Megaworld Corporation was founded by Andrew Tan and incorporated under Philippine law on August 24, 1989 to engage in the development, leasing and marketing of real estate. The company initially established a reputation for building high-end residential condominiums and commercial properties located in convenient urban locations with easy access to offices as well as leisure and entertainment amenities in Metro Manila.
Eastwood City is the first township to implement the Company's "live-work-play-learn" concept. Its 18.50-hectare community property in Libis, Quezon City has 19 completed luxury condominium towers, 10 first-classcorporate office buildings, and a modern IT park. The planning of Eastwood City adopts an integratedapproach to urban planning, with an emphasis on the development of the Eastwood City Cyberpark toprovide offices with infrastructure such as high-speed telecommunications and 24-hour power supply thatsupport BPO and other technology-driven businesses. The township provideseducation/training,restaurants, leisure and retail facilities and residences. It is currently home to more than 25,000 residentsand 55,000 workers. Eastwood city is also home to the four-level Eastwood Mall – a shopping and diningdestination which has been declared the “Best Shopping Center” by the Philippine Retailers Association.Eastwood City has three malls and around 500 commercial and retail shops.
Forbes Town Center
Forbes Town Center is located in a 5-hectare land in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manilaadjacent to the Manila Golf Club, Manila Golf and Country Club, the prestigious Forbes Park residential subdivision andDasmariñas Village. Forbes Town Center has 12 residential towers which house morethan 3,500 residentialunits. Upon completion, Forbes Town Center is expected to consist of residential, retail and entertainmentproperties. The focal point of activity in Forbes Town Center is the aptly named Forbes Town Road, a retailstrip with 37 restaurants and shops that cater to the diverse needs of the residents of the community’s threeBellagio towers, six towers of Forbeswood Heights, two towers of Forbeswood Parklane, and the 53-storeyEight Forbes Town Road. This is connected to another Fort Bonifacio landmark, Burgos Circle, a leisurespot with residential condominiums and a small park. These commercial centers along with each of thecondominiums’ convenient location and top- notch resort-style amenities form a lifestyle of absolute leisure.
McKinley Hill is a community township located on approximately 50 hectares of land in Fort Bonifacio,Taguig City, Metro Manila. McKinley Hill consists of office, residential, retail, educational, entertainment andrecreational centres. The residential zone consists of subdivision lots for low-density single-detachedhomes, clusters of low-rise residential garden villas and residential condominiums. The office properties willinclude the McKinley Hill Cyberpark which is a PEZA-designated IT special economic zone. Tenants of theoffice properties will largely comprise of software developers, data encoding and conversioncentres, callcentres, system integrations, IT and computer system support. The leisure and entertainment zone willconsist of bars, restaurants, specialty shops, cinemas and sports complex. Three internationalschools, theChinese International School, the Korean International School and Enderun College, a hotel managementinstitution affiliated with Les Roches of Switzerland, comprise the “learn” component of the township.McKinley Hill is also home to the British Embassy and the Korean Embassy.
Newport City is a community township located on 25 hectares of land at the Villamor Air Base, Pasay CityMetro Manila, across from the NAIA Terminal 3 and adjacent to the Villamor golf course. It will be targetedtowards tenants and buyers who consider proximity to the NAIA Terminal 3 an advantage. The residentialzone consists of eight to nine-storey medium-rise buildings. The corporate zone comprised of officebuildings. The Company expects to establish a PEZA special economic zone cyberpark at Newport City.The leisure and entertainment zone consist of bars, restaurants, retail and tourist oriented shops, which aredesigned to complement the office and residential buildings in the community township. Newport City ishome to Resorts World Manila, which is a leisure and entertainment complex comprising gaming facilities,restaurants, hotels and shopping outlets. The hotel zone comprises the Marriott Hotel, Maxims Hotel,Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Belmont Luxury Hotel and Savoy Hotel.
The Company is developing McKinley West, an “ultra high-end” township on a 34.5-hectare portion of theJUSMAG property in Fort Bonifacio which is directly beside Forbes Park andManila Polo Club and acrossMcKinley Hill in Taguig, Metro Manila. The development ofMcKinley West into a mixed-use project isanother joint venture undertaking with BCDA. McKinley West will have rows of luxury residential estates withsome properties having their own swimming pools, state-of-the-art security features and first-of-its-kindluxury amenities designed by some of the world’s leading European architects to have state-of-the-artsecurity features and luxury amenities. The upscale residential enclave will be supplemented by a modernbusiness district of sustainable office buildings, an international school, and a chic commercial centre, whichwill all be complemented by open spaces and lush greenery. Ingress and egress points of the estate areconveniently along Lawton Avenue which connects Fort Bonifacio to Pasay City and Makati City.
