List of Top 5 Tallest Buildings in the Philippines

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As of July 2022, this list of the Philippines’ tallest completed skyscrapers and buildings was made. Based on standard height measurements from Emporis and CTBUH, the buildings and skyscrapers listed here are at least 150 metres (492 feet) tall (unless otherwise stated, the two sources agree on the height of a building). This has been condensed due to the abundance of highrise structures in the nation that are between 100 metres (328 feet) and 150 metres (492 feet) in height.

Existing structures that are only partially habitable are included for comparison, but they are not ranked.

We have a separate article for tallest buildings in the Philippines under construction.

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RankBuildingLocationHeightFloorsYear (est.)
1Grand Hyatt ManilaTaguig, Metro Manila318 m
(1,043 ft)
662017
1.1Net 25 Tower
(Communications tower)
Quezon City, Metro Manila276.4 m
(907 ft)
2000
2PBCom TowerMakati, Metro Manila258.6 m
(848 ft)
522000
3Trump Tower ManilaMakati, Metro Manila250.7 m
(823 ft)
582017
4The Gramercy ResidencesMakati, Metro Manila250 m
(820 ft)
732012
4.1 Discovery PrimeaMakati, Metro Manila250 m
(820 ft)
682014
4.2 Shangri-La at the Fort, ManilaTaguig, Metro Manila250 m
(820 ft)
612016
5Shang Salcedo PlaceMakati, Metro Manila249.80 m
(819.6 ft)
672017
6The Mega TowerMandaluyong, Metro Manila249.67 m
(819.1 ft)
502021
7Century Spire TowerMakati, Metro Manila245 m
(804 ft)
602022
8The Imperium at Capital CommonsPasig, Metro Manila240 m
(790 ft)
632020
8.1Tower of Power
(Communications tower)
Quezon City, Metro Manila236.8 m
(777 ft)
1988
9Grand Riviera SuitesManila, Metro Manila230 m
(750 ft)
572014
9.1 The Royalton at Capitol CommonsPasig, Metro Manila230 m
(750 ft)
652019
10One Shangri-La Place Tower NorthMandaluyong, Metro Manila227 m
(745 ft)
642015
 10.1One Shangri-La Place Tower SouthMandaluyong, Metro Manila227 m
(745 ft)
642015
10.2 The Suites at One Bonifacio High StreetTaguig, Metro Manila227 m
(745 ft)
632019

PBCom Tower, Philippines

The PBCom Tower, located in Makati City, Metro Manila is the tallest building in the Philippines. It stands at 259 meters (848 feet) tall and has 52 floors. The building was completed in 2000 and is primarily used as an office building. The tower is part of the Ayala Land’s Ayala Center complex, which is a major commercial and business center in the Philippines.

The building’s design is modern and sleek, with a steel frame structure, glass and granite exterior, and a unique triangular shape that tapers as it rises. The building’s unique design allows for excellent natural light and ventilation, as well as panoramic views of the city.

PBCom Tower is also the first skyscraper in the Philippines to be awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification by the US Green Building Council. The building has been designed to conserve energy and water, and also has a rainwater harvesting system.

In terms of usage, the PBCom Tower is used as an office space for various businesses including the Philippine Bank of Communications, which is the building’s main tenant, as well as other companies in the financial, legal and IT sectors. The building also features a number of restaurants and cafes, a gym, and a rooftop garden.

It is currently the tallest building in Philippines, but there are plans for taller building to be built in the future. The Torre de Manila, a residential skyscraper under construction in Manila is expected to be completed in 2022 and it will be approximately 45 meters taller than PBCom Tower.

G.T. International Tower

G.T. International Tower is currently the second tallest building in the Philippines, soaring at 217 meters (712.93 feet). It is an office skyscraper located in Makati City. The “G.T.” in the name stands for George Ty, the building’s owner and chairman of the Metrobank Group.

The G.T. International Tower was developed by Federal Land, Inc., the real estate arm of the Metrobank Group. The building’s design was made by local architectural firms GF & Partners Architects and Recio + Casas Architects, in cooperation with renowned international architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates as its design consultant. Structural design was provided by Aromin & Sy + Associates, while the general contractor for the project was C-E Construction.

The tower is crowned with a 10-storey vertical fin. This fin marks its presence in the Makati City skyline and provides a visual signature at the towers crown. Although the G.T. International Tower opened in 2001, it was not formally inaugurated until 2004.

In 2002, the building was chosen as one of the best new skyscrapers of the year 2002 in the Emporis Skyscraper Award 2002. It is considered as one of the most prestigious office address in the country.

The ST. Fransis Shangri-La-Place

The St. Francis Shangri-La Place is a residential and commercial development located in Mandaluyong City, Philippines. It is a mixed-use development that features residential units, offices, and retail spaces.

FeatureDescription
TypeLuxury residential condominium skyscrapers
LocationMandaluyong, Philippines
Height212.88 meters (from ground to spire)
Floors60 (above ground)
DeveloperShang Properties, Inc.
Known forOne of the tallest residential buildings in the Philippines
The St. Francis Shangri La Place

The development is composed of two towers. The first tower, known as Tower 1, stands at 165 meters (541 feet) tall and has 56 floors. It features luxury residential units, offices and a 6-level podium of commercial spaces. Tower 2, is a bit shorter, it stands at 150 meters (492 feet) tall, with 50 floors and it’s composed of serviced apartments, offices, and a 3-level podium of commercial spaces.

The development offers a wide range of amenities for residents and tenants, including a swimming pool, a fitness center, a spa, and a rooftop garden. The development also features a number of retail spaces, including a supermarket, a food court, and a number of restaurants and cafes.

