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Aug 4, 2022

Safe and secure: Touchless access is reinventing the workplace

Many office landlords and developers continue to look for ways to make their office spaces safe for employees and visitors. One that continues to prove popular is touchless access systems.
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Jul 13, 2022

Colliers Viewpoint from Office Services – Landlord Representation | July 13, 2022

At Colliers, our Office Services – Landlord Representation team have a deep and thorough understanding of the properties and submarkets they represent, providing landlords with the necessary tools to make their investments successful, and occupiers with the insights necessary for them to thrive.
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Jun 21, 2022

Meaningful Insights from Office Services – Tenant Representation | June 21, 2022

Here’s a compilation of Meaningful Insights from our Office Services – Tenant Representation experts.
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Jun 13, 2022

In Focus | Christian Miranda, Analyst, Office Services – Landlord Representation

Meet Christian Miranda, Office Services – Landlord Representation’s resident analyst. When he is not at work ensuring that the Landlord Representation team functions efficiently and smoothly, he likes ATV riding and mountain hiking, and he plans to visit Sagada in Mountain Province soon.
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Jun 10, 2022

It’s more fun again: Cebu property market is ready to impress

First-time visitors will be impressed by Metro Cebu’s highly developed urban landscape. It has well-established business districts, sprawling shopping malls, chain-branded hotels and MICE facilities, newly constructed transport infrastructure, not to mention a vibrant IT-BPM industry that has afforded this metro area of close to 3 million residents ample employment opportunities and economic growth.
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May 31, 2022

City constantly changing: Makati breathes new life to its urban landscape

From an idle marshland to the Philippines’ foremost business and financial district, rapidly changing Makati is constantly reinventing and developing to make itself competitive. Acknowledging the need to respond to changing times, preferences, and lifestyles of its residents and users, the city is continuously improving to breathe new life into its dynamic, modern urban sprawl.
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May 26, 2022

Meet our experts | Harold Cruz, Associate Director, Valuation Services

For Harold Cruz, Associate Director for valuation services, valuation would always play a critical role in every stage of the business cycle, from property acquisitions, to understanding current asset values and even during property disposals. The industry will enable clients to appreciate and fully understand a valuation premised on looking into the potential economic benefits of a certain property.
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May 17, 2022

Meet our experts | Paul Chua, Director, Capital Markets and Investment Services

According to Paul Chua, understanding clients’ needs is one of the things one learns through years of experience, and knowing what comes next is something one can hinge their decision or advise on. Luckily for him, he is able to extend these learnings into action plans with all the transactions he has worked on.
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May 11, 2022

Bonifacio Global City: Former military camp has come a long way

One of the most highly sought-after business and residential addresses in Metro Manila, Bonifacio Global City has come a long way since this former military camp was developed in the mid-1990s. It is now Metro Manila’s largest and second largest condo and office markets – distinctions that will only get better over the coming years.
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May 4, 2022

Wellness and sustainable features of the Makati Commerce Tower

One of the upcoming commercial buildings to exemplify commitment to green and sustainable development is the Makati Commerce Tower, a LEED Gold-certified (aspiring for Platinum), Grade A office tower scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2022.
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Apr 26, 2022

In Focus | Joanna Yasay, Analyst, Advisory Services

According to Joanna Yasay, one of the analysts of Advisory Services, the best thing about working in Colliers is the people. She said that expectations may be high, but she was carefully guided by her more senior colleagues, ensuring that she understands what her department does and how she can contribute to the projects that they do.
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Apr 19, 2022

City by the water: Why the Bay Area is Metro Manila’s most exciting development right now

Shared by the cities of Pasay and Parañaque, the Bay Area, an 800-plus-hectare land reclamation on Manila Bay, is fast becoming Metro Manila’s most exciting business, residential, leisure, cultural, and educational hub.
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Apr 8, 2022

Colliers REMS appointed to manage Pampanga projects of NorthPine Land

Colliers’ Real Estate Management Services has been recently appointed by NorthPine Land Inc. as exclusive Village Manager of Montana Strands and Montana Views – two premium middle-income projects both located in San Fernando, Pampanga.
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Apr 4, 2022

