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Rappler's latest stories on Filinvest


LIST: Traffic management schemes during Skyway Extension construction

Jan 22, 2020 - 7:30 PM

Construction works for the southbound section of the Skyway Extension Project start on February 16

BRACE FOR TRAFFIC. Motorists are advised of the traffic management plan ahead of the construction works for the Skyway extension project. File photo from SMC

Osmeña files suit vs Cebu City government, real estate conglomerates over SRP deal

Sep 04, 2019 - 8:33 PM

The ex-mayor also seeks to stop the city from using proceeds from the SRP to fund the local government's P2.5-billion supplemental budget

LAND SALE. Cebu City is funding its budget from partial payment of property sold in 2015. Former Mayor Tommy Osmeña wants to stop it. Road file photo from Cebu City's website

[Right of Way] Road safety: Why are PH motorists kept in the dark?

Aug 22, 2019 - 3:35 PM

Watch road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and 3M Philippines' John Vallinan transform a dark street into one with proper visibility with retro-reflective material used for signs and road markings

Filinvest expands portfolio to logistics, industrial parks

Apr 22, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Filinvest Land's first logistics and industrial park, which will be located in New Clark City, will begin construction in 2019 and is expected to be operational by 2020

Filinvest, JG Summit sign 25-year Clark airport operations deal

Jan 25, 2019 - 5:29 PM

The consortium commits to draw experience from the Singapore-based Changi group, which is also a partner

CLARK. The Clark International Airport is envisioned to be the next major gateway in the Philippines. Photo from Shutterstock

NAIA Consortium gains original proponent status for P102-B airport rehab

Sep 13, 2018 - 6:02 PM

The proposal to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is now up for the approval of the National Economic and Development Authority Board

REHAB. NAIA Consortium has been awarded the "original proponent status" by the government for the rehabilitation of the country's main gateway. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

WATCH: E-jeepney lady driver on the joys of driving

Apr 16, 2018 - 11:12 AM

Meet Maria Theresa Castañas Centeno, a former lady guard at a Parañaque warehouse, who shifted to driving an e-jeepney

Filinvest to build $200-million casino-hotel complex in Clark

Apr 05, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The real estate developer secures a provisional license for a casino in its 201-hectare Mimosa+ Leisure City development

DOTr to review P350-billion NAIA rehabilitation proposal

Feb 18, 2018 - 10:05 PM

The Department of Transportation expects to finish its evaluation of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport proposal by top conglomerates in April

REHABILITATION. Passenger traffic to NAIA is expected to continue to grow significantly over the coming years and the existing runway configuration may be unable to accommodate the future flows. Photo By Ben Nabong/Rappler

'Super consortium' formalizes P350-billion NAIA rehab proposal

Feb 13, 2018 - 12:30 PM

The consortium's members are Aboitiz InfraCapital, AC Infrastructure, Alliance Global, Asia's Emerging Dragon, Filinvest, JG Summit, and Metro Pacific

REHABILITATING NAIA. The consortium teams up with Singapore's Changi Airports International Private Limited to provide technical support in the areas of master planning, operations optimization, and commercial development. Image from Aboitiz Corporate Communications

Conglomerates form ‘Super Consortium’ to propose NAIA upgrade

Dec 21, 2017 - 3:37 PM

The Ayala, Aboitiz, Gokongwei, Gotianum, Metro Pacific and Andrew Tan groups will submit their unsolicited bid to the Department of Transportation

Conglomerates in talks for 'super consortium' to upgrade NAIA

Dec 07, 2017 - 3:50 PM

Andrew Tan's Alliance Global and Lucio Tan's LT Group confirm there are talks with other business groups, though no formal agreements have been reached

LOOK: There's a giant Christmas tree and light extravaganza in Alabang!

Dec 01, 2017 - 8:00 PM

A 40-foot tall Christmas tree illuminated with colorful holiday scenes, arches of light, and more

LIGHTS AND ANIMATION. The 'Sparkle of Christmas at Filinvest City' light and sound show features a giant Christmas tree with colorful animations and lighted arches at Spectrum Linear Park in Filinvest, Alabang. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang

Filinvest, JG Summit tap Changi as partner in Clark Airport bid

Nov 14, 2017 - 6:33 PM

The consortium of Gotianuy and Gokongwei groups appoints Changi Airports International as technical partner for its new P839 billion proposal to develop and operate Clark Airport

Proposed SEC rule to hit San Miguel, PAL Holdings, Andrew Tan firms

Jun 17, 2017 - 10:49 AM

About 68 listed Philippine firms including 4 Andrew Tan led businesses will need to sell more shares to the public if SEC hikes the minimum public float to 20

RAISE. The SEC proposed to double the minimum public float level to 20% by July 1, 2017.

