• These Neighborhoods Are Close to Schools and Universities

    If you're a parent, it's important to find a property that can cater to the needs of your school-age kids
These Neighborhoods Are Close to Schools and Universities
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  • When looking for a property to invest in, one of the most important factors to consider is whether that property provides access to not only business and commercial districts, but also to educational institutions, especially if you have school-age children. With so many different residential complexes rising in different areas in the metro, it can be quite overwhelming to find the right place to go. Here's a round-up of some of the best options in different parts of Metro Manila:

    Uptown Parksuites

    This 50-storey structure is located in Uptown Bonifacio, providing easy access to lifestyle and entertainment hubs like Uptown Mall. It also features an amenity deck on the seventh floor as well as sky lounges in the upper levels.

    Location: Bonifacio Drive, Uptown Bonifacio, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City

    Schools nearby: University of the Philippines – BGC Campus; De La Salle University – Rufino Campus; Enderun Colleges; Treston International College

    Shang Salcedo Place

    Located in Salcedo Village, Makati, Shang Salcedo Place is only a few minutes away from a wide variety of business and commercial establishments, as well as parks and cultural activities. Several noted schools and universities are also easily accessible from here, making it an ideal place for anyone to live.

    Location: 147 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, cor. Tordesillas and H.V. Dela Costa, Makati

    Schools nearby: Ateneo Professional Schools; Mapua Institute of Technology – Makati Campus; Centro Escolar University – Makati Campus; Far Eastern University – Makati Campus

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    The Vantage at Kapitolyo

    One notable characteristic of The Vantage is that it is located in the center of four major business districts, meaning that it is in close proximity to different companies, lifestyle hubs, and schools. On the other hand, The Vantage also provides a relaxing home right in the city.

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    Location: 50 West Capitol Corner United Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig City

    Schools nearby: University of Asia and the Pacific; St. Paul College Pasig; Arellano University – Andres Bonifacio Campus; St. Pedro Poveda College; La Salle Green Hills

    Blue Residences

    Blue Residences, situated at the corner of Katipunan Avenue and Aurora Boulevard, features different amenities like swimming pools, function halls, a playground for children, and even a student lounge and a “chill-out” deck. Aside from this, Blue Residences is also in close proximity to restaurants and commercial establishments.

    Location: Katipunan Road corner Aurora Blvd., Loyola Heights, Quezon City

    Schools nearby: Ateneo de Manila University; Miriam College; University of the Philippines – Diliman; Kostka School; Center for Culinary Arts

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    Studio Zen

    Catering both to students and professionals, Studio Zen is close not only to many different educational institutions but also to establishments like SM Mall of Asia and Robinsons Place Manila. Its amenities include a fitness center and a sky lounge, as well as a game room—perfect for spending some down time away from work or school.

    Location: 1811 Taft Avenue, Pasay City

    Schools nearby: De La Salle University – Manila; De La Salle University – College of St. Benilde; Arellano University – Jose Abad Santos High School; University of the Philippines – Manila; St. Scholastica’s College

    Avida Towers San Lazaro

    This 5-tower property features a Zen-inspired contemporary Asian design, as well as state-of-the-art amenities like a clubhouse, swimming pools, pocket parks, and landscaped sidewalks. It is close to the University Belt and other notable Manila landmarks like the Manila City Hall and several malls.

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    Location: Santa Cruz, City of Manila

    Schools nearby: University of Santo Tomas; Mapua Institute of Technology; Far Eastern University; San Beda University


    This story originally appeared on Realliving.com.ph.

    *Minor edits have been made by the SmartParenting.com.ph editors.

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