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Makati

Makati

About Makati

529,039 in city
12,846,760 in metro
8.33 mi² (21.57 km²)
59 ft

Due to its strategic location, a great number of local and foreign businesses situate their headquarters or main offices in Makati making it the nation's international commercial and financial center. The 1989 listing of the local Permit Division showed a record of 27,501 business establishments registered in Makati. In 1990, out of 1,000 top corporations of the country, 343 are based here. At least 57 of the Philippines top 1,000 corporations are found in the town. 84% of the country's private commercial banks, and 9 out of 10 largest life insurance companies have their head offices in Makati with 46 of the 56 embassies and consultancies located here. Travel bureaus, airline offices, advertising and design agencies abound in the city.

Ayala Avenue is the "Wall Street of the Philippines" where some of the tallest buildings and most important headquarters offices and financial institutions are located.

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No. of Buildings

No. Current status
349 All buildings
71
under construction
29
planned
248
existing
1
unbuilt

Tallest buildings

# Building Height Year
1 PBCOM Tower 848 ft 2000
2 Discovery Primea 820 ft 2013
3 Gramercy Residences 820 ft 2012
4 Knightsbridge Residences 722 ft 2013
5 G.T. International Tower 713 ft 2002

Building types

No. Type
217 high-rise building
111 skyscraper
21 low-rise building

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