Trivia about Quezon City
Quezon City is the largest of Metro Manila’s cities in population and land area. At 160 square kilometers, it is an urban landscape spread over one-fourth of the Philippines’ metropolitan area. Its expansive lands, reasonably priced real estate, strategic location and large consumer market are immediate plus factors for business. It is considered as the “City of the Young” as about half of its 2.68 million population are less than 24 years old. Strengthening the capacity of its young population are about 65 colleges and universities, among them the prestigious University of the Philippines and the Ateneo de Manila University, and countless training centers and early childhood learning facilities.
The said city is also well known as a cost-effective business location. Its large consumer market and manpower pool has attracted some 58,196 business establishments to locate in Quezon City. Finding the city a cost-effective location are business process outsourcing (BPOs) companies, who find real estate values very competitive and areas available for business very expansive. Among the ICT companies that have chosen to expand in Quezon City are IBM, eTelecare, Convergys, SITEL and Sykes Asia.