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Megaworld to build P9-billion 'Makati-inspired' CBD in Cavite

Nov 20, 2017 - 5:30 PM

The 35-hectare central business district will be built within its 140-hectare Maple Grove township by 2022

Part 2: The battle of the land titles

Dec 30, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Two investigations – one in Manila and another in Quantico Virginia – on the documents related to the Ragua heirs land claim in Quezon City yield interesting and possibly far reaching results

CONTESTED PROPERTY? An aerial view of SM North Edsa and Trinoma Mall in Quezon City. Image from Google Maps

Part 1: 'Rightful' owners of prime lot in QC fight back

Dec 30, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Heirs of the purported owner of the prime lot where SM North EDSA and Trinoma Mall now stand want to get back what they believe to be legally and rightfully theirs

Snapshot of a city: Ortigas Center at a glance

Jun 04, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Fast facts on the people places and things that make up the Ortigas Center

BPOs leading the push for decentralization – CBRE

Jun 02, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The business process outsourcing sector is driving demand for new developments outside Metro Manila says global property consultancy CBRE Philippines

No way to go but up: A look into Metro Manila’s CBDs

May 16, 2016 - 2:54 PM

Makati BGC and Ortigas Center: What makes each business district unique and thriving?

Mexico proposes legal medical marijuana in major shift

Apr 22, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto s decision to send landmark legislation to Congress is the result of a national debate on cannabis laws

MEDICAL MARIJUANAN. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto holds up a bill during an event in which he announced a proposal to legalize medical marijuana and further ease restrictions on personal consumption, in Mexico City, Mexico, April 21, 2016. Photo by Alex Cruz/EPA

10 must-eats for Balikbayans in Makati

Aug 02, 2015 - 8:26 AM

Balikbayans will never miss the Philippines again with these Pinoy treats

Pasig City holds major night quake drill in CBD

Jul 31, 2015 - 4:05 PM

Disaster managers praise Pasig City s conduct of a large scale night drill in the city s central business district

Photo by Pat Nabong/ Rappler

PH real estate grows 8.9% in Q3

Dec 04, 2014 - 12:20 PM

Bullish commercial activities contribute to the sector’s strong performance says real estate advisory and services firm CBRE Philippines

Your first home? Rework your expenses to get it

Oct 25, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Can you really own a condominium for 15k a month? Find out how

When medicines fail, marijuana is moms' last hope

Feb 02, 2014 - 1:19 PM

A group of Filipino mothers is seeking access to medical marijuana in the country

Ayala vows to make Pasay PH's 'most modern' city

Oct 30, 2013 - 11:17 PM

Ayala Land adds spice to its proposal to Pasay City challenging rival SM Land in the Manila Bay reclamation project

'Integration' needed to solve Makati traffic

Aug 14, 2013 - 2:00 PM

Now that the central business district s traffic issues are practically done Makati Mayor Binay says the next step is to integrate different schemes

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT. Makati's new traffic management center is touted to be the "most advanced" in the country. Photo by Rappler

More global, BPO firms set up offices in metro

Aug 06, 2013 - 3:30 PM

Office vacancies in the metro decline in Q2 as more companies set up shops

BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME. More global and BPO firms chose prime and grade A office spaces across Metro Manila in the second quarter. Photo by Rappler/John Javellana

BPO industry office space to double by 2017 - CBRE

Jun 06, 2013 - 6:37 PM

Office space occupied by the steadily growing business process outsourcing industry will double by 2017 according to real estate consultancy company CB Richard Ellis Philippines

BPOs continue to be a driver for Philippines commercial real estate growth. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rapper

No way to go but up

May 16, 2013 - 5:01 PM

A look into Metro Manila s CBDs

World pledges more money to protect biodiversity

Oct 20, 2012 - 7:49 AM

Efforts to reverse the worrying loss of Earth s dwindling natural resources receive a substantial boost when a UN conference in India agreed to double biodiversity aid to poor countries

HEED THEIR MESSAGE. If trees can speak, what would they say?

Ayala Land to build central business district in QC

Jun 29, 2012 - 1:56 PM

After developing business districts in Makati and Bonifacio Global City Ayala Land wants to branch into other cities and provinces

Ayala to spend P60-B to revitalize Makati business district

Mar 22, 2012 - 10:29 PM

Ayala Land Inc says it will spend about P60 billion over 5 years to revitalize Makati City business district