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RESULTS: August 2019 Real Estate Appraiser licensure examination

Aug 05, 2019 - 5:33 PM

Congratulations to all the passers!

The Estate Makati: an ultra-luxury development above the rest

Jul 26, 2019 - 12:21 PM

Why The Estate Makati stands out from other luxury properties

Blockchain-backed platform C Estates seen to improve buying, selling of real estate

Jul 15, 2019 - 9:05 PM

Startup C Estates marries real estate with blockchain for its platform which is set to launch in 2019

Company logo from C Estates

Megaworld subsidiary eyes P1.4-B income from rentals, hotels in 2019

Jun 27, 2019 - 7:05 PM

Amid its expected doubling of income for 2019, Global-Estate Resorts says it wants to contribute to the Philippines' tourism sector

MORE INCOME. The launching of more projects in 2019 is expected to double GERI's income.

RESULTS: June 2019 Real Estate Broker licensure exam

Jun 19, 2019 - 7:12 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 204 out of 297 passed the Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How do I avail of estate tax amnesty?

Jun 12, 2019 - 3:45 PM

The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses how you can finally transfer those long-overdue properties

Federal Land invests in earthquake technology for new BGC property

Apr 30, 2019 - 4:15 PM

Federal Land says this technology would provide an 'extra safeguard' for The Seasons Residences, which will rise in Bonifacio Global City

(1.TSR at night): EXTRA PROTECTION. Federal Land's The Seasons Residences will be the company's second development which will be making use of Nippon Steel Engineering Group's visco-elastic dampening system. Photo from Federal Land Caption (Damper): Federal Land taps Nippon Steel for its visco-elastic damper system to act as a shock absorber for their new BGC development to lessen the dizzying effect from eathquakes. Photo from Federal Land

OLX's real estate arm sees more listings, demand outside Metro Manila

Apr 14, 2019 - 3:40 PM

Despite the steady increase in residential property prices, Property24 still expects purchases and rentals to pick up in 2019

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Coworking, flexible workspace: An emerging driver of property demand

Apr 13, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Property developers are seeing the merit of including flexible and coworking spaces in their portfolio

Waiting for the elevator and leaving the building won't be necessary as the WeWork office also has a minipark with articial grass and three-seater swings for members to take a break in. Photo by Anna Mogato/Rappler

Sustained demand in real estate seen for 2019 – JLL

Apr 11, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Among the key drivers of the real estate demand are mainland Chinese investors, which are seen to diversify into other industries aside from offshore gaming

Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Residential property prices inch up in Q4 2018 – BSP

Mar 30, 2019 - 9:27 PM

Residential real estate prices go higher, especially in the National Capital Region, in the last quarter of 2018

Construction of a residential condominium in Quezon City on August 6, 2018. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

More real estate development outside Metro Manila seen in 2019

Mar 21, 2019 - 5:15 PM

Colliers International says Cavite and Pampanga can further be boosted as business hubs

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Why Mowelfund is venturing into real estate development

Mar 19, 2019 - 9:06 AM

The organization says the partnership with VConsunji Inc will be able to help in sustaining the funds it will need to help their members from the entertainment industry

#AskTheTaxWhiz: All about estate tax amnesty

Feb 28, 2019 - 2:30 PM

The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the provisions of the recently passed estate tax amnesty

Arthaland eyes 2021 completion for 39-storey green office project Cebu Exchange

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:34 PM

The building is designed to address the IT and BPO industry’s growing demand for quality space

UK's Prince Philip, 97, back driving – without seatbelt

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:10 AM

The Duke of Edinburgh drives a new Land Rover Freelander on his wife's private Sandringham estate two days after he survived a car crash

BACK ON THE ROAD. The Duke of Edinburgh is caught driving without a seatbelt just two days after surviving a car crash. File photo by Victoria Jones/AFP

UK's Prince Philip 'shocked and shaken' after car crash

Jan 18, 2019 - 12:43 PM

(UPDATED) The duke emerges unharmed but two people in another car are injured in the crash that occurred Thursday, January 17

PRINCE PHILIP. Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, reacts as he arrives to attend a Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey in central London, on March 13, 2017. File photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Singapore's CapitaLand in $8-billion deal creating Asia property giant

