Filipino named 2012 Real Estate Personality of the Year in Southeast Asia

For his work as “a true industry pioneer”; for “transforming the Manila skyline with quality developments”; and for “drawing the global spotlight not only to the Philippines but to the entire Southeast Asian region with notable brand collaborations” – a Filipino entrepreneur was recognized as this year’s Real Estate Personality in the Southeast Asian region. [...]

November 29th, 2012|GMA News Online, Office News|

Philippines gets credit upgrade from Moody’s

An international agency has raised the credit rating of the Philippines from two notches to just one notch below investment grade, a positive development for the country amid global economic woes. With a new rating from Moody’s Investors Service, the Philippines expects to make the last step toward investment grade soon. An investment rating is [...]

October 30th, 2012|Office News, Philippine Daily Inquirer|

Philippines ranks high in EIU global microfinance survey

The Philippines maintained its leadership in microfinance as most countries ran into problems with the rapid expansion of the industry, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) said. The Philippines placed fourth out of 55 countries polled by the EIU’s “Global Microscope on the Microfinance Business Environment 2012 ” — a jump of two spots from its [...]

October 29th, 2012|Office News|

Century as Nominee to SEA Property Awards 2012

The shortlisted developers, developments and property industry companies for the 2012 South East Asia Property Awards have been revealed. “The quality of entries this year was outstanding, which certainly made the judges’ job a tough one,” said Terry Blackburn, CEO of Ensign Media, the organisers of the event. “The fact that the number of highest [...]

October 22nd, 2012|Office News, Property Guru|

Sharing The Fantasy

October 15th, 2012|Office News|

Buyers will be Picky – CBRE

THE COUNTRY’S major property players are expected to face discriminating buyers who will be more concerned with how property developments would fare in the face of heavy rains and floods similar to what Metro Manila and surrounding areas endured last month, a property consultant said recently. “The property market will continue to gain strength. The [...]

September 14th, 2012|Business World Online, Office News|

Strong end-user demand boosts property industry

Publicly listed property developer Century Properties Group Inc. said that the strong and sustained sales of its condominium units over the last two years are indicative of a continuously resilient real estate market, fueled largely by legitimate end-user demand. “This is one of the strengths of the Philippine property industry. The demand is driven by [...]

September 11th, 2012|Manila Times, Office News|

Gamechanger pushes boundaries to provide the best for homebuyers

Innovation has always been its fuel, and it will soon take the discerning Filipino buyers to see the world. Indeed, after 26 years in the local scene, upscale developer Century Properties Inc. has shown how it can relentlessly go beyond firsts and imagination—from introducing pioneering concepts early on in its career, to taking a leap [...]

August 25th, 2012|Office News, Philippine Daily Inquirer|

The branded residence is luxury’s newest frontier

MANILA, Philippines – The highest form of brand experience now goes way beyond carrying it as a purse, driving it, or wearing it — the ultimate sensation is living in it. In recent years we’ve seen brands, mostly fashion houses, manifest their creative prowess in diverse product lines: from furniture and home accessories to mobile [...]

August 25th, 2012|Office News, Philippine Star|

The Antonio Family’s Celebrity Connections

Developer Jose Antonio, No. 25 on our list of the Philippines’ 40 Richest, is bringing glitz to Manila’s skyline by teaming up with celebrities and superstar designers, and his children are playing a big part in forging those ties. Antonio’s son Robbie spent five years in New York after grad school developing a condo project [...]

June 20th, 2012|Forbes, Office News|