The St. Francis Shangri-La Place was developed by Shang Properties, Inc, a subsidiary of the Shangri-La Group, which is known for its luxury hotels and resorts. The building was completed in 2011 and is one of the most luxurious residential and commercial development in the Philippines.

In terms of location, the St. Francis Shangri-La Place is located in the heart of Mandaluyong City, in close proximity to key commercial and business areas, such as Ortigas Center, Makati City, and Bonifacio Global City. It is also just a short distance from major transportation hubs and easily accessible via major roads and highways.

Overall, The St. Francis Shangri-La Place is a luxury mixed-use development that offers residents and tenants a high standard of living and working environment with a wide range of amenities and a prime location in Mandaluyong City.

Also known as The St. Francis Towers 1 & 2 are twin-tower residential condominium skyscrapers in Mandaluyong City. The towers are the 3rd tallest building in the Philippines, and are currently the tallest residential skyscraper and tallest twin towers in the Philippines with a height of 212.88 metres from the ground to its architectural spire. The building has 60 floors above ground, including a podium which connects the two towers, and 5 basement levels for parking, and are considered as one of the most prestigious residential buildings in the Philippines.

The St. Francis Shangri-La Place was masterplanned and designed by Wong Tung International Ltd., in cooperation with local architectural firm Recio + Casas Architects. The towers were completed and opened in 2009.

Petron Megaplaza

The Petron Megaplaza is a skyscraper located in Makati City, Philippines. It stands at 150 meters (492 feet) tall and has 45 floors. The building was completed in 1998 and is primarily used as an office building.

FeatureDescription
TypeOffice skyscraper
LocationMakati, Philippines (Gil Puyat Avenue)
Height210 meters (architectural spire)
Floors45
Year Built1998
Designed bySkidmore, Owings & Merrill
Known forFormerly the tallest building in the Philippines (1998-2000), – Strategic location in Makati Central Business District, – Grade A office space

The Petron Megaplaza is one of the most recognizable skyscrapers in the Philippines due to its unique design, which features two towers connected by a skybridge. The building’s design is modern and sleek, with a steel frame structure, glass and granite exterior. The building’s unique design allows for excellent natural light and ventilation, as well as panoramic views of the city.

The building is located in the heart of Makati City, within the Makati Central Business District, one of the most important financial and commercial centers in the Philippines. It is in close proximity to key commercial and business areas, such as the Ayala Center and the Philippine Stock Exchange. It is also just a short distance from major transportation hubs, such as the MRT and LRT, and is easily accessible via major roads and highways.

In terms of usage, The Petron Megaplaza is used as an office space for various businesses, including Petron Corporation, which is the building’s main tenant, as well as other companies in the financial, legal, and IT sectors. The building also features a number of retail spaces, including a food court and a number of restaurants and cafes. It also has a parking area with a capacity of 800 cars.

Overall, The Petron Megaplaza is a modern skyscraper that offers a high standard of working environment with a prime location in the heart of Makati City, Philippines. It is well known for its unique design, which makes it one of the most recognizable buildings in the city.

5. UNION BANK PLAZA

UnionBank Plaza is a skyscraper located in Pasig City, Philippines. It stands at 179 meters (587 feet) tall and has 37 floors. The building was completed in 2000 and is primarily used as an office building.

The UnionBank Plaza is a modern skyscraper that features a steel frame structure, glass and granite exterior. The building’s unique design allows for excellent natural light and ventilation, as well as panoramic views of the city. It is one of the most energy-efficient building in the Philippines, it has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification by the US Green Building Council. The building has been designed to conserve energy and water, and also has a rainwater harvesting system, among other features to reduce its environmental impact.

The building is located in the heart of Pasig City, within the Ortigas Center, one of the most important financial and commercial centers in the Philippines. It is in close proximity to key commercial and business areas, such as the Philippine Stock Exchange and the business district of Bonifacio Global City. It is also just a short distance from major transportation hubs, such as the MRT and LRT, and is easily accessible via major roads and highways.

In terms of usage, UnionBank Plaza is used as an office space for various businesses, including Union Bank of the Philippines, which is the building’s main tenant, as well as other companies in the financial, legal, and IT sectors. The building also features a number of retail spaces, including a food court and a number of restaurants and cafes. It also has a parking area with a capacity of 700 cars.

Overall, UnionBank Plaza is a modern skyscraper that offers a high standard of working environment with a prime location in the heart of Pasig City, Philippines. It is well known for its energy efficiency features, and its location in one of the most important financial and commercial centers in the Philippines.

UnionBank Plaza was designed by renowned Filipino architectural firm Recio & Casas, with American architectural firm RTKL Associates as its design consultant.

List of Top 20 tallest buildings of Philippines

#BuildingCityFloorsHeightYear
1Grand Hyatt Hotel ManilaTaguig66318 m2016
2PBCOM TowerMakati55259 m2000
3Trump Tower at Century CityMakati58251 m2017
4Gramercy ResidencesMakati73250 m2012
5Discovery PrimeaMakati68250 m2014
6Shangri-La at the FortTaguig61250 m2016
7Shang Salcedo PlaceMakati67250 m2017
8The Mega TowerMandaluyong50250 m2021
9Century Spire TowerMakati60245 m2022
10The ImperiumPasig63240 m2020
11The RoyaltonPasig65230 m2019
12Grand Riviera SuitesManila57230 m2014
13One Shangri-la Place 2Mandaluyong64227 m2015
14One Shangri-la Place 1Mandaluyong64227 m2015
15The Suites at One Bonifacio High StreetTaguig63227 m2019
16Corporate Finance PlazaPasig57226 m2021
17Sky Suites TowerQuezon City44223 m2018
18UNTV 37 TowerQuezon City28222 m2022
19BSA Tower 1Mandaluyong54221 m2011
20BSA Tower 2Mandaluyong54221 m2011
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