Dubbed "the financial capital of the Philippines," Makati City is the Philippines biggest financial, technological, economic, and commercial hub since it is the headquarters of hundreds of international companies and embassies as well as some of the country's biggest and most influential names in business: Philippine Stock Exchange, American Chamber of Commerce, and the Makati Business Club.
A highly cosmopolitan culture permeates the whole of Makati and its Information Technology (IT) parks, especially along Ayala Avenue, the Philippines "Wall Street", where gourmet cafes and restaurants dot every corner, where employees are groomed at their best, and where all buildings, office spaces, and well-lit and well-guarded streets are strategically linked to first-class bars, restaurants, grocery stores and shopping malls like SM, Glorietta, Greenbelt, and Rockwell. Such conveniences, plus Makati's cleanliness and freedom from nuisances like pickpockets and beggars, make many expatriates prefer to rent in Makati than in other cities.
As the building capital of the Philippines, Makati is also home to some of the tallest structures in the Philippines and in the world. Makati Real Estate buildings are equipped with state-of-the-art technology like fast elevators and automatic doors. Makati apartments contain several floors that enable anyone to pick any location they desire-whether the penthouse or the ground floor. A Makati office space is also either for rent or for lease, or can be used either as a workplace or as residence. The spaces for rent often come with a splash of amenities and modern conveniences like a private parking space, gym, 24-hour security, and an overlooking veranda and pool. There are also many modes of payment suitable to anyone's budget. in Makati, there is something for suitable for everyone.