Technology Trends in Smart Warehouses

Smart warehouses are paving the way for the modernization and innovation of the Philippines’ industrial and logistics sector, leveraging on adaptable automation technologies in keeping up with the fast-paced digital world. This innovation highlights the potential of the country in being one of the m…

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Pandemic impacts on office spill over to Metro Clark in 1H/2021

The long-term effects of the pandemic continue to impact Metro Clark’s office market during the first half of 2021, KMC Research data showed.  In its latest report, the firm reported a 23.5% vacancy rate or almost three times of its previous record of 8.5% in 4Q/2020. Pre-termination and non-renewal…

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KMC launches Industrial & Logistics Services, forecasts sustained industrial demand in the new normal

KMC formally launches its Industrial and Logistics service line to assist companies and businesses looking for solutions for their industrial or manufacturing needs. As the biggest full-service real estate firm and brokerage company, KMC is able to bridge investors, property owners, and developers t…

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Introductory Guide to Warehouse Investment

A significant increase in warehouse demand in the Philippines is one of the more positive outcomes of the boom of e-commerce during the pandemic. Imposed lockdowns and widespread mobility restrictions jump-started the rapid rise of online shopping across the country. The e-commerce industry’s revenu…

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Preparing for a Property Appraisal: 5 Tips to Boost the Value of your Home in the Philippines

While determining the value of any real estate property in the Philippines can depend on several factors, property owners can boost the value of their homes by preparing them before valuations. Accurate real estate valuations are important when it comes to making strategic decisions in buying and s…

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Going Green: Rising Trend in Condominium Living

Despite the massive disruptions caused by the pandemic, condominium properties continue to be one of the most in-demand real estate asset classes in the Philippines. As the government continues its vaccination drive against COVID-19, some remain optimistic that the country’s economy is on its way to…

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PH Industrial Real Estate: What is ‘Last Mile Delivery’?

The global industrial real estate market has been keeping up with the boom of e-commerce in the new normal. As this industry continues to revolutionize business processes and systems, companies find new ways to meet consumer demand and expectations. As the e-commerce industry drives most economies,…

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Exploring Arca South: Why Should you Locate in Metro Manila’s Newest Business & Lifestyle Hub

Arca South is the newest business and lifestyle destination in the south of Metro Manila. This 74-hectare development is a master-planned community designed to provide a space for modern and contemporary lifestyles to thrive. Developed by Ayala Land, Arca South hosts a myriad of commercial, residen…

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Step-By-Step Guidelines to Industrial Property Leasing

Industrial spaces and properties encompass a wide range of utilization and function. Each type of industrial property available in the market varies in features and amenities to be able to cater to different demands. Companies that are in need of expansion or other storage options might need a suita…

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Discovering Luxuries in Prime Condominiums for Lease

Undoubtedly gaining popularity within the metro, condominiums for sale are projected to contribute to a huge chunk of Metro Manila’s property market and real estate pipeline. Based on the latest data in 2020, there is a 2.6% increase of condominium supply especially within the country’s central busi…

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Why locate your office in Quezon City?

The Quezon City Central Business District is one of the most ideal and preferred office addresses in the Metro. Strategically located in the northeast of the Philippine capital, Quezon City is home to almost 3 million residents covering a diverse demographic and age range. It is an emerging locatio…

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Building a Better Normal: Promoting Inclusivity in the Workplace

The pandemic has uncovered underlying problems and areas to improve in the workplace. The threats of the virus have shifted the focus to providing better spaces for employees, urging landlords and property owners not only to provide a safe, but also healthy office. As the pandemic presents an opport…

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Making Warehouse Leasing Easy For You

Leasing a warehouse can become a strategic move and profitable investment for any business — if done correctly. The use of industrial properties boosts the efficiency of business operations by providing adequate and secured storage of goods and rapid movement and distribution to consumers. Most com…

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PH Real Estate 2021: The Rise of Data Centers

The Philippines is pegged to be one of the biggest data center hubs in Southeast Asia as the global economy keeps up with the demand for faster internet and improved digital capabilities. According to local telecommunication providers, more global tech companies are looking to build data centers and…

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Your Handy Guide to Residential Services in the Philippines

Metro Manila is known for its top-notch residential properties. Narrowing down searches in an ideal location, on top of subjective preferences, can be a tedious task for any one who is looking for a property to lease or buy. Residential experts are the perfect guides in navigating the concrete jung…

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Philippine Real Estate 2021: KMC discusses outlook for property asset classes in 2021

KMC, one of the country's leading real estate brokerage and consultancy firms, held its webinar for the first half of the year to present the latest data on the Philippines’ property market and forecast what’s next for the commercial, industrial, retail, residential, and hospitality class assets in …

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PH Industrial Real Estate: What is the ‘China Plus One’ Strategy?

While China remains to be one of the superpowers in manufacturing and wholesale distribution, the global health crisis and an internal economic shift in the country have caused a massive change in the dynamics of labor and production. Local reports claim that wagers for Chinese workers have tripled …

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Omnichannel e-commerce continues to drive PH Industrial Real Estate

The booming e-commerce industry in the Philippines continues to be one of the main drivers of the industrial real estate market and the economy amid the new normal. According to KMC’s Industrial and Logistics Report, an increase in e-commerce spending this year is projected to ramp up the demand fo…

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Cebu CBD vacancy rate breaches 19%, rental rates on downtrend

KMC has recorded an overall increase in Cebu Central Business District’s office vacancy by the end of the first quarter of 2021, ending March with an almost 20% vacancy rate.  According to KMC Research, both Cebu IT Park (CITP) and the Cebu Fringe continued to lose tenants, greatly contributing to …

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KMC, Insular Life renew partnership in exclusive leasing of Insular Life Corporate Centre Alabang

