Why Live and Invest in the City of Muntinlupa

By: Bernadeth Polintan

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Investing is one of the main keys in growing your personal or hard-earned money. When we talk about real estate, one of the crucial determining factors in choosing the best property option would be its location. As the statement or mantra goes in the real estate world, it’s all about “location, location, location.” The location of the property mostly affects other essential components in buying a home. From the property price, lifestyle hubs, amenities, building features, taxes, and even the appreciation value, the location basically defines it all.

Purchasing land or a condominium has its own pros and cons depending on its location. Living in the city could be one of the prevalent preferences of those who intend to buy a real estate property. Mainly due to a majority’s penchant for accessibility, convenience, and comfort, some choose or prefer to live in the city where everything has ease of access.

When it comes to choosing a city to live in, Metro Manila is basically at the top of the minds of most property seekers or dwellers. Mainly composed of various highly developed cities or districts, these areas feature their own unique characteristics as prominent areas or cities for their economic accomplishments, rich cultural resources, and infrastructure developments .

One of the foremost cities that make up Metro Manila is Muntinlupa City widely known as The Emerald City of the Philippines. Some believed that its name originated from the term “Monte” which means mountains and was developed to Muntinlupa or mountain land. It is a first-class highly urbanized city with a population of more than 540k according to Census as of 2020. It is also situated along the Laguna de Bay body of water.

Muntinlupa is nestled in the southernmost part of Metro Manila or what Manila residents usually refer to as the “South.” Let’s get to know more about this flourishing community in a premier metropolis and why it makes for a good investment for a condo in Sucat Muntinlupa.

Here Are the Top Reasons Why You Should Choose to Live, Invest, or Move to the Booming Business District of Muntinlupa City:

Accessibility to Key Cities in the National Capital Region and Neighboring Towns Outside Metro Manila

Muntinlupa City is advantageously situated near the key cities of Metro Manila such as Makati, Taguig, Paranaque, and Las Pinas. One can easily travel, avoid traffic congestion, and reach these areas due to its proximity and easy access to major thoroughfares such as the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), C5 Road, Skyway, and C6 Road.

Living in a city where utmost accessibility and convenience in traveling is one of the essential considerations in purchasing a property. Knowing its access points, whereabouts, transportation hubs, and major road networks will ease the commutes and travel duration. In addition, the city serves as a gateway or bridge to other neighboring towns in the southern part such as Cavite, Laguna, and Batangas so you can stay connected with your relatives in the further South.

Truly a great advantage of moving into a city where everything can be easily reached and made available within the vicinity due to its convenient location. Traveling would certainly be a breeze and enjoyable for you and your loved ones.

A Thriving Community and Local Government

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Tagged as The Emerald City of the Philippines, Muntinlupa City is more than just a city in the metro surrounding the Laguna lake. It is a recognized metropolis for its competitiveness and diversity. Known as a first class highly urbanized city for its chief accomplishments and continuous developments over the years. An innovative city that promotes and nurtures a lifestyle that’s ideal for a great work and life balance.

Here in this city, one can basically find everything. It features an array of premier business districts, modern lifestyle centers and malls, top hospitals, groceries, relaxing parks, and sprawling residential areas such as condominiums, villages, and subdivisions. Literally, everything you need is just around the corner.

The Ideal Address for the Affluent

Like Makati City, Muntinlupa City is also known as the preferred address of the country’s most affluent. A lot of well-known and rich people from politics, the entertainment, and business world reside in this area due to its lavish suburban lifestyle. The Alabang area is one of the most prominent areas known for its upscale residential offerings and commercial establishments.

Ayala Alabang Village is one of the prestigious and luxurious residential villages found in this city. An upscale village that is divided into districts and features spacious amenities like its surrounding parks and facilities such as the Alabang Country Club. Right outside the village, residents can easily access and enjoy the premier lifestyle hubs within its high-class vicinity.   

Home of Premium Educational Institutions

One of the necessities property seekers look for in a property is its proximity to various schools and universities for their children’s education. Offering the best options which are essentially situated within their vicinity won’t only provide the finest quality of education but would also secure the safety of their children.

In Muntinlupa City, top high schools and colleges can be found specifically in the Alabang area. De La Salle Santiago Zobel is one of the excellent options for a prestigious educational institution for your kids. It caters to students from grade school to senior high school providing world-class education and amenities, nestled inside Ayala Alabang Village. In addition, a private school exclusive for girls is another great choice which is also located inside the lush village, PAREF Woodrose School. Its counterpart, PAREF Southridge School, a premier school in Muntinlupa for boys is in Hillsborough, Alabang.

San Beda College is also an excellent option for those who are about to enter college. This prominent college is also situated in one of Alabang’s exclusive residential areas, Ayala Alabang Hills.

One can surely secure an outstanding and unparalleled quality of education for your children’s future in a safe environment.

Flourishing Business District and Lifestyle Hub

Muntinlupa City is one of the most renowned boroughs for numerous upscale commercial hubs in the metropolis. Considered a top urban destination and travel gem for its superior location and premium city attractions.

Here, you can find bourgeoning business centers such as Filinvest Corporate City and Madrigal Business Park which house upscale and premier commercial establishments from restaurants or fine dining, coffee shops, supermarkets, hotels, and more. Several plush shopping malls such as Alabang Town Center and Festival Mall can also be found in the city.

Living in Muntinlupa City or the “South” has its own perks and advantages. These are just some of the things you would experience and enjoy in a progressive city like Muntinlupa. Investing and moving into the city would give you the best of both worlds by having the advantage of owning a home near life’s conveniences.

Presidio at The Lakefront is a premium condominium development by Crown Asia advantageously located at the heart of Metro South. A residential condo in Sucat enclave nestled in the sprawling masterplan community of Lakefront in Sucat, Muntinlupa.

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