Makati City: A Great Condo Investment Location

Sep 02, 2021

The city of Makati traces its origin to a pre-hemisphere village known as San Pedro de Makati. It was named after the saint of the area, Lakan Tagkan. When Americans took control of Luzon from the Spaniards in the early twentieth century, San Pedro De Makati was declared part of Rizal province on June 11, 1901 under Commonwealth Act No. 137. San Pedro de Makati, remains a third-class agricultural city, where the main livelihood comes from growing rice and producing horse fodder. In 1914, Philippine Legislative Law No. 2390 shortened the city's name to the current name of Makati.

Now Makati City is located in the heart of the vast capital of Manila. A master-planned mixed-use community and has been described as a city composed of three areas: the central business district, the old town or the area of ​​Poblacion and the area of ​​The Fort of Bonifacio. Makati City is known as the “Wall Street of the Philippines” because it is one of the busiest highways in Metro Manila, running through the heart of the Makati Central Business District, Epifanio delos Santos Avenue or also known as EDSA and other Metropolitan Avenues and Highways. 

The City is known for its high-end shopping centers with high-end fashion brands, restaurants, and hotels, and is home to affluent Filipinos. Makati is considered the center of financial, commercial and economic industries. Makati is the country's undisputed financial center and commercial center, and is a preferred destination for investors according to the Makati government website. It is home to the headquarters of 40 percent (40%) of the top 1,000 multinational and local companies, 400 bank branches, more than 1,000 BPO offices, 54 foreign embassies and 34 consulates. Also, the city hosts nineteen (19) international organizations, together with the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, and also the UNDP.

The real estate sector continues to demonstrate resilience despite the Coronavirus pandemic. One of the biggest contributors in terms of square footage and units are condominiums located in Metro Manila. In the capital region, property investment or condo properties continues to be attractive, especially in strategic locations that are close to business facilities, colleges, hospitals, highways and near the main Central Business District. 

The Makati Central Business District has two main areas east and west of Ayala Avenue: Legaspi Village and Salcedo Village. A more relaxing area within the Makati Central Business District with green spaces and quaint cafes like Legazpi Active Park and Washington Sycip Park, which is a popular spot for city joggers and dog walks. If you’re planning to buy or look for a condo for sale in Makati, investing in those areas is a great choice.

Salcedo Square by Vista Residences offers a ready-for-occupancy condo in Salcedo Village. Located at L.P. Leviste Street, in the middle of Salcedo Village.  The location allows its residents to escape from the hustle and bustle of work. On weekends, there are plenty of cafes or parks that become the joggers’ haven. Living in Salcedo Square is one of the perfect choices especially for young families and professionals with an active lifestyle. The project is designed with the utmost thought in providing a perfect setting for city dwellers. The master-planned residential condominium addresses all the needs of its residents by giving a chance to own a living space right where things happen. Each unit in the property comes with a view of the cityscapes. The unique layout allows the owners to completely design the space to their taste.

Located where business and rejuvenation converge, amenities and facilities give Salcedo Square the ideal address for Manila urbanities. The grand lobby welcomes the homeowners and their guests, and will be manned 24/7 ensuring the health and safety of everyone. The units go from various studio lay-outs (18.27 sqm-22.42 sqm) to one-bedroom (31.95 sqm – 36.99 sqm) vertical residences. It offers Top-tier building features:

  • In House building maintenance
  • Full time building administrator
  • Front Desk / Concierge
  • 24/7 Security Services
  • State of the Art Fire Detection & Suppression Systems
  • Individual Mail Boxes
  • Two (2) Passenger Elevators
  • One (1) Service Elevator
  • Annunciator Panel with Emergency Speakers in all floors
  • CCTV Cameras at the common areas
  • Provision for Telephone and CATV provision
  • Standby Power Generators for common areas and selected outlet in each unit
  • Central Garbage System
  • Building Administration Office
  • WIFI on amenity area.

It has the best of both worlds due to its: nearness to corporate offices along Ayala Avenue and Legaspi Village; Closeness to:

Schools and Universities – Ateneo Graduate School, Assumption College, Mapua Institute of Technology and the British School of Manila, Far Eastern University (FEU) – Makati, The University of Western Australia, Istitute of Foreign Study. 

Hospitals – The Makati Medical Center, Ospital ng Makati, Saint Gabriel Hospital, Amorsolo Medical Center, Fort Medical Clinic.

Shop and Dine – Makati Shangri-La, Glorietta, Greenbelt, Salcedo Saturday Market, Marquee Mall Bistro Italiano Corporation, RCBC Plaza. 

Embassies – Australian Embassy, Canadian Embassy, Embassy of Sweden, Malaysian Embassy, Chinese Embassy, Embassy of Uruguay, German Embassy, Embassy of the Czech Republic and more. 

Churches – International Baptist Church of Manila and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Leisures – Makati Sports Club, Salcedo Park, Yuchengco Museum, Golf Club Zone, The Zone, Ayala Triangle Garden, Ayala Museum, Lagaspi Active Park. 

Find a home that offers you the comfort and convenience you need in the middle of a bustling city. Own a Salcedo Square unit today a ready-for-occupancy property in Makati. Vista Residences also offers a condo property located in the metro and regions – Laureano Di Trevi in Makati, The Currency and The Spectrum in Ortigas Central Business District, Pasig City and Vista Shaw in Shaw boulevard, Mandaluyong City, The Courtyard in Taguic, Ten properties in Manila,  Eight in Quezon City, Cebu City, Cagayan De Oro and Baguio.

Living in Vista residences property reflects the sense of comfort and ease where everything is within arm’s reach. Vista Residences’ offers you a diverse portfolio of vertical properties in the Philippines. 

For more information on Vista Residences, email [email protected], follow @VistaResidencesOfficial on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, or call the Marketing Office at 0999 886 4262 / 0917 582 5167.    

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