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2013 in Review - KMC Snapshots

2013 in Review - KMC Snapshots

2013 has truly been a great year for KMC MAG Group. This year saw the launch of new business lines, addition of key employees, expansion in of... Read More »
Net Lima: Why You'd Want to Move to A Green Building

Net Lima: Why You'd Want to Move to A Green Building

The leading developer of boutique IT offices, Net Group, headed by Charlie Rufino, planned to increase its office space portfolio in Bonifacio... Read More »
Manila: Still a Bright Spot for Investors in 2014

Manila: Still a Bright Spot for Investors in 2014

The Philippines, particularly Manila, will remain as a top destination among various investment sector categories in 2014, according to the Eme... Read More »
PH Won't Be in a Bubble Anytime Soon

PH Won't Be in a Bubble Anytime Soon

Filipinos remain as the world's most confident consumers -- in spite of dropping 3 points in overall optimism during the previous quarter -- a... Read More »
11th Corporate Center: A High-Class and Modern Office Space Location in BGC

11th Corporate Center: A High-Class and Modern Office Space Location in BGC

An icon of the ultimate urban lifestyle, Bonifacio Global City (BGC) provides the perfect balance of hard work and fun play to people living, ... Read More »
Where to Live in the Philippines: For Expat Retirees

Where to Live in the Philippines: For Expat Retirees

In the second installment of our Where to Live in the Philippines series, (click here to see Part 1) we'll be giving you an overview of some o... Read More »
Infographic: A Quick Guide to Ayala Avenue

Infographic: A Quick Guide to Ayala Avenue

Navigating through Ayala Avenue, one of the busiest areas in Metro Manila, can be pretty challenging especially for first-time forei... Read More »
Where to Live in the Philippines: For Expats

Where to Live in the Philippines: For Expats

Thinking of moving and living in the Philippines? Here's a quick guide to some of the best places to live in the country and snapshots of what... Read More »
Condo vs. House: Which is Right for You?

Condo vs. House: Which is Right for You?

This is one of the issues I often encounter with many of my clients, especially first-time homebuyers. Owning either of the two properties has... Read More »
Disaster Prevention and Recovery: How PH can Leverage Real Estate

Disaster Prevention and Recovery: How PH can Leverage Real Estate

Saying that the Philippines is unprepared for disasters would be an understatement -- and this is proven by the government's response in the a... Read More »
Yolanda Aftermath: Can It Slow Down PH Growth?

Yolanda Aftermath: Can It Slow Down PH Growth?

With an average of 7.6%, the Philippines' GDP growth has been extremely remarkable during the past quarters of 2013, outperforming most of its... Read More »
Estancia: Ortigas CBD's Newest Office Space Location

Estancia: Ortigas CBD's Newest Office Space Location

Estancia is the newest office building on the rise in Ortigas Center, which is among the Philippines' top three central business districts and... Read More »
Investor optimism fuels Philippine real estate

Investor optimism fuels Philippine real estate

KMC MAG Group was featured in an Inquirer article last November 5. Managing Director Michael McCullough discussed the factors affec... Read More »
Invest in Philippine Property Market Now

Invest in Philippine Property Market Now

Now is the best time to invest in the Philippines. This phrase may have been loosely thrown around in the past few years, but it has never bee... Read More »
Luxury Properties: How Branding Affects Property Value

Luxury Properties: How Branding Affects Property Value

Demand for residential developments in Metro Manila, especially in major CBDs Makati and Bonifacio Global City (Fort Bonifacio) is at an a... Read More »
Is Your House Haunted? How to Deal With Stigmatized Properties

Is Your House Haunted? How to Deal With Stigmatized Properties

It might be fun to see how scared people are when you share stories of paranormal activity in your home, but the fun stops once it affects you... Read More »
Real Estate Terms Homebuyers Should Know - ThinkTank Thursday

Real Estate Terms Homebuyers Should Know - ThinkTank Thursday

One of the most crucial steps in closing a real estate transaction is finalizing the contract between the buyer and owner. As a buyer, you hav... Read More »
Maximize Your Investment: Hire a Property Management Firm

