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Luxurious places in the country


Arguably the most luxurious address in the city is not a home, but a hotel. Early this year, Sofitel Philippine Plaza presented Manila’s most prestigious and luxurious collection of suites, The Imperial Residence. Its magnificent opulence makes for...more >>

Alphaland invests P11B for more Makati projects


Publicly-listed real estate developer Alphaland Corp. said that it is investing P11 billion to finish its pending several projects in Makati, the district considered as the top site for high-end real estate.more >>

Alphaland Makati Place Invites You to Live Differently


Where else can you find an apartment that lets you take control of your appliances with your Smartphone while you are out enjoying the amenities of an exclusive sports and leisure club and world-class mall just an elevator ride away? Welcome to...more >>

$3B investments await Aseana City


"Ask me in five years” was the quick reply of Delfin Wenceslao, Jr., chairman of construction company and property developer DM Wenceslao and Associates, Inc., when asked if he is satisfied with the development of his firm’s projects.more >>

Turning 85 is a Blessing


Last month I spent a weekend at an island paradise called Balesin. I flew in a Cessna Grand Caravan for a 26-minute flight from the domestic airport. It was raining cats and dogs in Manila and I was hesitant to leave, but I could not disappoint my...more >>

Travel Tuesday: Rain in Paradise


We're going local for today's TRAVEL TUESDAY! If you recall, a few weeks ago I was stranded in paradise due to the bad weather. Normally, I'm the type who rants about flight cancellations--but this rescheduling was openly welcomed by me and...more >>

Business meets leisure at The City Club


MANILA, Philippines - After a long, stressful meeting, you’re torn between changing into your gym shorts for a quick basketball game down the hall, melting your stress away at the spa downstairs, or heading out to your favorite Japanese restaurant...more >>

A new hub at the ‘New Makati’


The urban lifestyle in Makati City transforms anew when Alphaland's The City Club opens its doors to its exclusive members toward the end of the year.more >>

Biz Buzz: Buying air rights


Upscale property developer Alphaland Corp. topped out last week its 34-story Alphaland Tower, which company president Mario Oreta says will be the “newest, smartest and prettiest” building along Ayala Avenue, the country’s version of Wall...more >>

L'Arc en Ciel artists render Balesin Island


MANILA, Philippines - Intrepid art patron and curator of the L’Arc en Ciel gallery in the South, painter Elaine Herbosa, recently led a group of gallery artists on a island sojourn to her brother Bobby’s stunning island resort, Balesin. Elaine and...more >>