Description: Recently approved by the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA), the Clark Green City Project is envisioned to become the Philippines’ most modern and the first technologically-integrated city with a mix of residential, commercial, agro-industrial, institutional and information technology developments at the same time having a green, sustainable and intelligent community for its residents, workers and business establishments. The 9,450-hectare Clark Green City is located within the Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) and at the heart of the bustling urban centers and major infrastructures in the Central Luzon Region.The development is focused on two (2) key elements, 1) on the area’s natural resources and ecosystems as the defining factors of development; and 2) on smart urban development. The development is generally mixed-use and is structured into five (5) districts defined by their main functions, namely Government District; Central Business District; Academic District; Agri-Forestry Research and Development District; and Wellness, Recreation and Eco-tourism District.
Project Cost - The total development cost for the Clark Green City amounts to US$14.00 billion.
Type of collaboration offered - BCDA is seeking for investment partners in the form of private developers, service utility providers, manufacturing investors in the form of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). Government to Government sponsored arrangements is also possible for the development of Industrial Parks. Specifically, BCDA is looking for partners to invest in: 1) Industrial Park Developers/ City Developers; 2) Partners to invest in infrastructure and utilities; 3) Manufacturers who intend to expand operations in the Philippines and use the local raw material and natural resources for the production of final products.; 4)Partners interested to invest in the main districts of the Clark Green City.
Supply Chain/ Available Support Services and Facilities - The Clark Green City is located in Central Luzon being hosted by the Provinces of Tarlac and Pampanga. The site is strategically located in Central Luzon with three (3) hour-flying time from the Clark International Airport to China.Tarlac Province: The economy of Tarlac is dominantly agricultural. It is among the biggest producers of Rice and Sugarcane. Because the province is landlocked, its fish production is limited to fishponds but has vast river systems and irrigation, enough to compensate for the need of water. On the Zambales boundary to its west, forest land provides timber for the logging industry. Mineral reserves such as manganese and iron can also be found along the western section. Tarlac has its own rice and corn mills, sawmills and logging outfits. It has three sugar centrals. Other firms service agricultural needs such as fertilizer. Among its cottage industries, ceramics making has become available because of the abundant supply of clay. Some of the major industries here involve making Chicharon and Iniruban in the municipality of Camiling, Ylang Ylang / Ilang-Ilang products of Anao and the Muscovado sugar products of Victoria. The province also boosts of sugar products in the Philippines. Tilapia production is also improving in Tarlac and is aiming to be the Tilapia capital of the Philippines.The Province of Tarlac has 19 private and public hospitals, 149 Brgy. Health Stations and 21 Colleges and Universities. Pampanga Province: Farming and fishing are the two main industries of the province of Pampanga. Major products include rice, corn, sugar cane, and tilapia. In addition to farming and fishing, The province also supports thriving cottage industries that specialize in wood carving, furniture-making, guitars, and handicrafts (parols).. The province is famous for its sophisticated culinary industry. Well known food products range from the ordinary to the exotic. Pampanga's Best and Mekeni Food are among the better known meat brands of the country producing favorites such as pork and chicken tocinos, beef tapa, hot dogs, and longanizas (Philippines-style sausages and cured meats). The Province of Pampanga has 46 private and public hospitals, 338 Brgy. Health Stations and 25 Colleges and Universities.
Profile of proponent - BCDA is a government instrumentality vested with corporate powers under Republic Act (RA) 7227 (Bases Conversion and Development Act of 1992), signed into law by former President Corazon C. Aquino on March 13, 1992. It is led by The BCDA Group composed of the (a) Clark Development Corporation; (b) Clark International Airport Corporation; (c) Poro Point Management Corporation; (d) John Hay Management Corporation; (e) Bataan Technology Park, Inc. (BTPI); (f) North Luzon Railways Corporation (NorthRail); and (g) BCDA Management and Holdings, Inc. (BMHI). The BCDA has a three (3)-tiered mandate: (1) Accelerate the conversion of the Clark and Subic military bases and their extensions into alternative productive uses; (2) Raise funds from the sale of Metro Manila camps and use such funds for its conversion activities; and (3) Promote the economic and social development of Central Luzon in particular and the country in general. It has a total landholdings of approximately 41,500 hectares, spread in Northern and Central Luzon and in Metro Manila. This includes Fort Bonifacio, Villamor Air Base, Fort Abad, Camp Melchor, Camp Atienza and Camp Claudio. Outside Metro Manila, BCDA owns the (a) Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zone (CFSEZ); (b) Poro Point Freeport Zone (PPFZ); (c) John Hay Special Economic Zone (JHSEZ); and (d) Bataan Technology Park.For inquiries: DOMESTIC INVESTMENT PROMOTIONS SERVICE BOARD OF INVESTMENTS Tel No.: (+632) 896.4179/895.3984/897.6682 local 229/260 Fax No.: (+632) 890.9307 E-mail: email@example.com , firstname.lastname@example.org