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One Ayala: Ayala Land’s Revolutionary Hub redefining connectivity and convenience

/ 09:00 AM December 04, 2023

In the heart of Makati City, Ayala Land’s latest innovation, One Ayala, stands as a groundbreaking mixed-use development that not only enhances connectivity but also redefines the urban experience. Named after its prime address at No. 1 Ayala Avenue corner EDSA, this transit-oriented development serves as the gateway to the Philippines’ financial capital.

A Hub of connectivity

At the core of One Ayala lies a 390,000-sqm transportation hub, seamlessly integrating the MRT Ayala Station with various modes of public transportation, including UV Express, city buses, and future BRT buses. The hub’s strategic location, along major thoroughfares and transport routes, ensures accessibility and convenience for commuters, aligning with Ayala Land’s commitment to sustainability and inclusivity.

One Ayala

Located at the crossroads of No. 1 Ayala Avenue and EDSA, One Ayala is strategically designed to serve as the gateway to the Philippines’ financial capital, connecting the Makati CBD to various parts of Metro Manila.

The intermodal transport hub encompasses a P2P bus terminal, UBE Express bus services to NAIA Terminals, city buses, and routes to to nearby destinations like Sta. Rosa and Alabang. The second level seamlessly connects to the MRT Ayala Station, McKinley Foot Bridge, and soon, Glorietta 5. The EDSA Busway Ayala stop, now relocated, has significantly enhanced comfort, convenience, and safety for thousands of daily commuters.

This newly established One Ayala intermodal terminal revolutionizes the commuter experience. Conveniently accessible from the Makati CBD, the entrance along Ayala Avenue leads commuters to an air-conditioned lobby and a naturally ventilated transport hub. With spacious waiting areas and wide bays, this hub ensures a safer and more comfortable experience during rush hour.

Redefining the commuter experience

Commuters can purchase tickets and wait in comfort within the expansive concourse atrium on the second floor. This concourse seamlessly connects to the existing MRT Ayala Station, emphasizing the integrated design of One Ayala.

One Ayala

Commuters can buy their tickets and wait comfortably inside the expansive concourse atrium on the second floor. This conveniently connects to the existing MRT Ayala Station, ensuring a smooth transition for those hopping between different modes of transport.

As Makati’s daytime population largely comprises commuters, One Ayala underscores the importance of well-designed public transportation facilities. The development aims to provide proper transport infrastructure to serve all members of the community.

A multi-faceted exeperience

Beyond its transportation hub, One Ayala is a multifaceted development. This mixed-use project includes a modern lifestyle mall, retail and dining spaces, a 4-star Seda Hotel, and high-grade BPO office towers.

Situated at the corner of Ayala and EDSA and just beside Glorietta 4 and 5, the retail component of One Ayala boasts six impressive retail floors spanning over 43,000 square meters with more than 400 stores including dining outlets, offering a diverse range of shopping options.

It aims to create a premier destination for shopping, leisure, and events, offering a diverse array of experiences and amenities within the mall. These include diverse local and international lifestyle, fashion and technology brands catering to various interests such as Planet Sports, Fully Booked, Anne Klein and Aeropostale. An array of dining options is also available, including first-in-market restaurants for the whole family, cafes for a quick bite, and many more value-for-money choices.

One Ayala

Aside from dining options within the mall, food stalls are also available at the terminal for commuters needing a quick bite

The mall also features a supermarket and bank on the lower ground level to casual dining and cafes on the upper ground level, along with captivating modern art installation on the terminal concourse. Visitors can enjoy a diverse selection of shopping options within the complex.

A captivating modern art installation serves as the centerpiece of the 6-level retail component of One Ayala. Here, customers and commuters can enjoy special events and exhibitions in the midst of the mall’s varied lifestyle and dining offerings

One of the highlights of One Ayala is Makati’s first trade hall located on the fifth level. This new space provides entrepreneurs and businesses a platform to showcase their products and services. With four trade halls available, One Ayala aims to support the growth of local businesses and foster a thriving community.

A commitment to convenience and connectivity

One Ayala is a game-changer, not just for Makati’s Central Business District but beyond. This development reinforces Ayala Land’s broader commitment to sustainability, accessibility, and inclusivity across its estates nationwide, ensuring that well-designed public transportation facilities cater to the needs of diverse communities. One Ayala stands as an example of Ayala Land’s vision to create spaces that prioritize the comfort and convenience of residents, workers, and visitors alike.


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