Tuesday, July 15, 2014
If you work in Makati, it will be worth your while to find a place within Makati or close to your place of work. There are a wide range of apartments to be found here, from studio apartments to penthouse units to suit your every need.
Depending on which area of Makati you’d like to live in, a mid-range studio can cost anywhere from P11 000 to P20 000 per month. A one bedroom can cost P16 000 to P30 000 per month and more if you're looking for a three bedroom or large apartment unit.
Most apartment buildings already include association dues with their rent, and some of them have amenities such as swimming pools or gyms.
To get around, several jeepney routes ply through the streets, and it is a regular destination for a number of city buses. Those coming in from Quezon City or the Pasay City area can come and go via bus or take the MRT.
MRT stations in Makati include Guadalupe, Buendia, Ayala and Magallanes. The busiest times on the road are around eight in the morning, then around four in the afternoon and six in the evening. The usual bustling crowds aside, it is relatively easy to navigate one's way up North or down South through these transport options. Cabs are also easy to find, especially around Ayala Avenue and near the malls.
As a central business and commercial district, Makati is home to a number of major malls, international hotels, groceries and major businesses and offices. Most apartments are within a walk or even a jeep ride's distance to these areas. An average meal at a commercial establishment will be anywhere from P120 to P300 for a dish, with drinks starting at around P80.
For the convenience of being close to work, within easy distance of every day necessities and for cosmopolitan entertainment, Makati is the place to make it happen.