Shaw Boulevard is one of the busiest roads in Metro Manila. It connects the cities of Mandaluyong and Pasig and crosses Metro Manila’s main thoroughfare, Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA), where the Manila Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Shaw station is also situated. The west end is minutes away from the city of Manila and the east end connects to the C-5 road through Pasig Boulevard. Other major junctions include San Miguel Avenue and Meralco Avenue connecting Shaw to the heart of Ortigas Center, the second most important business district in the Philippines. Pioneer Street connecting to Boni Avenue and Robinsons Cybergate Complex and Cybergate City also end in Shaw Boulevard.
Shaw Boulevard is a convenient origin point when going to Makati City, Quezon City, and Taguig City. At a normal rate with the average traffic situation, these areas are reachable within 30 minutes.
Shaw Boulevard is especially accessible from the hub of the Ortigas Center. The second most important business district in the country houses several office and condominium skyscrapers, shopping malls, nightlife bars, and restaurants of various cuisine. Prominent schools including St. Paul College Pasig, University of Asia and the Pacific, Saint Pedro Poveda College, Lourdes School of Mandaluyong, the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health, and MFI Foundation are situated here. This mini city is also a home to The Medical City, a premier medical complex in the area.
Other prominent landmarks include the San Miguel Corporation building complex, EDSA Shangri-La, Shangri-La Plaza, and SM Megamall.
Due to its strategic location, the stretch of Shaw Boulevard has been the chosen site for several condominium developments intended for residential purpose in the past years.
Space seekers looking for a condo unit along Shaw Boulevard have a lot of choices seeing that most of the top condominium developers in the country have built one along the stretch of the boulevard or on adjacent strips.
These developments were designed with the right mix of amenities offering residents comfort and homey-living in the middle of a bustling metro.
Soho Central by Century Properties and Twin Oaks by Greenfield District Corporation are located at the heart of Greenfield District where a mini district is built with gardens and a playground offering breathtaking view to its residents. Restaurants, mini shops, and recreational facilities are also available on the strip of this mini community.
Across the Greenfield District in the south, Flair Towers by DMCI Homes emerge into view, while across the district in the north along Shaw Boulevard, One Shangri-La Place rises. Other premier residences by SMDC, Cityland Incorporated, St. Francis, and One Shangri-La are also located close to the busy strip of Shaw Boulevard.
Many of these condominium buildings have units offered for rent. Situated near the business hubs and constructions with complete indoor and outdoor facilities for comfortable and secure way of life, these rental options are great choices, especially to those who need an escape from their long trips going to and fro the business centers of Ortigas Center and nearby areas.