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Friday, March 24, 2017
"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...
OTHER than being located within a prime destination, property valuation and real-estate selling prices are mostly dictated by their aesthetics. A community teeming with vibrancy and life tend to lure more people, including homebuyers, retail players and a host of other related businesses. Apart from all the glitz and glamour...
HAPPY vibes, beautiful music and a wide array of food offerings...weekend nights have become more exciting at Amaia Scapes General Trias, where Amaia Land has partnered with Eat City, a themed food avenue that features classic comfort food, street-food favorites and delicious specialties. The weekend al-fresco dining happens at the...
Story & photos  by Rizal Raoul Reyes THE Bonifacio Global City (BGC) will now experience the Lasallian brand of education when the Christian Brothers, together with their supporters and distinguished alumni, inaugurated on February 18 the De La Salle Rufino Campus, the latest member of the De La Salle School...
PROPERTY developer Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) is raising up to P3.8 billion from its initial public offering (IPO) in the next three months to finance the company’s ongoing project developments and future plans, as well as for debt repayment and capitalization. The real-estate firm is listing and selling firm shares...
WHILE condominiums have been around since the 1990s, their rise—in supply and demand—have steadily increased since the mid-2000s. Experts and researchers have directly attributed this to the steady establishment of Alabang, Makati and Bonifacio Global City as prominent business districts. As these cities continue to provide jobs to a significant...
DAIKIN, the world’s No. 1 air-conditioning company, recently introduced in the country its newest products that promise to deliver better cooling, quieter operation, better efficiency resulting in more savings, as well as environment-friendliness, compared to their predecessors. The event took place in Grand Ballroom C of the posh Shangri-La Hotel...
IN recognition of their contributions to the continuous growth of the local property industry, outstanding real-estate agents in the country will be feted at the Lamudi Brokers Awards Night on March 30. Spearheaded by Lamudi Philippines, this affair will honor the hard work and skills of dedicated property sellers across...
IN the years that I have known them, I have been a constant witness to the consistent excellence of Daiichi Properties’s office developments. That said, I am especially thrilled to see yet another world-class, sustainable and environment-friendly office building completed in one of the country’s most progressive districts. One of...
TODAY, calling one’s home in a master-planned community is all the hype. However, it may prove to be more than just a trend. As a product of efficient urban planning, these kinds of townships are increasingly becoming the preferred property choice by investors and home seekers for the number...
Story & photos  by Rizal Raoul Reyes THE construction industry in the Philippines is going to experience a revolutionary development according to Stärken Philippines Inc. President Samuel Luison. In a product launch event held recently, Luison and the team of Stärken Philippines introduced the autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC). “This is the revolutionary product...
THERE continues to be a lot of property developers who are building new condominiums, subdivisions and even individual houses left and right. All of a sudden, it almost seems like buying new is the only option. But let’s not forget the debated, but still largely valuable and handy, choice...

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PROSPECTIVE homeowners visiting Filinvest’s The Enclave Alabang residential subdivision along Daang Hari in southern Metro Manila are quickly attracted to the emerging community’s tropical modern architecture theme. Set for turnover in 2017 to lot owners, The Enclave Alabang offers a lifestyle that integrates indoor spaces with lush-green surroundings. Catherine Ilagan,...
VISUALIZE the serene, relaxed life you’ve always dreamed of, with the peace and calm of the mountains just within your reach. Then claim it for your own. Nestled in one of the topmost elevations in Highlands, Woodlands Point is constantly enveloped in Tagaytay’s cool and misty weather and offers panoramic...
IF you ask anyone in the field of property marketing what the formula to a successful sell is, you won’t be getting a single, definite answer. Different styles and strategies come into play, and there is no one way to succeed. And if anybody has found the secret, it’s...
"THE Philippines has all the natural resources, infrastructure, beautiful islands and the most hospitable people around,” pointed out by SEA-Ex Chairman Angelo Olondriz during a media interview on February 11 on a short cruise in the Manila Bay area. According to Olondriz, who is also the president of Headsail Inc.,...
FOR only a daily savings of P85, or P2,280 a month, a minimum-wage earner can now own a home because of the commitment and passion of the people behind Joy~Nostalg affiliate Extraordinary Enclaves Inc. Cecil Benavidez, executive director of the Joy~Nostalg Foundation (JNF), said the corporate philanthropy arm of the...