The Philippines is home to some of the tallest office buildings in Southeast Asia. In this article, we’ll explore the 7 tallest office buildings in Philippines, their unique features, and interesting facts.
1. The Grand Hyatt Manila (318 meters or 1043 feet)
The Grand Hyatt Manila located in Bonifacio Global City, stands as the country’s tallest building since its completion in late 2017. This mixed-use skyscraper is a symbol of luxury and opulence with a total of 66 floors containing luxurious hotel rooms, condos, and class-A offices. This iconic building boasts one of the highest viewing decks in the city known as The Peak which offers a panoramic view from above.
Fun Fact: Sustainability was at the heart of its design; it has earned various green certifications such as LEED Gold Rating for Building Design and Construction, Green Mark Certification Plus Platinum for New Buildings by Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA), among many others.
2. The PBCom Tower (259 meters or 850 feet)
PBCom Tower situated in Makati City previously held the title of being Philippine’s tallest commercial building since its completion back in 2000 until it was dethroned by Grand Hyatt Manila last year although still standing strong on second place ranking nationwide. PBCom Tower has over fifty-nine stories providing Grade A quality offices spaces that cater to multinational companies from different businesses sectors
Fun Fact: The structure is highly resistant to earthquakes due to its state-of-the-art engineering design characteristics making it one of kind among several high-rise buildings
3. One World Place (227 meters or 745 feet)
Located just within walking distance from PBcom tower also at Makati lies One World Place owning third place record heights after completed construction just couple years back then embodying sleek modern design above all else. Like other top-class office towers within city center area. It offers a combination of office spaces, commercial units and serviced apartments.
Fun Fact: This skyscraper was awarded the Best Office Development in the Philippines by The Southeast Asia Property Awards in 2019.
4. The 30th Corporate Center (190 meters or 623 feet)
The functional and aesthetic design of this towering Marvel brought its title as fourth highest building nationwide with its completion in year 2000 located at Ortigas Area at Pasig City offers commercial offices and retail spaces divided to various floors is meticulously planned to cater businesses demand for space.
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Fun Fact: The structure of 30th Corporate center incorporates seismic isolators underneath that minimizes force impact whenever earthquake occurs, thus ensuring safety to tenants within property
5. BDO Corporate Center Ortigas (175 meters or 574 feet)
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Located right along Ortigas Avenue, this high-rise building houses several companies from different industries including BDO headquarters itself with its total of fifty-five floors may not be one of the tallest buildings globally but in the Philippines, it’s currently ranked fifth skyscraper amongst other giants nationwide .
Fun Fact: One notable highlight for anyone visiting is hanging gardens inside that provides sense natural ambiance despite being situated in urbanized vicinity once you enter inside lobby on ground floor.
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6. St. Francis Shangri-La Place Tower I (167 meters or 547 feet)
This residential twin towers standing imposingly over Ortigas skyline housing many residents but its first tower stands out as the sixth Philippine tallest building containing two hundred stories above carpark floors offering a fine selection residences such as penthouses, lofts, luxurious amenities, and luxury-brand shopping alongside spacious office spaces.
Fun Fact: Its grand lobby features unique artwork pieces by using glass materials demonstrating visually stunning appearance every time you walk down there.
7. GT International Tower (165 meters or 540 feet).
GT International Tower located within Makati’s central business district completing our list known as G.T. Tower International with its overall 47 floors with sleek contemporary design featuring high-end offices is perfect for businesses impressing clients.
Fun Fact: During peak hours or anytime really, expect long queues while in line waiting on lobby area just to get elevators due to demands from tenants occupying floors.
These buildings serve a testament to the country’s economic growth and development, attracting more investors and international companies looking for high-quality office spaces. These towering structures are not only practical but also a sight to behold.