House and Lot in Bacolod City for sale or rent-to-own
Bacolod City is officially known as the City of Bacolod. It is the most populous city in the entire Western Visayas region and is the capital of the province Negros Occidental. It is also the center of Bacolod Metropolitan Area which includes Silay City and Talisay City. Bacolod City is known as the “City of Smiles” and is famous for the MassKara Festival which is held every third (3rd) week of October. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) also declared the city as the “Center of Excellence” in Information Technology and Business Process Management Operations. Undeniably, Bacolod City deserves to be regarded as the “Best Place to Live in the Philippines” as shown by the survey conducted by Money Sense Magazine in 2008.
Bacolod City is situated at the northwestern part of Negros Occidental. On its north is the City of Talisay, on its east is Murcia, on its south is the City of Bago, and on its west is the Guimaras Strait. The city is accessible by sea through the ports of Banago, BREDCO, and Pulupandan. Bacolod-Silay International Airport, connects the city to the rest of the country and the world.
Sugarcane is the major agricultural product of Bacolod City. As of 2003, 80% or more than 7,000 hectares of agricultural land are planted with sugarcane.
Bacolod City is the Philippines' third fastest growing Information Technology (IT) center because of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies in the city. The city was recommended by the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) Information and Communication Technology Office and the Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) as the best location in the Visayas for BPO.
Businessmen choose to invest in the city because based on the study conducted by the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) entitled 'Philippine Cities Competitiveness Ranking Project 2005', Bacolod topped the list in terms of infrastructure. This makes Bacolod City ahead of other mid-size cities like Iligan, Calamba, and General Santos. It also topped the list in terms of quality of life. It is ahead of other mid-size cities like San Fernando (Pampanga), Baguio, Iloilo and Lipa. AIM also acknowledged Bacolod City as one of the Top Five most competitive mid-size cities together with the ciies Batangas, Iligan, Iloilo, and San Fernando (Pampanga). This accolade made the city an ideal place to settle in. If you consider living in the city, subdivisions are ready for occupancy in the area. Ayala Land Incorporated built its first residential development area to serve the growing number of families transferring to the City. Ayala North Point is strategically located in the city such that everything is just within reach.
SM City Bacolod and Robinsons Place Bacolod are the main malls that serve the residents of the city. For the students’ education, reputable schools like the University of St. La Salle, Colegio San Agustin and Bacolod Christian College of Negros are there. Indeed, Bacolod is the ideal place to live in this part of the region.
Sports enthusiasts would also love to stay in the city. The city’s Panaad Stadium is the home football stadium of the Philippine National Football team the “Azkals” and as such Bacolod City became the venue of the following International Football events: The 2005 Southeast Asian Games Football tournament, the 2007 ASEAN Football Championship qualification, the 2010 AFC U-16 Championship qualification and the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup qualification play-off. The city is also a regular venue of Philippine Basketball Association’s (PBA) out-of-town games.
Bacolod City’s Public Plaza is one of the most prominent landmarks in the city. It is found at the heart of the downtown area. It is very near the city hall and is right across the San Sebastian Cathedral. The plaza has a trapezoid shaped park which is adorned with trees. There is also a gazebo/bandstand at its center. There are also four circular fountains that complement the beauty of the park.
The plaza is also serves as the venue of the much celebrated MassKara Festival. This week-long festival in Bacolod City is celebrated every third weekend of October that is nearest to October 19. October 19 is the city's Charter Anniversary. Each year, the MassKara street dancing competition, which is the highlights of the celebration ends at the Bacolod public plaza. Another important park in the city is the Capitol Park and Lagoon. This provincial park is located right in the heart of Bacolod City.
Indeed, as the survey suggests, Bacolod City is the best place to live in the Philippines. With Ayala North Point in Bacolod City, living in this part of the country can never be more fun and relaxing.
starts at P6,200 to P10,000 per sq.m per month
Total Price: P2,800,000 to P5,000,000
Location: Bacolod City, Negros Occidental
Property Type: House and Lot
Developer: Ayala Land Premier
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