Jan 14, 2019 - 1:25 PM

Under the agreement, CapitaLand will acquire two units from a subsidiary of state investment firm Temasek

The CapitaLand tower is seen at Singapore's financial business district on January 14, 2019. - Singapore's CapitaLand said on January 14 it has agreed to buy real estate units from a subsidiary of state investment firm Temasek in a massive deal worth eight billion USD. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / AFP)

Harry and Meghan announce move to Windsor in early 2019

Nov 25, 2018 - 6:00 AM

'Windsor is a very special place for their royal highnesses and they are grateful that their official residence will be on the estate,' the Kensington Palace says in a statement

(L-R) US actress and fiancee of Britain's Prince Harry Meghan Markle and Britain's Prince Harry arrive to attend the Royal Family's traditional Christmas Day church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk, eastern England, on December 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS

PLDT SME Nation fortifies partnership with FCIE

Nov 16, 2018 - 1:55 PM

The partnership aims to prompt digital transformation for the Philippines

SC clears the way for 500% hike in property valuation in Quezon City

Oct 25, 2018 - 7:30 AM

(UPDATED) City Administrator Aldrin Cuña says the QC Fair Market Values Ordinance can be implemented 15 working days after the Supreme Court decision

New Zealand curbs foreign property ownership to cool market

Aug 16, 2018 - 6:11 PM

The new restrictions mean an almost complete ban on non-nationals buying residential property in New Zealand, with only a couple of exemptions

Lucio Co invited to invest in Bacolod port

Jul 27, 2018 - 7:16 PM

BREDCO president John Palanca Alonte says the company aims to bring the port to 'the next level' by making it a world-class facility with the help of a strategic investor

BACOLOD SEAPORT TERMINAL. The Bacolod Real Estate Development Corporation had a soft opening of its new seaport terminal worth P360 million on July 25, 2018. Contributed photo

What do millennials look for in a home?

Jul 27, 2018 - 2:31 PM

Today's young achievers are constantly in search for living spaces that will fuel their drive and nurture their lifestyles. But what elements really matter to them?

Ortigas & Company to spend P26B on Capitol Commons

Jul 05, 2018 - 2:20 PM

The property developer is expanding Estancia mall and constructing condominiums at Capitol Commons in Pasig City

Housing prices rise by 2.1% in Q1 2018

Jul 01, 2018 - 7:00 PM

In the 1st quarter of 2018, there was a 13.8% increase in the prices of townhouses and a 2% increase in the prices of condominium units, says the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

DoubleDragon opens 2018 with 349% jump in net income

May 15, 2018 - 5:40 PM

The surge is mainly due to higher rental income for the listed property developer in the 1st quarter of the year

How this man-made lake restores the beauty of Caliraya

Apr 25, 2018 - 2:49 PM

Drive to the countryside and immerse in the picturesque beauty of this exclusive lakeside community where sophistication and adventure await

Ayala Land outlines PH, Malaysia expansion in 2018

Apr 18, 2018 - 8:05 PM

The real estate firm's plans for the year include 4 malls and 3 office buildings in the Philippines, as well as a development in Klang Valley, Malaysia

Cebu Landmasters to build 1st Radisson Red hotel in PH

Apr 18, 2018 - 2:00 PM

The 146-room hotel geared towards millennials will rise at the Astra Centre in Mandaue City, Cebu, and is set to open in late 2021

Century Properties net income drops in 2017 amid diversification

Apr 16, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Despite higher revenues, the property developer's net income drops to P649.9 million in 2017 from P726.9 million in 2016 as it expands into the affordable housing and leisure markets

Global-Estate Resorts net income up 45% to P1.6 billion in 2017

Apr 02, 2018 - 7:50 PM

The increase comes as the residential sales of the Megaworld subsidiary grew 4% to P4.5 billion, while income from rentals was up 54% to P161 million

Bank lending, liquidity both up in February

Mar 28, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Bank loans expand by 19.5% in February, pushing domestic liquidity to an estimated P10.7 trillion for the month, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Megaworld net income up 13.4% to P13.3 billion in 2017

Mar 26, 2018 - 4:25 PM

The Andrew Tan-led property developer also plans to spend P60 billion in capital expenditures this year

Ayala Land boosts stake in Prime Orion, positions it as industrial estate arm

Mar 23, 2018 - 6:32 PM

The P3 billion share swap deal will increase Ayala Land’s stake in Prime Orion to 63.90% from 54.91%. It will also fold Laguna Technopark Incorporated into Prime Orion.

