Here’s the third (and last) installment of this month’s development update:

Transcom opens call center in Iloilo

Transcom, considered as Europe’s largest business process outsourcing (BPO) firm, is currently operating in its new call center facility in Amigo Mall, Iznart. St. The company is set to hire around 1,000 to 2,000 employees for its Iloilo site. Aside from Transcom, another call center will also be occupying (the 2nd floor) of Amigo Mall, according to news reports.

Robinsons Mall Renovation

Robinsons Mall in Downtown Iloilo is currently renovating its Ledesma St. entrance/wing. This new development will pave the way for a row of new fashion shops and boutiques. The whole building’s exteriors is also being repainted.

The Grand Tower Now Open

Recently opened in Iznart St., is The Grand Tower, which features a turo-turo style fast food restaurant, KTV family rooms, ballroom facility, and hotel rooms.

New Iloilo Supermart – Arevalo Branch

Iloilo Supermart will be expanding their presence in Arevalo/Villa District. Construction is already ongoing for their new branch near the Arevalo District Plaza.

Santos (Commercial) Arcade in Santa Barbara beside Total Gas Station in Bangga. Dama

New Coffee Break Branches in Manila

Coffee Break has begun expanding outside Iloilo. It is set to open three stores in Metro Manila by year end. The picture shows Coffee Break’s second branch located in SM Cubao, Araneta Center, Quezon City opened last month. Its first branch opened in SM Fairview last September and its 3rd store will be located in Waltermart Muñoz.