By Cesar D. Mangawang
Property plutocrat with a larger stake in Megaworld, builder of apartment complexes doubling as small cities. Big into brandy, too: His Emperador Distillers went public last year and agreed to buy Scotchmaker Whyte & McKay for $720 million in May. Fortune extends to 408 McDonalds restaurants in the Philippines (owns franchise via Alliance Global conglomerate) and Resorts World Manila.”
By Charles E. Buban
Citadines Millennium Ortigas Manila will offer expatriates and business travelers studio, one- and two-bedroom units—from the fourth to the 17th floors—equipped with kitchen, separate living, work and sleeping areas, en-suite bathroom and other modern amenities. Residents can also enjoy facilities including a swimming pool, gym and resident’s lounge.
By Tessa R. Salazar
On Campanilla Street in New Manila, the team of Mañosa Properties Inc. has built Campanilla Lane, a (very) limited residential development that suits environment-conscious buyers who would want to live in a sustainable yet sophisticated community right at the posh side of Quezon City.
Gokongwei-led property developer Robinsons Land Corp. has set aside P15 to P17 billion for capital spending next year, mainly to build new shopping malls and expand some of its existing hubs.
By the staff
The long-running battle between the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and CJH Development Corp. led by businessman Robert John Sobrepeña rages on and, from the looks of it, is nowhere near its end.