PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte issued a proclamation on Tuesday designating as a Special Economic Zone the Aseana 3 Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Building at the Aseana Business Park in Parañaque City.
Signed on Sept. 25, Proclamation No. 592 cites as its authority “the Special Economic Zone Act of 1995, as amended by the Republic Act (RA) No. 8748, and upon the recommendation of the Board of Directors of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA).
It added: “I, Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines, do hereby create and designate a building to be known as the Aseana 3 BPO Building…as Special Economic Zone (Information Technology Center)…”
The building has a gross floor area of 47,834.24 square meters on a 3,139 square-meters site along Aseana Avenue corner Macapagal Boulevard, Aseana City in Parañaque City, according to the proclamation.
Aseana 3 is a project of the property and construction firm D.M. Wenceslao &Associates, Inc. (DMWAI).
According to the DMWAI website, Aseana 3 is a 14-storey building “designed to cater to the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry.” — Arjay L. Balinbin