06 Apr Rethinking Resilience
Excerpt from Arcadis’ Rethinking Resilience: 2020 Manila Spotlight International Construction Costs:
Menarco Tower is a multi-storey boutique building situated at a prime spot in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. It has more than twenty floors dedicated to office and commercial spaces, with parking at podium and basement levels. Precertified under LEED 2009 for Core and Shell in February 2015, the building received its Gold certification under the same rating system in September 2017 with a total of 70 points earned. Then in March 2019, Menarco Tower was awarded its WELL Gold certification, making it the first in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia to have both LEED and WELL certifications. Other awards for Menarco Tower include Best Green Development by both the Southeast Asia Property Awards and Philippines Property Awards in 2016. It was also highly commended in the Best Office Architectural Design and Best Office Development categories of the Philippines Property Awards in 2015 and 2016 respectively. Full LEED and WELL Certification Consulting, as well as Quantity Surveying Services, were provided by Arcadis Philippines, Inc.