Colliers appointed landlord representative of new Bay Area office building

Newly built I-Land Bay Plaza is a 12-storey sustainable building located in Bay Area close to Mall of Asia, City of Dreams Manila, and Solaire Resort & Casino.
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Apr 1, 2022

Cool and comfy: Design strategies that promote thermal comfort in commercial buildings

Building design strategies can be used to improve modern buildings’ indoor comfort, enhance their energy efficiency, and minimize energy use. More importantly, incorporating these strategies in the construction of buildings can directly and indirectly benefit the environment.
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Mar 31, 2022

And there were three: The economic recovery toolkit

With the enactment of RA 11595, RA 11647, and RA 11659 and the signing of E.O. 166, the Philippines is poised to open the floodgates to more foreign direct investments and avenues for economic growth and recovery.
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Mar 15, 2022

It’s all coming back: Will the great return be a boon or bane to the IT-BPM sector?

Now that the IT-BPM industry is being directed to have their employees report to the office full time by April 1, 2022, many are now scrambling to transition their employees back onsite, while others are willing to bear the brunt of penalties rather than increase attrition by asking their employees to return to office so abruptly. If, however, employees start going back to work, other businesses will thrive. Although whether or not the timing is right is still a matter of debate.
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Mar 14, 2022

Back-to-back: Balancing the economic comeback and BPO back-to-office

In a decision grounded on the government’s thrust to reopen the economy and allow for more consumer activity, the Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB) has directed the IT-BPM sector to start exclusively operating within PEZA-proclaimed IT Centers or buildings beginning April 1, 2022. What will be its potential ramifications for this crucial sector?
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Mar 10, 2022

No more bad air day: How to improve indoor air quality in office buildings

Now that many companies are planning their back-to-office initiatives, workers are rightfully concerned about the state of the workspaces they will go back to. Part of addressing this concern is ensuring that the post-Covid-19 workplace has an indoor air quality that promotes and protects the health of its users and occupiers.
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Mar 10, 2022

Why Filinvest City is Metro Manila’s next ‘it’ address

Makati, Ortigas Center, and Bonifacio Global City may be Metro Manila’s most popular business districts, but Filinvest City, an exciting business district in Alabang, Muntinlupa, most certainly offers advantages that are uniquely its own.
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Mar 7, 2022

In Focus | Genilyn Venida, Facilities Officer, Real Estate Management Services

For Genilyn Venida, working at Colliers helped her come out of her comfort zone and be a better person. According to her, the company helped her reach her goals and at same time continuously inspires her to push forward.
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Mar 1, 2022

City of Manila: What is old is new again

Simultaneously old and new, classic and modern, the City of Manila is redefining how a city plans for its future success.
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Feb 23, 2022

Roaring back: Anticipating a positive net office take-up in the Year of the Tiger

With increased business confidence, greater vaccination coverage, and the passage of several economic stimulus measures, Metro Manila’s office market is poised to start recovering in 2022
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Feb 22, 2022

The future of work

The future of work is human-centered and whether organizations will succeed or fail depends on how workers’ needs are addressed, and this should start by taking a close and careful look at the workplace.
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Feb 15, 2022

Restoring the trajectory: The resurgence of the Metro Manila office market towards new horizons

Metro Manila’s office market showed improvement in 2021 as seen in the increase in overall volume of leasing transactions. There were some bright spots in the office market, including flight-to-quality moves and expansions of certain IT-BPM locators and companies from industries that not only survived but thrived during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Feb 15, 2022

Meet our experts | Michael Escamilla, Senior Manager, Real Estate Management Services

For Michael Escamilla, Colliers Senior Manager for Real Estate Management Services, a good property manager thinks of different ways to address the needs their clients; they strategize a plan that will not only address these needs but also cause the least amount of inconvenience.
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Feb 7, 2022

Manila government housing project welcomes its first residents

As one of the city government’s official partners, Colliers provided expertise by serving as the project’s operations consultant.
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Jan 31, 2022

Future-proofing the office market: Why green certifications matter more than ever

