Thursday, April 19, 2007

SM Davao mulls opening its own IT Park

There has been a steady increase in the interest in Davao from information and communications technology (ICT) investor. Sunstar Davao reports that in an interview with Councilor Peter Laviña, chair of the city council's trade, commerce and industry committee, several investors have been eyeing Davao but had a hard time finding a location for their business. Councilor Laviña said he introduced a resolution to the city council for the support and approval of the SM City IT park. The development of this IT park along with that of NCCC Mall and Damosa will spur the growth in the city's ICT industry which will provide more opportunities and more jobs for the people of Davao. Initiative from companies like SM, NCCC and Damosa will help Davao attain IT hub status for Mindanao of which Cagayan de Oro and Zamboanga are also vying for.

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