City Gate: A new lifestyle spot to watch for

City Gate, Ayala Land, mixed-use development, office space, BPO

Ayala Land, Inc. launches another flagship mixed-use development in Makati Central Business District, called City Gate. It is the company's first stacked tower combining three uses: retail, office and hotel in one building. The project will have a total of 120,000 square meters of gross floor area. Once completed, it will cover a land area of 2.2 hectares.

Their other projects include Makati Sports Club, Alveo Corporate Center, The Residences at Greenbelt, Westborough and Alabang Town Center.


City Gate is strategically located on Ayala Avenue, in the corners of Amorsolo and Salcedo Streets, makes it highly accessible to major thoroughfares such as Ayala Ave., Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., and the Skyway. Elevated walkways will also connect City Gate to Ayala Center and to the rest of the CBD.

This flagship will be surrounded with numerous schools such as Don Bosco Technical Institute, Assumption College, Colegio San Agustin and Asian Institute of Management. It is also in nearby shopping malls like Glorietta, Greenbelt, Alphaland Southgate Mall and SM Makati. It also offers a wide range of residential condominiums and accommodation options such as Oriental Garden Condominium, San Lorenzo Place, Makati Shangri-La, Crown Regency, Eurotel Makati and InterContinental Manila.

Building Features

The 120,000 square meters gross floor area will consist of 53,000 square meters for business process outsourcing (BPO) firms, 28,000 square meters for traditional headquarter-type offices, 25,000 square meters for a key Seda Suites Hotel and 14,000 square meters for s retail mall.

One of the key features of City Gate will be the open and green civic space that will be located at the end (or start) of Makati's elevated walkway system. This 2,600 square meter space will be a place where residents, office workers and mall-goers can relax and unwind.

Mall patrons and residents can begin enjoying the retail and civic space by 2017 while the offices will be ready by 2016. Seda Suites Hotel will open its doors by 2019.