Bacolod City

April 2017

At a glance

Key business highlights

Priority investment areas

Trade and investment

PPP Projects in the pipeline

PHP4.9bn 240 MW solar power plants
PHP1.1bn BACIWA bulk water project
PHP1.4bn flood control program
PHP24.0m Brgy. Vista Alleger relocation

Best ticket project

Investment opportunities identified by the City Government of Bacolod

Transportation: PHP340bn Bacolod Airport Development Project

Ease in doing business

Bacolod Business Development and Investment Promotion Center

  • Establishes business linkages and networking
  • Provides pre-counseling/advice to applicants

Incentives to qualified investors

Fiscal incentives

Available to investors in:

  • Preferred investments activities
  • Growth and Priority Development Areas
  • Under expansion and diversification
  • Non-preferred areas of investments
Up to 5 years

Exemption from paying building permit fees, business sales taxes and other imposed fees and basic real property tax. Subject to capitalization and employment requirements

10% local tax credits

Persons donating land or real property of the fair market value of the property granted to the City for priority projects

Sources: Bacolod City Local Government, Bureau of Customs, Commission on Audit, Department of Education, Department of Tourism, National Economic Development Authority, National Statistics Office, Philippine Economic Zone Authority, Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System, Philippine Statistics Authority, Public-Private Partnership Center

Contact us

Alexander B. Cabrera

Chairman and Senior Partner, PwC Philippines

Tel: +63 (2) 459 2002

Mary Jade T. Roxas-Divinagracia, CFA®,CVA

Deals and Corporate Finance Managing Partner, PwC Philippines

Tel: +63 (2) 459 2060

Aldie P. Garcia

Assurance Partner, PwC Philippines

Tel: +63 (2) 459 3078

Brando Cabalsi

Tax Director, PwC Philippines

Tel: +63 (2) 845 2728