Why Live in a BGC Condo
The condo lifestyle that we all dreamed of
In Bonifacio Global City, there are about 38 residential buildings. Notably, the numbers are growing and for good reasons. These reasons directly impact us – the urban dwellers. Here’s why you will love your BGC condo to the core.
1) BGC is the Home of Passionate Minds
BGC is a place where great minds with passionate hearts meet. It’s a different take on the live-work-play approach of the residential developers with towering presence in the area. Apparently, it thrives on green and open spaces that give way to interactive arts and installations.
BGC’s roster of public parks include:
A park specifically designed to cater to the sports junkie. It includes a jogging path, yoga and exercise lawn, fitness art and meditation garden. Track 30th is also equipped with interactive art installations made from recyclables.
A park dedicated to the youngsters. It has an interactive playground that is built with well-loved Pinoy street games such as Piko, Holen, Patintero Luksong Baka and Habulang Taya.
A man-made football turf. This is where football enthusiasts meet during weekdays and weekends.
2) BGC is a home to esteemed institutions
BGC is a well-planned area that nurtures the passion for uplifting one’s quality of life. It’s not just the academic institutions that include international schools, but also the health and wellness facilities, arts galleries and museums, and places of worships.
Some of these institutions are:
- British School Manila
- Everest Academy Inc.
- Every Nation Leadership Institute
- International School Manila
- Makati Gospel School Christian Academy
- Manila Japanese School
- St. Lukes Hospital
- St. Michaels Parish
- STI College Academy
- Summit School Inc.
- The Mind Museum
- Treston International College
3) BGC caters to artistic interests
From public arts that make an art walk to public parks, BGC is a breeding ground for artistry. Other than the art pieces, BGC boasts of a garden island, a water plaza and an urban ampitheater. The place features interesting shows of street performers and musicians as well. Then there’s The Mind Museum that houses more than 250 interactive exhibits that will truly challenge the inquisitive mind.
Dubbed as BGC Impromptu, here are what you can expect:
- Stand-up comedians
4) BGC is a foodie haven
BGC is built with a kilometer-long chef-based restaurants. In fact, there are at least 150 restaurants spread across Bonifacio High Street, BHS Central, Crossroads, One Parkade, Two Parkade and The Fort.
Some of the uniquely-BGC restaurants to try are:
- Mecha Uma
- The Wholesome Table
- Black Sheep
- Todd English Food Hall
- Va Bene Pasta Deli
- Perfect Pint
- Marmalade Kitchen
- The Bowery NYC Comfort
- Crisp on 28th
- Pasta Roni
- Seoul Express
- Sunshine Kitchen
- Harvest Gastro Pub
- Singapore Food Republic
- 100 Miles Cafe
- Cafe Seolhwa
Other than this, there are many exciting developments around BGC which solidify the claim that BGC will be the next central business district. This is particularly true because of the presence of the Philippine Stock Exchange in the area. Definitely, the presence of St. Luke’s Hospital makes for a holistic community.
To highlight the public art program, which is fundamental to the development in BGC, it recently launched the Hop On, Hop Off Bus Tour. For Php25, the bus will take you to the art and other cultural installations in the area. A tour may start from The Mind Museum, Bonifacio High Street, Serendra, Turf BGC or The BGC Offsite Gallery.
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