New Attractions in the Southern Metro

Makati City Skyline

Southern Metro Manila which is made up of Makati, Taguig, Pasay, Muntinlupa, Las Piñas and Parañaque have been considered in recent years as the best places to invest in when it comes to real estate assets. Indeed, these are prime areas for commerce as well as activity, far from the old image that Southern Metro Manila had a few decades back.

Websites such as highlight the newest properties being offered in the South as well as the many activities and attractions there. Here are a few more reasons to choose any of these Southern cities as your new address:

River Park in Festival Mall, Alabang

The availability of space and greenery in the South adds to its appeal as a prime location. The River Park is a 2,300-meter park in the Festival Mall, Alabang area that offers respite and relaxation after a long day at work. The flourishing grounds are open every day, and the open-air theatre is a favorite venue for events and performances. The park offers dozens of food finds, fireworks display, as well as festive lights and decorations during the holidays.

This park is also a great way to get young children to use up unexpended energy before they go to sleep.

The Venice Grand Canal Mall

Megaworld’s Venice Grand Canal Mall is now one of the most photographed spots in Metro Manila. Located in Taguig, it boasts classic Italian architecture as well as the romance and charm of old world Venice, Italy.

The mall is located in a complex dotted with upscale condo units and dining places. As it is, it’s already a great place to spend lazy afternoons in, but the addition of the Gondola rides made things even more exciting. For only P500 per person, tourists can recreate the Venice Grand Canal experience without the expensive plane fare. The gondola ride is open on Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm to 11 pm only.

People looking to move to the Southern part of Metro Manila have a lot in store for them. Besides masterplanned communities, more space, various shopping and food options, there are also more opportunities for work or business in this area.