DOTr won't auction off Clark airport rehab

May 08, 2017 - 12:20 AM

The government will instead redevelop Clark International Airport and later auction off the operations and maintenance of the modernized gateway to the private sector

HYBRID. Developing the Clark airport and having another international gateway would be best for coping with demand growth in the future. Image from Clark International Airport website

GMR-Megawide consortium alarmed over Clark airport proposal

Mar 13, 2017 - 10:40 PM

The consortium asks the Department of Transportation to clarify why its proposal for the airport was abandoned

PROPOSAL. GMR-Megawide group submits P250-billion, 50-year proposal to upgrade, operate and maintain Clark airport. Screenshot from Megawide group

Is it Filinvest vs Megawide again for Clark airport development?

Mar 02, 2017 - 6:10 PM

The Filinvest JG Summit consortium has a P187 billion proposal Megawide GMR previously submitted a proposal that was discontinued but the DOTr says the project remains open for everyone

HEAD TO HEAD. This is the 3rd time Filinvest and Megawide will battle for a public infrastructure project. Rappler file photo

2016 Vios Cup set to race at Filinvest

May 20, 2016 - 9:59 AM

The second leg of the 2016 Vios Cup is set to happen on May 21 to 22 at the Filinvest Muntinlupa City

Ayala to start building ITS-South terminal by September

Jan 26, 2016 - 5:27 PM

Ayala Land s group signs 35 year concession agreement to build and operate Integrated Transport System South Terminal

INTEGRATED HUB. It was in November when Ayala bagged the project, after offering a lower annual grantor payment than rival Filinvest Land. Image from Department of Transportation and Communications

Auction of Veterans Memorial transport hub in 2016

Nov 28, 2015 - 3:41 PM

In terms of project cost Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says ITS North will be a bit higher than the P4 billion 84 99 million ITS South Terminal PPP deal

THIRD ITS. The third integrated transport hub being implemented through PPP will be located inside the 55-hectare Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City

Ayala Land offers better bid for P4B ITS-South terminal project

Aug 11, 2015 - 3:30 PM

The Philippine government says it wants the winning concessionaire to start the construction of the terminal in the second quarter of 2016

BETTER BID. Ayala Land offers better bid with a government subsidy lower than that sought by rival Filinvest Land

Filinvest, Ayala battle for P4B ITS-South terminal project

Jul 31, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Datem the consortium of Megawide and WM Property Management opts out of the bidding for the Integrated Transport System ITS South terminal Project

BATTLE BETWEEN DEVELOPERS. Only 2 of the 4 qualified bidders move forward to bid for the ITS-South Terminal deal. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Use tech to scale up CSR

Jul 03, 2015 - 11:24 AM

Groups in the Corporate Social Responsibility space should not think of technology as something that s isolated from what s happening in the world today says technopreneur Manny Ayala

Clark Green City: Ayala, Filinvest, Megaworld secure bid documents

Jun 26, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The 288 hectare Clark Green City will be a joint venture with BCDA

16 prospective bidders eye Clark Green City

Jun 09, 2015 - 7:12 PM

Real estate biggies like Ayala Land Century Properties Federal Land Filinvest Megaworld expressed interest in the country’s first smart green and disaster resilient metropolis

Filinvest to develop 'Activa' mixed-use development in Cubao

May 11, 2015 - 12:15 AM

The transit oriented development is strategically located at the junction of MRT 2 and LRT 2

Filinvest eyes P7-B high-end condos in BGC

Sep 26, 2014 - 5:16 PM

The Gotianun family is carefully treading the niche segment of the real estate market with Beaufort located in the quietest residential enclave of Taguig s business district

ITS-Southwest pre-bid requirements deadline moved to Sept 29

Sep 12, 2014 - 5:20 PM

Changes in the concession terms of the ITS Southwest Terminal project have prompted the government to move the deadline

INTEGRATED. The country's biggest conglomerates are likely to participate in a project integrating Metro Manila transportation. Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Gov’t resets P2.5-B coastal bus terminal bidding

