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Thursday, April 27, 2017
HIGH-end property developer Rockwell Land is strengthening its position in the lucrative space market. After achieving success in Rockwell Business Center in Pasig and 8 Rockwell in Makati City, the property development arm of the Lopez group of companies is developing Rockwell Sheridan in response to the booming office...
THE series of earthquakes that rocked the country in the past few weeks has brought a renewed sense of urgency to prepare ourselves in the eventuality of a strong quake and to reassess whether our homes and offices are indeed safe. The first major earthquake occurred on the evening of...

A tale of modern nature

HAMILO Coast is a place of many stories—brimming from its vast, pristine coastline that opens up to rich marine life and abundant flora and fauna. The stories also traverse from all of the beach resort town’s 13 coves that reach out to the West Philippine Sea: each one as breathtaking...
THE Philippines has huge potential in the health-care industry. In 2015 the Philippines was ranked eighth among the top medical tourism destinations in the world, according to a list compiled by the International Healthcare Research Center and the Medical Tourism Association. Furthermore, the Department of Health (DOH) noted the Philippines...
BEFORE 2016 ended, no less than 2,000 homes in various locations in the country were opened to new Amaia residents. These homeowners happily spent the Christmas and New Year holidays in their Amaia residences after accepting the keys to their spanking-new abodes. Sustaining the momentum, Amaia welcomes 2017 by turning...
YOU’VE probably watched a ton of sci-fi movies and television series (hello Black Mirror!), enough to keep your curious minds flowing with ideas about what kind of digital technology may be in store for us in the next couple of decades. Can you imagine a moment in the future when—beyond...
By Roderick L. Abad / Contributor The real-estate industry's movers and shakers were feted recently in the first annual Lamudi Broker Awards Night held at the New World Makati Hotel. “We have seen the hard work of our awardees and their contributions to the property sector, that is why we are delighted...
IN a bid to create a big impact in its initial foray in Luzon, AboitizLand, the property-development unit of the Aboitiz group of companies, launched on March 29 the Seafront Residences, a 43-hectare exclusive beachside residential development in San Juan, Batangas. Patrick Reyes, president and COO of AboitizLand, said, “The...
IN the Philippines there is a strange outlook on insurance. Often, the Filipino perception of insurance—especially life or health—is almost akin to admitting that morbid and unpleasant circumstances are inevitable for us. There is also the belief that insuring something is a luxury reserved for the more well-to-do. But here’s...
EVERYONE has a dream home. People imagine living in an incredible space that reflects their personality and style, has been tailored specifically for them and complements the way they live their lives. But this ideal house does not happen by chance. It takes careful planning and remarkable creativity to...
BATANGAS, which is one of the most progressive provinces in the Philippines, is the site of Avida Land’s aggressive expansion in the Southern Luzon province. Furthermore, the midrange residential brand of property colossus Ayala Land, has just launched the second phase of its 21-hectare residential development in the province that has produced some of the country’s finest...
A NEW cultural and architectural gem will be joining the National Museum cluster in Manila in the next few months. With the much-anticipated inauguration of the country’s very first Museum of Natural History, it’s understandable why the complex has been garnering excitement from Metro Manila’s growing number of museum-goers...
OVER 300 homegrown micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are joining the 65th edition of Manila FAME this month, with the end goal of tapping a significant share of the $217-trillion global real-estate market. According to Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (Citem) Executive Director Clayton Tugonon, the first...
SUCCESS comes to people who have a great work ethic, talent and who play fair and square. MJ Ringor, CEO of Mundo Design+Build, is a good example of good guys finish first. After graduating with a degree in industrial engineering from the University of Santo Tomas, the 34-year-old Ringor flew to New York to join...
MARKING its decade of existence, Citystate Properties and Management Corp. (CPMC) revealed the continued take-up on the initial stage of Sandari Batulao’s residential project called Nalé, thus paving the way for the second development within the sprawling estate in Nasugbu, Batangas. “We actually have around 20 percent remaining in the...
AS we continue to develop our world into a concrete creation, architecture and design stand as the actual pillars of our progress. Settled into the very fabric of our modern-day blanket of buildings and structures, the fruits of architecture are widespread but have yet to get the long-term love...
"WE have come dangerously close to accepting the homeless situation as a problem that we just can’t solve.” Although this statement by former Hawaii governor and housing advocate Linda Lingle was about the American housing crisis, when you read it today, it hits dangerously and painfully close to home. For...
NOW that small-scale enterprises and independent entrepreneurs are gaining more freedom and flexibility in the way they conduct business, the coworking industry continues to pick up with more spaces in this set up are expected to mushroom elsewhere in the world, according to one of the owners of a...
CARVED into the Benguet province in the Cordillera Administrative Region, 1,500 meters above sea level, Baguio City is a quaint spread decorated with pockets of houses balanced on undulating mountainsides, aproned by pine forests and low-lying clouds.  Because of the highland climate, Baguio is easily one of the beloved...
ALVEO Land, a residential brand of Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), is celebrating a landmark achievement in its 15-year anniversary when it achieved a P38-billion gross take-up (without value-added tax) in 2016. Furthermore, it was a groundbreaking accomplishment for a company that posted a 30-percent compounded annual growth rate on...
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