It’s no secret that two of the most ideal places to reside in nowadays are Bonifacio Global City (BGC) and Makati. With the bounty of international companies you can work at, commercial establishments you can visit, and the high energy that surrounds both areas, BGC and Makati are excellent options to consider if your top priorities are career and character development.
If you are considering moving to these places, one of your primary considerations would be your living situation. Fortunately, both BGC and Makati have plenty of condominiums built by some of the country’s most-awarded developers. However, with the many options you have, choosing one that is worth your time and money might become tricky. To help you out, here are some of the best condos in BGC and Makati according to location, neighborhood, and amenities.
Location:Forbes Town Road, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom units are available in the property.
Image: Megaworld Corporation
Bellagio Three is currently the latest addition to Megaworld’s Bellagio Towers. This high-rise property does not only have a scenic view of the Manila golf course, but it is also very accessible to many business districts, restaurants, and retail areas. Some of Bellagio Three’s amenities include landscaped gardens, a fitness gym, a game room, and a swimming pool with an in-water pool lounge.
Location:30th Street, Rizal Drive Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
55% of the total lot area of the property is allotted for landscapes.
Images: Left, @itspopoi; Right, @_franzsimeon
Fort Palm Spring is a 28-story property that houses 232 units with studio, one, two, and three-bedroom suites. The property is also only a three-minute drive away from St. Luke’s Medical Center and is just a short distance away from the BGC bus stop. It features various amenities, such as a meditation garden, a 25-meter lap pool, a fitness area, and even storage rooms for residents.
Location:7th Avenue corner Lane T, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
This property has a unique feature not available in most condos.
Image: Avidaland Website
Avida’s Cityflex Towers differs from other properties in that it offers a convenient work-from-home lifestyle with its SoHo (Small Office Home Office) units. The property is also accessible not only to commercial and business establishments but also prestigious schools like International School of Manila and British School Manila. It also reflects the work and life balance it advertises with amenities like an outdoor gym, a clubhouse with a function hall, and both adult and kiddie pools.
Location:30th Street and Second Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Small pets are also allowed in the property.
Image: Robinsons Residences Website
The Fort Residences by Robinsons Land has two unit options: the Loft concept and the Flat concept. The Loft concept has an open space design which combines efficiency and privacy seamlessly while the Flat concept is a favorite of Filipino-American retirees and balikbayans who prioritize freedom of movement and ease of access. Amenities in the property include function rooms, a playground, and a swimming pool.
Location:Antel Lifestyle City, Makati Avenue, Makati
The property is also near Rockwell, Greenbelt, and Glorietta.
Images: Left, Antel Website; Right, @ellerecarro
Antel Spa Suites offers both hotel suites and residential units, so it’s a viable property option for both travellers and residents. The 34-storey high-rise building offers amenities and services that provide comfort and relaxation. Some of these amenities are Toccare Spa and Massage, a resort spa pool, a garden ballroom, and a lobby lounge café.
Megaworld’s Greenbelt Hamilton promotes “New York City living” with its accessibility and convenience. The 31-story property has a modern contemporary design and houses a total of 176 units. Sample amenities of Greenbelt Hamilton include a 14-meter lap pool, a Jacuzzi, a fitness gym, and a playground.
Location:Corner of Don Chino Roces Avenue and Export Bank Drive, Makati
Schools such as Centro Escolar University and hospitals like the Makati Medical Center are also nearby the property.
Image: Federal Land Condominiums
Only a stone’s throw away from the Makati Central Business District is Federal Land’s Oriental Garden Makati. Comprising of three towers—Orchid, Lotus, and Lilac—the property offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom units with size options and variations. It is well-known for its first-class amenities, including a landscaped garden with a koi pond; Asian-inspired gazebos; a ground-level commercial arcade; and adult, kiddie, and wading pools.
Location:Don Chino Roces Avenue, Pio del Pilar, Makati
Public transportation is very accessible to the property.
Images: Vista Residences Makati Facebook Page
Situated on a whopping 5,000-square meter area of land is Vista Residences’ Laureano Di Trevi Towers. It has a total of three towers with 28, 37, and 24 stories. Tower 1 has 378 units, Tower 2 has 540 units, and Tower 3 has 306 units. The property is also accessible to the Magallanes Station of the MRT-3, Makati Cinema Square, and Colegio de San Agustin. Some amenities of Laureano Di Trevi Towers include a sun deck, a five-level commercial complex, and landscaped gardens.
With rapid growth and development, not only will BGC and Makati remain a hotspot for companies, but their residential offerings will remain abundant as well.
Now that you know some of the best condos in BGC and Makati, which property would you reside in if you were to live in the area?
About Eunice Sheene Fulgencio
Eunice knew that she’d be writing for the rest of her life from a very young age. Naturally introverted, she is selective with how she uses her time and who she spends it with. Has a penchant for sweet treats, sentimental proses, and online personality quizzes. A true-blue INFJ.
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