Flexible Workspace in Metro Manila and Cebu, Philippines
As business in the Philippines and its economy continue to expand, more and more foreign companies are now setting up operations in the country. The demand for commercial workspace in the Central Business Districts (CBD) like Makati, Manila, Ortigas, Fort Bonifacio (BGC), McKinley Eastwood City has increased over the last few years, spurred on by the continuous growth of the local IT-BPO and call center industries. For investors looking to set-up business in the Philippines, prime office space has now become readily available in many of the country’s financial districts, cyber parks, and IT-BPO buildings.
Kittelson & Carpo Consulting is a BGC-based firm that specializes in providing consulting services and flexible workspace solutions for foreign and local companies setting up in Metro Manila. Some of the services offered by the company include:
- Identifying a client’s workspace requirements
- Drafting a list of possible sites based on the client’s desired requirements
- Determining PEZA buildings and commercial office sites in the area
- Helping clients obtain the necessary documentation
- Referring clients to qualified real-estate brokerage firms
Makati City is considered the financial capital of the Philippines. It is home to the offices of many foreign multinationals, call centers, IT-BPOs as well as to the biggest corporations in the country. The tallest building in the Philippines, the PBCom Tower, is also housed in Makati. The city boasts a large number of PEZA buildings up for lease.
The city of Manila is the capital of the Philippines and the second oldest Spanish settlement in the country, next to Cebu. Home to over 14 million people, Manila is considered one of the foremost commercial districts in the Philippines. The city also houses a thriving IT park and several PEZA buildings up for lease.
Pasay City, the third smallest political subdivision in the National Capital Region, is known for its entertainment, business and restaurants, coffee shops and clubs. The city is adjacent to the City of Manila and is bordered to the south by Paranaque, northeast by Makati and Taguig, and west by Manila Bay.
With an area of about 100 hectares, Ortigas is considered one of the most important “downtowns” in Metro Manila. It is home to one of the largest shopping malls in Asia, SM Megamall, as well as to the offices of numerous foreign and local companies. The city has a large number of commercial workspace and PEZA buildings up for lease.
Fort Bonifacio Global City (BGC)
Located at the heart of Taguig City, Philippines, Fort Bonifacio is one of the most progressive townships in the country. Also known as Bonifacio Global City, the Fort is a thriving business district and one of the largest cyberparks in the country. Numerous companies have already established business in the area and more are still on the way. Fort Bonifacio boasts a large number of commercial workspace and PEZA buildings up for lease.
McKinley Hill is one of the largest Cyberparks in the country. Located a stone’s throw from Fort Bonifacio, the city is now one of the fastest growing developments in the country. A lot of call centers and IT-BPOs have already set up operations in McKinley Hill and more are still on the way.
Eastwood-Libis is one of the fastest growing economic centers in the Philippines. Formerly known as Bagumbayan, Libis is now a highly modernized IT Park and business district. Eastwood City has also expanded to become one of the fastest developing commercial districts in the country. There are a lot of commercial workspaces and PEZA buildings available for lease in both locales.
Situated in the second district of Muntinlupa City, Alabang has undergone tremendous development in the last few years. The town is now a thriving IT park, home to a large number of IT-BPO companies and foreign multinationals. Some of the country’s premier shopping centers are also located in Alabang, including the Alabang Town Center and Festival Supermalls.
The City of Cebu, also known as the “second city” of the Philippines, is the second most populous city in the Philippines after Metro Manila. It is the province’s center of commerce and is a home to many large foreign companies, mostly from the Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO) industry.