The Iloilo City Government mentions some of its infrastructure projects this 2021. One is the Php 400 million legislative cum parking building that will rise near the Iloilo City Hall. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas reveals that the Department of Budget and Management has already approved the loan.
“Plazas also have funds and we are finalizing the designs. The city will also have seven additional police stations. Public markets will be developed. And our legacy project will be the City Hospital,” states Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas. Quote sourced from an article by The Daily Guardian. Read more: City lines up big infra projects in 2021.
Another project is the creation of ‘green tunnels’ and the waiting sheds along Diversion Road. Also to add are the Dungon Creek Esplanade and the Iloilo River North Bank Road Projects.
“I think 2021 is going to be challenging for us. Leechiu Property Consultants reported that Iloilo City has overtaken Clark and Cebu in office rental despite the pandemic. It is clear that Iloilo will remain competitive and attractive to investors. We have to make sure that with more economic activities, the more that we have to prioritize the safety of everyone,” elaborates Treñas.
“I am very positive the coming vaccines will be provided to Ilonggos. If we can vaccinate more people, and bring back economic activities, we will return to normal hopefully. We can achieve this because Ilonggos continue to be resilient,” he added.