The Mactan Newtown
Megaworld’s first township venture outside Luzon, Mactan Newtown is a mixed-usedevelopment on a 30-hectare property near Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa in Mactan,Cebu, Mactan Newtown combineshigh-end office towers, luxury condominiums, leisureamenities, retail shops, a school, and upscale hotels. Itwill also have its own exclusive, world-class beach club at the township’s beachfront, and sports facilities atthe 11-hectare beachfront property formerly known as Portofino Beach. It is also near the Mactan-CebuInternationalAirport, making the township ideal for residence, business or leisure. The first phase of theproject is expected, on completion, to comprise high-tech BPO offices, and retail centres, luxurycondominiums, leisure facilities and beach resort frontage. The Mactan Newtown isapproximately10minutes away from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, the Philippines’second largest airport.Soon torise are 5 hotels, two of which are at the beachfront.
The Company is developing Uptown Bonifacio, an approximately 15.4-hectare property in FortBonifacioinTaguig, Metro Manila. Modeled after the most progressive cities around the world Paris, London, Milan,New York and Tokyo, Uptown Bonifacio is comprised of a residentialportion in the northern part of FortBonifacio, and a portion for mixed-use, comprising office andretail space. It is well placed to cater to the fast-paced lives of today’s young professionals andgrowing families. Set in the heart of FortBonifacio, thetownship will be close to several ofthe new CBD’s popular landmarks, such as ForbesTown Center, BurgosCircle, the MindMuseum, Bonifacio High Street, and The Fort Strip. First classhealth care and educationwillnever be far with St. Luke’s Medical Center and the institutional zone mere footsteps away.Within thetownship is a complete community of its own: live luxuriously in the residencesof Uptown Bonifacio; work inthe top grade office sites; and play at its very own high-end commercialcenter, Uptown Place Mall. Thetownship is easily accessible via Kalayaan Avenue, C-5 Road and EDSA.
Boracay Newcoast is a 150-hectare mixed-use leisure and resort development. It is envisioned to be thenext world-class tourism destination in the paradise island. Soon to rise in the tropical tourism developmentare luxury and boutique hotels, commercial and retail district, upscale villas, and an exclusive residentialvillage. Among the first residential towers to rise is Oceanway Residences, a cluster of mid-risecondominiums offering amazing views of the Sibuyan Sea, Mt. Luho, the island’s highest peak, as well asthe Fairways & Bluewater Golf Course. Aside from Oceanway Residences, among the upcoming projectshere include four hotels and an Ibizainspired commercial and retail strip, all the more making it the mostanticipated destination in Boracay.
Twin Lakes is a 1,200-hectare mixed-use leisure and resort community that raises the bar of living inTagaytay. The tourism estate will feature the best of Europe at the first residential cluster called TheVineyard Residences, which will be composed of three mid-rise condominium towers named after famousgrape varieties: Shiraz, Merlot, and Chardonnay. Twin Lakes also has a unique mixed-use communitydevelopment called The Vineyard, which spans 177-hectareof natural landscape that offers the perfect viewof the famous Taal Volcano, along with a viewof the man-made lake within the estate. The Vineyard willhave its own sports club and spa,wedding venue, and the 10-hectare vineyard that will produce real grapesthat can be processed, stored, and aged in a very own chateau. The township will also have commercial andretail hubs (The Village and Lakeshore Town Center), a university park, as well as a nature park. Otherdevelopments in Twin Lakes include a retirement community, wellness center, hotel and chateau, amongothers. With these developments, one can enjoy both the natural and man-made wonders at Twin Lakes.
Iloilo Business Park
Iloilo Business Park is a mixed-planned community in a 72-hectare property in Mandurriao, Iloilo. Whencompleted, it will be a mixed-use business, tourism, commercial and residential hub with a residentialcommunity, BPO office buildings, hotels, a convention center, retail centers and a lifestyle center, all at theheart of Iloilo, a new growth center in the Visayas. The entire Iloilo Business Park development wasregistered as a special economic zone with the Government, which allows it to benefit from a tax holidayperiod as well as other incentives for investors. It also features The Street of Festive Walk, a 1.1-kilometerretail strip inspired by outlet shops in America and envisioned to be the longest shop-and-dine street outsideof Metro Manila. Iloilo Business Park has launched three residential condominium developments to date–One Madison Place Luxury Residence, Lafayette Park Square and The Palladium, the tallest building in theregion at 22 storeys high. With Iloilo Business Park, Megaworld aims to transform Western Visayas into thenext central district in the region.
