The rampant urbanization in Metro Manila as well as the rapid growth of population in the cities is one of the major issues here in our country that is still present for a long period of time. We all know that this problem brings a lot of negative impacts not just to the lives of the Filipinos but also to the future opportunities here in the country. In the new development plan conducted by the provincial government of Pampanga, they envision placing the entire province of Pampanga as the new business and financial center of Northern Luzon. This development plan is also known as ‘’The Pampanga Megalopolis Plan’’ is seen to reduce the mass migration in Metro Manila as well as utilizing the potentials and opportunities in the province of Pampanga as the core of the Central and Northern Luzon regions. This plan might change the current state of Metro Manila and might actually solve the rampant urbanization and rapid growth of populations in the cities of Metro Manila.
The Pampanga Megalopolis led by the Pampanga Golden Triangle which was pushed by former President Gloria Macapagal will consist of various metropolitan areas which are clustered into four building blocks. This will consist of Aerotropolis which is the airport-driven cluster, the Agropolis for the agriculture-driven cluster, the Aquapolis in the water-driven cluster, and the Ecopolis which is the ecology-driven cluster. Each cluster will showcase its own strengths and provide different opportunities for the business investors in both local and foreign. The improvement of transportation and road infrastructure will also be included in the Pampanga Megalopolis plan. This is to make sure that the traffic along the highways of Pampanga, specifically the McArthur Highway along San Fernando will lessen and at the same time provide sustainable mass transportation for the people in Pampanga. There’s also the manila clark railway and clark international airport that will be connected to the world class bus rapid transit along MacArthur, In terms of tourism projects, the Pampanga Megapolis Plan also aims to boost the tourism industry in the province. There will be more tourist destinations and activities that will be developed in the province which aims to attract more tourists and visitors in Pampanga. The most anticipated development plan for the province of Pampanga might actually reduce the mass migration in Metro Manila as it brings a lot of opportunities to the Filipinos.
The Strengths and Opportunities of Pampanga Megalopolis
1. Provides Long term solutions
We all know that most of the Filipinos in provinces are migrating to Metro Manila for various reasons but on the other hand, this situation generates more problems specifically in the cities of Metro Manila. The rapid urbanization in the area brings a lot of threats such as pollution, unemployment, and leads to greater poverty. The local government is having a hard time dealing with these problems that have already existed for a very long time.
The clark flagship projects is a plan that is seen to reduce the mass migration in Metro Manila and at the same time, it brings a long-term solution for the existing problems, issues, and threats. Since Pampanga is going to be developed as the business center of northern Luzon there will be more opportunities that will be generated in the area which is also a good factor to lessen all the Filipinos in provinces who are migrating to Metro Manila. The Filipinos can now look for opportunities not just in Metro Manila but also in Pampanga which offers a more decent and sustainable environment. The plan addresses various problems and potential risks that might occur to the Filipinos specifically to the Kapampangans.
2. Decent and high quality of living
The increasing number of migrants to the cities of Metro Manila results in a lack of decent housing and basic services in major cities. As a result, the number of informal settlers continues to proliferate. The Pampanga Megalopolis plan is one of the most anticipated plans that can solve and provide a long-term solution to the problems and issues in northern Luzon and at the same time improve the quality of life and well-being of the Filipinos. The development plan in the entire province of Pampanga includes infrastructure and utilization of lands which aims to provide better opportunities to the people.
Bria Homes is one of the companies which can provide solutions to the existing problems in Metro Manila. Since the Pampanga Megalopolis plan is targeting to turn the entire province of Pampanga into a financial and business center of northern Luzon it will be a good opportunity for the Bria homes to provide more decent and high-quality houses around the area. The housing projects of Bria Homes around the area of Pampanga will help the Filipinos to acquire their own sustainable house at the most affordable price. This will help the Pampanga Megalopolis plan to provide a decent and sustainable house for the Filipinos in northern Luzon. It will also reduce the mass migration in Metro Manila as well as the increasing number of informal settlers in the cities.
Bria Homes will surely be a magnet for those people who are dreaming to have their own house in the area of Pampanga. Since there will be more commercial establishments together with the increasing jobs that will be generated in the area it will surely benefit the projects of Bria Homes as more people will migrate and live there. The house and lot offered by Bria are very affordable and at the same time high quality and well designed. The location is also suitable for those who are seeking opportunities in the area as they are near commercial establishments, major roads, and highways. When the job and business opportunities increase in the area the demand for the houses offered by Bria Homes will also increase. It also shows that their projects in the area will not just benefit them but at the same time provide decent, organized, and sustainable houses to those migrants and people in the province of Pampanga.