Sep 04, 2014 - 11:27 AM

It is better to extend the deadline to avoid costly bidding failures according to the Public Private Partnership Center

INTEGRATED. The country's biggest conglomerates are likely to participate in a project integrating Metro Manila transportation. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena / EPA

5 firms eye P4B ITS-South Terminal project

Aug 30, 2014 - 12:24 PM

Interested bidders have until October 6 to submit their offers

DOTC to postpone bidding for P2.5-B bus terminal

Jun 01, 2014 - 8:21 PM

The agency earlier revised the terms of the agreement for the public private partnership project

INTEGRATED. The country's biggest conglomerates are likely to participate in a project integrating Metro Manila transportation. Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Filinvest group secures financing for Mindanao coal plant

Apr 09, 2014 - 2:32 PM

The Gotianun led group is building a 405 MW coal plant in Misamis Oriental for commercial operation by 2016

POWER. Aside from real estate, the Gotianun group is also engaged in the power generation sector. Photo from company website

DOTC: PPP projects to boost FDI inflows

Apr 06, 2014 - 7:36 PM

The agency says the successful bidding of the AFCS and Cebu airport expansion will attract more investments into the country

Filinvest wants top Cebu airport bidder disqualified

Jan 09, 2014 - 9:20 PM

Megawide Construction says Filinvest Group s allegations are meant to influence the bidding process – itself a violation of bidding rules

TO BE DISQUALIFIED? Filinvest accuses Megawide of violating bidding rules. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center

Filinvest eyes P6B from high-end residential project

Oct 07, 2013 - 7:22 PM

The Gotianun group launches Botanika Nature Residences a 3 tower residential condominium project targeting the high end market in Filinvest City Alabang

Photo from the company website

Filinvest Land targets P18-B worth of projects

May 10, 2013 - 5:27 PM

The company is launching 12 new projects in 2013

Filinvest Land targets P18 billion worth of property construction in 2013. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

Filinvest banking unit eyes 25% jump in 2013 earnings

Apr 22, 2013 - 2:25 PM

Growth will be fueled by loan and deposit revenues and trading gains

DUPLICATE EARNINGS. Eastwest Bank is expecting another 25% increase in net income in 2013. Photo from company website

Aquino blames Mindanao leaders for power crisis

Apr 17, 2013 - 9:08 PM

The trouble began when regional leaders sought to exempt themselves from EPIRA President Aquino points out

San Miguel, Lucio Tan in joint bid for Cebu airport

Mar 26, 2013 - 6:11 PM

The two partners in legacy carrier Philippine Airlines PAL will go head to head against allies MPIC and JG Summit as well as Ayala and Aboitiz

JOINT BID. SMC and the group of Lucio Tan formed a consortium to pursue the Mactan-Cebu airport project. Profile photos via San Miguel Corporation and Air Philippines' website.

Filinvest issues $300-M bond to fund operations

Mar 22, 2013 - 4:17 PM

FDC unit Filinvest Development Cayman Islands will be issuing the guaranteed offshore notes at an interest rate of 4 25

RISE IN EARNINGS. Gotianun-led Filinvest Land Inc posts a 17% increase in its net income in 2012. File photo

Filinvest Land 2012 income up 17%

Mar 21, 2013 - 3:25 PM

Robust real estate sales and rental income lifted the 2012 net income of Gotianun led real estate firm Filinvest Land

RISE IN EARNINGS. Gotianun-led Filinvest Land Inc posts a 17% increase in its net income in 2012. File photo

Filinvest profit rise on banking, real estate operations

Mar 18, 2013 - 5:47 PM

The Gotianun led holding firm books a 10 3 increase in its 2012 net income

11 Filipinos among world billionaires

Mar 04, 2013 - 10:38 PM

Eleven Filipino billionaires make it to the Forbes 2013 list of world billionaires

Filinvest unit to spend P2-B for Boracay hotel

Mar 04, 2013 - 4:59 PM

The hotel which have nearly 200 guest rooms will begin operations in 2017

WORLD'S BEST. Sun, sand and Filipinos make Boracay one of the world's best

Filinvest Devt to issue up to $300-M bonds

Jan 31, 2013 - 11:43 AM

The company says it will use bond proceeds to finance its 2013 capital requirements

Filinvest turns Cebu rehab center into BPO facility

Feb 28, 2012 - 2:04 PM

Filinvest wins the bid for the 1 2 hectare property in Lahug City and will turn it into a BPO complex