The tallest building in the Philippines today!

The Metrobank Center is a 318 m (1,043 ft) mixed-use skyscraper, located in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila. It has been the tallest building in the Philippines since its completion in 2016.

Metrobank Center in BGC

About the Metrobank Center

The Metrobank Center is part of Federal Land's Grand Central Park mixed-used complex. The Metrobank Center is connected through a common podium with the Grand Hyatt Residences, a 45-storey condominium skyscraper.

Metrobank Center stands at 318 m (1,043 ft) from the ground

The complex has a second residential tower, the Grand Hyatt Residence South Tower which stands 50-storeys high.

The Grand Central Park

The building's pinnacle height is 318 m (1,043 ft) while its height up to its roof is around 259.1 m (850 ft).

Grand Hyatt Manila

Metrobank Center podium where it shares Grand Hyatt Hotel and Residences

The Grand Hyatt Manila is a major tenant of the building. The hotel has 461 guest rooms and occupies the top 25 floors of the building. It also hosts three major restaurants namely The Grand Kitchen, No. 8 China House, and The Peak. It also has meeting and events rooms covering 2,281 m2 (24,550 sq ft).

Grand Hyatt Manila lobby

Architecture and design

Wong & Ouyang, as well as Casas Architects were the architectural firms behind the Metrobank Center. Ove Arup & Partners was responsible for the wind, structural, and seismic engineering of the building. Arup devised its damp outrigger system to make the building resistant to seismic shock and wind. Concrete outrigger walls were installed in the Metrobank Center's two mechanical floors.

Important Events for Metrobank Center

In September 2008, Taguig Mayor Sigfrido Tiñga announced that Federal Land will be building a 66-storey skyscraper that would surpass the PBCom Tower in height which was then the tallest building in the country. The construction of the building then dubbed as the "Federal Land Tower" was scheduled to commence within 2009.

The project would be formally unveiled by Federal Land in March 2011 with the groundbreaking ceremony taking place on March 24, 2011.

nitially it was projected to be completed in 2014. While the building was under construction in August 2017 there was a fire incident in it though no injuries were reported.

Metrobank Center out-stood from afar

The marker at the hotel's lobby was unveiled in September 2017 by George Ty of Federal Land and President Rodrigo Duterte. The hotel opened on January 23, 2018.


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