Event Details

The Chamber together with its Corporate Partner, Santos Knight Frank (SKF) is holding a web event entitled, The Rise of Data Centers: Opportunities in the Philippines on May 24, 2022, from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM. Notable speakers include Mr. Fred Fitzalan Howard of Knight Frank, Ms. Monica Gonzalez & Mr. Kash Salvador of Santos Knight Frank, and Ms. Evariste Cagatan of the Philippine Board of Investments.

The demand for data centers is on the rise both in the Philippines and globally – a byproduct of the ever-increasing use of technology in everyday life. Santos Knight Frank estimates that IT capacity in the Philippine data center market will double in the medium term. While this next big growth area for the Philippine real estate industry is relatively new, the opportunities for both investors and users of data centers are significant.

This webinar features key experts in the global and Philippine data center industry to discuss the following:

  • State of the global and Philippine data center sector
  • Data center investments and capital markets
  • Forces driving growth in the Philippines
  • Challenges and opportunities ahead


This webinar is FREE of charge

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  • Monica Gonzalez (Director, Occupier Strategy & Solutions and Data Centers Lead of Santos Knight Frank)

    Monica Gonzalez

    Director, Occupier Strategy & Solutions and Data Centers Lead of Santos Knight Frank

    Monica Gonzalez is Santos Knight Frank’s data center specialist and a director for occupier strategy & solutions. She has represented a number of multinational and local occupiers and landlords in commercial real estate deals in Metro Manila. Having gained her Data Center Practitioner credential from DCPro, Monica also handles data center requirements as the team’s key account manager for data center operators and occupiers.

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  • Evariste M. Cagatan (Executive Director - Investments Promotion Services Philippine Board of Investments at Santos Knight Frank)

    Evariste M. Cagatan

    Executive Director - Investments Promotion Services Philippine Board of Investments at Santos Knight Frank

  • Kash Aristotle Salvador (Head of investment and Capital Markets at Santos Knight Frank)

    Kash Aristotle Salvador

    Head of investment and Capital Markets at Santos Knight Frank

    As the current Director and Group Head of the Investment & Capital Markets business line in Santos Knight Frank, Kash is responsible for determining the applicable, feasible, and most effective strategies in terms of real estate investments. In line with this, he conducts financial analyses and provides sound recommendations to investors on deal structures, acquisition, and disposition strategies in real estate, to name a few.

    Kash has over 10 years of industry expertise and consultancy across the entire Philippines. With his high level of market knowledge and strategic thinking, Kash has become a resource speaker in the areas of industrial & logistics, tourism/hospitality, and commercial real estate for real estate investments.

    He has advised many of the Philippines’ largest multinational and local companies on acquisition, disposal, joint ventures, debts, hotel operator selection, and real estate strategy both from a domestic and cross-border investment basis, and continues to do so.

    Kash approaches life and career with transparency, integrity, and going the extra mile.

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  • Fred Fitzalan Howard (Global Data Center Capital Markets & Development at Knight Frank)

    Fred Fitzalan Howard

    Global Data Center Capital Markets & Development at Knight Frank

    Fred has worked in the data center capital markets and development team at Knight Frank for 3 years following achieving an MSc in Real Estate at Cass Business School focusing on Data Centre investment.
    He has bought and sold data centre development land for operators across multiple European markets as well as selling sites directly to Cloud Services Providers in the UK.
    Alongside his team, Fred has advised on data centre M&A transactions in locations such as London and Bucharest and is shortly relocating to Singapore in order to help expands Knight Frank’s data centre offering in the region.
    Fred has an extensive network of clients in the sector including colocation operators, industrial developers and hyperscale cloud providers.

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