Iloilo’s latest landmark
With its colorful history and exciting destinations, Iloilo City has become a must-visit, must-experience spot among tourists and business travelers.
There are a number of reasons to fall in love with this Western Visayan city—from its rich culture and heritage, to its mouthwatering delicacies and the warm hospitality of Ilonggos.
One of them is Megaworld’s Iloilo Business Park, which was recently named the “Best Township Development” at the 2018 Philippines Property Awards. Megaworld SVP Kevin L. Tan and COO Lourdes Gutierrez-Alfonso led the group in accepting the said award.
Here’s what you can expect from the Iloilo Business Park.
With nearly 10,000 BPO workers spread across the five office towers, the IBP is a 24/7 district for the hardworking Ilonggo workforce. The 9-ha commercial district will be home to the regional headquarters of UnionBank of the Philippines and Metrobank.
IBP carries the company’s signature live-work-play lifestyle concept. It is currently selling its seventh residential tower after One Madison Place, Lafayette Park Square, Palladium, Saint Honore and Saint Dominique.
Conferences, meetings and exhibits found a home in the 1.7-ha Iloilo Convention Center, the biggest convention center in Western Visayas. It is now a choice destination for local and international conferences, foremost of which was one of the APEC meetings in 2015.
Two world-class hotels in IBP are now catering to business and leisure travelers namely the Richmonde Hotel Iloilo, and Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo, the first Courtyard brand in the Philippines.
Home for arts, leisure
Guests can feed their love for the arts at the Iloilo Museum of Contemporary Art (Ilomoca), which is home to paintings, sculptures and installations from local and international artists. It is housed inside the Casa de Emperador building, which is adorned by the bronze statue of Ilonggo hero, General Martin Delgado. A few meters away is the 1.1-kilometer Festive Walk Parade where foodies can choose from an array of dining options. On weekends, the area becomes the center of night life, featuring a dynamic fusion of food, arts and entertainment.
Bike lanes are as important as pedestrians and roads at IBP, known now as a “bike-cation destination” as it is the official host venue of the yearly Iloilo Bike Festival.
Modern urban vibe
Blending urban architecture with the historical grandeur of the city, the IBP made Iloilo City a bustling metropolis that ideally caters to the locals, business, and leisure travelers.
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