Alviera: Future premier hub

AFTER establishing an impressive mark in township development, Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) enhances its marquee project Alviera—a gigantic mixed-use estate in Porac, Pampanga, that...

Technological transformation in real estate

TODAY, I start a series on technological transformation in real estate from construction and marketing operations. Technology either elicits fear or awe, and the success of...

From rugby to property

SIX years ago, Gareth Leslie “Gaz” Holgate was one of the members of the Philippine Volcanoes that took the sports world by storm with...

Haute Property: Stylish and luxurious designer brands you can actually live...

Fifth Avenue in New York. Avenue des Champs Elysees in Paris. Causeway Bay in Hong Kong. These are just some of the most expensive...

Amaia develops a master-planned township in Novaliches

AMAIA, the economic housing unit of property colossus Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), is raising the bar on how to develop a master-planned community in...

Creba calls for VAT exemption

THE Chamber of Real Estate & Builders’ Associations Inc. (Creba) appealed to legislators to keep the value-added tax (VAT) exemption for socialized and economic...

Real estate and housing in a VUCA world

THE discussion on where the path of retail will lead continues, with the follow up event of Urban Land Institute (ULI) Philippines called the...

Acceler8 expands in Southeast Asia

COWORKING space provider Acceler8 has raised the bar in its delivery of services by offering the same services outside the Philippines. Acceler8 cofounder Mikko Barranda...

The great retail debate in real estate

THE discussion on where the path of retail will lead continues, with the follow up event of Urban Land Institute (ULI) Philippines called the...

One tree at a time at Tagaytay Highlands

ACCORDING to a Chinese proverb, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” For over two...

Competitive lease rate keeps Metro Manila on the radar

METRO Manila is fast becoming an attractive cosmopolitan destination for global business locators due to its competitive office market on a par with its...

Luxurious living with a touch of Budji+Royal

WHEN the team behind Filigree, the newest player in the upscale real-estate market today, began conceptualizing The Enclave Alabang, an exclusive, masterplanned village, they...

Nippon Paint launches 2017 edition of AYDA

IN this day and age of climate change and other challenges, leading Asian paint maker Nippon does not only want to develop talented designers...

A tale of two cities: Cebu vs Manila

THE supposed rivalry between Manila and Cebu (although Davao is also a leading contender) and the fight for primacy between these three cities make...

SieMatic celebrates its 15th year anniversary

THIS year, SieMatic, a premium kitchen-cabinet brand from Germany, celebrates its 15th year anniversary in the Philippines. The brand is exclusively distributed by Focus Global...

Ayala Land Premiere Arbor Lanes: The new southern gateway to Metro Manila

THE Ayala Land Premiere (ALP) team, led by its Managing Director Mike Jugo, is on cloud nine these days as Ayala Land Inc. (ALI)...

Seda Vertis North weaves local flare with sophisticated hospitality

REFINING further the quality of its local, yet world-class, brand to compete vis-á-vis with international chains that have entered the domestic market in the...

To VAT or not to VAT: VAT to negatively impact PHL housing...

I HAD a casual chat with the president of the Subdivision and Housing Developers Association (SHDA), Chris Narciso, who is appealing to the government...

Ayala Land Premier: The leader in luxury residential development

AYALA Land Premier continues to lead the Philippine property market to new heights. Their most ambitious project yet, the two-tower development Park Central Towers has...

Ayala Land advances ‘walkability’ and pedestrian connectivity

Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI), the leading developer of sustainable estates in the country, has long been enhancing mobility in its developments by prioritizing pedestrians...