Introduction - GT Tower International is a Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) accredited office tower in the Makati Central Business District. Developed by Federal Land, Incorporated in 2001 and launched in 2004, ‘G.T.’ International Tower is named after the owner and Group Chairman of Federal Land and the Metrobank Group, Mr. George S.K. Ty. The tower was designed by Philippine architectural firms GF & Partners Architects, and Gozar Planners Philippines, in cooperation with international architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. GT International Tower offers 47 floors with a typical floor plate of 1,247 square meters of office space for lease. It houses an art-themed food court of various cuisine to choose from. For gourmet options, there is M Table of renowned Filipino chef, Margarita Fores. Design and Construction- The G.T. International Tower was developed by Federal Land, Inc., the real estate arm of the Metrobank Group. The building's design was made by local architectural firms GF & Partners Architects and Gozar Planners Philippines, in cooperation with renowned international architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates as its design consultant. Structural design was provided by Aromin & Sy + Associates, while the general contractor for the project was CIWIConstruction. The building has 47 floors above ground, and 5 basement levels for parking. Location The building is located at the corner of Makati's Ayala Avenue and H.V. Dela Costa Street, and it's also near the headquarters of BDO a rival bank of Metrobank the main asset of the building's owner George Ty. It's situated near the entrance of the Makati Central Business District from Gil Puyat Avenue. It is a walk away from most of Makati's other major office and residential buildings, including the second tallest building in the country, the PBCom Tower, and is easily accessible by public transport along Ayala Avenue.