As we start to gradually welcome workers back to the office, we might as well offer them office spaces that protect their health and well-being.
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Jan 31, 2022

Renovate to innovate: Revamping the office for future success

Learnings from the Covid-19 pandemic have led companies to develop new ways of working and engaging their people, redefining the purpose of the office along the way. As the rise of “hybrid” work empowers employees to work where they deem best for their performance and productivity, the role of the workplace continues to evolve and will open up avenues for innovation through office renovation.
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Jan 28, 2022

Waiting for the great return: Six recommendations for office landlords

While the back-to-office plans of many companies may have been delayed by the Omicron variant of Covid-19, it does not mean that landlords will just sit tight and wait for clients to come knocking at their doors. These recommendations may be just the thing landlords need to close that next big lease contract.
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Jan 26, 2022

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas recognizes Colliers as partner for real estate information

Colliers has been one of the BSP’s sources of insights and data on real estate sector for more than 15 years.
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Jan 21, 2022

Opening the investment floodgates for public services

In an effort to further liberalize the Philippine economy, lawmakers introduced amendments to two existing laws: the Retail Trade Liberalization Act of 2000 and Public Service Act of 1935.
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Jan 12, 2022

Office market opportunities emerge post Typhoon Odette

Amid disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and Typhoon Odette, many outsourcing occupiers in Cebu continue to implement a work-from-home setup. The evolving needs of occupiers may ultimately unlock short- and long-term opportunities for the office market.
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Jan 6, 2022

Back-to-office delayed because of the Omicron variant

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has thrown another wrench into the rebound of the global economy. The ongoing local surge of Covid-19 cases due to this strain may delay the back-to-office initiative of many companies, as health and safety of workers remain to be the paramount consideration.
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Dec 27, 2021

Meet our experts | Patricia Cruz, Associate Director, Office Services – Tenant Representation

Meet Patricia Cruz, Colliers’ Associate Director for Office Services – Tenant Representation.
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Dec 21, 2021

In Focus | Donitha Encabo, Administrative Assistant, Real Estate Management Services

Meet Donitha Encabo, our Cebu office’s administrative officer for Real Estate Management Services
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Dec 16, 2021

Makati Commerce Tower: Redefining sustainability in office development

The Makati Commerce Tower, a Grade A, LEED Gold-certified office development along Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, is now structurally complete with construction reaching its 36th and highest level.
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Nov 29, 2021

Meet our experts | Winston Champ Luna, Senior Manager, Office Services – Cebu

For Winston Luna, Colliers Cebu’s Senior Manager for Office Services, the Covid-19 pandemic has indeed negatively affected businesses, most especially real estate; however, it also provided us the opportunity to be the best versions of ourselves.
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Nov 22, 2021

In Focus | Charlene Bautista, Accounting Supervisor, Real Estate Management Services, Colliers Philippines

For Charlene Bautista, Accounting Supervisor for Real Estate Management Services team, the best thing about working at Colliers is the opportunity to be given a voice to share one’s views and opinions.
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Nov 2, 2021

In Focus | Maximo Figurasin III, Negotiator, Office Services – Landlord Representation, Colliers Philippines

For Maximo Figurasin III, having synergy with one’s teammates is key to successfully closing transactions.
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Oct 27, 2021

Meet our experts | Kiana Trinidad, Senior Manager, Advisory Services

According to Kiana Trinidad, Colliers Philippines’ Senior Manager for Advisory Services, property developers should embrace digitalization to future-proof their business.
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Sep 24, 2021

Meet our experts | Ral Taguimacon, Senior Project Manager, Project Management

According to Ral, being a project manager means one must focus on three major things: time, budget, and quality. Keeping all three items balanced is challenging. However, the real challenge is not any of these items; it is ensuring customer satisfaction.
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Sep 22, 2021

In Focus | Donica Cuenca, Research Associate, Advisory Services, Colliers Philippines

Everybody in an organization knows what the human resources department does, but beyond hiring and calculating compensation and benefits, it seems that not a lot of folks understand the scope of their work and how important is their contribution to a company’s growth. Allyza Castañares shares these – and more – working as an Associate in Colliers’ People & Performance team.
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Sep 21, 2021

