City of Dreams Manila expansion planned
City of Dreams Manila

Leisure estate and gaming group Belle Corp. has submitted a proposal to the Melco group to expand the existing City of Dreams Manila (CoD Manila) integrated gaming resort using a one-hectare land adjacent to the property. In a press chat after the company’s stockholders meeting on Monday, Belle president Manuel Gana said the 6.2-hectare CoD […]

Manila’s Bay Area dubbed hottest residential investment destination
Manila's Bay Area

Metro Manila’s Bay Area now records the city’s fastest average monthly take-up by local and foreign buyers in the past 12 months, according to real estate service provider, Santos Knight Frank. Part of the large track of land reclaimed from Manila Bay, the Bay Area is the site of the Mall of Asia Complex, home […]

PH’s first Westin-branded mixed-use project takes shape
The Westin Manila Sonata Place

Anticipation for the first Westin-branded residential and mixed-use development in Southeast Asia builds up following the initial concrete pouring for Robinsons Luxuria’s The Residences at The Westin Manila Sonata Place and The Westin Manila Sonata Place in Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City. This development has an enviable spot in the premier lifestyle hub of Ortigas Center. […]

Metro Manila Attracts More Developers Than Singapore, Hong Kong And Shanghai
Makati City

When it comes to feasible urban hubs, a new study reveals that Metro Manila is a more attractive area for various developers and real estate investors looking for significant yields in 2017. “(The country) continues to appeal to foreign investors with good growth in just about every sector, especially the office-oriented business process outsourcing (BPO) […]

‘Metro Manila properties’ value rising at 7% yearly’
Metro Manila

DUBAI: Properties in Metro Manila have been increasing in value for the past five eyars at an annual rate of seven percent, according to Ortigas Co. a pioneer in the Philippines’ real estate industry. “Although the appreciation of the properties is still dependent on the country’s economic movement, based on the historical data, the properties […]

Lower costs lure BPOs outside Metro
BPO IT Sector

Lower land development cost and less competition for the talent pool are the driving factors behind the march of business process outsourcing (BPO) companies outside of Metro Manila. “There’s a push to expand the BPO presence to other areas primarily because of labor. They just want to be closer to where labor is and also […]

Affordable energy crucial to reach 7% PH GDP growth – NEDA chief
Affordable Energy

MANILA, Philippines — If the Philippine government does not hasten the implementation of policies that will solve the problem of costly, low quality power supply, the country might not realize an inclusive, job-producing 7% economic growth in the next 5 years. This was the statement of National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Director-General Arsenio M. Balisacan at the Energy Policy and Development Program (EPDP) 2016 conference last week.