Monthly Archives: August 2013

Squatters: A Bane to the Philippine Social Infrastructure? (Part 1)

As the OHSDP Davao convention, comes to a close, (August 28-30, 2013), I wish to focus on one of the major concerns of housing which is addressing a chronic and progressive problem of the homeless.  The urban poor family in … Continue reading

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CONQUERING FOR INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Some of our Philippine  Giant Corporations and Conglomerates are seeking for investments from American based stock  market investors, through what is known as ” American Depository Receipts” (ADRs) ADRs are negotiable issued securities, by a US depository bank, for domestic buyers … Continue reading

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I BEG TO DISAGREE!

Last August 23 2013, Ayala Corp. Chair Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, said that the Philippines should play an active role in pursuing the integration of Southeast Asian economies.  Zobel, citing “skilled labor and a strong economy”, opined that the … Continue reading

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A POSSIBLE DANGER ZONE IN THE HOUSING SECTOR

The 4th National Convention of the Organization of Socialized Housing Developers of the Philippines, (OSHDP) will be held at the Marco Polo Hotel, Davao, on August 28-29, 2013. The convention, supported by the Housing and Urban Development Council (HUDCC) and … Continue reading

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HABAGAT AFTERMATH, WARNING SIGNALS IN THE RESIDENTIAL SECTOR AND THE REAL ESTATE MARKET

1 MILLION AFFECTED BY TYPHOON MARING; HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS WORTH OF CROPS DESTROYED; STOCKS PLUMMETS… OH Give me a home,  a house , safe from floods, earthquakes,  crime, and disasters.  A home were my Family can grow, be happy, live … Continue reading

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Manila Board of “Diamond” Realtors: 75 Years of Service to the Real Estate Industry & Society (Part 1)

  It is worthwhile remembering the famous song by Paul Anka, “Good morning Yesterday…you wake up and time has slip away. And suddenly it’s hard to find, the memories you left behind, Remember…do you remember?” Did we really leave the … Continue reading

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SMOOTH TRAFFIC FLOW, COMMUTERS HAPPY & GLOW, MANILA’S WAY TO GO

Manila, is a port city and the center of the metropolis. Being the central downtown of Metro Manila, the city necessarily gravitates people, trade and activities from all over the Philippines. Manila is one of the most important cities in … Continue reading

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