It will establish the smart city framework.
Surbana Jurong signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport and Urban Development (JOIN) to develop the New Clark City in the Philippines.
The 9,450-hectare New Clark City is envisioned to a be a new metropolis in the Clark Special Economic Zone in Capas and Bamban, Tarlac. It is designed to be the country’s first smart, green, and disaster-resilient city.
In line with this, Surbana Jurong will help in drafting the development management, design standard guidelines, and environmental guidelines to complement New Clark City’s Comprehensive Master Development Plan developed by BCDA and JOIN.
It will also establish the smart city framework for New Clark that will have fully integrated infrastructure and utilities for power, water, sewerage, information and communication technology (ICT), security and traffic management.
“New Clark City has tremendous potential, and we are committed to be long-term partners in the city’s growth. The transformation of this area will bring about sustainable growth and create jobs locally, and ultimately bring about long-lasting economic and social benefits for the country,” said Wong Heang Fine, group CEO of Surbana Jurong, in a press release.
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