The Columns is home to may Megacitizens but the area is also frequented by non-residents because of its restaurants. This includes Kopiroti, New Bombay, Joey Pepperoni among others. It is also home to one Bank of the Philippine Islands branch.
Alphaland Makati Place is composed of three residential towers, a members-only City Club, and an upscale mall.
InterContinental Manila closed its doors in December 2015 to make way for a mixed use development.
The Peninsula is not only one of Manila's top accommodations but also a distinctive landmark, thanks to its spectacular grand hotel architecture and its location in the very heart of Makati.
Stuck in Makati for business? If you want to stay at a luxurious place, you can go to Makati Shangri-La.
Home to the headquarters of many banks and major companies, some call it the Wall Street of the Philippines: Ayala Avenue is the main road of Makati's business district, framed by flashy skyscrapers on both sides of the road.
RCBC Plaza is an office skyscraper bounded by Ayala Avenue and Gil Puyat Avenue. It was constructed in the mid-1990s and houses the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC). The two towers measure 192 meters and 170 meters, making RCBC Plaza the 18th tallest building and the largest modern office development in the country.
Getting from A to B during the Philippine rainy season is no fun. As a little remedy for pedestrians, Makati City has developed a network of elevated and roofed walkways, connecting the shopping and entertainment area Ayala Center and the Central Business District (CBD).
This beautifully designed park, bordered by Makati Avenue, Paseo de Roxas and Ayala Avenue, is a green refuge for office workers and businessmen frequenting Makati. It hosts a string of upscale restaurants right smack in the middle of the Philippines’ major business district. The park is also a favorite spot for joggers, dog owners, and young families.
If you love musicals, you should keep an eye on the program of the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, a theater inside the RCBC Plaza in Makati.
Filipinos celebrated the 115th anniversary of the country's declaration of independence on June 12 with rituals, leisure time, and reminders of the Filipino virtues and history.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) East Asia 2014 takes place in Manila from Wednesday to Friday, May 21 to 23. Several roads will temporarily be closed. The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) urges motorists to avoid the areas around the WEF venues.