The Podium
Project
DeveloperKeppel Land Inc.
BDO Unibank
Websitethepodium.com.ph
Physical features
Divisions
Location
CountryPhilippines
CityMandaluyong

The Podium is a mixed-use development located along ADB Avenue in the Ortigas Center, a major business and commercial district in Mandaluyong, Philippines. It was developed in December 2001 and officially opened in August 2002 as a joint project of Singaporean company, Keppel Land and BDO Unibank. [1]

The mixed-use development has a floor area of 140,000 m2 (1,500,000 sq ft) and consists of a shopping mall of the same name, which has a floor area of 50,000 m2 (540,000 sq ft) and two office buildings built on top of it, having a total floor area of 90,000 m2 (970,000 sq ft).[2] The buildings are the BDO Corporate Center and The Podium West Tower[3] which were built in 2015 and 2019.

A six-level expansion (Phase 2), located beside the main mall, was opened on October 27, 2017. The expansion will also include a podium within the towers, and was opened on 2019. The main building (Phase 1) entered renovation works following the opening, and was completed in December 2018.

Features

Designed with a modern mix of glass, curves and green. The Podium features intricate architectural accents and a living green wall facade. It also features three Director's Club Cinemas that were opened on December 15, 2018.[4]

References

  1. ^ Philippines President Arroyo opens The Podium in Manila published by Keppel Corporation; accessed 2013-11-01.
  2. ^ "BDO, Keppel Land bullish on PHL property market as The Podium opens". BusinessWorld Online. 10 September 2019.
  3. ^ "The Podium West Tower". tpwt.com.ph.
  4. ^ "FIRST LOOK: Director's Club Cinema at the Podium Comes with Butler Service".