Turning The Old Into The New At Rockwell
Rockwell Center is a high-end modern development in the northern part of Makati. It comprises of residential apartments, office buildings and a shopping mall. It even has a law and business school.
Rockwell used to be a thermal plant, which was closed in 1994. In 1998, development of the current complex began and even until now, is still continuing. The centrepiece of this development is the four-story Shopping Mall called Powerplant, named after the thermal plant that used to occupy the area. Powerplant has dozens of cafes and restaurants, retail stores, cinemas and a supermarket.
Rockwell has become a very popular location for expats to live. This is due to the fact that the complex contains everything you need. If you also work in the area, there is no need to really travel anywhere as everything is within walking distance. It sits just on the fringes of the Makati CBD so is very accessible. It is also with walking distance from some of Makati’s iconic locations such as Ayala Triangle and Greenbelt.