A residential street in Comembo
Comembo is a barangay that belongs to the second congressional district. It is located in Makati’s south eastern region. Thus, it is a 5 minutes ride to Fort Bonifacio High Street which is just across the Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Manila. Comembo is also part of the so-called Cluster 5 together with Pembo, Rizal and East Rembo. The 2010 NSO census has showed that the barangay has 15,000 residents, and is primarily a residential area.
Formerly known as Mamancat during the Spanish colonial period, Comembo was a resettlement area for the enlisted men of the Philippine Ground Force in 1956. Its acronym means Combat Enlisted Men’s Barrio, where hundreds of military men have had lived in the barangay since its official development in 1958. Today, Comembo is the home to teachers, professional workers and business owners.
Night shot of property in Comembo
Location of the Barangay
Comembo is located at the Southeastern of Makati and Northeastern part of Fort Bonifacio. By barangay boundaries, Comembo is bounded by East Rembo (north), Pembo (west), and a Municipality named Pateros in both south and east. By street boundaries, the Pasig River limits Comembo in the east and south, Langka II Street in the west and Chico and Anahaw in the north.
Comembo is generally a residential area except for strips of Commercial areas along the J.P. Rizal Extension, Anahaw and Sampaguita Streets. Even so, it still boasts a wide range of commercial establishments like the following;
• Apartment houses
• Fast food restaurants
• Hardware stores
• Basketball court
Comembo is an award-winning barangay being the 3rd cleanest and greenest barangay in 2011 and winning first place in 2012. Therefore, you can be sure of living in a clean and green environment, should you decided to rent a property there.
Aside from that, Comembo residents also celebrate the Feast of Mary Mirror of Justice, the Patroness of the barangay, every March 15 annually. It’s a local holiday where you can socialize more with your neighbors and learn more about their lives.