Why Invest in Baliwag?
Baliwag is a business-friendly, business-ready and business-competitive town equipped with:
A Strategic Location
The Municipality of Baliwag is located on the westernmost part of Bulacan province. It is also one of the perimeter towns of Bulacan in the provincial boundary line with Pampanga. The town is approximately located between 14 55’ and 15 00’ North latitude 120 40’ and 121 00’ East latitude, 52 kilometers north of Manila-the Nation’s Capital, which takes usually one (1) hour in terms of travel time.
Map of Baliwag
The climate of Baliwag fits well under Type I Classification, which is characterized by two pronounced seasons – wet and dry. The months of July up to October are months when the most rainfall occurs while of February to April are considered the driest months of the year.
From North Luzon Expressway, one can take an exit through the Tabang, Sta Rita or Pulilan Toll Plaza. Another major way that can be traversed going to Baliwag is the Plaridel Bypass Road. Baliwag is accessible through three international airports: 60km away from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA-Pasay City), 55km away from the Clark International Airport (Pampanga) and 119km away from Subic International Airport (Zambales). Aside from the airports mentioned, the town is also accessible to the seaport or public wharf in Manila with an estimated distance of 52 km.
Productive and Skilled Work Force
Availability of Commercial, Industrial and Agricultural Land
Baliuag has a total land area of 4,505 hectares and almost 75% of it is staunch to agriculture. The remaining parcel accounts to commercial, industrial, residential, institutional and open spaces, roads and bridges.
Commercial and Industrial Land
Commendatory Safety, Peace and Order Situation
Two (2) awards were given to Baliwag Philippine National Police (PNP) in 2016 namely Best Municipal Police Station – Regional Level and Silver Eagle Award which are both Department of Interior and Local Government accredited awards. These exhibit
that the Local Government Unit has liable and credible police officers who assure peace and safety among the townsmen.
Partnership Existence between Public and Private Sectors for Investment
The amendment of Ordinance No. 1 Series of 2005 includes an update of the composition of the Baliwag Investment Incentive Board (BIIB) involving Private Sectors through the appointment of the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Baliwag Inc. as Vice Chairman of the Board. It also added Baliwag Federation of Multipurpose Cooperatives, Tourism Council of Baliwag, Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office, Public Employment and Service Office, and Department of Trade and Industry to the BIIB.
Attractive incentives are on the way of the investors that will be putting up their business in Baliwag provided that this will be falling under the Preferred Priority Investments Areas provided in the Baliwag Incentive Code.