Megaworld unit grows 3-month income by 51%
Megaworld group’s tourism estate arm Global Estate Resorts Inc. (Geri) boosted its first-quarter net profit by 50.84 percent year-on-year to P209 million, driven by earnings from residential development and hotel operations.
Consolidated revenues for the first three months of 2016 amounted to P1.46 billion, up 65.23 percent from the previous year, Geri disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange Tuesday.
“The start of the year has been impressive thus far and we look forward to the rest of 2016 as we see a continuing momentum in our growth until yearend,” said Geri president Monica Salomon.
Real estate sales rose by 102.79 percent year-on-year to P1.12 billion. This was attributed to strong residential sales in various residential projects, particularly in Boracay Newcoast in Aklan, Sta. Barbara Heights in Iloilo, Twin Lakes in Tagaytay, Southwoods City in Cavite-Laguna, and Alabang West in Las Piñas City.
“Our goal is to expand to other key growth areas around the country, capitalizing on our strategic and scalable land bank all over the Philippines,” said Salomon. Doris Dumlao-Abadilla
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