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  •   The Philippine economy has been going from strength to strength, and will continue to grow. Likewise, there is no stopping with the growth of the real estate industry. The demand for office space by the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry shall continue to glow even with the anxiety
  •   By now, the off-the-cuff talks of President Rodrigo Duterte is seen not to be too different from that of the President-elect Donald Trump of the United States (US). Politicians, businessmen, and the people of both countries are slowly accepting the results of their respective democratic proc
  • Metropolitan Cebu or Metro Cebu is a distinct market in itself. Historically, the Cities of Cebu, Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue consist the core of Metro Cebu. In 2007, the Regional Development Council of Central Visayas, composed of all governors in Region VII, formed the Metropolitan Cebu Development Co
  •   Perhaps the top priority of President Rodrigo Duterte may be different from his predecessor, that is anti-illegal drugs vis-a-vis anti-corruption, but the fervor of both presidents are almost similar. Former President Benigno Aquino III chased former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her
  • The political cycle is said to greatly impact the economic cycle. The relatively peaceful and decisive national elections last May bodes well for sustaining the country's robust economic growth. The electoral process proved once again that Philippine’s democracy is stable and that the politi
  • CAMPAIGNING AND WINNING By mid-year, there will be a new President who have won the plurality vote. Sure there would be political noise during the national and local elections. It is important to note, however, that President Benigno Aquino III and his allies w
  • There is an underserved demand for high-end and luxury residential developments due to the increasing needs from expatriates, local executives and quality-seeking overseas Filipinos. Unlike the middle income residential market, which is seen to be the most competitive segment, there are only
  • CLEARING AND CLEANING UP FOR THE NEW YEAR It is a Filipino tradition to put up decors and lights in anticipation of the Christmas and New Year. Clearing old items and cleaning up the house is a typical precursor to this annual chore. For corporations, there is also clearing of inventories and c
  • SPRINT TO THE TAPE MACROECONOMY National politics has been claiming the center stage in recent months. Telenovela-loving Filipinos are treated with the political jockeying of various politicians and political parties. Major political allian
  • In this issue of VISTA we take a look at Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Philippines and glimpse at some of the data behind the FDI numbers. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a foreign entity or individual having control or a significant degree