Century Spire impresses affluent market in Asia

The affluent in Asia has had a steady stock of luxury residences to buy into for years. But until recently, it has not encountered one from one of the most esteemed names in luxury furnishings and interior design, Armani/Casa. The arrival of Century Spire in 2014, as the first luxury mixed-use tower in the region [...]

August 9th, 2016|Manila Bulletin, Philippine News|

Office tower’s value rises with PEZA accreditation

Occupancy is hardly a challenge for well-located office towers these days. Proof of this is the consistently low vacancy rate registered in Metro Manila, particularly in the central business district of Makati at 1.8 percent as of the second quarter of 2015. Developers continue to add to the inventory as projections of an industry-growth remain [...]

October 28th, 2015|Manila Bulletin, Philippine News|

Century Spire cited at property awards

Century Properties, known for its high-end property developments in the Philippines, reached another milestone for Century Spire as the project garnered the Best Mixed-use Development Award at the 2015-2016 Asia Pacific Property Awards at ceremonies held recently in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Competing alongside prominent real estate companies in Asia Pacific, the recognition came after thorough [...]

May 20th, 2015|Manila Bulletin, Philippine News|

Century Properties highlights green practices in 2 buildings

In BGC and Makati The local property market is easing into the era of sustainability with the rising number of developers working extra hard to “green” the office space landscape. Century Properties has joined this growing community after being granted the LEED certification by the US Green Building Council for its Fort Bonifacio office tower, [...]

May 6th, 2015|Manila Bulletin, Philippine News|

Armani’s Casas

The highlights of Giorgio Armani’s decade-long interior design career During the Salone del Mobile in Milan, the Armani Teatro offered a fascinating voyage through some of the world’s most dynamic cities. It is a journey that takes in different cultures and inspires a variety of emotions, looking at ways of life and examining local sensibilities. [...]

April 12th, 2015|Manila Bulletin, Philippine News|

Gov’t crafts tax perks for domestic ecozone locators

The Makati City Council has approved several resolutions endorsing the development and grant of information technology (IT) zone status to four buildings, which could open job opportunities for the city's constituents. Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay said the city government fully supports business establishments seeking IT zone status with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA). [...]

August 3rd, 2014|Manila Bulletin, Philippine News|

Design narratives

A discourse about architecture, passion, stories, and the metro's burgeoning skyline with Daniel Libeskind Lewis Caroll wrote in Alice in Wonderland that "you have to do six impossible things before breakfast." Since opening his architectural studio in Berlin in 1989, Daniel Libeskind has been doing not a few impossible things that may or may not [...]

July 13th, 2014|Manila Bulletin, Philippine News|

Rich Asians buy into Metro’s luxury condominiums

Sweating under their hard hats, renowned Polish architect David Libeskind and interior designers from Italy's Armani trooped to a construction site in sweltering, downtown Manila, to perform the ground breaking for a new tower in the Philippine capital. Marketed to attract buyers wealthy enough to own luxury apartments, most likely in more than one country, [...]

July 2nd, 2014|Manila Bulletin, Philippine News|

Renowned architect designs Century Spire

"When this building is finished, it will be one of the best I've ever designed," renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, designer of the Jewish Berlin Museum, proclaimed on his latest collaboration, Century Properties' Century Spire. Libeskind was in town last Wednesday to attend the unveiling of the 60-story, mixed-use tower dubbed the "Century Spire" at the [...]

June 4th, 2014|Manila Bulletin, Philippine News|

Century to build 60-Storey Condo Tower in Makati

Century Properties Group Inc. expects to generate P8.4 billion in sales from the 60-storey Century Spire, its collaboration with Studio Daniel Libeskind and Armani/Casa Interior Design Studio. In an interview, CPGI investor relations director Kristina Garcia said the mixed-used tower will be the 8th and last residential project in Century City in Makati and will [...]

May 28th, 2014|Manila Bulletin, Philippine News|