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Property prices rise for 2 straight quarters in Q4

Property prices continued their upswing, rising for two straight quarters in the fourth quarter,  amid the strong demand for houses in the National Capital Region (NCR) as the economy further...

Soured real estate loans rise amid pandemic

The gross non-performing real estate loans of Philippine banks booked a double-digit 15 percent increase to P121.6 billion last year from P105.36 billion in 2020 due to the impact of...

Property developer books 27% jump in reservation sales to record P1.9B

Listed property developer A. Brown Company Inc. (ABCI) booked a 27 percent jump in real estate reservation sales to hit an all-time high of P1.9 billion last year from P1.58...

Security Bank arm bullish on property market

A unit of Security Bank Corp. is bullish about the prospects of the real estate sector as the country continues to emerge from the pandemic-induced recession. SB...

BPI offers flexible rewards to car, home buyers

Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is offering rewards of up to P50,000 to car and home buyers as part of efforts to boost economic activity to help the...

Design, architectural firm Aidea edges Palafox, 2 others for new BSP complex

Global integrated design and technology architectural firm Aidea Inc. edged world-renowned Palafox Associates and two others for a contract to design a portion of the new Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas...

Good fortune awaits mall shoppers this Year of the Tiger

Sy-owned SM Supermalls excites shoppers with fun-filled events and activities as it celebrates the Year of the Tiger. The country’s largest mall operator owned by the family...

Banks see rise in real estate loans this quarter

Philippine banks are expecting an increase in demand for commercial and individual real estate loans in the first quarter of the year as the country exited the pandemic-induced recession last...

Ho, Ho, Ho: Malls welcome back Christmas shoppers

Shopping mall operators are expecting a healthy rise in footfall during the Christmas season but remain committed to the observance of health protocols as the government continues to ease COVID-19...

BSP says real estate market to recover next year as economy improves

The real estate market is seen recovering next year as the country continues to rebound from the pandemic induced recession, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno.

BUY, BUY, BUY: More Filipinos want to buy houses, big-ticket items

More Filipinos are looking to buy houses and other big-ticket items such as cars and appliances over the next 12 months as the country gradually recovers from the impact of...

FedEx opens new gateway in Clark to support e-commerce boom

FedEx Express has opened new gateway facility in Clark, Pampanga to support the boom in e-commerce activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic and in time for the upcoming peak season in...

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Addressing the housing problem: The task continues

Housing czar Eduardo Del Rosario, the first ever chief of the newly created Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) is...

Pasay Monorail means better connectivity, convenience and higher land values at the MOA complex

Imagine reaching the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay from Quezon City or elsewhere, in a breeze.  Visitors to...

A great contribution to urban housing:8990 Holdings Inc. wows with new expansive amenities

8990 Holdings, Inc. (8990) unveiled new expansive amenities for its residents at the Urban Deca Homes Ortigas, its largest condominium community project...

Feel the beauty in value with Hermosa, Vista Global South’s first residential condominium property

With the WFH set up, many city dwellers are packing their bags to work remotely in one of the country's premier resorts.