largest secondary school in the world (1993-2005)
* Pasig City was once declared as the “Selfiest City in the World” (tied with Makati City) back in 2014 by Time Magazine. The city had at least 258 individuals taking selfies per hundred thousand people.
Pasig City is the home of innumerable shopping districts that are, fortunately, just in proximity to each other and to nearby residences. In this regard, everything you might ever need to keep up with the latest shopping finds and fashion trends are just right at your doorstep.
Back in 2013, Pasig has earned international acclaim for being one of the most livable cities in the world. While it might be a bustling metropolitan, the city maintains green living through several aspects, such as the city hall building in itself and the various green practices imposed and implemented by the local government.
As a city with various hangouts as well as nearby establishments for just about anything, Pasig is readily seen as the next lifestyle haven in the north. These various hubs offer not only convenience and accessibility, but it also ensures that you get everything you need without straying too far from home.
Young professionals and students need not worry about being stuck in tedious traffic every single day. Being in Pasig City is synonymous to just being within the vicinity of your destination, that it does not take more than a thirty-minute drive (or an hour at the most) to reach top schools or business districts. In this regard, living within the realm of Ortigas CBD is the epitome of accessibility and convenient living. Nearby districts such as Eastwood City, BGC and Makati CBD are also excellent options as well.
Pasig City is home to Ortigas Business Center, which is essentially a district replete with skyscrapers, and tall buildings. In fact, the Ortigas Business Center has been known to be where most investors start their business—particularly if they live around the metro. The business district comes with a series of offices coming from different sectors and industries. , among them are call centers and outsourcing companies. With this, even fresh graduates and millennials can easily find a job within the district.
While the metropolitan experiences traffic, the residents are encouraged to help improve conditions by going car-free for a day. Every Sunday along F. Ortigas Jr. Road in Barangay San Antonio, people are encouraged to skate, run, bike, exercise and simply bond with family and friends during the day.
There is no doubt that living in a prime location is one of the best investments one can ever make in life. In Pasig City, you are assured of a convenient lifestyle that serves to cater to your family’s different needs. From having an event out with friends to finding a good school for your kids, these advantages are just within easy reach of the city. When living in Pasig, you can come home to an exclusive community you can call your very own.