Local and national real estate developers are swamping the city and offering various units and home options.
When looking for a home, there are factors that an investor should take note. After all, with all the money and time needed to invest in a property, you must weigh every decision you make. Making sure a city is suitable for your lifestyle is a must, and this is where an investment property in Bacolod outshines the rest.
There are a variety of reasons why investing in Bacolod is a sound idea, and this article gives you five major reasons. At the end of the day, a unit in Bacolod will not be just another investment, but the place will be where your heart is—your home. So read on and see the reasons why you should pursue investing in Bacolod!
1. There are diverse properties in Bacolod.
A Freya unit of Camella Bacolod.
Image: Camella Bacolod Facebook Page
Residential communities in Bacolod offer open-ended properties ranging from socialized family homes to high-end mansions. The livable urban hub also is flexible when it comes to pricing. For one, a start-up family can buy a two-bedroom unit that costs PhP550,000 only. Moreover, the comfort of both condo living and township living has also been adopted in the city.
Over the years, there has been significant growth in real estate communities in Bacolod. Open house postings, rent-to-own advertisements, and real estate profiles have been all over social media.
2. There is a central district on the rise.
The artist’s perspective of The Upper East by Megaworld.
Image: Megaworld Bacolod Official Facebook Page
A booming city is an attractive factor for any real estate investor. Fortunately, a community that combines a live-work-play lifestyle will soon be one of Bacolod City’s premier township hubs. Megaworld Corporation, one of the country’s real estate giants, is developing The Upper East. This 34-hectare township will be home to residential condominiums, malls, commercial centers, mixed-use buildings, offices, hotels, and green parks.
Another project from the same developer is the 53-hectare Northill Gateway township where residential, dining, retail, leisure, and tourism amenities are combined. The commercial development aims to provide a refreshing lifestyle away from the bustling streets of the city by giving the residents everything they need at close proximity.
There are more than 20 IT-BPO companies in Bacolod.
When it comes to job vacancies and demands, Bacolod has plenty. In fact, the city is one of the top destinations for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies. Earlier this 2019, international firm Colliers has forecast that the city will remain one of the preferred BPO locations in the Philippines.
In 2015, the provincial government has constructed the biggest BPO training provider in Bacolod: Negros First Cyber Center (NFCC). Besides call center companies, English as a Second Language (ESL) centers are also popular amongst job hunters.
4. The city is close to beaches and mountain resorts.
Relax and enjoy the beach life with just an hour drive from the city.
Image: Lakawon Island Resort Facebook Page
Wonder why Bacolod is called the City of Smiles? One of the reasons is the positive energy from the locals, who get the break they deserve in the beaches and mountain resorts near Bacolod. Some famous tourist attractions are Sipalay Marine Sanctuary, where one can dive with various fishes, and Kabankalan’s Mag-aso falls, where one can dip in its turquoise water.
The wonderful vast coastlines and natural sceneries in Negros have always been a sweet escape for the smiling Bacolodnons. After an active and hectic schedule during the weekdays at work, a little getaway is needed to recharge, and in this city, it’s easy to do.
5. The city has a variety of food joints and culinary choices.
Anywhere you go in Bacolod, there are barbeque grills selling chicken inasal.
A happy tummy is one key to a happy life. With more and more restaurants opening and open-minded younger chefs ready to take Bacolod’s cuisine to the next level, the choices for delicious food in Bacolod is close to unlimited. Bacolod City is the home of the famous chicken inasal (roasted). Another food to mention is the cansi beef soup (beef soup with a sour broth), which made it to the world’s top 50 “street food masters” in 2017.
Bacolod also caters to people’s sweet tooth with its delicious napoleones (a puff pastry filled with custard cream and with glazed sugar on top) from Roli’s and cakes from Calea. Without a doubt, the city is rich not only in its economic landscape but in its culinary offerings as well.
With a city that balances economic growth and laid-back lifestyle, Bacolod is the perfect choice to invest a home in.
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