Monthly Archives: February 2013

PRIVATE SECTORS ROLE IN BUILDING THE NATION

Andrew L. Tan, one of the construction magnates and nation builders, is envisioning a world class township project located in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu- The Mactan Newton. The Mactan Newtown, which was also declared as special economic zone, is said to … Continue reading

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REAL ESTATE VALUE: AN INDICATOR OF PROGRESS, GROWTH, AND DEVELOPMENT

In order to boost the collection of real property tax, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima urged local government assessors to update the schedule of market values (SMVs). Purisima explained this because real estate property tax at the city, municipal and provincial … Continue reading

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QUEZON – AURORA PACIFIC CORRIDOR: OUR EASTERN LAND OF PROMISE

Two beautiful provinces with rich potentials abound in South of Manila. They are rich in agriculture because of its rich farmland soil and its proximity to the Pacific Ocean. And both provinces are named from two well-known political figures. Quezon … Continue reading

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HIDDEN TREASURES OF PALAWAN: REAL ESTATE WEALTH AND VALUE AT ITS BEST

Palawan is a beautiful province in the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region and it is the largest province in the country in terms of total area of jurisdiction. Its capital is Puerto Princesa City. Palawan’s economy has been basically agricultural but tourism … Continue reading

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REIT: MEANS TO BOOST CAPITAL AND GRASSROOT INVESTMENTS IN LARGE LISTED INCOME REAL ESTATE

A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a corporation that derives most of its revenue from owning or managing real estate.  The REIT structure was designed to provide a framework for investment in real estate in the same way that … Continue reading

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NATIONAL LAND USE ACT: WHY RESPs ARE AGAINST IT

After the speedy passage of Sin Tax and Reproductive Health Bills last month, President Benigno Aquino has certified as urgent the proposed Senate Bill 3091 or the National Land Use Act (NLUA) and made it as one of the priorities … Continue reading

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HELPED BY THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR, PHILIPPINES ACHIEVED 6.6% GROWTH IN 2012 AND THE “ECONOMIC SUCCESS” OF THE NATION ACCORDING TO NOURIEL ROUBINI

With the construction-led 4th quarter, the Philippine economy grew to 6.6% last year, beating analysts’ forecasts and the government’s own outlook. The government was expecting the economy to grow 5-6% in the full-year growth, which is measured by gross domestic … Continue reading

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