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The New Faces of Real Estate and How They Were Raised Up

Real estate development in the country has always been dominated by just a few big names.We have the Sys who own SM Prime Holdings Inc, the Gokongwei-owned Robinsons Land Corp, the Ayala’s who own Ayala Land, the Villar’s who own Camella Homes, the Tan’s of Megaworld, and the Ty’s of Federal Land. Looking at this … Continued

Floored 2: Choosing the perfect flooring for your home

This article is the second part of a discussion on flooring, the different types, and their relative advantages and disadvantages. Five other types of flooring will be elaborated on here, to add to the four that were mentioned in the previous article. Laminate  Similar to engineered wood as well, a thin veneer covers the plywood … Continued

Is the “project of the century” solution to our traffic woes?

The Metro Manila Subway is set to begin construction before the end of 2019.  Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia has called it “the project of the century” for both Metro Manila and the Philippines. The subway project comes with a P393 billion price tag and is seen as the solution to the traffic woes of … Continued

Will POGOs die out in the coming years amid stricter collection of taxes?

Philippine offshore gaming operators (or known as POGOs) have been one of the main drivers of the real estate industry. Colliers International Philippines estimates that about 37% of closed real estate transactions as of September were transacted with offshore gaming operators and their service providers. POGOs also occupy around 1.14 million square meters of commercial … Continued

Easy Treats for the Holidays

The holidays are here! Here are a few easy holiday desserts you can prepare for your dinner party! Image from The Skinny Pot Maja Blanca from The Skinny Pot Ingredients: 1 can 14 oz condensed milk 1 cup coconut milk 1 cup water 1 can 425 gram Cream of Style Corn 3 packs White Knox Gelatin Sachet … Continued

Being best host for your holiday party

The Christmas party you’re planning at home is coming up! Before your nerves get the best of you, here are a few tips to make sure you become the best host with the best party! Don’t forget your food and drinks! Any Filipino get-together is incomplete without food. As long as you have your food … Continued

Iloilo: Opens Citadines Amigo

Iloilo City — Citadines Amigo by Capitaland and subsidiary The Ascott has just opened and is strategically located in the heart of the city. According to their website, Citadines Amigo is a serviced residence that offers a modern apart’hotel that is surrounded by homegrown shops and restaurants providing guests with the convenience of immersing themselves … Continued

Local Bazaars and Pop-ups to buy your Christmas Gifts

Panic buying? Here’s a rundown of 5 bazaars and pop-ups to find that perfect gift for loved ones. The best part? The products sold in these Christmas markets are locally made! Greenbelt Designers’ Holiday Bazaar From November 15 to December 15, The Gallery at Greenbelt 5, Makati Photo from Designers’ Holiday Bazaar Now running in its … Continued

The list of official Philippine Holidays in 2020

According to the official list of holidays issued by the Office of the President, the year 2020 will have 5 long weekends. Specifically, here’s the list: Araw ng Kagitingan……………April 9 Maundy Thursday……………..April 9 Good Friday………………………April 10 Labor Day…………………………May 1 (Friday)  Independence Day…………….June 12 (Friday)  National Heroes Day…………August 31 (Monday)  Bonifacio Day……………………Nov 30 (Monday) Christmas Day…………………..Dec … Continued