Sitting on a 350-hectare land in Tanza, Cavite, the Suntrust Ecotown will be Megaworld’s first mixed-usedevelopment with an industrial park, also a first in the country. The industrial park is the country’s first to beaccredited by PEZA with lifestyle amenities. It is also positioned to be the major hub for world-class light tomedium export-oriented industries, residential, commercial, and institutional establishments in the south. AtSuntrust Ecotown, 111 hectares will be allotted for the industrial park, another 40 hectares is dedicated forthe expansion of the industrial park and the integration of lifestyle amenities such as a hotel, commercialand retail hubs, driving range, mini golf course, putting greens, swimming pool, jogging path, basketball andbadmintoncourts, and open parks, and another 200 hectares of future development that may includeresidential and other recreational facilities.
Davao Park District
Davao Park District is the Company’s first township development in Mindanao, specifically on an 11-hectareproperty along S.P. Dakudao Loop in Lanang, Davao City which used to be the Lanang Golf and CountryClub. The township is envisioned to the Mindanao’s new central business district, by being a center forBPO and other corporate entities over the next sevenyears. Also located in Davao Park District are thethemed residential condominiums that will bebuilt by Suntrust Properties, a wholly-owned subsidiary ofMegaworld. The township will alsohave a lifestyle mall, commercial and retail strips, open parks, a lagoon,and a school. The firstoffice tower to rise is the iconic 15-storey Davao Finance Center, which is due forcompletion by2017. The first tower in One Lakeshore Drive, a 4-tower condominium cluster, startedselling in 2014.
Southwoods City is the largest and only fully-integrated township with a golf course located inthe south ofMetro Manila. The 561-hectare property is a mixed-use development that featuresthe Jack Nicklaus-designedManila Southwoods Golf and Country Club, a central businessdistrict, a mall, schools, a church,and a medical facility among others. It maintains its suburbanfeel while being conveniently accessible viathe South Luzon Expressway. Within SouthwoodsCity is Pahara, a 26-hectare residential village consistingof over 600 lots, each having aspectacular view of the golf course and the Laguna de Bay. Pahara, which isa Bengali term for hills, was named due to its landscape and terrain. This residential village has aMediterraneaninspired architectural theme with green open spaces and its own clubhouse, swimming pool,function halls, children’s playground, an outdoor circuit gym, and parks.
Alabang West is a 62-hectare township located at the heart of Alabang’s leisure, business and
commercial district. It delivers the glitz and glamor of Beverly Hills by offering high-end shopping
boutiques and world-class amenities, all in a posh neighborhood. It is easily accessible to and fromMetro Manila via the South Luzon Expressway and the Daang Hari Exit. Alabang West has a 1.3-kilometer commercial and retail row inspired by Hollywood’s famous Rodeo Drive and anexclusiveAlabang West Village that features over 700 residential lots. The village will have a clubhouse withbadminton and basketball courts, function rooms, game room, a fitness center,and an infinity pool.
Envisioned as an environment-friendly community, the 12.3-hectare ArcoVia City is locatedalong the C-5Road in Pasig City. A main “green” feature of the township is the approximately1,000 trees that will beplanted around the development. This greening feature will help providean outdoor thermal comfort for thefuture residents, workers, tenants and visitors of thetownship. Sustainable buildings registered underLeadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) are the standard of office developments in thistownship, with the first two to risedesigned by world-renowned architectural firm Skidmore, Owings &Merrill. Other greenfeatures of ArcoVia City are a rainwater catchment facility, a network of bicycle lanes,and wide tree-lined sidewalks. Aside from office towers, the township will have residential condominiums, alifestyle mall, retail and commercial strips, and open parks.
The Upper East
The Upper East sits on a 34-hectare property in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental and is boundby BurgosAvenue on the north, Lopez Jaena Street on the west, the Circumferential Road on the east, and is justacross the New Government Center. Modeled after New York City’s UpperEast Side district, its primelocation is geared to be Bacolod’s own version of an upscale lifestyle district where residentialcondominiums, malls and commercial centers, BPO office towers,tourism and leisure facilities as well asrecreational parks and open spaces are integrated tocreate an exciting Live-Work-Play township, whichMegaworld pioneered in the Philippines.
