San Miguel Holdings Corp.
The Philippines' largest and most diversified conglomerate, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is today heavily invested in industries that underpin the growth of the Philippine economy—among them, infrastructure, which it believes is essential to our country’s industrial development.
Under the banner of SMC Infrastructure, the company operates major expressways, and holds concessions to build and operate a number of the country's largest infrastructure projects—driven by the belief that robust infrastructure has a powerful multiplier effect; and
Its current portfolio includes TPLEX, SLEX, SKYWAY, STAR, and
The South Luzon Expressway or
The Skyway Stage 1 consists of the 9.02 km elevated road from Bicutan to Buendia as well as the rehabilitation of the 13.5 km section (AT-GRADE) of the South Luzon Expressway from Alabang to Magallanes. Skyway Stage 2 consists of a 6.88 km.
The 41.9 km Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (also known as the STAR Tollway or CALABARZON Expressway) currently has four (4) lanes from Sto. Tomas to Lipa, and two (2) lanes from Lipa to Balagtas. The expressway has six interchanges and starts at the intersection of Maharlika Highway and the South Luzon Expressway in Sto. Tomas, Batangas and runs south to Balagtas City. It connects directly to the Diversion Road leading to the Batangas International Port.
TPLEX is now 62km-long: stretching from Tarlac City all the way to Binalonan, Pangasinan. The entire length of the tollway will have ten exits: La Paz in Tarlac City; Victoria, Gerona, Paniqui and Moncada in Tarlac; Rosales, Urdaneta City, Binalonan and Pozorrubio in Pangasinan; and Rosario in
Another major infrastructure initiative, which broke ground in January 2014, is the Skyway Stage 3 project—a 14.82-kilometer,
Skyway Stage 3 has four sections: Section 1 is from Buendia to Plaza Dilao; Section 2 is from Plaza Dilao to Aurora Blvd; Section 3 is from Aurora Blvd to Quezon
In April 2013, the company won the concession to build and operate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Expressway (NAIEX). An important component of the company’s infrastructure portfolio, NAIEX connects the Skyway system to all three NAIA airport terminals, and the Entertainment City of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation.
A formal concession agreement between SMC and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was signed in July 2013. This was followed by the signing of the Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contract with the construction arm of DMCI Holdings Inc.
Phase II-A, which starts from Macapagal Blvd. and ends at NAIA Terminals 1 and 2, is complete; and will be operational by September 2016. Expected completion of Phase II-B (which runs along Parañaque River-Andrews Avenue-Sales Road and connecting to Skyway ) 1 is
In October 2010, SMC finalized a deal to acquire 100% interest in Universal LRT Corp. Ltd., the company in charge of developing the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT7), a planned 22-kilometer-long rail line, starting from San Jose del Monte in Bulacan and ending in North Avenue in Quezon City.
The project also includes a 23-kilometer, six-lane highway from San Jose del Monte, Bulacan traversing the municipalities of Sta. Maria, Bocaue, Pandi; and will connect to the NLEX.
San Miguel Corp. also owns the Caticlan Airport concession-holder TransAire Development Holdings Corporation, which is currently overseeing the modernization of the airport. Long-term expansion projects involve the construction of a bigger airport passenger terminal,
The runway has been extended up to 1.8km, while the new apron and taxiway are almost complete. Construction of the new passenger terminal building is also underway.