Maximize Your Investment: Hire a Property Management Firm

Hiring a competent property manager can add greater value to your investment rather than managing it yourself. Whether you're a first-time lan... Read More »
The Impact of Bohol-Cebu Earthquake on Real Estate

The Impact of Bohol-Cebu Earthquake on Real Estate

The recent 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Cebu and Bohol last October 15 raises concerns regarding its impact in real estate. What are the effects... Read More »
More Companies Choose Bonifacio Global City Office Spaces - Real Estate Trends

More Companies Choose Bonifacio Global City Office Spaces - Real Estate Trends

From local companies to business process outsourcing (BPO) firms, Bonifacio Global City is the top choice of office space location because of ... Read More »
Expect a Surge in Industrial Space Demand - Real Estate Trends

Expect a Surge in Industrial Space Demand - Real Estate Trends

With the Philippines' recent achievements -- getting a new investment grade credit rating, maintaining steady economic growth, and having posi... Read More »
Real Estate Marketing 101 - KMC Expert Talks

Real Estate Marketing 101 - KMC Expert Talks

Reaching your target audience and spreading word about your property is not always easy, especially in the very competitive real estate indust... Read More »
The Rise of Green Commercial Buildings in the Philippines

The Rise of Green Commercial Buildings in the Philippines

As countries all over the world constantly experience shifting climate patterns and other effects of global warming, encouraging sustainabilit... Read More »
New Listings: Commercial Space for Rent in Makati

New Listings: Commercial Space for Rent in Makati

*This post is no longer updated. For more options on commercial spaces for rent in Makati,  please email us at info@kmcmaggroup.com. ... Read More »
The Expat's Guide to Ayala Avenue Makati

The Expat's Guide to Ayala Avenue Makati

Ayala Avenue is the melting pot of individuals from all walks of life. From employees rushing to reach the office before 9:00 am, fresh gradua... Read More »
From Fort Bonifacio Condos to Single Attached Homes: Demand for PH Housing Still High

From Fort Bonifacio Condos to Single Attached Homes: Demand for PH Housing Still High

From major CBDs Fort Bonifacio/Bonifacio Global City and Makati to provincial areas in the country, more residential buildings were built natio... Read More »
New Listings: Office Space for Lease in Makati

New Listings: Office Space for Lease in Makati

Are you looking to move your business to the Philippines, or investing in the country's commercial real estate properties? Many foreign invest... Read More »
How to Make Your Makati Office Space Stand Out

How to Make Your Makati Office Space Stand Out

Congratulations! You finally have your own office in the Philippines. However, even if you've selected a top location -- a Makati office space... Read More »
Top 5 Beautiful Makati Condos You Would Want to Own

Top 5 Beautiful Makati Condos You Would Want to Own

Shopping for your dream home? Makati offers a large selection of luxury condos and apartments that are located amid the exciting hustle and bu... Read More »
Fast Facts about the Philippines for September 2013

Fast Facts about the Philippines for September 2013

From news on politics to updates on infrastructure projects, KMC MAG Group sums up the latest events in the Philippines in this week's infogra... Read More »
The GK Experience: KMC Helps Build Homes for the Homeless

The GK Experience: KMC Helps Build Homes for the Homeless

TAGUIG, Sep. 12, 2013 - In the spirit of building homes for the homeless, KMC MAG Group, together with KMC Solutions, WEIR, and AVON visited a... Read More »
Construction Boom and Project Management in PH: Obstacles and Opportunities

Construction Boom and Project Management in PH: Obstacles and Opportunities

Recently, Matt Schur of the Project Management Institute interviewed KMC MAG Group's Project Management Associate Director, Jason Valderrama re... Read More »
Do You Know Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Property Owner?

Do You Know Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Property Owner?