Foreign Investments Act amendments to further drive the Philippine economy

The Senate approved on its third and final reading Senate Bill No. 1156, which introduces amendments to the Foreign Investments Act of 1991. The amendments made to FIA seek to ease the restrictions and requirements for foreign businesses in the Philippines and in turn attract more foreign investments to the country.
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Aug 27, 2021

Meet our experts - Anthony Parungao | Associate Director, Real Estate Management Services

Good property managers help maintain and, when required, implement repairs needed in a building. Exemplary ones are engineers, technicians, bookkeepers, carpenters, gardeners, and more rolled into one – plus impeccable customer service skills. Read as Colliers’ Anthony Parungao details the challenges of being a property manager, and the undeniable fulfillment by being a great one.
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Aug 23, 2021

In Focus | Allyza Castañares, Associate, People & Performance, Colliers Philippines

Everybody in an organization knows what the human resources department does, but beyond hiring and calculating compensation and benefits, it seems that not a lot of folks understand the scope of their work and how important is their contribution to a company’s growth. Allyza Castañares shares these – and more – working as an Associate in Colliers’ People & Performance team.
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Aug 5, 2021

CREATE-ing the new office landscape: Revenue regulations on value added tax

With the issuance of Revenue Regulation (RR) 15-2021, which essentially maintains the current VAT regime, locators will be able to manage their operating costs and protect their margins as they wait for the business environment to gradually improve.
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Jul 22, 2021

CREATE-ing the new office landscape: WFH extension for BPOs and other PEZA ecozone locators

By allowing various locators, including BPO companies, to extend work-from-home arrangements until September 12, 2021, the CREATE Law enables PEZA locators and other registered business enterprises to future-proof their operations from a business continuity standpoint.
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Jul 16, 2021

In Focus | Rikki Villareal, Senior Analyst, Advisory Services, Colliers Philippines

Meet Colliers’ Senior Analyst for Advisory Services Rikki Villareal as he shares how real estate advisory can assist landowners and developers unlock the potential of their properties – and the challenges and perks of working from home during the pandemic.
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Jul 8, 2021

CREATE-ing the new office landscape: Clarifications and implications of the Implementing Rules and Regulations

The Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 11534 or the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Act was signed last June 21, 2021.
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Jun 28, 2021

Meet our experts | Leticia Ramos, Senior Business Development Manager, Valuation Services

According to Leticia Ramos, managing clients’ expectations and feedback is the biggest challenge of her job. This entails proper handling of client's expectations and exemplary performance to address their needs.
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Jun 21, 2021

In Focus | Pia Lorenzo, Market Analyst, Tenant Representation, Colliers Philippines

Meet our Market Analyst, Pia Lorenzo, as she shares how Colliers fosters a culture of self-development, growth, and empowerment, and what it feels to be surrounded by people who make their dreams and ambitions happen.
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May 12, 2021

Meet our experts | Lila Santelices, Senior Manager, Advisory Services

For Lila Santelices, Senior Manager for Advisory Services, getting the relevant and updated market research is essential in providing their clients with the appropriate advice. This is especially beneficial for businesses amid the current market condition and with the shift in consumer priorities and preferences.
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May 7, 2021

Meet our experts | Mat Delima, Associate Director, Capital Markets and Investment Services

According to Mat Delima, Associate Director for Capital Markets and Investment Services, moving forward, the industrial sector will be largely influenced by the e-commerce industry, parcel delivery services, a sustained demand for cold-storage, pharmaceutical and agricultural sectors, and manufacturing.
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May 3, 2021

In Focus | Joseph Sunico, IT Specialist, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our IT Specialist, Joseph Sunico, as he shares about the importance of information technology and cyber security in a corporate setup and the most valuable lesson he learned in 2020.
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Mar 12, 2021

In Focus | Kat Juarez, Accounting Assistant, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our Accounting Assistant, Kat Juarez, as she talks about the endless career possibilities and opportunities for growth in pursuing a career in finance, and how Colliers' great culture motivates its employees to stay.
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Feb 22, 2021

Meet our experts | Mara Chua-Buenaseda, Senior Manager, Office Services - Landlord Representation

