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Setting up your office or shop in a good location can determine the success of your business. While many have shied away from the high rates and congested sites in the major central business districts in Metro Manila, many companies are attracted to investing in Quezon City office and commercial spaces for their business needs.

After all, investment and trade promotion consultancy AsiaBiz Strategy has recognized Quezon City as one of the top 10 Asian Cities of the Future, alongside Hong Kong, Singapore and Taipei. This city, named after Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon, also ranked in the categories of having the best economic potential, best human resources, cost effectiveness and quality of life.

The highly-urbanized Quezon City boasts of having the country's largest service economy. With more than 58,000 registered businesses within its boundaries and a variety of integrated residential and commercial spaces under its belt, this city is building a haven for Filipinos who would like to have the convenience of having to study and work in the city where they live.

One of the places for growth in the fringe areas of this business district is the long highway of Aurora Boulevard. Named after Aurora Quezon, a well-loved First Lady of the Philippines, this 6-10 lane highway connects Katipunan Avenue to some areas in Manila.

Many developments, such as the Araneta Center and an upcoming township by Filinvest are also set to make Aurora Boulevard a bustling community for growth and business. It's also nearby malls or retail centers like the Gateway Center Mall, SM malls and Robinsons Magnolia, as well as entertainment centers like the Araneta Coliseum.

Setting up your shop in commercial buildings such as the AAP Tower which is just a stone's throw away from the German Cultural Center and across SM Princeton Residences and the AAP Service Center, can be a good opportunity for your business because crowds and foot traffic are available in the area. Aurora Boulevard is also home to schools, such as St. Paul University and the Philippine School of Business Administration, churches like Mt. Carmel Shrine, and residential areas of New Manila, San Juan and Sta. Mesa.

Aside from foot traffic, multiple transportation options are available in Aurora Boulevard. Jeepneys or UVs from Divisoria, Fairview, Marikina and Libis pass through Aurora Boulevard. You can also ride a bus that passes through EDSA and walk or take the MRT/LRT to your destination. The LRT-2, which provides transport for approximately 240,000 passengers daily, runs across this major road.

For inquiries on retail and office spaces in AAP Tower, call us at +632 500 9717.