Paying off your dream house in Alabang or targeted commercial buildings in Fort Bonifacio or Makati does not mean that the financial responsibi... Read More »
PEZA-Accredited Buildings & Office Spaces in Fort Bonifacio

PEZA-Accredited Buildings & Office Spaces in Fort Bonifacio

In our previous blog post, we featured the operating PEZA-accredited buildings and office spaces in Makati to make it easier for companies and ... Read More »
PEZA-Accredited Buildings and Office Spaces in Makati

PEZA-Accredited Buildings and Office Spaces in Makati

Before you lease, rent, or buy an office space in Makati, it is important to check its location and find out if it is accredited by the Philip... Read More »
KMC MAG Group Mid-Year 2013 Report Highlights Optimistic Outlook for Metro Manila Property Market

KMC MAG Group Mid-Year 2013 Report Highlights Optimistic Outlook for Metro Manila Property Market

MANILA, Philippines, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With a GDP of more than 7% over the last four consecutive quarters, the Philippines' robust... Read More »
Infographic: An Investor's Guide to Metro Manila Real Estate

Infographic: An Investor's Guide to Metro Manila Real Estate

Real estate investment is a good avenue for building wealth, provided that you choose the right location and property to invest in. With the P... Read More »
A Project Manager Might Not Be as Expendable as You Think

A Project Manager Might Not Be as Expendable as You Think

Are project managers (PMs) expendable? Many business owners and company leaders seem to think so. The idea of hiring a project management firm ... Read More »
Why You Should Invest in Philippine Commercial and Residential Properties

Why You Should Invest in Philippine Commercial and Residential Properties

More and more foreign companies and entities are investing in Philippine properties, which is one factor contributing to the property boom in ... Read More »
How Will Maring Floods Affect Real Estate in Metro Manila?

How Will Maring Floods Affect Real Estate in Metro Manila?

The recent flooding brought about by tropical storm Maring has paralyzed the Philippine capital and businessmen are bracing themselves for its... Read More »
5 Survival Tips During Floods and Storms

5 Survival Tips During Floods and Storms

Knowledge and presence of mind are necessary tools for survival during floods, thunderstorms, and other natural disasters and emergencies. Her... Read More »
Tips for a Successful Business Expansion to the Philippines

Tips for a Successful Business Expansion to the Philippines

Recognizing its numerous potential benefits, international expansion is the chosen path of many businesses who wish to expand and diversify th... Read More »
W Global Center: The Perfect Office Space and Retail Location in Fort Bonifacio

W Global Center: The Perfect Office Space and Retail Location in Fort Bonifacio

The W Global Center is a Grade A commercial office building located on 9th Avenue corner 30th street in the Fort Bonifacio business district. ... Read More »
Quick Design Tips for Small Condo Spaces

Quick Design Tips for Small Condo Spaces

Fort Bonifacio condos are known for offering the best of the urban lifestyle. This is why the city has become the residential space of choice ... Read More »
Latest Listings: Makati Office Space for Sale

Latest Listings: Makati Office Space for Sale

With its convenient location and top reputation as the country's business hub, it is no surprise that Makati Central Business District is the ... Read More »
W Fifth Avenue Offers Unique Office Space in Taguig

W Fifth Avenue Offers Unique Office Space in Taguig

W Fifth Avenue is a 30-storey building located on 5th Avenue corner 32nd Street in Bonifacio Global City. It is a Class A PEZA building bu... Read More »
Infographic: The Anatomy of a Makati Office Space

Infographic: The Anatomy of a Makati Office Space

What does it take to set up your own Makati office? If you're a budding businessman looking to open your office in this city, you would defini... Read More »
3 Reasons to Hire a Project Management Firm in Philippines

3 Reasons to Hire a Project Management Firm in Philippines

Corporate executives and administrators often view hiring project managers (PMs) as an unnecessary expense. Most of them would rather allot th... Read More »
Eco Tower: Sustainable Design in the Heart of Taguig

Eco Tower: Sustainable Design in the Heart of Taguig

Built by architect Jose Siao Ling, the EcoTower stands as a beacon of sustainable design in the prime business district of Bonifacio Global Ci... Read More »
Newest Makati Commercial Spaces

Newest Makati Commercial Spaces

Are you looking to move to a different office space or to expand your business to a new location? Or are you a retailer in search of a commerc... Read More »
Should You Sell or Rent Out a Makati Commercial Space?

Should You Sell or Rent Out a Makati Commercial Space?

When businesses expand and relocate to a larger office, owners are often faced with the dilemma of choosing whether to sell their old space or... Read More »
Securing a Space for Lease in Makati

Securing a Space for Lease in Makati

For starting, moving, or expanding businesses, one important step in the transition is finding the right office space. This task may be a bit ... Read More »
Where Should You Rent an Office Space in Makati?

Where Should You Rent an Office Space in Makati?

Are you looking to rent an office space in Makati? The Philippines' premier financial capital, this city has often been the office location of... Read More »
The Ayala Life FGU Center: Convenience and Efficiency In One Address

The Ayala Life FGU Center: Convenience and Efficiency In One Address

Are you looking to rent an office space in Makati? The Ayala Life FGU Center should be included as one of your options. It is a commercial hig... Read More »
New Listings: Makati Office Spaces or Units for Sale

New Listings: Makati Office Spaces or Units for Sale

The Philippines' leading financial district offers a wide variety of office spaces in different buildings. These spaces are ideal options for ... Read More »
KMC MAG Group Attends Money Summit & Wealth Expo 2013

KMC MAG Group Attends Money Summit & Wealth Expo 2013

KMC MAG Group joined the Money Summit & Wealth Expo 2013 held last July 12-13, 2013 in SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. With the theme ... Read More »
Infographic: Serviced Office vs. Conventional Office

Infographic: Serviced Office vs. Conventional Office

Should you opt for a serviced office or a conventional office? Whether it is in a serviced office in Makati or a massive office space in other... Read More »
How to Keep Your Home Flood-Free

How to Keep Your Home Flood-Free

Philippine weather in the next three months (July, August, September) looks bleak, according to PAG-ASA's forecast. With monsoons and tropical... Read More »
Bench Tower: Modern Design and Environmental Efficiency in BGC

Bench Tower: Modern Design and Environmental Efficiency in BGC

The Bench Tower, a 22-storey building built for commercial use, was developed by Suyen Corporation and completed in 2012. It was constru... Read More »
Top 10 Reasons to Live in a Makati Condo or Apartment

Top 10 Reasons to Live in a Makati Condo or Apartment

Makati never sleeps. In the morning, it is one of the busiest cities in the Philippines, housing thousands of local and multinational companie... Read More »
Ayala Tower One & Exchange Plaza: A Breath of Fresh Air in the Makati CBD

Ayala Tower One & Exchange Plaza: A Breath of Fresh Air in the Makati CBD

Located on the corner of major thoroughfares Ayala Avenue and Paseo de Roxas, the  Ayala Tower One & Exchange Plaza was built and dev... Read More »
Should Your Business Invest in a Commercial Building for Sale?

Should Your Business Invest in a Commercial Building for Sale?

Real estate investment in the Philippines offers great opportunities for investor returns, but only if it is done right. The rule applies t... Read More »
Net Square: The Information Technology Hub of Bonifacio Global City

Net Square: The Information Technology Hub of Bonifacio Global City

The second development of the Net Group, the Net Square building has a total of 22 floors primed and ready for various office layouts. The bu... Read More »
Why the Philippines Needs a Better REIT System

Why the Philippines Needs a Better REIT System

The Philippine economy has seen a lot of growth in the past year, and this has been mainly driven by numerous activities in the property secto... Read More »
Iconic Modern Buildings in Manila

Iconic Modern Buildings in Manila

Today, modern architecture at its best is defined not only by creating structures that defy traditional standards, but more on its power to tr... Read More »
Introducing Vista Residences at Fort Bonifacio and Makati

Introducing Vista Residences at Fort Bonifacio and Makati

Whether you're searching for your dream home or simply looking to invest in an apartment in Makati or a Fort Bonifacio condo, Vista Land prop... Read More »
The Clipp Center Offers First-Rate Fort Bonifacio Office Space

The Clipp Center Offers First-Rate Fort Bonifacio Office Space

The Clipp Center is a Class B mixed-use building professionally managed by KMC MAG Group, Inc. Offering premium Fort Bonifacio office sp... Read More »
KMC MAG Group Sponsors 14th ECCP Golf Challenge

KMC MAG Group Sponsors 14th ECCP Golf Challenge

KMC MAG Group participated as hole sponsor in the 14th ECCP Golf Challenge held on May 20, 2013 at the Sta. Elena Golf and Country Club in Ca... Read More »
RCBC Plaza Tower 2: A Truly Premium Office Space in the Makati CBD

RCBC Plaza Tower 2: A Truly Premium Office Space in the Makati CBD

Located in the heart of Makati, the country's prime central business district, the RCBC Plaza Tower 2 stands slightly smaller compar... Read More »
Rufino Pacific Tower Offers First-Class Makati Serviced Office

Rufino Pacific Tower Offers First-Class Makati Serviced Office

Constructed in 1996, the  Rufino Pacific Tower, commonly known as the Rufino Plaza, is the tallest steel-framed building in the Philippin... Read More »
Real Estate Investment: How to Maximize Capital Growth and Yields

Real Estate Investment: How to Maximize Capital Growth and Yields

Thanks to the rising influx of investments in the country and creation of jobs through BPO, the Philippines' property sector is booming. The i... Read More »
Philam Life Tower: A Beacon of Business in the Makati CBD

Philam Life Tower: A Beacon of Business in the Makati CBD

At 48 stories above ground and 5 basement levels below, the Philam Life Tower is the 7th tallest building in the city of Makati and the 14th ta... Read More »
Top 3 Mistakes Real Estate Sellers Should Avoid

Top 3 Mistakes Real Estate Sellers Should Avoid

In the real estate industry, competition is always tough. There will always be a seemingly infinite number of real estate brokers or agents co... Read More »
SM Aura Premier: A Haven of Business and Pleasure

SM Aura Premier: A Haven of Business and Pleasure

It doesn't matter whether you pronounce it using the English or Filipino/colloquial accent ("O-ra" vs. "Aw-ra")--you cannot go wrong about the... Read More »
Jaka Building: The Office Space of Choice on Ayala Avenue

Jaka Building: The Office Space of Choice on Ayala Avenue

Located on the main avenue of the Makati Central Business District, Jaka Building is one of the best Makati office spaces a business could ho... Read More »
The Ripple Effect: BPO and the Philippine Economy

The Ripple Effect: BPO and the Philippine Economy

Back in 2000, business process outsourcing (BPO) was a jargon to many Filipinos. Call centers were only start-ups, and many investors were not... Read More »
KMC MAG Group Hailed as the Best Real Estate Agency in the Philippines

KMC MAG Group Hailed as the Best Real Estate Agency in the Philippines

KMC MAG Group, Inc. is the winner of the prestigious The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2013-2014 for "Best Real Estate Agency-Philippines" and ... Read More »
Makati Tower: A Premium-Grade Office in the Makati Central Business District

Makati Tower: A Premium-Grade Office in the Makati Central Business District

As the newest premium-grade office space in the heart of Makati, The Makati Tower (formerly known as Alphaland Tower) boasts 35 storeys ... Read More »
Top 10 Philippine Real Estate Developers (3 of 3)

Top 10 Philippine Real Estate Developers (3 of 3)

This is the final article in a three-part series on the top 10 developers in the Philippines according to BCI Asia. In the last article, Eton ... Read More »
Top 10 Philippine Real Estate Developers (2 of 3)

Top 10 Philippine Real Estate Developers (2 of 3)

This article is part two of a series on the top 10 developers in the Philippines according to BCI Asia. In the last article, Ayala Land, Inc.,... Read More »
Top 10 Philippine Real Estate Developers (1 of 3)

Top 10 Philippine Real Estate Developers (1 of 3)

Recently, BCI Asia put out its list of the Top 10 Developers Awards 2012. This list recognizes residential and commercial developers in the Ph... Read More »
Zuellig Building - Green and Gold in the Heart of Makati

Zuellig Building - Green and Gold in the Heart of Makati

  The Zuellig Building is a 33-storey office tower located on the highly accessible and very prime Makati avenue corner Paseo De Roxas... Read More »
Future Summer Destinations in the Philippines

Future Summer Destinations in the Philippines

Summer officially arrived in the Philippines in the last week of March. It's difficult to imagine that this was only less than a month ago giv... Read More »
The Enterprise Center – The Premier Office Space Destination in Makati

The Enterprise Center – The Premier Office Space Destination in Makati

Located centrally on the main avenues of the Makati central business district, The Enterprise Center serves as one of the most strategic offic... Read More »
Why you should consider expanding your business in Metro Manila

Why you should consider expanding your business in Metro Manila

At present, the Philippines has one of the strongest economies in the world. Investors are swarming left and right trying to get a foot in the... Read More »
KMC MAG Group Releases 2013 First Quarter Philippine Real Estate Market Reports

KMC MAG Group Releases 2013 First Quarter Philippine Real Estate Market Reports

In line with its thrust to be one of the leading research institutions in Philippine real estate, KMC MAG Group, Inc. has released the first q... Read More »
KMC MAG Group, Inc. Wins A Prestigious Asia Pacific Property Award

KMC MAG Group, Inc. Wins A Prestigious Asia Pacific Property Award

(MANILA, March 2013) - KMC MAG GROUP, INC. has been informed that it is amongst the winning companies of the prestigious International Propert... Read More »
The differences between Grade A and Grade B Buildings

The differences between Grade A and Grade B Buildings

Whether you have been hunting for a Makati office for sale or you are simply looking to expand your knowledge on the commercial property indu... Read More »
Why A Real Estate Services Firm Might Be More Relevant To Your Business Than You Think

Why A Real Estate Services Firm Might Be More Relevant To Your Business Than You Think

As you navigate the world of business and entrepreneurship, you are probably realizing that at first glance, you may not always recognize what... Read More »
Why should a BPO relocate its office to Sta. Rosa, Laguna in the Philippines?

Why should a BPO relocate its office to Sta. Rosa, Laguna in the Philippines?

Whether you've recently come across an office space in Sta. Rosa that piqued your interest or you're simply considering changing things up with... Read More »
Why You Should Consider Living in Fort Bonifacio

Why You Should Consider Living in Fort Bonifacio

Over the past decade, Fort Bonifacio has progressed from a vacant land occupied only by fields of grass to becoming one of the most vibrant an... Read More »
Comparing Commercial and Residential Property Management

Comparing Commercial and Residential Property Management

When it comes to facilities management services in the Philippines, you want the best out there and understandably so. After all, you can't ex... Read More »
Savills confirms KMC MAG Group Inc. as an International Associate of Savills

Savills confirms KMC MAG Group Inc. as an International Associate of Savills

To expand its global network, international real estate advisor Savills has chosen KMC MAG Group as its newest associate. The alliance... Read More »
Why more and more people are opting for a condo lifestyle

Why more and more people are opting for a condo lifestyle

Living in a single-detached home can be very expensive. Aside from the cost, most of these homes are located outside major cities, making trav... Read More »
Fort Bonifacio: City Living at Its Finest

Fort Bonifacio: City Living at Its Finest

With the country's growing BPO sector and active real estate industry, demand for Fort Bonifacio condos, houses, and other properties has... Read More »
Why Ortigas is an Excellent Place to Live and Work In

Why Ortigas is an Excellent Place to Live and Work In

Have you ever wondered what life is like in Ortigas? If you're considering to transfer here or to purchase an Ortigas office for sale, you're ... Read More »
KMC MAG Group Unveils New Logo

KMC MAG Group Unveils New Logo

Award-winning real estate services firm KMC MAG Group is starting the year off with positive change by unveiling the firm's meaningful new log... Read More »
Sustainable Office Spaces: The Prerequisite of the Future

Sustainable Office Spaces: The Prerequisite of the Future

The environment is in a very precarious state at the moment. This is no surprise considering the way people have treated it in recent years. T... Read More »
The Importance of Research in Real Estate Decisions

The Importance of Research in Real Estate Decisions

In real estate, research is crucial in making business decisions--the success of your investment depends on it. Here's why conducting research... Read More »
Signs That You're Hiring a Good Property Manager

Signs That You're Hiring a Good Property Manager

When it comes to property management in the Philippines, you want the job to be done accurately and consistently. To accomplish this, yo... Read More »