Vista Land - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Vista Land


Duterte grants franchise to Villar-owned telecom systems

Oct 23, 2018 - 9:16 PM

(UPDATED) The 25-year franchise allows Streamtech Systems Technologies to construct and operate a telecommunications system throughout the country

Cynthia Villar slammed over business interests anew

May 31, 2018 - 11:17 PM

'Bakit ako palagi, Vista Land ang pinupuna nila? Bakit nagagalit ba sila sa akin o pinupulitika nila ako?' Cynthia Villar asks critics

Villar confronts oppositor questioning Vista Land's Boracay permit in CA hearing

May 29, 2018 - 2:20 PM

'Bakit ba binabanggit mo puro Vista Land? Galit ka ba sa akin? Is this a political issue or a legitimate issue?' asks Senator Cynthia Villar, whose family owns Vista Land

Photo by Angie de Silva

No conflict of interest in Boracay probe – Villar

Mar 07, 2018 - 1:06 PM

The Villars' Vista Land owns Boracay Sands Hotel and has a stake in Costa de la Vista also located in the island resort, but both have not violated any laws, says Senator Cynthia Villar

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Vista Land projects high profit growth until 2020

Dec 27, 2017 - 2:08 PM

The listed property developer will aggressively launch new residential and commercial projects in the next 3 years

New UP campus to rise at Vista City in Dasmariñas, Cavite

Jun 28, 2016 - 4:30 PM

The UP Technology Innovation campus aims to give students a better shot at developing their inventions and designs and bringing these to the world stage

NEW CAMPUS. The University of the Philippines (UP) signs a memorandum of agreement with Vista Land for the UP Technology Innovation – the state university's newest campus that will soon rise in Vista City. Photo c/o UP

DPWH post: Can Mark Villar rise above business interests?

May 23, 2016 - 7:40 PM

Incoming DPWH chief Mark Villar s family owns the Philippines biggest homebuilder Vista Land and shopping center developer Starmalls Incorporated

CONFLICT OF INTEREST? Vista Land President and CEO Mark Villar accepts president-elect Rodrigo Duterte's offer to become chief of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)

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May 17, 2016 - 6:31 PM

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Property firms to gain from federalism – Vista Land

May 12, 2016 - 4:02 PM

Federalism is expected to further spur property development in other key cities outside Metro Manila

STABLE GROWTH. For the rest of the year, Villar expects growth real estate revenues to remain in a single digit level

Vista Land secures funds for 2016 plans

Feb 02, 2016 - 4:06 PM

The newly integrated property developer raises 125 million P5 968 billion from external sources

Vista Land to acquire Starmalls for P33.5B

Nov 11, 2015 - 12:59 PM

Vista Land chairman Manny Villar says the acquisition will make the company the 4th leading integrated property developer in the country next to SM Prime Ayala Land and Megaworld

TRANSFORMATIVE. “We believe that the acquisition of Starmalls, with its real malls and BPO and commercial centers, is transformative for Vista Land and represents a major step to realizing our vision of becoming a top integrated real estate developer,” says Vista Land chairman Manny Villar.

Entrepreneur Manny Villar: 'I don't like politics anymore'

Oct 14, 2015 - 3:52 PM

I feel much younger now that I m back as an entrepreneur I ll probably die as an entrepreneur says the former senator

ENTREPRENEUR. "I feel much younger now I'm back as an entrepreneur (and) I'll probably die as an entrepreneur," says former presidential aspirant Manny Villar. Photo by Alecs Ongcal / Rappler

Villar details All Home expansion; eyes eventual listing

Apr 26, 2015 - 11:45 PM

The group plans 6 to 8 All Home stores over the next 3 to 5 years and to expand outside Luzon

Manny Villar details retail arm All home expansions and possible IPO

Manny Villar’s Vista Land nets P5.71B for 2014

Mar 18, 2015 - 6:28 PM

The real estate firm chaired by former senator Manuel Villar Jr has a banner year due to aggressive project launches

Daang Hari-SLEx road complete by Sept 2014

Oct 28, 2013 - 11:36 AM

The 4 kilometer Daang Hari SLEx road link will be finished by September or October 2014 says an Ayala Corp official