Insular Life has renewed its partnership with KMC as the sole leasing agency for its two-tower commercial development, Insular Life Corporate Centre-Alabang. Following a very successful collaboration in fully leasing Insular Life Makati, the Insular Life Assurance Co., Ltd. has tapped the country’s…

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Redefining real living: Exploring how I-Land Residences builds homes that nurture, adapt, and inspire

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a game-changer in the residential real estate market in the Philippines and the way Filipinos viewed their homes. For over a year, the concept of home was redefined as many employees and business owners alike experience working out of the office and remotely inside the…

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Warehousing and logistics industry ‘steadies’ PH economy amid pandemic

Despite the country suffering in deep recession, the local warehousing and logistics industry continues to be the ‘saving grace’ of the Philippine economy, real estate and brokerage firm KMC Savills said.  In a report, KMC shared that the sector steadies the property market as it is geared …

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RE in the new normal: How the retail fares the pandemic

Similar to other sectors, the retail real estate industry has also felt the significant changes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic and its wide-scale implications on how people live, work, and shop. Since the onset of the global health crisis, retail establishments and spaces have been one of the hard…

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Safe Travel 101: Health and safety tips when traveling to Palawan amid COVID-19

In support of the recovery of the hospitality sector in the country, the Department of Tourism (DOT) is encouraging more domestic travelers to explore the Philippines’ top tourist destinations amid the pandemic. As quarantine restrictions start to loosen up in most parts of the country, the Inter-Ag…

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8 Reasons Why You Need a Professional Real Estate Appraiser

Investing in real estate properties is one of the most rewarding yet intimidating ventures in the country. While it may be true that it is a business full of risks, professional appraisers and valuations specialists help in making strategic decisions and assist investors in treading the industry mor…

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RE in the New Normal: What’s Next for PropTech in the Philippines

Despite being one of the hardest-hit industries amid the pandemic, real estate continues to prove that it is one of the most flexible and dynamic sectors in the country. While the property market has been volatile since last year, the leasing, and selling activities for commercial, residential, and …

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Condo Leasing Guide: Experience a 5-star quality life at The Luxe Residences, BGC

The Luxe Residences is a modern, luxury high-rise apartment tower conveniently located in the heart of the bustling business and lifestyle district. With best-in-class facilities, intricate modern décor, and excellent standards of management services, The Luxe Residences provides an unparalleled ups…

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WFH in the Philippines: Why is 3H the best working arrangement during the pandemic?

After months of transitioning to the ‘new normal’ post lockdown, the Philippine government has reimplemented the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) effective in Metro Manila and nearby provinces. The country’s capital was placed under the strictest measure after health experts noted that as the eco…

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The New Normal in the Workplace: How KMC’s Women Leaders Build a World without Glass Ceilings in Corporate Real Estate

As the leading real estate brokerage and consultancy firm in the Philippines, KMC is known to service and match companies with the perfect commercial, retail, industrial, or residential space for their business. Covering hundreds of thousands of square meters across the country, the company has also…

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PH Tourism Recovery: What does COVID-19 vaccination mean to the Hospitality and Leisure Industry?

Weeks after the official rollout of the Philippines’ COVID-19 vaccination program, the government remains hopeful that the recovery of the domestic and international tourism industry will come sooner than expected. The Department of Tourism has also assured that the government is doing its part to …

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Condo Living 101: Protecting your family against COVID-19

Living in condominiums, apartment buildings, and other multifamily residential developments can increase the risk of tenants and their families getting infected with COVID-19. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, added risk can come from exposure to other residents, visitors,…

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Office of the Future: I-Land Bay Plaza emerges as premium future-proof development in MOA Area

The threats of the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the demand for safer office spaces in the country. The Philippine Real Estate industry, especially the commercial sector is now transitioning to a more sustainable and future-proof developments and establishments. One of the newest premium green buildings …

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Valuations in the Philippines: Factors to consider when computing the value of your property

Valuations and appraisals are some of the most important steps in acquiring or disposing of a real estate property. Accurate real estate valuations aid in helping property owners and investors make better and more strategic decisions when it comes to buying and selling real properties. Since a real …

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Travelling to Boracay amid the pandemic? Here are some tips and reminders for a safe and hassle-free trip

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) and the Department of Tourism has formally reopened the world-class Boracay island amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the government, this is a step towards the continuous revival of the domestic hospitality…

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PH Industrial Real Estate - How is the Philippines Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccine Storage

The Philippine industrial and warehousing sector has been gaining traction during the recent months triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent effects in the country. During the first few months of community lockdowns, e-commerce and online shopping has shifted the market and highlighted …

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Demand for Luxury Homes in the Philippines Increases amid Pandemic

While the pandemic has significantly affected housing markets around the world, the Philippines has appeared to be an ’outlier’ and has an increasing demand for luxury and upscale properties. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ latest Residential Real Estate Price Index (RREPI) recorded the highest year-on…

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Stable Capital Markets, COVID Vaccine Boost Investor Optimism in 2021

The development of the COVID-19 vaccine and a stable capital markets have picked up investor intentions to do business in the country, KMC Research has found through a survey With respondents across multiple business sectors, majority or 75% said that they have plans to invest in real estate this ye…

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Tips for Landlords During a Pandemic: Ways to Future-Proof your Business

The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns in the Philippines have undoubtedly brought long-lasting effects to the real estate industry. As the government shifts its focus to procuring a vaccine against the virus, companies should also adapt to the changes and create ways to future-proof their business. …

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Simple Steps to Warehouse Leasing in the Philippines

Searching for a warehouse for lease is a major and crucial business decision as it is a sign of growth and expansion. Unlike renting commercial real estate, warehouse leasing can be unfamiliar territory for many. Although similar to the basic terms on commercial leases, there are more considerations…

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