The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) is a government instrumentality vested with corporate powers under Republic Act (RA) 7227 (Bases Conversion and Development Act of 1992), signed into law by former President Corazon C. Aquino last March 13, 1992. The BCDA Charter was as amended by RA 7917 in 1995, and further amended by RA 9400 in 2007. (Watch the BCDA Corporate Video)
Mandated to transform former US military bases into alternative productive civilian use, BCDA has remained strongly committed to deliver on its mandate of contributing to the modernization of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, to impact regional synergy and socio-development, and to generate economic opportunities for all arising from gains in its special economic zones.
The BCDA is the builder of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway, a modern four-lane tollway that will provide vitalinfrastructure support to the country and accelerate the creation of new economic opportunities for Filipinos. Among its future plans are the expansion of the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, and the implementation of the Taguig-Makati-Pasay Elevated Monorail.
Leading the way towards creating viable, sustainable and world-class economic zones for nation building through the sound and balanced conversion and development of selected military baselands. View Our Vision Elements
BCDA as the Principal Conversion Authority commits to:
1. Accelerate the sound and balanced conversion of former military baselands into self-sustaining, productive-use, anchored on private sector participation and with the involvement of affected sectors and communities;
2. Optimize revenue generation from disposition of, and business developed from, Metro Manila camps to fund conversion and development;
3. Create opportunities for investment and employment in Central Luzon; and,
4. Develop a highly motivated professional workforce.
a. Core Ideology : Composed of the core values of BCDA, namely: Integrity, Excellence, and Stewardship
b. Core Purpose : To transform baselands into beacons of globally competitive, sustainable economic zones as part of nation building.
c. BCDA Passion : We are driven by passion and commitment – the passion and commitment to blaze the trail for great transformations to catalyze growth and uplift the economic conditions of the communities we serve.
d. Best in the World (identifying true potential) : We can be the best in the world at strategic/turnkey world-class bases conversion for nation building through public-private sector partnerships and multiple stakeholder management.
e. Resource Engine : 1. Brand Resource: Brand Equity; 2. People Resources: Attracting and retaining the right employees; and 3. Assets Resource: Base lands, people, structures
f. Economic Engine : Positive Cash Flow per project
Contact BCDA through our new trunkline 5751700, email us or visit our corporate office.
Watch DBM Sec. Butch Abad's speech during the BCDA Presidents Caucus
The BCDA History
Where Does BCDA Operate?
The thrust of BCDA in expanding economic opportunities for Filipinos is echoed within the following special economic zones—the Clark Special Economic Zone, measuring 29,213 hectares (composed of the 2,033-hectare Clark Tourism and Business Complex and the 2,367-hectare Clark International Airport); the John Hay Special Economic Zone (625 hectares), the Bataan Technology Park (365 hectares); and the Poro Point Freeport Zone (236 hectares).