The following functions properly belong to each unit of UP Manila and shall be exercised by the Campus Planning, Development and Maintenance Office only in instances when there are advantages to be gained based on economy of scales:
a. Construction, maintenance and repair of buildings.
b. Maintenance and repair of equiptment utilities, and the grounds.
c. Manufacture, alteration and improvisation of equiptment, apparatus, and utilities.
The Campus Planning, Development and Maintenance Office shall develop a coherent, systematic, functionally efficient and aesthetic campus. It shall protect existing physical facilities and real estate from poaching and encroachment by other parties. It shall recover historical sites that properly belong to UP Manila and exert efforts to acquire additional assets that will support UP Manila's activities.