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Villar pours P1-B into retail business

Sep 23, 2013 - 10:45 AM

Businessman and former senator Manuel Villar complements his real estate business by expanding retail offerings via a new convenience store chain home appliance and furnishings store and department store

BACK TO BUSINESS. Former senator Manuel Villar attends a press briefing on the financial performance of Vista Land. File photo by Aya Lowe

Ex-senator Villar returns to Vista Land as chair

Sep 11, 2013 - 10:17 AM

Former senator and presidential candidate Manuel Manny Villar is a full fledged businessman again

BACK TO BUSINESS. Former senator Manuel Villar attends a press briefing on the financial performance of Vista Land. File photo by Aya Lowe

Vista Land builds 1st high-rise condo in Mindanao

Jul 30, 2013 - 8:15 PM

Vista Land aims to become a major player in the high rise property segment outside Metro Manila

SOUTHWARD EXPANSION. Vista Land & Landscapes Inc. is venturing into the high-rise property market outside Metro Manila.

Villar-led Vista Land builds churches nationwide

Jul 15, 2013 - 6:15 AM

The real estate development firm of Sen Manuel Villar is adding Catholic churches as one of the features of its projects nationwide

NEWLY OPENED. Businessman-turned senator Manuel Villar inaugurates San Vicente Ferrer Church in Cagayan de Oro. Photo courtesy of Villar group

Villar-led Vista Land nets P1.3-B in Q1, up 29%

May 15, 2013 - 10:09 AM

The property development firm of Sen Manuel Villar earned P1 342 billion in the first 3 months of 2013 boosted by new developments and strong take up of current projects

How Vista Land edges out competition - Villar

Mar 22, 2013 - 2:31 AM

Vista Land says rivals do not have presence in these areas

Senator Manuel Villar looks towards second tier city for future profits

Villar-led Vista Land 2012 earnings reach record high

Mar 21, 2013 - 9:50 AM

The real estate firm founded by Sen Manuel Villar reported a net income of P4 4 billion in 2012 a record high

RECORD HIGH. Vista Land & Lifescapes, Inc. reported a net income of P4.4 billion in 2012. Screenshot from Vista Land's website

Villar-led Vista Land restructures capital for fund-raising moves

Nov 30, 2012 - 1:35 PM

Vista Land Lifescapes Inc the real estate company that Sen Manuel Villar founded can proceed with a capital restructuring plan which is part of moves to raise funds in the future without breaking foreign ownership rules

Villar's Vista Land expects to exceed 2012 profit goal after strong Q3

Nov 15, 2012 - 11:33 AM

The company says record sales will push its bottom line above its P4 2 billion goal for 2012

Vista Land seeks partners for govt's infra, power, water projects

Aug 15, 2012 - 5:18 PM

The Villar family is looking for its match for the government s much anticipated public private partnerships in water power and roads

Villar-led Vista Land posts P2.19-B profits in H1, up 25%

Aug 15, 2012 - 4:12 PM

Villar led Vista Land Landscapes reported a 25 jump in net income for the first 6 months of the year reaching P2 19 billion from P1 74 billion during the same period last year on the back of strong demand and expansion

Villar-led Vista Land raises notes issue to P4.8-B

Aug 01, 2012 - 6:52 PM

Due to brisk demand for Vista Land Lifescapes s debt issue the Villar led property development firm decided to further raise the issue size to P4 5 billion from the original P3 billion

From homes to offices to malls, Vista Land branches out

May 15, 2012 - 3:15 PM

The company eyes to build 5 strip malls this year that will increase the value of its residential properties

Vista Land Q1 profit up 22% on strong sales

May 15, 2012 - 10:44 AM

Sustained strong demand for affordable homes drives the company s growth

Villar-led Vista Land 2011 earnings up 17% to P3.5-B

Apr 11, 2012 - 9:48 AM

2011 was a record year for Vista Land in terms of net income revenues and reservation sales

Vista Land targets OFWs in P32-B expansion plans

Jan 30, 2012 - 9:15 AM

Focusing on the the continuing robust demand from OFWs Vista Land Lifescapes Inc announced plans to develop 32 residential subdivision developments worth P32 billion this 2012