For Mara Chua-Buenaseda, Senior Manager for Landlord Representation, finding the right balance between keeping your client and your potential tenant happy is crucial. In her experience, highlighting our service by sharing market knowledge and expertise and creating enterprising solutions is key to finding a win-win scenario for both.
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Feb 8, 2021

In Focus | James Monding, Senior Valuer, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our Senior Valuer, James Monding, as he shares how he discovered a career in real estate, and how joining Colliers' valuation team brought him a life of adventure and memorable experiences.
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Jan 25, 2021

Expert Spotlight | Kevin Jara, Senior Manager, Office Services - Tenant Representation

For Kevin Jara, Senior Manager for Tenant Representation, keeping a high service level is a constant goal. In his 13-year real estate career, this mindset has helped him proactively understand his clients' needs and opportunities, and build a lasting relationship.
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Jan 19, 2021

In Focus | Jencenn Morales, Digital Marketing Officer, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our Digital Marketing Officer, Jencenn Paul Morales, as he describes his first year at Colliers, and how he's learning to keep a high level of morale and perseverance to get better every day.
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Dec 18, 2020

In Focus | Melanie Roxas, Associate Director, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our Associate Director for Capital Markets and Investment Services, Melanie Roxas, as she shares her views on Colliers' culture and how it fosters professional growth through empowerment and talent focus, as well as her experiences learning from industry experts.
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Dec 10, 2020

In Focus | Veronica Cabigao, Assistant Manager | Advisory Services, Colliers International

Meet our Assistant Manager for Advisory Services, Veronica Cabigao, as she shares her experience within the Colliers culture of collaboration and encouragement, where she sees everyone striving harder and working to be better
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Nov 27, 2020

In Focus | Hope Villanueva, Recruitment Team Lead | Real Estate Management Services, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our Recruitment Team Lead for Real Estate Management Services (REMS), Hope Villanueva, as she shares her experiences in recruitment and how Colliers supports and motivates people to strive more and and excel in their work.
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Nov 19, 2020

In Focus | Fenella Rabatan, Client Services Associate, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our Client Services Associate, Fenella Rabatan, as she shares her experiences being in the residential field during the pandemic and how Colliers' empathetic culture sparks teamwork and strengthens our collaboration within the organization.
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Nov 5, 2020

In Focus | Edlen Sarad, Administrative Officer, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our Administrative Officer, Edlen Sarad, as she shares how Colliers' supportive culture keeps her motivated to go beyond expectations and how her experience working with a different division is helping her in her current role.
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Nov 4, 2020

Post POGO: CREATE and its impact to BPOs

BPOs were born out of necessity. In the late 90’s, the need for large multinational companies to outsource peripheral businesses was to realign them in focusing only on its core competence
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Oct 23, 2020

In Focus | Elisah Costales, Business Development Office, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our Business Development Officer, Elisah Costales, and know more about her experiences working with the Real Estate Management Services division during the pandemic and how she spends her time after work.
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Oct 12, 2020

PEZA Revival: Opportunities for PEZA amidst POGO Contraction

The Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) took off in the Philippine market in 2016 and has accounted for 1.3 million square meters of office transactions since then which gives this sector 11% share overall Metro Manila office stock.
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Oct 9, 2020

In Focus | Ryan David, Liaison Officer, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our Liason Officer, Ryan David, and know more about his experiences and learnings while working within the Colliers culture.
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Oct 7, 2020

What to Consider When Renting a Condominium Unit

Whether it’s to be close to work or to experience living in a residential building, you’ve decided to rent a condominium unit to live in. There are plenty of choices in Metro Manila alone and the process of choosing the best option can be a confusing and exhausting experience. In this blog, we will discuss what you need to consider when renting a condominium unit.
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Oct 5, 2020

In Focus | Emmanuel Sumat, Company Driver, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our Company Driver, Emmanuel Sumat, as he shares his memorable experiences in Colliers and his mindset on cherishing every moment and making every second count.
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Oct 2, 2020

In Focus | Vida Samaco, Senior Client Engagement Officer, Colliers International Philippines

