Entries by Maricel Yasona

Empowering communities, one estate at a time

More than ever, the growth of the Philippine economy has highlighted the need for the private and public sectors to work hand in hand to ensure its steady rise. Alongside the government, businesses have contributed in many ways to support nation-building and sustain inclusive growth through job creation. In 2019, jobs generated in the country […]

Camella Toril: A dream home for Davaoeños

Camella goes to Davao City to bring its well-loved brand of affordable, high-quality homes that residents of Mega Manila have trusted over the past 43 years. And where in Davao City? But of course, with its knack for choosing only the most accessible and attractive locations, Camella by Vista Land is bringing its newest development […]

Pag-IBIG Fund home loan releases up 15% to record-high P86.7 B in 2019

Home loan releases of Pag-IBIG Fund posted double-digit growth for the fourth consecutive year with the agency setting new record-highs in housing accomplishments in 2019. According to top executives, home loans released by Pag-IBIG Fund amounted to P86.74 billion last year, which is the highest amount ever released under the agency’s housing loan program. The […]

Quezon City: upwards in the North

A myriad of factors work in Quezon City’s favor in terms of economic activity and conduciveness to it. The city lies geographically front and center — with key metropolitan and provincial destinations readily accessible from it. Indeed, last year, Quezon City ranked first in the Department of Trade and Industry’s “competitive index list” of cities […]

At AboitizLand industrial parks are integral in creating better ways to live

Intended for the development and expansion of specific sectors that require large-scale operations, industrial parks gather establishments and facilities into one convenient zone, effectively boosting the growth and value of the area where they stand. They also open up greater opportunities for growth for both employer and employee. Aboitiz Equity Ventures, one of the Philippines’ […]

Increase productivity during home quarantine

Over the past weeks, the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has extremely changed the lives of people worldwide. Our own government is continuously taking necessary steps and precautionary measures and guidelines to protect public health, safety, and well-being of the communities affected to lessen the impact of the virus. Truth be told, the number of COVID-19 […]

Is Cebu the next Singapore In property investment?

Cebu, as the second largest city in the country, has a home shortage forecast in the next five years or so. With an estimated population of 2.3 million, which is basically 41.7 percent of the total population in the Central Visayas region, it is understandable that the demand for homes in the Queen City of […]

Italian fashion furniture brands a perfect fit for luxe condos

Ferdie Ong, Living Innovations founder and general manager, achieved quite a feat when he brought together three Italian luxury brands under one roof in Manila. Legendary designer Giorgio Armani’s furniture brand Armani/Casa, luxury-goods makers Bottega Veneta and Fendi Casa have never before shared space in a single showroom. Except when Ferdie became their exclusive distributor […]