Cebu is nicknamed the “Queen City of the South, “ is one the most livable cities in the country. It is popular to both local and foreign tourists for its rich culture and traditions, delectable local cuisine, and beautiful scenery. Cebu City forms the core of Metro Cebu, the regional center of trade and commerce, and major transportation hub in the Visayas, owing to its origins as a major trading post during the pre-colonial period.
Cebu is fast transforming itself as a destination for some of the world’s top outsourcing companies, creating an exciting environment that is full of great opportunities for jobseekers. As a center of higher education in the Visayas, the city is home to hundreds of thousands graduates, who can be a part of a competent and willing workforce for various industries.
Cebu City and Mandaue City are separated from Mactan Island, where Lapu-Lapu City, Mactan Cebu International Airport and the Mactan Economic Zone are located, by the Mactan Channel, which is being crossed by two key bridges. The Mactan Economic Zone hosts several industrial/techno parks, as well as I.T. parks. Cebu City itself has Asia Town I.T. Park, Cebu Business Park and several other I.T. buildings, which continue to reinforce its potential as a major business process outsourcing (BPO) hub.
As Cebu experiences significant economic growth and development, the local real estate industry is also experiencing growth, providing a wide range of choices for individuals and families planning to reside in the city.
Cebu City and its surrounding cities and municipalities offer great choices of residential and commercial areas developed by reputable and well-known developers in the country. Some of these developers that have projects in the area include Aboitiz Land, South Road Properties, Cebu Business Park (an affiliate of Ayala Land) and Taft Property Venture Development Corporation.
Although there is an abundance of available residential property options around Cebu City and its surrounding areas, an apartment for rent in Cebu City is a great choice for those who want to reside and settle in the area close to the central business district.
Living in Cebu City gives one access to its high standard health care system; excellent schools; and wide choices of dining, entertainment, shopping, sports and nature-tripping destinations. The city surely ensures that anyone will have everything he need at an affordable cost without sacrificing high quality.