The Rio de Janiero Mourisco Botafogo Center occupies a floor in the distinctive twin nine-story towers, topped with golden globes, in the commercial southern district of the city. Rio is becoming a hub for service sectors and this area has attracted many multinational corporations. As well as more established industries, including oil, gas, petrochemicals, engineering, shipbuilding and textiles, there is significant growth in manufacturing, electronics and IT. There are also a large number of research and development institutes in the city. The Rio de Janiero Mourisco Botafogo Center features advanced security and fire protection systems, covered parking, restaurants, and gym facilities. There are several bus lines passing in front of the Mourisco building, and Botafogo metro station is a five minute walk away, putting the center within easy reach of the city's domestic and international airports.