Location is often the first consideration when scouting for a home. For young and seasoned professionals, the cities are the go-to choice for a residence even amid the pandemic. The glitz and the glamor, and the fast-paced environment of the urban area perfectly match the busy, exciting life of those in the corporate world. Even professionals who are looking for properties for rent choose the cities for a more convenient lifestyle.
Here in the Philippines, the professionals’ address of choice is Quezon City. The largest city in Metro Manila attracts huge throngs of office workers who want to be near modern conveniences and further grow their careers. While some buy a piece of real estate, many choose a condo for rent in Quezon City, a temporary home that lets them be mobile and catch the next promising job opportunity.
In this article, we’ll explore the reasons many professionals choose to live in the largest city in the metro. Maybe you can pick up an insight or two that will convince you to choose this home location and rent a condo in Quezon City.
1. You can live close to work
It’s no secret that Quezon City is home to three of the most important business districts in the country: Eastwood City, the first information-technology park in the country; Triangle Park; and Araneta Center Cubao. These business hubs house residential communities that allow dwellers to reach their offices without a hassle. Moreover, there are vertical neighborhoods surrounding these areas that help you access far more business districts in the metro.
With a home location like this, you won’t have to endure long, stressful commutes to work. Ultimately, you have more time to spend with your loved ones and for yourself.
THe DMCI condo The Celandine, for instance, is located along A. Bonifacio Ave. Aside from being a 10-minute drive from the Triangle Park, it also offers easy access to Greenfield District and Makati Central Business District. When you rent a Quezon City condo, you can say goodbye to long commutes and headache-inducing traffic jams and Metro Manila traffic choke-points. In fact, you probably can bike to work.
2. You can seize opportunities in some of the country’s top businesses
Renting a Quezon City condo, say, in Infina Towers by DMCI Homes, you can easily explore career opportunities in the thriving business organizations around your home. The office building right next to your condominium alone hosts several enterprises that would require different talents. There's a good chance you'll find a job that perfectly suits your skills and career aspirations. On the other hand, if you’re making a career shift, there are a lot of successful industries in the Quezon City area that you can consider.
The business districts mentioned above are notable for hosting well-known companies in the country. At Eastwood City, you can find renowned tech firm IBM Philippines. At Triangle Park, there are the retail and hospitality giants, including TriNoma Mall and Seda Vertis North. At Araneta Center Cubao, business process outsourcing companies are present, namely Telus, Teletech, Dynamic Business Outsourcing Solutions, and more.
3. You can embrace an active recreational lifestyle
The best thing about renting a condo in Quezon City, say, from DMCI Leasing, you can rest assured that your community will have recreational amenities. Some of these leisure spaces have resort-style, tropical destination elements that create that relaxing vacation vibe. Even without stepping outside of your Quezon City condo, you can destress from the hectic work life.
When you do step outside of your home, you can find plenty of leisure spaces. Even though Quezon City, Philippines is an urbanized city, it’s not all work, work, work. It also features ‘play’ spaces that allow residents to relax and unwind. For instance, if your type of recreation is communing with nature, you can go to La Mesa Eco Park or Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center. If it’s basking in the beauty of art, pay the Art in Island and Sining Kamalig Art Gallery a visit.
4. You can go on a gastronomic adventure anytime
Quezon City is often the destination professionals go to when they want to loosen up with colleagues over good food. Some of the popular food destinations in Quezon city include Maginhawa Street, Cubao Expo, and Tomas Morato.
If you want to embrace work-life balance, consider renting a DMCI condo in Quezon City. The Manors at Celebrity Place and The Oriana are a short driving distance from Maginhawa Street. If you want to be near the hip food destination Cubao Expo, you can consider a rent-to-own condo in Quezon City communities One Castilla Place and Accolade Place. Meanwhile, Viera Residences and The Amaryllis are near Tomas Morato.
As you invite your work colleagues over to your home, head out to the cool food hubs nearby for some extended bonding time.
5. You get to be at the gateway to the north
With a condo for rent in Quezon City, you can easily slip away from the metro and into your favorite vacation destinations. Your home might just be your friend group’s meeting place for all your travel adventures.
Remember, Quezon City is the gateway to the north and northeast, providing convenient access to beautiful provinces teeming with amazing tourist hotspots: Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Aurora, Isabela, Cagayan, La Union, Ilocos, and more. If your idea of the perfect leisure is going out of town and leaving the stresses of the metro, then this locale is definitely the community for you.
6. You can live a healthier lifestyle
For a professional like you, a home location equipped with top-notch medical institutions is a good choice. You’ll have the support you need for keeping a strong body and mind, able to accommodate all the demands of work and personal life.
The good thing about choosing DMCI condos is that these vertical communities are situated in strategic locations, close to healthcare providers. Zinnia Towers, for instance, is just a 10-minute drive from Quezon City General Hospital. Some of the units for rent in this community are furnished condos, so you don’t have to worry about filling the space with fixtures and appliances.
Quezon City was once recognized as the health and wellness tourism capital as the local government strived to promote medical tourism in the area. It’s no secret that Quezon City is dotted with renowned hospitals, namely St. Luke’s Medical Center, Capitol Medical Center, UERM (University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center), as well as specialized hospitals, such as the Heart Center, Lung Center, and Kidney Center.
7. You can take advantage of excellent educational opportunities
Other than top-notch hospitals, Quezon City boasts respectable educational institutions. Along Katipunan Avenue alone, you’ll find a string of good schools, from Ateneo de Manila University to Miriam College to the University of the Philippines Diliman.
Other colleges and universities located in the city include Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Manuel L. Quezon University, St. Paul University, New Era University, Far Eastern University Diliman, Trinity University of Asia, Siena College, UST Angelicum College, and more. Of course, there are also schools offering pre-school, elementary, and secondary education programs.
This means when you choose a condo for rent in Quezon City, you can find tons of options for your kids’ (or future kids’) education. You also won’t have to spend a lot of time on the road taking your children to school.
8. You can reach destinations without the hassle
In 2019, Quezon City was projected to be the "most connected city" in the country as it’s supported by various transportation infrastructure projects. Currently, it’s served by major road networks, like EDSA, C5, and the recently opened Skyway Stage 3, as well as train systems, such as LRT-1, LRT-2, and MRT-3.
As modern projects are underway, the North Luzon Expressway-South Luzon Expressway (NLEX-SLEX) Connector Road, Metro Manila Subway, and Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7), the city is expected to promote better mobility.
Living in a rental DMCI condo in QC, you can go to different places in the metro with less inconvenience. Infina Towers, for instance, is just a short walk from the Anonas and Katipunan stations of LRT-2. Once you board the train, you can transfer to other train systems along the way and go as far as the south of the capital region. Set an appointment with DMCI Leasing Services to see your unit options in this community.
9. An investment for your future
While you may enjoy a condo for rent in Quezon City now, consider the possibility of having your own place in the future. Homeownership offers a lot of perks, including building equity, having control over housing-related expenses, encouraging you to save, and experiencing stability and security overall, that no matter what, you'll have a roof above your head.
Young professionals can especially benefit from homeownership of a Quezon City condo, as it provides an avenue for exercising responsibility and independence. You can embrace adulting on a whole new level, to put it simply.
Are you ready to rent a Quezon City condo? Reach out to us and we’ll be happy to recommend property options.
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