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CAPITOL COMMONS: Greenhills 2.0 and the new 10-hectare Kapitolyo area!

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CAPITOL COMMONS is the 10-hectare mixed used development of Ortigas group located at Meralco Avenue corner Shaw Boulevard where the Rizal Provincial Capitol was previously located. 

It incorporates all the learnings from the Greenhills district and envisioned to be the new urban center of the Kapitolyo area.  Capitol Commons was recently launched last May 25 with a month long festival of World-Class Pinoy Talents held every Saturday with an open house and with yummy food in partnership with Mercato.

This is the best time to invest in this area. Check out Capitol Commons!

Kapitolyo Food Street Series:

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The Capitol Commons area is now open to public traffic, and the Capitol Commons Information Center is the first building built to showcase the vision of the area.

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The Royalton, a high-end condominium, will be the first commercial development in the area.

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It will have 67 floors and the units are getting sold fast. Check out the availability of units here.

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The Low Zone (Level 6 - 37) will have 8 units per floor.

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The High Zone (Level 38-65) will have 6 units/floor and (Level 66-67) will have 5 units/floor.

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Here's the living room look of the 1-BR model unit at the show room,

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with the kitchen, 

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the main bedroom, and

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the comfort room design.

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In 2015, the flagship store of Unimart (it's second branch after Greenhills) will be the anchor tenant of Capitol Commons.

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In September 2014, The Estancia Mall will be the premium mall for the Capitol Commons area.

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Paragon will be the cinema and theater area similar to the Promenade in Greenhills.

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There's a common park area in the center of the development which is used as an events place. This is where the Festival of World Class Filipinos event is held every Saturday until June 15. 


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In celebration of its 82nd anniversary and the launch of their most recent masterpiece – Capitol Commons, premiere property developer Ortigas & Company brings world-­class Filipino acts back to the local stage with the month-­long Festival of World Class Filipinos at Capitol Commons. From May 25 to June 15, each Saturday will feature Filipino artists who have received international acclaim for their talents.

Here's a recap of the events for the past two Saturdays:


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Special screening of Jose Rizal (1998) and Babae Sa Septic Tank (2011) with Mowel fund exhibit.

The CompanY
Evening concert by pop group The CompanY

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Mercato Centrale group provided the yummy food to complement the world class exhibit and performances every Saturday night starting at 6pm.

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It's a mini-night food market affair with a class ambiance :) 


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Orlina Atelier Exhibit

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Ballet Philippines “Living Art”

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Ateneo Chamber Singers Performance

Check out the festival on JUNE 8: FOOD & FURNITURE  and  JUNE 15: FASHION

About Capitol Commons

Capitol Commons

Capitol Commons is the newest urban destination in the southern part of Ortigas Center. Located at Meralco Avenue corner Shaw Boulevard, Capitol Commons stands at the former site of the Rizal Provincial Capitol. It can be accessed via Shaw Boulevard and via Capt. H. Javier Street near ULTRA and Valle Verde Country Club.

The 10-­hectare mixed-­used development will feature posh retail establishments, state-­of-the-­art office spaces, modern living units, and a full range of amenities. Fifty percent of the development’s total area will be dedicated to wide, open spaces, making it an ideal destination for relaxation and enjoyment.

For more information, visit or call +632 401-­3332.


Kapitolyo Food Street Series:

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Full Disclosure: Our Awesome Planet is a co-founder of Mercato Centrale and a media partner of Festival of World Class Filipinos. I wrote this blog post myself, and it expresses my own opinions. 

P.S. Don't miss the last two Saturdays of the Capitol Commons Festival! They just launched Capitol Commons and the pre-selling period is the best time to invest in the area :)



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Yeah... let me share with you my VERY VERY VERY VERY BAD EXPERIENCE here... well, at first I didn't know that this place have what they call "food truck" and it was introduce to me by a friend. So what my friend did she drove her car to the place for me to see and to get familiar with, if incase I want a place to go to and eat! One evening, well just recently, this Friday lang, me and my boyfie decided to eat somewhere bec I told him I don't like to go home yet, but since I work in Makati, I told him we could eat there first. After that, we rode to our motorbike and decided to go home... but again, since I live in Ortigas, I convinced my boyfriend to drive there and told him that I wanted us to eat there next time (since we are full na). So we went inside and we were so much delighted to see that we don't need to eat in Makati na to enjoy the food truck... UNFORTUNATELY, on our way inside, 3 to 4 guards have to STOP us everytime just to ask us what we will be doing. NAKAKAPIKON! It's as if we were criminals na kailangang patigilin!!! Well I felt maybe bec we are riding a motorbike so they DISCRIMINATE US!! Well, fine, discriminate us all you want, may KARMA naman for you! From NOW on, I wouldn't dare to eat there!!! Never mind, andami naman nyan sa Tiendesitas, Ayala and Trinoma at kung saan saan pa!! F*** YOU!!

Madami kasing crimes na dinudulot ang motorbikes lately. Baka naman they're just being protective and discriminating. Duh. Mas okay nga yun for the safety of the public e.

*and not discriminating

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