Tag: Philippines

Don’t throw your used coffee grounds just yet

There’s no question—coffee is heaven-sent. It’s not just a morning boost, an afternoon pick-me-up, or a reason to meet up; it has provided livelihood to thousands of coffee farmers and...

Building earthquake-resistant structures in the Philippines

A powerful earthquake just shook Davao some days ago on January 21, measuring 7.0 on the scale. It was a good thing that there were no major damage or injuries...

Hotel market unlikely to attract new investments until travel recovers

The hotel and tourism industries are among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery of these sectors might be slower compared to other real estate asset classes....

Hotel industry laments closure of Makati Shangri-La, hopes for its future reopening

The news of temporary closure of the Makati Shangri-La hotel is a sad development for not just the Philippine hotel industry, but as well as past guests who have made...

Office landlords lower rental rates as vacancy seen to rise this year

2020 was a year full of challenges and opportunities for the Philippine real estate industry as the lockdowns brought by the COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions across various industries.While Metro...

Pioneering AREIT garners global recognition

AREIT, Inc. (AREIT), a subsidiary of Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI), received multiple international awards and citations in 2020 as the first Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) to list in the...

Hotspots Unwrapped: Quezon City is 2020’s favorite real estate location

Some things remained the same for the Philippines real estate sector, such as interest in popular locations among property seekers. In its Hotspots Unwrapped: 2020’s Most Popular...

Certified Green: The importance of getting a green building certification

Before any building can be called green, it must be evaluated and rated by an impartial, third-party organization. A property developer cannot make the green declaration on its own; instead,...

GDC maintains positive outlook for its residential properties

Seasoned real estate developer Greenfield Development Corporation (GDC) reports a spike in property purchases despite a slowdown in economic activities, when they shifted to a digital platform for their sales...

Moving on: Some tips to do it better

If the new year means moving to a new home, you most definitely need some tips on safely and conveniently transporting belongings from A to B. And as many of...

Personal Spaces: Notes from a Homegarden

Many homeowners who are plantitos and plantitas may have heard of this garden tucked away in a town called Victoria in Laguna. The Natividad family owns Rustic Homegarden, which was...

Feel the magic and warmth of Christmas, the Lancaster New City way

In the Philippines, celebrating the Christmas season includes staple traditions such as family reunions, Noche Buena, Simbang Gabi and Monito Monita. This year, however, has been different due to necessary...

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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.