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VP Binay's World Class Parking Building

Vice President Jejomar Binay built a parking building for the city of Makati when he was the mayor. The building is now under investigation for being overpriced after being found to have cost P2.7B to build an 11 storey parking building.

Senators Trillanes IV and Koko Pimentel III conducted and ocular inspection of the building on Monday, Sept 1, 2014.

Obviously, the building is way overpriced. We can all understand if it is over budget, since most constructions do become over budget especially if it is done by the government. However, being over P1B over-budget (according to some estimates) is just outright robbery.

When grilled during a Senate hearing committe, Mayor Junjun Binay said the reason for the price is because the Makati City Hall 2 is a world-class.

Here are some of the reactions from the online community about the building

From DARTH BINAY's Page

After the fierce reaction of the online community, Senator Nancy Binay argues what "world-class" means. She said that "beauty is in the eyes of the beholder".

Of course, the Binay clan continues to defend the building.

From Thinking Class of the Philippines's Page

Here is a comparison of other buildings in Metro Manila against the cost of the Makati Building.


I have no argument against Mayor Junjun Binay that the Makati City Hall 2 building is world class. He just didn't say that it was "Third world-class".

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