Megaworld to turn over 2,300 condo units in Fort Bonifacio in 2018

Mar 19, 2018 - 5:55 PM

Megaworld is the largest single landholder and developer in Fort Bonifacio, with 4 integrated urban townships covering a total of 107 hectares

BIGGEST INVENTORY. Megawide will deliver to buyers a total of 2,300 residential units from 5 condominium developments within in its 3 townships projects in Fort Bonifacio. Images from Megaworld

Hotel 101 pushing through despite planned Boracay 'shutdown'

Mar 15, 2018 - 7:15 PM

The Philippine government's plan to 'close' Boracay amid environmental concerns will not stop the construction of the biggest hotel on the island

COASTAL DEVELOPMENT. An aerial perspective of the planned Hotel101 Resort-Boracay in Boracay Island. Image from DoubleDragon

P50 billion earmarked for Ortigas East property development

Mar 14, 2018 - 9:45 PM

Ortigas & Company will redevelop Frontera Verde into a mixed-use estate called Ortigas East, with an office tower and mall first to rise by 2025

Photo from Ortigas and Company

PH Competition Commission approves land, energy joint ventures

Feb 22, 2018 - 4:20 PM

These joint ventures include Ayala Land's partnership with Royal Asia Land to develop a 936-hectare property in Cavite, as well as the plan of Markham and Alternergy for hydropower projects in Ifugao

SC denies Ayala Land's motion for reconsideration on prime Las Piñas lot

Feb 06, 2018 - 4:30 PM

Ayala Land reiterates that it does not expect the Supreme Court ruling to 'have any material effect on [its] business, operations, and financial conditions'

Britain to move Bangkok embassy after record sale

Feb 01, 2018 - 7:29 AM

The record £420 million ($596 million) sale of the embassy in Bangkok's Lumpini neighborhood is the UK foreign ministry's biggest ever such deal and the biggest land deal in Thai history

MOVING OUT. In this file photo, a Thai policeman stands guard at the entrance of British embassy in Bangkok, 08 July 2005. Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP

Megaworld to develop smart townships

Jan 29, 2018 - 7:25 PM

Dubbed iTownships, the initiative will include smart home technology, smart parking systems, and the use of sustainable materials, among others

Ayala Land takes majority control of Malaysian construction firm

Jan 03, 2018 - 12:15 PM

Through the deal, the listed property giant says it will be able to make the most of long-term prospects in Malaysia's real estate sector

Ayala Land expanding Seda hotel brand

Dec 29, 2017 - 3:43 PM

The move to aggressively expand the Seda brand is in line with the property giant's objective to be the leading Philippine hospitality brand in terms of size

EXPANSION. Ayala Land unit Seda hotel aims to be the leading Philippine hospitality brand in term of size. Image from Seda Hotels

Memorial park firm venturing into mass housing

Dec 28, 2017 - 3:40 PM

This comes after Golden Haven's intention to change its main line of business to real estate development from funeral and memorial parks

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

RESULTS: December 2017 Real Estate Broker licensure exam

Dec 19, 2017 - 6:31 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 841 out of 2,230 passed the Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination this December 2017

Megaworld to build P8-billion estate along Lake Caliraya in Laguna

Dec 11, 2017 - 2:35 PM

The Hamptons Caliraya will be a 300-hectare development featuring lakeside residential villages and villas, a town center, two 18-hole golf courses, and a clubhouse, all set to rise over the next 10 years

House, Senate panel OK lower estate taxes to help grieving families

Dec 06, 2017 - 5:25 PM

The bicameral conference committee has agreed to tax-exempt family homes valued at P10 million and below, from the existing P1 million

Photo from Senator Angara's staff

Megaworld to build P9-billion 'Makati-inspired' CBD in Cavite

Nov 20, 2017 - 5:30 PM

The 35-hectare central business district will be built within its 140-hectare Maple Grove township by 2022