The business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in the Philippines is fast growing and competitive through the years. In the 2015 Tholons Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations report, Metro Clark entered the global rankings as it debuted on #98. Metro Manila maintained its position as the second most preferred city in the world for BPO hubs. Overall, the country has eight cities in the prestigious list and the outsourcing sector continues to boost the Philippine economy.
Located 80km (49 miles) north of Manila, Clark puts your business in the centre of the Asia-Pacific region, with its own international airport. Easy driving access is provided by the North Luzon Expressway, and a variety of amenities surrounds Clark including hotels, restaurants, gaming centres, and world-class golf resorts.
Clark Freeport Zone is a redevelopment of the former Clark Air Base, a former United States Air Force Base in the Philippines. It is located on the northwest side of Angeles City and on the west side of Mabalacat City in the province of Pampanga. The zone has modern infrastructure facilities, generous fiscal and non-fiscal incentives, professional support services, and other amenities. Today, Clark forms the hub for business, industry, aviation, education, and tourism in the Philippines as well as a leisure, fitness, entertainment, and gaming centre of Central Luzon.
The Master Plan for the 4,400-hectare (10,868-acre) main zone and 27,600-hectare (68,172-acre) subzone will transform the zone into an airport-driven urban centre targeting high-end IT-enabled industries, aviation and logistics related enterprises, tourism, and other sectors.
Businesses operating within Clark enjoy a variety of government incentives including exemption from local and national taxation.
Moreover, an abundant English-speaking, educated population ensures access to a talented workforce.
Manila is the capital city of the Philippines, located in the National Capital Region or Metro Manila. The region is the centre of culture, economy, education, and government. Designated as a global power city, NCR exerts a significant impact on commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, both locally and internationally. It is the home to all the consulates and embassies in the Philippines, thereby making it an important centre for international diplomacy in the country.
One of the top business districts in the country, Ortigas Centre is the financial and central business district located at the boundaries of Pasig, Mandaluyong, and Quezon City. Numerous high-rise office buildings, residential condominiums, commercial establishments, schools and malls are situated here. With an area of more than 100 hectares (250 acres), it is Metro Manila’s second most important business district after the Makati CBD.