Anna Mogato's July 19 report quoted data from Pronove Tai Research and Consultancy:
Seeking spaces outside Metro Manila bodes well for the company after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Administrative Order No. 18, which halts proclamations of economic zones in Metro Manila to spur countryside growth.
What's more, office space supply in Metro Manila may just get tighter for BPOs as the offshore gaming industry became the leading source of demand in the first half of 2019, according to real estate consultancy firm Pronove Tai's report last July 17.
At 703,000 square meters (sqm), demand for Metro Manila office space outpaced supply in the first half of 2019 as available space was only at 448,000 sqm. Offshore gaming firms took up 45% of the demand or 315,000 sqm, 37% higher from 2018.
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