Megawide-led group takes over NAIA rehab

Megawide Construction Corp., the listed engineering company and airport operator, has bagged the original proponent status (OPS) for the development of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after government negotiations with a super consortium of seven conglomerates bogged down.

PSE oks PH’s first REIT listing

The Philippine Stock Exchange has approved the initial public offering (IPO) of as much as P15.1 billion planned by property giant Ayala Land-sponsored AREIT Inc., which will be the first real estate investment trust (REIT) to come to the local market.

Davao as an attractive property investment hub

Colliers Philippines organized a Davao Property Forum on May 22. Together with Inquirer Property editor Tek Samaniego and Damosa Land first vice president Cary Lagdameo, we discussed how Davao City’s property sector is responding to the pandemic and how developers are future-proofing projects. We tackled a wide range of topics and provided insights and recommendations to stakeholders.

Ayala launches program to help 250,000 SME partners

The country’s oldest business house, the Ayala group, is embarking on a comprehensive hand-holding program for about 250,000 small and medium enterprise (SMEs) in its ecosystem, including shopping mall tenants, suppliers and banking clients grappling with business disruptions caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Wait to Bounce Back? Or Shift and Adapt Now?

I just finished my steaming hot bowl of my super favorite Yushoken ramen that I prepared by myself, and it was really almost as good as having it in their restaurant, sans the long queue. The ramen kit was delivered after waiting for a few days because they were just overwhelmed with orders.

PH e-commerce gains during COVID-19 lockdown

The COVID-19 global pandemic and the resulting lockdowns to contain the disease, including in the Philippines, so far inflicted a “brutal blow” on the growing “sharing economy,” but benefitted the industry of e-commerce in Asean, Malaysian financial giant Maybank said.