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Women and youth in real estate

INCLUSION has always been a driver for me in our advocacies. A most meaningful work expression of this spirit of volunteerism in the real-estate...

DENR fields personnel, equipment in disaster clearing ops

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has mobilized at least 87 chainsaws to fast track the cutting of felled trees in areas...

Arthaland to embark on major expansion

MAJOR property boutique developer Arthaland Corp. will expand its footprint in the immediate future, according to one of the company’s major executives. “We will...

Makati Poblacion regentrified!

IN a recent eight hour, four bar crawl, I found myself reveling at how Makati had truly made it as an entertainment destination.  I remember when...

Parañaque residents to benefit from city’s P15-million socialized housing project

TWO hundred more homeless residents of Parañaque stand to benefit early next year from the P15-million social housing project of the local government, dubbed...

Millennials, digital technology change the property market

MILLENNIALS and the use of online technology such as the property portals are the major developments in the Philippine property sector. It is regarded...

The Bike Playground wins 2018 Stevie Awards

THE Bike Playground, the only bike park in the country, has won a Bronze at the 2018 Asia Pacific Stevie Awards for Excellence in...

A blockchain-powered smart city revolution

TODAY I start a series on technology-powered real-estate developments, starting with the one technology closest to my heart, blockchain. Last week I was in...

The future of Santa Rosa

THE developer continues to prioritize making Greenfield City the best alternative place to live, work and play outside of overcrowded Metro Manila with new...

The Manila Grand Opera Hotel: Rich in history, luxe in Manila

Manila Grand Opera Hotel, which turns 10 this year, offers luxe accommodations in the center of historic Manila. This hotel takes its name from the...

This place called Bacolod

ALTHOUGH Bacolod is not Western Visayas’s regional capital (Iloilo City in neighboring Panay Island holds that distinction), it is by no means second fiddle...

Bridging the gap between sales management and latest technology in real estate

I RECENTLY had an interview with one of the hidden sales weapons of many big real-estate companies, Raymond Domingo. This year he takes on a...

Offshore gaming to sustain office demand by year-end

THE Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (Pogos) will help sustain the strong office space demand in Metro Manila amid a slowdown in the information technology-business...

Ushering in a new real-estate industry leadership

HAVING been approached by three of the executive officers of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), a prospective member recently asked if we in the...

The pinnacle of success

SINCE its historic groundbreaking in 2015, the Parkway Corporate Center, the first office condominium that major developer Filinvest offers, has been steadily reshaping the...

Filipino-themed integrated resort lands on Entertainment City

ANOTHER ambitious development project has landed in the Entertainment City in Parañaque following the inauguration of an all Filipino-inspired integrated resort that is expected...

Investing in art is beneficial

THE taste of  people investing in artworks are changing today as more people prefer abstract paintings compared to the earlier generation who were fond...

Century Properties tops off 5th Commonwealth tower

CENTURY Properties Group Inc., known for its industry-pushing real-estate concepts, recently topped off Roxas West, the fifth residential tower at The Residences at Commonwealth...

Going green an important component in development  

IN developing or redeveloping a city, architects, urban planners and other stakeholders involved must put great importance on the environment, especially in these times...

Architect for others

IN my ongoing series on architects and designers for the country, we feature one of my favorite women in real estate—Arch. Cathy Saldaña is...