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That skyscraper at the forefront of Makati's financial center is the Ayala Tower One and Exchange Plaza. This glass-and-steel building is a famous landmark along Ayala Avenue. Constructed and developed by Ayala Land, it stands 525 feet tall (160 meters) and has 35 floors (1,667 square meters per floor), making it one of the tallest buildings in the metro. The prestigious tower, which has been established since 1996, is home to the Philippine Stock Exchange and Ayala Corporation headquarters. Also housed in this iconic building are key financial institutions, multinational firms, and leading businesses in the Philippines.
Located at the heart of Makati in Ayala Triangle (between Makati Avenue and Paseo de Roxas), the Ayala Tower One and Exchange Plaza offers a premium corporate address to wide-range companies. Apart from its prime business location in Ayala Avenue, which is dubbed as the country's version of Wall Street, it also provides top-of-its-class business facilities and corporate amenities. There is a fitness center, food court, bank, and even a chapel in this tower. If you step outside, you will find the setting all the more alluring with the wide, open space and beautiful green landscape of the Ayala Triangle, which houses a lush garden filled with fire trees, golden palms, and rain trees and some dining hubs featuring different cuisines and specialties. Aside from the famous park, the tower is also close to a library, a museum, a string of hotels, and premiere shopping centers in the metropolis.
To get to Ayala Tower One and Exchange Plaza, the main option is to take the MRT, or if you're coming from Manila or other locations, the LRT-MRT route. There are also shuttles in the area. Buses along EDSA will stop along the Ayala Avenue. There's an underpass that can connect you to both sides of the street. You can also walk along the Ayala Avenue or ride a taxi or jeepney for convenience.