GT Capital Holdings Open To Partnership With The Government

The investment arm of Metrobank Group of Taipan George S.K. Ty, GT Capital Holdings Inc. is open to forge partnerships with entities competing for projects under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program of government.

“If we can get a strategic partner, why not,” said GT Capital president Camelo Bautista when asked whether the group was looking at bidding for PPP projects.

However, Bautista said that there is nothing on their table right now and they remain focused on further increasing their core businesses which includes financial services, real estate, automotive distribution, insurance and power.

Exclusive Realty: Learn It’s Worth!

Providing the property to be traded for only one property may seem a disadvantage at first glance. However, the exclusive rental or sale of a property is something that benefits both for the owner, and for the future tenant or buyer during negotiations. With the exclusive capture of a property, property is sure that the sale or the lease of property shall be made ​​by it, and not by another company.

Thus, the entire team of consultants is committed to closing the deal. Furthermore, the interest in property is not in danger of having another person visiting the property at the same time.

An appeal to change PHL foreign ownership laws by CREBA

With regards to the foreign ownership laws by its neighboring Asian countries, the Philippines is lacking initiatives on amending its laws to respond to the current global trading.  According to The Chamber of Real Estate & Builders’ Associations, Inc. (CREBA), it is time for Philippine lawmakers to review the existing foreign ownership laws of the Philippines. For CREBA, they believe that allowing foreigners to own land in the Philippines will encourage foreign investors to put bigger and more substantial investments in the Philippines and attract the much-needed capital that will create a butterfly in the country. CREBA also stated that foreign investment will also promote additional opportunities for local businesses and employment and raise additional government revenues from taxes.

Philippines Tax Talk: Understanding the REIT Act

In a bid to boost the stock market, the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Act was recently passed into law, marking the fourth legislative attempt to bolster economic growth and development in Philippine markets. The Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Act of 2009 (Republic Act No. 9856) promises to promote economic development in capital markets, democratize the distribution of wealth by increasing Filipino participation in the Philippine real estate market, enable the financing of infrastructure and other projects through the management of capital markets, and provide protection to the investing public.

Commerce Flows into Subic, Philippines

Subic Bay, Philippines is bordered on the east by Zambales mountains and the South China Sea on the west. A former US Naval base, Subic is now a freeport zone and a gateway for the transportation of goods. And, while it’s topography is more of a jungle paradise, technology, infrastructure, and industry have changed the landscape and the standard of living in the community. Real estate and BPO companies doing business in the Philippines are rising fast in the area and investors are now looking at Subic as a top BPO destination in the country.

Real Estate Flourishes in Manila Bay

Historic Manila Bay, considered one of the best natural harbors in Southeast Asia, is currently experiencing a real estate boom. The bay serves as the primary port of Manila and is famous for its picturesque sunsets. Entry to Manila Bay is flanked by several islands, the largest among them being Corregidor, which is 3 kilometers from Bataan and, along with the island of Caballo, separates the mouth of the bay into the North and South Channels.

Real Estate Flourishes in Cebu, Stirs Investor Interest

Cebu is the oldest city in the Philippines and one of the foremost domestic shipping ports in the country. Rife with historical significance, the city is now home to the largest commercial center outside Manila and one of the fastest growing real-estate markets in the country. Hailed as the “Queen of the South”, Cebu is a developed metropolis with the idyllic charms of an exotic island destination. The city boasts a number of central business districts, IT Parks and special economic zones that have made it an ideal investment destination for foreign and local companies doing business in the Philippines.

Real-Estate Market Flourishes as Fort Bonifacio GROWS

Fort Bonifacio Office Space & Real Estate

Fort Bonifacio is just one of the many financial districts flourishing in the Philippines. From an old army post to a thriving potential financial capital, the Fort is proving its worth as a pot of gold for the local real estate market. As business prospers in the area, luxury residences and office buildings are rising up from the fields and empty lots.  Real estate developers and brokers are also expanding operations in the district to provide for the increasing housing demand. This has created an unprecedented boom for the Philippine real estate industry, as more and more foreign investors inject capital into Fort Bonifacio and the surrounding vicinity.