The Filinvest Group is expanding quickly into the luxury market with ambitious new projects. The most prominent showcase for the developer’s expansion plans is Botanika Nature Residences, a premium low-density residential enclave with three towers on a 1.55-hectare lot in Filinvest City in Alabang.
By Tessa Prieto-Valdes
Masterplanned by the world-renowned resort architectural and interior design firm of Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo (WATG) from California teamed up with the landscape architecture of Belt Collins from Hong Kong and the interior design talents from Manila-based ERFE & Associates, Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan will transport its guests to a world reminiscent of Balinese-inspired resorts with unique Cebuano touches. Beautifully landscaped gardens and contemporary and muted tropical aesthetics punctuated by elements of wood, stone and woven natural Philippine fibers resonate throughout the resort.
By Amado de Jesus
If culture is a way of life, and civilization is a refined way of life, we see how our city struggles to mature and make life pleasant for its inhabitants.
By Cesar D. Mangawang
Diversification was the strategy Sta. Lucia pursued when it started its vertical development projects. Known for horizontal projects and four decades of experience, Sta. Lucia is now adding middle-rise condominiums and condotels to its property offerings.
By Charles E. Buban
Personal remittances from Filipinos abroad already reached $12.7 billion (P570.2 billion) in the first six months of the year, a 6.2-percent improvement from the $11.9 billion (P534.3 billion) posted in the same period last year. With such remittances attaining sustainable growth, homebuilders in the low- and middle-income segment are expecting a strong performance in the next several months.