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Taguig for the First-Class Filipino

As a global city with multiple career and lifestyle options, Taguig is the optimal area for Filipinos to experience first-class city life and all its offerings.

Known to be highly urbanized in both design and function, the city of Taguig offers locals and internationals an opportunity to live the modern Filipino experience. Its array of various business, shopping, and lifestyle establishments create an ideally balanced work-life environment for young professionals and families alike.

Local Business In Taguig

With a globally-recognized business and financial center, the attraction of hosting a company headquarters or regional office within the area has appealed to many enterprises. These are some of the many global companies located in Taguig:

Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc. (Coca-Cola)

A dominating player in the world's beverage industry, Coca-Cola has established itself as a household name and the frequent go-to brand in the Philippines. Its portfolio contains various brands such as Coca-Cola, Sprite, Royal, and Minute-Maid, providing a variety of refreshments for every Filipino. The nation is 4th in  Coca-Cola's market share across the Asia-Pacific region, with the industry's popularity at an estimated annual increase of approximately 5%.

Unilever Philippines

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Unilever's household and personal care commodities are found in 9/10 homes of Filipinos, as their brands range from bathroom products such as Dove, Rexona, Pond's, and Sunsilk, to food items such as Knorr, Lady's Choice, and Selecta. As a subsidiary of the global Unilever network, the local company strives to be purposeful and the preferred choice of its consumers.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC)

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Aside from consumer goods, Taguig also hosts global technological and financial firms within its area. One enterprise is HSBC, which has provided banking services in the Philippines for over 140 years. The institution began as a local bank in Hong Kong, looking to expand relationships between Asia and the rest of the world. Currently, HSBC has multiple branches and offices across 62 countries and is well-versed in international trading.

J.P. Morgan Chase Philippines

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As of the top global firms, J.P. Morgan Chase has also excelled in the Philippine market, particularly in investment and commercial banking. In 2020, the institution provided insights into its plans for growth in the Philippines, focusing on digital banking, renewable energy, and infrastructure.


Google is essential in modern-day technology, as the search engine provides direct access to multiple web pages and sites used in everyday work, school, and leisure. The company holds 95% of the Philippines' market share in the search engine industry, proving to be the country's choice for website browsing. It also hosts several collaborative productivity applications which are accessible from the browser. Some of its most popular tools include Youtube, Gmail, Google Maps, and Google Drive.


Meta, known commonly for Facebook, has a representative office in Taguig, where the country director and their team manage the Philippine interest and investment in social technology. The local popularity of Facebook as a social application proves itself in its dominance of online activity, with an average of 98 million monthly Filipino users on the Facebook app alone. Facebook is the country's leading social media platform, with other Meta sites such as Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger being quite popular.

Leisure and Lifestyle in Taguig

Complimentary to the bustling business centers of Taguig are its equally lively shopping, dining, and leisure experiences. The city offers numerous activities for the modern city-goer. These are some of the most popular establishments in the city:

Bonifacio Global City (BGC)

BGC is a lifestyle district featuring a mix of local and international brands. The most notable is Bonifacio High Street, which has an open-air shopping concept with retail shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars. There are a variety of shopping and dining spots, with a healthy mix of budget-friendly and high-end choices. It also hosts several events and festivals throughout the years, with frequent bazaars featuring small and local businesses.

When looking for a place to eat, visitors may also visit Serendra for food and lifestyle experiences near the High Street. Its mix of local and international cuisines is popular among people living within Taguig and across Metro Manila.

Within walking distance from the High Street is SM Aura Premier: a high-end shopping mall. This location caters to shoppers looking for luxury boutiques, international labels, and upscale restaurants. It also has a cinema and a rooftop garden that offers a panoramic city view. Locals also frequent this space for  SMX Aura, one of the SMX Convention Centers in Metro Manila that hosts large conventions, forums, travel sales, and other public events.

Similar to SM Aura Premier is Uptown Mall, which likewise caters to shoppers looking for upscale brands and international labels. Aside from its diverse shopping and dining options, visitors would be keen to watch the Dancing Fountain installation that happens every night.

Lastly, Market! Market! is a shopping mall of many local products that would spark great interest in any shopper. Its range of offerings include themed bazaars, a hawker's market, bargain stores, and more, full of many things to discover with every visit.

Venice Grand Canal Mall

For a unique shopping experience, locals opt for a visit to the Venice Grand Canal Mall. Inspired by Venice, Italy, shoppers will find a man-made canal across the mall's center, with gondola rides as an added activity for guests. It offers both shopping and dining experiences but has a unique twist with the architecture and leisure offerings that differentiate itself from the modern backdrop of Taguig.

The Palace Manila

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With many places across the city for a good night out with friends, The Palace Manila stands out as one of the largest integrated nightlife complexes in the Philippines. Five spots are hosted within the same complex, namely Xylo, The Island, Revel, Yes, Please, and Clubhouse, all with unique atmospheres and party experiences.

The Mind Museum

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The Mind Museum in BCG is a science-based museum with over 250 exhibits spanning five interconnected themes. Many families, educational institutions, and tourists frequent the museum to explore the programs and offerings of the institution. Aside from the museum installations, many workshops, programs, and camps are found at the location. For outdoor fun and unique experiences, The Mind Museum and its partners also host different camping, out-of-city, and outdoor activities in collaboration with their patrons and partners.

Taguig as an Investment Option

Taguig can be expected to expand and advance in its offerings, as it works to match other major global cities across the world. With its modern infrastructure and variety of establishments to explore, this urban jungle will make any city lover feel right at home.