Provincial administrator justifies acquired Balili property culverts

Morexette B. Erram 02/07/2018

Provincial Administrator Mark Tolentino clarified that he received clearance from the Provincial Engineering Office (PEO) in acquiring 10 culverts from the controversial Balili property in Naga City, Cebu. Reports also surfaced alleging that Tolentino required 10 job…

Bid to hike property tax in Cebu province pushed

Morexette B. Erram 01/15/2018

“It’s about time.” Cebu Gov. Hila-rio Davide III said this after the Cebu Provincial Treasurer’s Office announced its plan to increase by 10 percent real property tax in the province. “It has been a long time since…

John Gokongwei pays Kawit property a surprise visit

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/27/2017

Cebu City officials got a surprise visit yesterday from one of the country’s biggest business magnates. John Gokongwei Jr., founder and chairman emeritus of JG Summit Holdings Inc., visited and inspected the Kawit property in the South…

A tourist stop in an industrial hub

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/03/2017

After being known as the industrial hub in Central Visayas, Mandaue City is now primed to become Cebu’s newest tourist stop with an upcoming three-hectare water park in the city. The multi-million project which is expected to…

Property expert urges new developers to reconsider going into condominium projects

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/27/2017

While the country’s property sector continues to grow, it isn’t expanding as fast as before, prompting a real estate consultant to warn aspiring entrants into the industry to reconsider their plans while they still can. Professor Eric…

Mandani Bay to be completed early due to strong condo take-up

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/27/2017

THE P130-billion Mandani Bay project in Mandaue City is expected to be completed earlier on the back of a strong market demand, signifying that luxury condominiums are gaining ground in Cebu. Gilbert Ang, project director at HTLand,…

Moving north

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/20/2017

Developers expand to north Cebu with horizontal projects in Consolacion and Compostela towns As real estate prices continue to shoot up in Cebu City, homegrown developers are setting their eyes on northern Cebu to take advantage of…

MCIAA’s property battle ‘far from over’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/04/2017

THE Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) is not backing down from its legal battle involving portions of two lots in Lapu-Lapu City, even as the Supreme Court (SC) already ordered the body to begin expropriation proceedings for…

Residents, property owners attend BRT dialogue in Pardo

Morexette B. Erram 09/27/2017

ABOUT 200 residents and owners of properties affected by the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Barangay Pardo attended a dialogue at the barangay gym to vent their concerns on the project Wednesday afternoon. Though Presidential Assistant…

Tourists, builders and hotels

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/22/2017

Property developers continue to ride Cebu’s tourism wave As the local tourism industry continues to grow, helping fuel Cebu’s robust economy, developers are also lining up to get a share of the island’s huge tourist market. According…

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