5 things to love about homes in McKinley West


This post was originally published on March 14, 2018 and updated on July 24, 2020.

As much as it can be intimidating, buying a home can provide long-term and maximum benefits, especially when you pick the right property. But with the many options today, where do you look for the best one?

Whether you’re purchasing a unit for investment or buying a home where you can settle in the future, McKinley West in Fort Bonifacio is a smart neighborhood choice. Here are key reasons this 34.5-hectare township should be on top of your list.

1. Convenient lifestyle

When choosing a home, location always takes top priority—is it close to basic essentials such as grocery shops, clinics, and banks? Are there schools and job opportunities nearby? If you live in McKinley West, all these conveniences are well accounted for. With its strategic location and community make-up, you’ll have easy access to a wide range of establishments just a few minutes from your place.

Park McKinley West McKinley West Fort Bonifacio

Facade render of Park McKinley West during nighttime, facing Lawton Avenue.

McKinley West Location Map

Establishments and landmarks inside and near the McKinley West township.

2. High class home design

A former Jusmag property, McKinley West has now become one of the most sought-after communities in Fort Bonifacio; its condo properties are modern, luxurious, and European-inspired—specially crafted by the biggest names in architecture and design. For its three condo projects namely St. Moritz Private Estate, The Albany Luxury Residences, and Park McKinley West, Megaworld has tapped U.K.-based firm Broadway Malyan as principal architect consultant. Luxurious amenities also increase the desirability of these homes; from fitness to entertainment, there’s a lot of possibilities for condo dwellers to explore.

The Albany Luxury Residences Living and Dining Area

Living and dining area render of a three-bedroom penthouse at The Albany Luxury Residences

Yoga deck amenity render of Park McKinley West

Yoga deck amenity render of Park McKinley West

3. Scenic views

Your home in McKinley West can be a comfortable spot from which to gaze upon the best skyline and sunset views. The 25-storey Park McKinley West, the most recent addition and the tallest residential building yet in the township, offers uninterrupted panoramas of McKinley Hill, Makati, and Fort Bonifacio, addressing your need for contemplative recreation.

McKinley Hill Daytime by Kevin Icabales

McKinley Hill township view from Park McKinley West (By Kevin Icabales)

4. Award-winning projects

When it comes to track records, McKinley West does not disappoint. In 2019, it received citations both from the local and international scenes, recognizing Megaworld’s efforts in setting high standards for its developments.

  • MCKINLEY WEST – Best Township Masterplan Design (Regional Winner)
    2019 Asia Property Awards
  • MCKINLEY WEST – Best Township Masterplan Design (Winner)
    2019 Philippines Property Awards
  • THE ALBANY LUXURY RESIDENCES – Best Luxe Condo of the Year for Luzon (Winner)
    The Outlook 2019 by Lamudi
  • ST. MORITZ PRIVATE ESTATE – Residential Mid-Rise Category (Silver)
    2019 Property and Real Estate Excellence Awards by FIABCI Philippines
Actual photo of St. Moritz Private Estate

Actual photo of St. Moritz Private Estate

5. Nearby future developments

McKinley West first made its name in 2010 when McKinley West Village was launched; ten years later, properties are still as attractive to both homebuyers and investors. The community is still developing so there’s a lot to watch out for. With the proposed infrastructure projects (e.g. Metro Manila Subway) and other developments to be built nearby (e.g. Senate of the Philippines), McKinley West’s continuing progress seems assured.

McKinley West township view from McKinley Hill

McKinley West township view from McKinley Hill (Photo by Mark Manlangit)

Author: Kesiah Alvarez

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Kesiah is the Jr. Supervisor for Marketing Communications for Megaworld at The Fort. She handles brand strategy, concept development, and media management. She is a graduate of BA Communication from Miriam College. Kesiah is also an avid fan of the local music scene and enjoys watching sci-fi and romcom movies.

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