Meet our Senior Client Engagement Officer, Vida Samaco, as she shares about her experience working in Colliers and her thoughts on finding and maintaining work-life balance.
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Aug 5, 2020

Preserving your Investment Through Preventive Maintenance

Certainly, one of the most challenging aspects of owning property is the string of maintenance issues that add up over time and creates a major dent in your budget.
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Jul 24, 2020

First Response: Managing COVID-19 Infections for Landlords and Tenants

For four months, Metro Manila and other provinces have been under community quarantine measures aimed at flattening the curve of COVID-19 infections, which has greatly affected the Philippine economy amid safety concerns.
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Jul 17, 2020

A Guide to Nurturing a Healthy Landlord-Tenant Relationship

Maintaining a good relationship with your landlord is an integral part of having a quality experience as a tenant, which will make your life much easier for any future housing needs and requests.
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Jul 1, 2020

The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate: In a COVID world, where do BPOs go next?

We intend to share our knowledge to accelerate the success of our partners by writing a series of papers about The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate. We need to be ready and preparation starts now.
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Jun 25, 2020

Finding the right tenant

In leasing residential property, a landlord’s biggest concern is finding the right tenant, and, in our experience, they often express the following concerns:
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Jun 22, 2020

Virtual Realty: Showing Spaces Remotely

Site inspections and oculars are essential in real estate transactions. Having potential clients experience the space personally greatly helps in their decision-making and closing a sale, as they can evaluate and decide whether the space​fits​their requirements.
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Jun 11, 2020

Building the Green Way: Opportunities in Green Building Development

The built environment plays an important factor in our everyday lives and the notion of sustainability in building assets are often overlooked.
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Jun 2, 2020

The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate: Preparing for the Great Return to the Workplace

We intend to share our knowledge to accelerate the success of our partners by writing a series of papers about The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate. We need to be ready and preparation starts now.
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May 28, 2020

Social Distancing: Enriching Connections at Arm’s length

Networking events, face-to-face meetings, hand-shakes; it seemed like these were some of the requisites for getting the commercial parties to end at dotted “i”s and crossed “t”s.
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May 26, 2020

Work From Home Setup is Not For Everyone

The world is changing. Those who can quickly adapt to change are those who grow with time.
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May 21, 2020

Rental Concessions: A Landlord's Response to COVID-19

The current pandemic has brought about several economic impacts to the businesses and operations of both tenants and landlords.
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May 12, 2020

The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate: Preparing for the Great Return to the Workplace

We intend to share our knowledge to accelerate the success of our partners by writing a series of papers about The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate. We need to be ready and preparation starts now.
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May 12, 2020

Easing Back: Landlords Prepare Post ECQ

Navigating our future workplace amid COVID-19 is crucial as landlords and occupiers implement safety protocols to adapt to the new normal.
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May 6, 2020

The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate: Decisions in a Time of Challenges and Uncertainty

We intend to share our knowledge to accelerate the success of our partners by writing a series of papers about The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate. We need to be ready and preparation starts now.
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Apr 28, 2020

Is There a Greener Pasture in the Philippine Real Estate Market?

Green building certifications set opportunities to push green growth in the Philippine market particularly in residential developments outside Metro Manila.
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Apr 22, 2020

The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate: Crafting A Culture Of Workplace Wellness

We intend to share our knowledge to accelerate the success of our partners by writing a series of papers about The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate. We need to be ready and preparation starts now.
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Apr 15, 2020

Real Estate Valuation in the Time of COVID-19

The rapid spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has thrown a curve ball on how the real estate appraisal profession is practiced.
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Apr 8, 2020

The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate: Survival - A Shared Cause

We intend to share our knowledge to accelerate the success of our partners by writing a series of papers about The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate. We need to be ready and preparation starts now.
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Mar 31, 2020

The New Normal in Commercial Real Estate: Changing the Way We Work

Colliers International Philippines is one with the nation and the world in Doing What is Right for the people, clients and communities in combating the spread of COVID-19.
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Mar 24, 2020

Colliers REview Blog | Philippines

Stay updated with property market trends. