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Araneta Center: A Flourishing Mixed-use Complex in Quezon City

Araneta Center: A Flourishing Mixed-use Complex in Quezon City

The Araneta Center is a 35-hectare commercial property owned and currently being redeveloped by Araneta Center Inc. into a mixed-use area in C... Read More »
PH still a bright spot amid weakening global growth – Savills

PH still a bright spot amid weakening global growth – Savills

London-listed real estate group Savills has reported in its latest Asia Pacific Investment Quarterly (APIQ) Q3/2015 that the Philippines' perf... Read More »
Vertis North: An Accessible Business and Lifestyle District in the QC

Vertis North: An Accessible Business and Lifestyle District in the QC

As Quezon City's premier business and lifestyle district, Vertis North is Ayala Land Corporation's new 29-hectare mixed-used development, stra... Read More »
SM Mall of Asia Complex: The New BPO Hub of Bay City

SM Mall of Asia Complex: The New BPO Hub of Bay City

SM Mall of Asia Complex is a 67-hectare landmark on the west of Roxas Boulevard in Pasay City, also called "Bay City".  The development i... Read More »
Metro Manila office market sees highest recorded take-up in third quarter

Metro Manila office market sees highest recorded take-up in third quarter

Premium and Grade A office space take-up in Metro Manila's main business districts (CBDs) continued its acceleration during the third quarter ... Read More »
Retail Therapy: Christmas Shopping in Makati

Retail Therapy: Christmas Shopping in Makati

Christmas is just around the corner, and around this time of the year, Makati is a myriad of attractions for holiday shoppers and merrymakers.... Read More »
Madrigal Business Park: A Premier Center for a Wide Variety of Activities

Madrigal Business Park: A Premier Center for a Wide Variety of Activities

The Madrigal Business Park is an old mango orchard dramatically transformed and developed by the Ayala Land Corporation into a bustling busine... Read More »
Tiger Resort Entertainment Complex: A Luxury Retail Experience Unlike Any Other

Tiger Resort Entertainment Complex: A Luxury Retail Experience Unlike Any Other

With private consumption as one of the main drivers of the Philippine economy, it is no surprise that more and more international retailers ar... Read More »
Retail Therapy: Christmas Shopping in BGC

Retail Therapy: Christmas Shopping in BGC

You're on a hunt this holiday season. Your mission? To find the perfect gift for your family, friends, and even your co-workers. If you want t... Read More »
Top 5 Christmas Decor Ideas for Your Condo This Holiday Season

Top 5 Christmas Decor Ideas for Your Condo This Holiday Season

Christmas is just around the corner, and like everybody else, you'd want to keep the holiday cheer in your condo unit alive. But how can you ... Read More »
NCR Road Advisories for the Coming APEC Leaders’ Meet

NCR Road Advisories for the Coming APEC Leaders’ Meet

This coming November 18-19, 2015, the APEC Leaders' Meet will be held in Manila. The Philippine government has also announced the dates as spe... Read More »
Eastwood City –The Philippines’ First Cyberpark

Eastwood City –The Philippines’ First Cyberpark

Eastwood City is an 18-hectare commercial and residential development located in Quezon City, Philippines. It was launched in 1997 and is deve... Read More »
Capitol Commons: A Live-Work-Play Environment in Pasig

Capitol Commons: A Live-Work-Play Environment in Pasig

Capitol Commons is a 10-hectare mixed-use development situated in Pasig, Metro Manila. Ortigas & Company, the same developer behind Ortiga... Read More »
Davao Office Market Update

Davao Office Market Update

Davao is turning itself into an even sweeter spot for BPO ventures and foreign investments, catching up to the top outsourcing and offshorin... Read More »
Century City: The Newest Business Hub of Modern Makati

Century City: The Newest Business Hub of Modern Makati

Century City in Makati is a 3.4 hectare mixed-use development land owned by Century Properties. Located on Kalayaan Avenue, it is only few blo... Read More »
Alabang Office Market Overview

Alabang Office Market Overview

From a farming village, Alabang has been groomed into a booming commercial center in the south after its development in the late '90s. High-en... Read More »
Cebu Office Market Remains Attractive With Significant Upcoming Supply

Cebu Office Market Remains Attractive With Significant Upcoming Supply

The Cebu office market continues to remain attractive for locators who consider the district as a secondary or even primary site. This is ev... Read More »
An Overview of the Asian Cities: Manila Office Report for 2H 2015

An Overview of the Asian Cities: Manila Office Report for 2H 2015

KMC MAG Group and its international associate, Savills, has just released its bi-annual Asian Cities Report for Manila Office. The report, wh... Read More »
A Beginner's Guide to McKinley Hill

A Beginner's Guide to McKinley Hill

Mckinley Hill is one of the fast-developing leisure sites in Taguig City in Bonifacio Global City. Developed by Megaworld, its Venetian gothic... Read More »
Building Feature: Aseana City

Building Feature: Aseana City

The Bay City has seen rapid developments over the years, as major developers have seen the potential of the area for residential, retail and... Read More »
Building Feature: Solemare Parksuites

Building Feature: Solemare Parksuites

Anchor Land Holdings, Inc., a growing player in the Philippines real estate industry, marked their first investment in the ASEANA Business Par... Read More »
KMC Holds Property Briefing for Q2 2015

KMC Holds Property Briefing for Q2 2015

KMC MAG Group held its Property Briefing for the second quarter of 2015 at the Makati Shangri-La last September 3, 2015, discussing this year'... Read More »
Improved Connectivity to Further Boost PH Tourism

Improved Connectivity to Further Boost PH Tourism

From the visit of Pope Francis to the APEC summit, the Philippines has played host to major international events in 2015; so much so that the ... Read More »
Filinvest City: Flourishing Microdistrict in Alabang, Muntinlupa City

Filinvest City: Flourishing Microdistrict in Alabang, Muntinlupa City

Filinvest City, a flourishing microdistrict south of Metro Manila, is home to multiple developments that cater to different sectors. Alread... Read More »
Building Feature: Accralaw Tower in BGC

Building Feature: Accralaw Tower in BGC

Ascendas Pte Ltd, Asia's leading provider of business space solutions, marked the diversification of their portfolio in the Philippines by ope... Read More »
Building Feature: The Space in Cebu

Building Feature: The Space in Cebu

As the Metro Manila market becomes more saturated, more and more investors are looking into setting up their business in the next wave cities,... Read More »
Rapid Urbanization Key to PHL Property Sector Growth

Rapid Urbanization Key to PHL Property Sector Growth

As the Philippine economy enjoys a steady growth, the local real estate market, along with other sectors, is reaping the benefits of the posit... Read More »
Property developers tap next-wave cities, casinos for expansion; launch new shopping formats to cater to market demand

Property developers tap next-wave cities, casinos for expansion; launch new shopping formats to cater to market demand

Property developers are expanding their portfolios to cater to the growing demands of the retail industry in the Philippines, according to the... Read More »
Top 10 Residential Listings - August 2015

Top 10 Residential Listings - August 2015

Are you looking for a space to rent or buy in the vibrant neighborhoods of Makati City and Bonifacio Global City? Here are the top ten residen... Read More »
Metro Manila Eager for New Office Supply

Metro Manila Eager for New Office Supply

While high demand for office space remains, the lack of new supply has caused the low take-up during the first quarter of 2015, according to t... Read More »
Green Building Industry Leaders gathered at the Kalikasan GP3 Expo and Conference 2015

Green Building Industry Leaders gathered at the Kalikasan GP3 Expo and Conference 2015

Green Building industry leaders met for the Kalikasan GP3 Expo and Conference, organized by the Philippine Green Building Council, together wi... Read More »
Real Estate experts converge in Cebu for 1st Property Summit

Real Estate experts converge in Cebu for 1st Property Summit

Experts from the Philippine real estate industry and business sector converged in the first Property Summit Cebu last July 17 at the Radisson ... Read More »
Building Feature: J Centre Mall in Mandaue City, Cebu

Building Feature: J Centre Mall in Mandaue City, Cebu

J Centre Mall is one of Cebu's top retail destinations, located in Mandaue City. This 5-storey mixed-use building has PEZA-registered office s... Read More »
Developers eye large-scale land deals to build future townships outside Metro Manila

Developers eye large-scale land deals to build future townships outside Metro Manila

Global property firm Savills recently released the Asia Pacific Investment Quarterly for the 2nd quarter of 2015, reporting significant updat... Read More »
Top 10 Residential Listings - July 2015

Top 10 Residential Listings - July 2015

Are you looking for a space to rent or buy in the vibrant neighborhoods of Makati City and Bonifacio Global City? Here are the top ten residen... Read More »
Building Feature: Jackman Plaza I.T. Center located in Quezon City

Building Feature: Jackman Plaza I.T. Center located in Quezon City

Given the recent move of the government to improve infrastructure and build a centralized transportation hub in Quezon City, setting up shop in t... Read More »
EastWest Bank New Manila to Move to AAP Tower

EastWest Bank New Manila to Move to AAP Tower

First row (L-R): Mr. Renato Sampang, EastWest Bank VP Central Branch Operations Division, Mr. Augusto Lagman, AAP President, Mr. Jacinto Manta... Read More »
Featured Upcoming Township: Alabang West

Featured Upcoming Township: Alabang West

Alabang West, Megaworld's 15th township in its portfolio, is set to showcase a posh living experience in Las Piñas City, south of Manila. Tog... Read More »
Greenfield District: A Vibrant Neighborhood in Mandaluyong City

Greenfield District: A Vibrant Neighborhood in Mandaluyong City

The Greenfield District along EDSA and Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City provides city dwellers a comfortable lifestyle in state-of-the-art b... Read More »
Why Should You Consider Doing Business in Aurora Boulevard, Quezon City?

Why Should You Consider Doing Business in Aurora Boulevard, Quezon City?

Setting up your office or shop in a good location can determine the success of your business. While many have shied away from the high rates a... Read More »
Financial Health of the Philippines

Financial Health of the Philippines

No longer behind the shadows of Asia's economic tigers, the Philippines has gained a steady footing in recent years as it transitions into an ... Read More »
KMC Sunset Sessions at The Palace Pool Club

KMC Sunset Sessions at The Palace Pool Club

Last Friday, June 19, KMC hosted a party for our clients for their continuous patronage. It was attended by over 100 guests, including some in... Read More »
Alviera: Dynamic Township in Porac, Pampanga

Alviera: Dynamic Township in Porac, Pampanga

Real estate developer Ayala Land teams up with Leonio Land to develop Alviera, a 1,125-hectare integrated mixed-use development in Porac, P... Read More »
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Financial health varies greatly around the world and cannot be understood simply by looking at traditional economic data, such as income and a... Read More »
Trends Every Real Estate Investor Should Consider

Trends Every Real Estate Investor Should Consider

After an upbeat 2014, the real estate market in the Philippines is off to another good year. Business sentiment and investment outlook in the... Read More »
KMC MAG Named Sole Leasing Agency of Inoza Tower

KMC MAG Named Sole Leasing Agency of Inoza Tower

KMC MAG Group has been officially appointed by Inoza Properties Inc. as the Sole Leasing & Marketing Agency and Property Management C... Read More »
Building Feature: Fairview Terraces in Quezon City

Building Feature: Fairview Terraces in Quezon City

Ayala Land, Inc. reached another milestone in the industry when it opened Fairview Terraces, its premier retail and commercial development, ... Read More »
Metro Manila CBDs sustain robust rental growth amidst lower office take-up

Metro Manila CBDs sustain robust rental growth amidst lower office take-up

The Philippine office market recorded its lowest quarterly take-up this quarter but was able to sustain a robust rental growth, according to t... Read More »
Top 10 Residential Listings - June 2015

Top 10 Residential Listings - June 2015

Are you looking for a space to rent or buy in the vibrant neighborhoods of Makati City, Bonifacio Global City and Sta. Rosa City? Here are the... Read More »
What to Do If Your House Is in a Flood-risk Zone

What to Do If Your House Is in a Flood-risk Zone

The Philippines is no stranger to storms, with about 19 tropical cyclones visiting the country every year. The strong ones can leave towns and... Read More »
Altaraza Town Center: Progressive Living North of Metro Manila

Altaraza Town Center: Progressive Living North of Metro Manila

Real estate developer Ayala Land offers an opportunity for progressive living north of Metro Manila with Altaraza Town Center, its flagship d... Read More »
3 Questions to Ask Before Listing Your Home

3 Questions to Ask Before Listing Your Home

You've already done a one-on-one with the agent: asking the agent about what he or she knows about the market, the sales strategies and market... Read More »
KMC @ ECCP Young Professionals Committee Networking Night

KMC @ ECCP Young Professionals Committee Networking Night

ECCP's Young Professionals Committee hosted a Networking Night last May 28, 2015 at Century City's Hole in the Wall. Our very own Brand... Read More »
KMC Expert Talks: How to Start Your Business in the Philippines (Part 1)

KMC Expert Talks: How to Start Your Business in the Philippines (Part 1)

Philipp Llave, KMC MAG's Assistant Manager for Commercial Leasing Division, shares some tips on how to start your business in the Philippine... Read More »
APIQ Q1 Savills Report at A Glance

APIQ Q1 Savills Report at A Glance

Global property firm Savills recently released the Asia Pacific Investment Quarterly for the 1st quarter of 2015, reporting significant update... Read More »
KMC @ Sepoc Island & Eagle Point

KMC @ Sepoc Island & Eagle Point

This year, KMC held their team building activities at Sepoc Island in Anilao, Batangas. Organized by the ever hard working HR Team, it was att... Read More »
Real Estate Implications of Living in an Earthquake-Prone Area

Real Estate Implications of Living in an Earthquake-Prone Area

Placed within the Pacific Ring of Fire, the Philippines is no longer a stranger to earthquakes. They occur every once in a while but are usual... Read More »
5 Things You Need to Know when Leasing a Space to Filipino Millennials Infographic

5 Things You Need to Know when Leasing a Space to Filipino Millennials Infographic

Recent studies from the National Statistics Office reported that there are 27 million (and growing!) Filipino millennials, which accounts to h... Read More »
KMC Expert Talks: Office Market Forecast 2015

KMC Expert Talks: Office Market Forecast 2015

Rita Kash, KMC MAG Group's Manager for Commercial Division, takes a look at the Office Market Forecast of 2015.  Video Tra... Read More »
Azure North: Resort-Style Living in San Fernando Pampanga

Azure North: Resort-Style Living in San Fernando Pampanga

  Azure North, the newest cutting-edge mixed-use masterplanned community developed by Century Properties, is set to bring the excitin... Read More »
Iloilo Business Park: Premier Business and Lifestyle Center in Western Visayas

Iloilo Business Park: Premier Business and Lifestyle Center in Western Visayas

Dubbed as the premier business and lifestyle center in the entire Western Visayas, Iloilo Business Park is set to become the region's business... Read More »
Davao Park District: The Next CBD in Davao City

Davao Park District: The Next CBD in Davao City

Megaworld has paved the way to introduce its first development in Southern Philippines with the rise of Davao Park District, its tenth towns... Read More »
KMC MAG Group Named Philippines’ Best Property Consultant at the Asia Pacific Property Awards

KMC MAG Group Named Philippines’ Best Property Consultant at the Asia Pacific Property Awards

Manila, Philippines - Leading full-service real estate firm KMC MAG Group, an International Associate of Savills, bested other brokerage firms... Read More »
A Snapshot of the Cebu Office Market

A Snapshot of the Cebu Office Market

With the arrival of multinational companies and major real estate developers, Cebu has witnessed a positive growth in its local economy, parti... Read More »
Veritown Fort: New York Lifestyle in Bonifacio Global City

Veritown Fort: New York Lifestyle in Bonifacio Global City

Veritown Fort is the latest jewel and grandest luxury development of real estate developer Federal Land, Inc. This township project, strate... Read More »
KMC in Action: NBCP Economic Forum

KMC in Action: NBCP Economic Forum

  We would like to thank the Nordic Business Council of the Philippines for inviting us to be a part of their Economic Forum held last... Read More »
Cosmopolitan Living in Uptown Bonifacio, Bonifacio Global City

Cosmopolitan Living in Uptown Bonifacio, Bonifacio Global City

Comfortable, luxurious and cosmopolitan. These are some of the lifestyle traits that today's property hunters look for in their prospective ... Read More »
Top 10 Residential Listings April 2015

Top 10 Residential Listings April 2015

Are you looking for a space to rent or buy in the vibrant neighborhoods of Makati City and Bonifacio Global City? Here are the top ten residen... Read More »
Upcoming office spaces in BGC to answer strong demand from BPOs

Upcoming office spaces in BGC to answer strong demand from BPOs

The upcoming office spaces in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) are set to answer the strong demand from Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies... Read More »
Setting up an Office Space in Quezon City

Setting up an Office Space in Quezon City

Setting up an office space in Quezon City has become an emerging trend in the business sector. With the city's dynamism and competitiveness, a... Read More »
The Newbies Guide to Exploring BGC

The Newbies Guide to Exploring BGC

For several years now, Bonifacio Global City has experienced a fast growth in terms of real estate development, employment, entertainment and... Read More »
Atria Park District: First Mixed-Use Community in Metropolitan Iloilo

Atria Park District: First Mixed-Use Community in Metropolitan Iloilo

Western Visayas will now be able to experience living in an Ayala Land township development. Ayala Land recently announced a 21-hectare d... Read More »
Manila Economic Trends and Real Estate Investment Forecast 2015: KMC Expert Talks

Manila Economic Trends and Real Estate Investment Forecast 2015: KMC Expert Talks

David Pastrana, KMC MAG Group's Associate of Investments, discusses the Manila Economic Trends and Real Estate Investment Forecast 2015 ... Read More »
KMC Takes Home Gold and Silver Awards in 2015 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards

KMC Takes Home Gold and Silver Awards in 2015 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards

Manila, Philippines - 23 April 2015 - KMC MAG Group was named winner of both Gold and Silver Stevie Awards in the categories Marketing - Campa... Read More »
Trends and Opportunities in the Booming Office Market

Trends and Opportunities in the Booming Office Market

The future seems brighter for the real estate sector in the Philippines. The country's steadfast economic growth in recent years has fueled ... Read More »
Why Townships are the New Real Estate Trend

Why Townships are the New Real Estate Trend

Off into the first quarter of 2015, the Philippine economy is in the right beat, keeping a steady pace towards growth. It continues to blo... Read More »
Woodside City: Megaworlds Upcoming Environment-Friendly Township

Woodside City: Megaworlds Upcoming Environment-Friendly Township

After unveiling its 2015 expansion plan for its first township, Eastwood City in Libis, Quezon City, Megaworld, one of the largest developers ... Read More »
Upcoming Infrastructure Projects to Take Note Of Part 3 - Areas Outside NCR

Upcoming Infrastructure Projects to Take Note Of Part 3 - Areas Outside NCR

Here's the last part of our infrastructure projects update (Part 1 is here and Part 2 is linked here), this time focused on other are... Read More »
Top 10 Residential Listings - March 2015

Top 10 Residential Listings - March 2015

In search of a new home in Makati, BGC, or outside Metro Manila? We've rounded up some of the newest upscale luxury residential listings that ... Read More »
True Island Living at Mactan Newtown Cebu

True Island Living at Mactan Newtown Cebu

Megaworld's Mactan Newtown, situated in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, is the first major township development outside Metro Manila with... Read More »
Property Listing: How to Create a Great Ad

Property Listing: How to Create a Great Ad

Flyers are a thing of the past. If you want your property to sell faster or to reach out to more people who may be interested to lease the pro... Read More »
KMC Media Round Table: Metro Manila Property Outlook 2015

KMC Media Round Table: Metro Manila Property Outlook 2015

KMC ends the first quarter of 2015 with a Media Roundtable event held last March 19, 2015 at the Makati Shangri-La. We would like to thank a... Read More »
KMC in Action: Habitat For Humanity Youth Build

KMC in Action: Habitat For Humanity Youth Build

KMC together with other volunteer workers joined hands last Saturday, March 21, 2015 in building houses at Bistekville 2 in Payatas, Quezon Ci... Read More »
How Is Your Business Location Affecting Sales?

How Is Your Business Location Affecting Sales?

Being in the right place matters, too. In the right location, the business can get more customers through the door through increased visibil... Read More »
South Park District: A Premier Destination in the South

South Park District: A Premier Destination in the South

South Park District is Avida Land's first large-scale, master-planned, mixed-use development, as part of its continuing expansion in the South... Read More »
Why Choose a Serviced Office in the Philippines - Infographic

Why Choose a Serviced Office in the Philippines - Infographic

It's always more fun in the Philippines, especially for businesses thinking of outsourcing and offshoring their operations. This month's infog... Read More »
How the Oil Price Crash Affects Philippine Economy

How the Oil Price Crash Affects Philippine Economy

We have seen oil rates tip the scale on an all-time high, and for the past few years, oil-importing countries like the Philippines have to bea... Read More »
City of Dreams: A New Era of Entertainment

City of Dreams: A New Era of Entertainment

City of Dreams is a casino, hotel, retail and entertainment integrated resort in Roxas Boulevard, Parañaque City. It is located at the gateway... Read More »
Upcoming Infrastructure Projects to Take Note Of Part 2 - Northern NCR

Upcoming Infrastructure Projects to Take Note Of Part 2 - Northern NCR

Here's the second part of our infrastructure projects update (Part 1 can be found here), this time focused on the northern part of Metro Manil... Read More »
Inoza Tower: The Newest Corporate Headquarters in BGC

Inoza Tower: The Newest Corporate Headquarters in BGC

Property Facts Completion Date: 3Q 2016 Building Grade: Class A Gross Floor Area: 14,922.55 sq m Gross Leasable Area: 11,919.55 sq m PEZA: U... Read More »
Upcoming Infrastructure Projects to Take Note Of - Southern NCR

Upcoming Infrastructure Projects to Take Note Of - Southern NCR

In spite of the accelerated growth it has enjoyed in the past few years, the Philippines has been criticized, time and time again, for the lac... Read More »
The Future of REIT in the Philippines

The Future of REIT in the Philippines

When the Real Investment Trust Act (Reita) finally became a law in 2009, the creation of an REIT system in the Philippines was considered to b... Read More »
IBP Tower: A new BPO facility in Pasig City

IBP Tower: A new BPO facility in Pasig City

IBP Tower is an upcoming 26-story skyscraper that will be built on a 1,700 square meter-property in Ortigas Center, Pasig City. IBP Tower is&n... Read More »
How Real Estate Can Make You Rich

How Real Estate Can Make You Rich

It doesn't matter how good or bad the market is -- you can always make money off your real estate investment. All  you have to do is to t... Read More »
Megablock Alabang: A Cutting-Edge BPO Facility

Megablock Alabang: A Cutting-Edge BPO Facility

Megablock is a commercial office building development located in the Northgate precinct of Filinvest City, Alabang. It consists of 4 commercia... Read More »
City Gate: A new lifestyle spot to watch for

City Gate: A new lifestyle spot to watch for

Ayala Land, Inc. launches another flagship mixed-use development in Makati Central Business District, called City Gate. It is the company's fi... Read More »
The Potential of Investing in Foreclosed Properties

The Potential of Investing in Foreclosed Properties

"They have to be cheap." That's what most people usually say about foreclosed properties. But while not all turn out to be the best of deals, ... Read More »
City Gate: A new lifestyle spot to watch for

City Gate: A new lifestyle spot to watch for

Ayala Land, Inc. launches another flagship mixed-use development in Makati Central Business District, called City Gate. It is the company's fi... Read More »
Top 5 Upcoming Hotel Developments

Top 5 Upcoming Hotel Developments

With the ASEAN integration set to take place this year, we expect bigger things to happen this 2015 and the coming years. The increase in inve... Read More »
One Park Drive: Avida’s First Corporate Tower

One Park Drive: Avida’s First Corporate Tower

Introducing Avida's latest development, One Park Drive, a boutique office building soon to rise in Bonifacio Global City. It is Avida's first ... Read More »