After a thorough look at what it has to offer its residents, one can’t miss the fact that there’s a certain completeness to Muntinlupa City. Prestigious residential villages and private schools make it a safe, conducive environment for raising a family; thriving business centers provide hundreds of opportunities for young professionals to fast-track their careers; shopping malls and outdoor lifestyle centers provide a multitude of activities for recreation and relaxation to keep residents entertained. Throw in one of the country’s most prestigious hospitals, a luxurious private country club, five-star hotels, and a number of historical landmarks into the mix and there’s an unmistakable sense of home to Muntinlupa City. In fact, with everything that it has to offer, there is really no reason to leave the city as it provides the necessities and more for one to truly enjoy life in a fast-paced, urban environment.
Despite the flurry of activities that take place on a daily basis in this bustling city, Muntinlupa City has captured the attention of many Filipinos and foreigners in recent years as a viable area to reside in. Whether it be because of its continuous growth economically - an indication as well of the business opportunities in the city - or because of its strategic location as the southernmost city of Metro Manila where life is arguably more laid-back and simple, it’s no surprise that many have expressed their interest in buying a home in Muntinlupa.
It isn’t a secret, however, that homes in Muntinlupa - especially in its more well-known villages like Ayala Alabang Village, Alabang Hills, and Hillsborough - are expensive; in fact, their prices could level some homes in Makati’s executive villages like Dasmarinas and Bel-Air. This is due to the fact that they provide their residents with unlimited access to superior activities and ensure them of security and privacy. Thankfully, for those who want to live in Muntinlupa but don’t have the means to buy or even rent a house and lot in Muntinlupa, developers have zeroed in on the potential of Muntinlupa and have thus invested in presenting a more affordable yet equally worthwhile second option: condominiums.
Why Rent in Muntinlupa
While there are still more house and lots in Muntinlupa, majority of the condominiums of the city are strategically located within and nearby its business districts: the Madrigal Business Park in Alabang and the Northgate Cyberzone in Filinvest City. This benefits working professionals as they can avoid traffic and easily travel to and from their work through walking. Additionally, there’s an added convenience as they can remain within close proximity of the many lifestyle centers in Muntinlupa, namely Alabang Town Center, Molito Lifestyle Center, Commerce Center, Westgate Center, and Filinvest Alabang. These condominiums also offer amenities that residents can maximize for their health and wellness.
For those who rent a condominium in Muntinlupa, there’s a tangible sense of community to look forward to even if they live inside a high-rise residential tower. Life in Muntinlupa is relatively more relaxed compared to other cities. The city has, through the years, also managed to cultivate a close-knit community culture and maintain it through a number of ways. The fact that there are a number of places to visit and things to do in and around Muntinlupa, the community is brought together through a variety of ways like events and bazaars.
The best place to fully experience this lifestyle is to focus on Filinvest City, a sought after address not only in Muntinlupa but also in the south of Metro Manila, for its many positive characteristics.
In Filinvest City, a healthy, clean, and green lifestyle awaits. Filinvest City encourages biking and walking to promote a healthier lifestyle among its residents. In fact, there are very few cars to see around the neighborhood - even on the weekends. Many residents, especially those who live in Filinvest City for the main reason of remaining nearby their work, willingly walk the uncrowded streets of the neighborhood every day.
The area is safe and secure. The neighborhood boasts of its very own Emergency Response Group and Crisis Management team that’s fully equipped with the right tools and the correct training for any fires and other emergencies. Additionally, Filinvest City is also partnered with Lifeline, a dedicated life support response team, with its own hotline.
Additionally, there are specific types of lifestyle destinations inside Filinvest City. For mall-goers and frequent shoppers, they can explore the hundreds of retail options in Festival Alabang, which also happens to be one of the Philippines’ largest malls. For foodies who enjoy a quieter setting for catching up, Westgate Center, an open-air lifestyle center, a favorite destination among families and friends.
The Aspen Tower
Located along Corporate Avenue corner Parkway Avenue in Filinvest City, the Aspen Tower is a 23-storey residential condominium featuring standard finishing and generous floor areas no matter the unit type. A quick stroll away from the lifestyle hubs of the neighborhood, those who decide to rent a condominium are sure to have an effortless and enjoyable life of luxury within reach, especially with the many amenities provided. It boasts of a 25-meter swimming pool, in-house gym, and open air areas rentable for functions, the resort-inspired condominium goes the extra mile for its residents’ welfare. A two-bedroom, 120 sqm condominium with two bathrooms can be rented for as low as P75,000 per month.
The Entrata Urban Complex
The Entrata Urban Complex, located along Spectrum Midway Extension in Filinvest City, is a mixed-use development that features a commercial center, five-star hotel, and a 28-storey residential condominium all in one complex. Surrounded by several prominent landmarks in the neighborhood such as Asian Hospital, Palms Country Club, and the Northgate Cyberzone, condominiums in the Entrata Urban Complex are the ideal home for the dynamic working professional. Each unit comes with a complete kitchenette and bathroom - and it conveniently offers plans for both an office or a condominium depending on the needs of the client. Unit sizes range from 33 sqm to 35 sqm. Renting a one-bedroom unit starts at Php 45,000 a month.