News in and around Ortigas Center.

Call Center for Sale in the Philippines

US Company Global Sky is selling a completely turnkey 70-seat office at the 8th Floor Raffles, Ortigas, Philippines. Price Tag: $150,000

Global Sky Inc., a top provider of call center solutions in the Philippines, is selling one of its offices as a completely turnkey solution. “We have expanded to a location suitable for 500 agents and we are selling this 70-seat office because we want to consolidate everything in the new location.” says James Stinson, CEO of Global Sky Inc.

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Unique Interaction signs deal with HTMT

After many months of back and forth negotiations Unique Interaction signs contract with HTMT to provide them with an open source dialer. HTMT known as one of the major players in the outsourcing industry was looking for a competitive cost on a dialer, because most of the common day dialers in the world are over priced. UI is excited to work with HTMT and continue to grow with them as they become the number one call center in the world.

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Globe 3G Services

Globe Telecom Philippines launched the 3.5G services (High Speed Downlink Packet Access or HSDPA). The 3G Services is available to Globe Telecom Clientele nationwide. Ortigas Center is included on the major area coverage as well Makati Central Business District (CBD), selected areas in Binondo, Alabang, Manila, Tarlac, Dau, Urdaneta, Batangas, Baguio, Boracay and Davao.

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PCGG – Keen for Better Contract Lease

PCGG keen on revising Ortigas Center contract. THE PRESIDENTIAL Commission on Good Government (PCGG) has said it wants better terms from companies leasing parcels of land on the 5,000 square meters Metrowalk prime property in the Ortigas Center in Pasig City. They will meet with the lessees of the controversial 5,000-square-meter commercial property in Ortigas Center, Pasig City, to renegotiate its contract.

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McDonald owner plans Ortigas Tri-Mall

MC Mall Inc., a company owned by George Yang who owns the Philippine franchise of McDonald’s, will develop a commercial complex in a 4.5-hectare property in the Ortigas financial district for P1 billion.

The project, dubbed Silver City, will be a tri-mall niche-retail commercial development concept with auto, fusion-tech and wellness malls.
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Global firm puts up first call center in RP

The Resource Group (TRG), a global business process outsourcing company, opened Monday its Manila operations. Subsidiary TRG Philippines Inc. said it has infused around $4.2 million to launch the 850-seat facility in Ortigas Center, Pasig City, seen to employ about 1,000 agents.

Source: ABS-CBN

Flea market wars

Saint Francis Square, an air-conditioned mall, open its doors to shoppers last October 21. 150 jewelry (pearl, gold, silver and fashion accessories) stallholders and 320 RTW merchants, mostly from Greenhills, have leased all spaces in their respective sections in the new 2,000-stall flea market.

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