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Why you should live in Taguig in the New Normal and Beyond

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One of the best things about living in such a magnificent city like Taguig is the element of convenience. For the past decade, the city is well-regarded for its progressive nature of bringing world-class developments and key establishments together. From its glamorous commercial and shopping facilities, distinctive global corporations and industries, up to its comfortable and modern residential zones, this article lists reasons that may convince you on why it is a good investment location and why you should live here in the New Normal.

The Accessibility

cars driving on a highway with tall condo buildings in the background - C5 Road, Taguig City, Metro Manila

Say goodbye to rush hours and missed flights and easily meet up with your family and friends at a moment’s notice! The city serves as a middle ground between Metro Manila’s Northern and Southern peripheries. It is connected to major road networks such as C-5, C-6, South Luzon Expressway, BGC-Ortigas Link Road, and the forthcoming Southeast Metro Manila Expressway. Above all, its strategic location rewards its residents with 30 minutes to under an hour average travel time to their desired destinations.

Taguig is also a quick gateway to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), allowing people who love to travel and explore to arrive at the airport swiftly and hop on a plane for a business or leisure flight anywhere around the world.

Business District Haven

tall condo for sale buildings at night with sky and night lights - Bonifacio Global City (BGC) skyline at night, Taguig City

Towering over the vista of Bonifacio Global City is the new home of the Philippine Stock Exchange Tower, which is surrounded by the headquarters of the top local companies and prominent multinational corporations. The reason for its relocation is due to Taguig’s exceptional urban planning. To illustrate, most of BGC’s office spaces yield architectural prowess and advanced technology. These aspects are essential for major corporations as these features effectively reduce maintenance and operational costs. Therefore, moving to Taguig City is an advantageous strategy that leads to streamlined business operations and core processes.

Additionally, the state-of-the-art building layouts maximize employee productivity and satisfaction and harbors a diverse work culture. The synergy of the area’s attractive vicinity and flock of passionate and enthusiastic professionals create the perfect opportunity to jumpstart one’s multifaceted career in the corporate home ground in Bonifacio Global City.

Modern, First-Class Developments

The city is well-known for its modern pinnacle of city design in the Philippines, particularly in its coalescence of commercial and residential entities, further exuding premium service and elevating the urban lifestyle.

Public infrastructures, such as roads, are well-planned and maintained. Additionally, the city established an underground drainage structure, resulting in an effective flood control during the rainy season.

Several prestigious universities in Taguig City offer international education, such as International School Manila, Everest Academy Manila, and Enderun Colleges. Even premier Philippine universities such as De La Salle University, University of the Philippines, and Polytechnic University of the Philippines have campuses located nearby. Since then, it shaped the city as a “modern university city” of Metro Manila, due to its diverse selection of institutions and courses.

On top of that, the city also provides world-class healthcare facilities, such as St. Luke’s Medical Center and Life Science Center for Health and Wellness. These institutions employ among the best doctors and nurses ready to accommodate you with their advanced medical equipment.

Lastly, Taguig City’s industrial power sources and network lines are kept underground, producing an attractive skyline and lessened city pollution.

Recreational and Commercial Nirvana

DJ in a bar and people roaming around restaurants and open spaces - The XYLO at the Palace, Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City

Indulge yourself in the finest cuisines as the city is filled to the brim of Western and Eastern tastes that will excite the foodie within you. The Mango Tree, located in Bonifacio High Street, brings an authentic Thai cuisine for those looking to have their spicy cravings satisfied. In addition, The L’entrecôte, is a beloved French-Swiss Bistro, due to their popular streak entree topped with their herb butter sauce. They also offer cheese fondue, a wide selection of wine and unlimited french fries, which is perfect for date night or a casual get-together with friends and family.

Taguig’s vibrant nightlife culture offers non-stop events: concerts, fun runs, and other social gatherings for everybody, most of which take place in Bonifacio Global City.

Party epicly in the XYLO at the Palace or chill with your friends in the Bank Bar. Then, shop away in the bustling Bonifacio High Street or in the finest malls like SM Aura and Venice Grand Canal Mall.

Sustainable Projects and Green Spaces

girl in grey sleeveless shirt jogging around pavement with greenery - Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City, Park, The Track 30th, Kalikasan Garden, One Bonifacio High Street Park

Notwithstanding its urban setting, Taguig initiated several sustainable and green projects. With it, the city maintains its fresh air, which is key for an individual’s mental well-being during these times.

Taguig has several parks that allows for relaxing activities. For instance, you can re-energize after a long day of work by taking a quick jog at The Track 30th. You can also enter a place of serenity in yoga sessions in Kalikasan Garden. Or even stroll with your pets at the One Bonifacio High Street Park!

Furthermore, Taguig established eco-friendly transportation to ensure a cleaner environment, promoting the wellness of walkers and cyclists.

An Artist’s Canvas

World-renowned architects and passionate minds, such as Reg Yuson and Leo Gerardo, created several art galleries and larger-than-life landmarks that propel the beauty of Taguig.

Gaze upon the “Specific Gravity”, a giant suspended boulder in the middle of Bonifacio High Street. Check out the “Balanghai,” an ancestral vessel landmark showcasing the origin of our country’s barangay. And finally, visit The Mind Museum, a non-profit project of the Bonifacio Art Foundation. It showcases incredible scientific art exhibits and galleries, delivering an exceptional educational experience to the public.

Taguig in the New Normal

man wearing a white mask and black shirt and talking on the microphone - Mayor Lino Cayetano, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City

Taguig is rapidly adapting to the country’s cause of “The New Normal.” For instance, the city’s Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit reported 6-9 COVID-cases in November. It is the lowest ratio of recorded COVID-infection throughout the Philippines.

Mayor Lino Cayetano said, “Our efforts bore fruit,” during the Sanggunian Panglunsod meeting for their planned 2021 budget. Because of the local government’s rigorous health protocols throughout the city and abundant year-end budget, it catapulted the city’s recovery and advancement beyond the pandemic.

 

The Courtyard COHO

This is an opportunity to invest early in The Courtyard, a pre-selling resort-inspired high-rise condominium by COHO. It is a subsidiary of one of the leading integrated property developers in the Philippines, Vista Land.

condo building facade in nude and brown color with greenery and landscape - The Courtyard COHO, Vista Land, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City, Condominium.

The Courtyard welcomes urban dwellers, young professionals, businessmen, and socialites to its prime and distinguished location within the bounds of Taguig City. Furthermore, the project offers quaint, studio-unit condos, designed for an urban dweller’s needs and for a prospective investor’s vision for rewarding returns. There is a lot in store for families and individuals to bask in The Courtyard’s tranquility in the city.

With the New Normal being embraced in one of the sophisticated central business and residential districts, The Courtyard is shaping to be your best choice to invest in the long-term.

blue swimming pool in a condo for sale development with greenery - The Courtyard COHO, Vista Land, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City, Condominium.

Diana, The Courtyard COHO’s first building, is set to be ready for occupancy by the fourth quarter of 2024.

To know more about The Courtyard, visit our official website at www.coho.com.ph or message us at 0920-981-3626 / 0906-389-0913. Be sure to follow our official Facebook and Instagram pages, The Courtyard COHO, for future updates.

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