Bria Homes offers the most affordable house and lot to Filipinos. This is a great opportunity for the people who are dreaming to have their own house. As we all know the informal settlers in the cities of Metro Manila are still present and continue to increase and most people are still renting a house. Bria Homes provides a solution to their problems by offering a house and lot for as low as 1,897 pesos per month only. This will be a good opportunity for those people who are migrating and seeking opportunities in the province of Pampanga. The house and lot offered by Bria Homes is also a good opportunity for those OFW who would like to invest for their own house. They might also consider seeking opportunities in the province of Pampanga Instead of migrating to other countries. Bria Homes will serve as a partner of the development plan as it provides decent housing in the area while turning it into a business center of Northern Luzon. In this way, it can actually reduce the mass migration in Metro Manila as it offers a decent and high quality of living and a lot of opportunities in the new Pampanga Megalopolis plan.
3. Attracts Local and Foreign Investors
The Pampanga Megalopolis brings a lot of opportunities to the country. It will not only solve various problems in the province but at the same time improves the economic growth of the country. With the new development plan for Pampanga, it will surely attract more local and foreign investors. There will be more business establishments that are healthy for the country as it generates more jobs and employment for the Filipinos. The lands and resources found in the province are going to be utilized which means that more people will benefit from the development plan and more establishments are going to be generated. With the new investors from both local and foreign, It can easily promote the cultural aspect of the province and a higher chance to promote the products and services that can only be offered in the province. This development plan in Pampanga will surely increase and generate more revenues for the province
4. Boost Tourism Industry
Pampanga is well known for its mouth-watering dishes but most of us aren’t aware that Pampanga is very rich in natural tourist destinations which portray the beauty of the province. The Pampanga Megalopolis will serve as a key to boost the tourism industry in Pampanga which also indicates that there will be more jobs and opportunities that will be generated. The beauty of Pampanga will be more highlighted by the development plan as there will be more projects such as improvement of road infrastructure, utilization of lands, and sustainable mass transportation. More tourists and migrants can easily visit and appreciate the beauty of Pampanga which is also a good opportunity to promote the culture, products, and services offered by the people there.
5. Safe and Sustainable Environment
This development plan brings assurance to the improvement of the quality of life to the people in Pampanga. We all know that it is one of the provinces that are prone to natural risks, specifically flooding. That is why it is one of the major reasons why the Pampanga Megalopolis consists of plans and projects that tackle flood protection and construct a resilient community against natural hazards. They are planning to develop and construct more water reservoirs and water retaining ponds in order to mitigate the risk of flooding during the rainy season and at the same time serve as another water source during the dry season. The development of water treatment plants is also included in the plan in order to remove the threats of wastewater pollution in the province. It is also included in the plan regarding the development of a distribution system of water in the province in order to provide clean safe water for industrial and domestic use. These projects will not just provide safety and security to the communities in Pampanga but at the same time provide more opportunities to the people. More local and foreign investors are also going to be attracted to the province because of the safe and sustainable environment that the province provides within their communities.
The Pampanga Megalopolis will surely attract more local migrants who are seeking opportunities such as employment, education, and a decent place to stay and live. Since the area will become safer for the people it is a good opportunity for companies, specifically Bria Homes to provide and create more housing projects in the area. The local migrants who are seeking opportunities in the province will surely be enticed by the house and lot offered by Bria Homes. They offer the most affordable house and lots in the area and at the same time, people don’t need to worry about flooding anymore since the entire province will be developed into a safe and sustainable community. Bria homes already have house and lot offered in the area of Pampanga. They offer not just high quality and modern style houses but at the same time create a sustainable environment for their clients. They promote green living wherein they plant more plants and trees around the vicinity of the houses which provides a pleasant environment to the community. These houses offered by Bria Homes are very suitable to the most anticipated Pampanga Megalopolis plan as it complies with the environmental plan and projects of Pampanga. There will be a guarantee that the demand for decent and sustainable houses offered by Bria Homes is going to increase due to the future plans and opportunities in Pampanga Megalopolis. This will also benefit the province of Pampanga as there will be decent and quality constructed houses built in the area instead of an unsustainable house built by individuals or much worse result in informal settlers.
6. Develop and Improves Agriculture
The Pampanga Megalopolis plan will not just focus entirely on the urbanization of the province but at the same time improve the agricultural aspect of the province. This includes the utilization of lands and roads which will help and boost agriculture in the province. The provincial government of Pampanga stated that there will be more farm-to-market roads and efficient post-harvest facilities that are included in the plan. This will improve the quality and efficiency of harvest in the province of Pampanga and at the same time provide a better opportunity to the farmers.