Northill Gateway will rise in the northern part of Bacolod, where the famous Sugar Road wasbuilt. Sitting ona 50-hectare property along the new Circumferential Road on the boundaries of Talisay City and BacolodCity, it has direct access to the new Bacolod-Silay Airport. It will rise inan area that has a direct link to TheUpper East via the Circumferential Road. Northill Gateway is envisioned to be a refreshing lifestyle districtthat will house upscale residential villages,mixed-use office and retail developments, leisure andrecreational amenities as well as institutional facilities. Megaworld is constructing a ‘commercial town center’on the Bacolod side of the rising Northill Gateway township occupying around 7.5 hectares, the NorthillTown Centerwill be a sprawling horizontal commercial development composed mostly of stand-alone two-storeystructures of retail shops and dining establishments, surrounded by landscaped parks and openspaces. The town center, which will be accessible along the Bacolod-Silay AirportAccess Road, will alsohave a central plaza, an events venue, ‘pasalubong’ centers featuringlocal Negrense delicacies, asupermarket, and wellness and sports facilities.
Sta. Barbara Heights
Sta. Barbara Heights is a 173-hectare mixed-use development has 34 hectares allocated forresidential lots,which offer a backdrop of a nearby natural lake and rolling hills in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo. The township isadjacent to the historic Santa Barbara Church and Convent and the Iloilo Golf Course and Country Club, theoldest golf course in Asia. Sta. Barbara Heights will have adirect access to the road leading to the IloiloInternational Airport via the Iloilo InternationalAvenue, a six-lane “spine” highway featuring rows of mixeduseand commercial buildings, retail shops, restaurants, boutique hotels and institutional facilities. Half of theentire development is allocated for the Sta. Barbara Heights Residential Estates, a residential village withthree phases offering around 1,000 lots. The village will feature a five-hectare Village Center withamenitiesthat include a 260-meter swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, children’s park and picnic groundoverlooking a lake beside the Iloilo Golf and Country Club.
Capital Town is 35.6-hectare prime property beside the provincial capital of the City of SanFernando,Pampanga, 21st integrated urban township by Megaworld set to become the newestCentral BusinessDistrict of the North. It is situated at the heart of San Fernando, Pampanga,where Pampanga SugarDevelopment Company (PASUDECO) used to operate.Its existence then became a catalyst for the exponential growth of the city. Backed by PASUDECO’s rich
history, culture and heritage, the development of Capital Town will be at the forefront ofbusiness and progress as the area enters new phase of growth in moving forward whilepreserving its values.
Westside City will be the second site of Resorts World Manila in the Philippines. The 31-hectare leisure andentertainment township at the booming Entertainment City in Parañaque will also have international hotels, aluxury mall, and residential condominiums. The launch of Westside City marked Megaworld’s 20thintegrated urban township, the most by any developer in the country. The township will also be home toMegaworld’s upscale residential condominiums, a luxury mall as well as international hotel brands such asThe Westin Hotel of the Starwood AsiaPacific Hotels & Resorts Group, Hotel Okura Manila of the OkuraHotels & Resorts, the GentingGrand and Crockfords Tower of the Genting Group, and Kingsford Hotel.These hotels will have a total of around 1,500 rooms. Part of the Company’s vision for Westside City is tobecome the “Broadway of Asia” as the township highlights facilities for the performing arts. It will be home to
the Philippines’ first Grand Opera House that has a total capacity of approximately 3,000 persons.
Maple Grove is a 140-hectare property in General Trias, Cavite. This vast property will bedeveloped intoanother world-class mixed-use development, where relaxation and natureperfectly blend with the urbanlifestyle. Just 45 minutes away from Makati and other MetroManila CBDs via Coastal Road and Cavitex,Maple Grove is at the entry point of the boomingindustrial and residential center of the Cavite-Batangascorridor. The Company is allocating ₱10-billion in the next 10 years to develop Maple Grove. The townshipwill have an eclectic mix of residential, retail, office and institutional components.
Through its subsidiary, GERI, Megaworld is building Eastland Heights, an ‘integrated lifestyle community’ inAntipolo, Rizal on an expansive 640 hectares of land along Marcos Highway with some areas overlookingMetro Manila’s panoramic skyline. The vast property has its own iconic 36-hole golf course and country club,which will occupy around 20% of the entire development. It is also known for its rolling terrains on the foot ofthe scenic Sierra Madre Mountain Range.The Company is spending ₱5-billion to develop Eastland Heightsin the next five to seven years. Aside from the golf course, the community will have residential, commercialand retail, and institutional components such as a school.
The Hamptons Caliraya
The Hamptons Caliraya is located in Lumban-Cavinti, Laguna, surrounding Lake Caliraya, The HamptonsCaliraya is a 300-hectare development set to feature a lakeside residential villagesand villas, atown centre,two 18-hole golf courses and clubhouse, and a Marina Club that offersa wide range of water sportsactivities such as boating, jet ski and kayaking, as well as a shophouse district and resort hotel district.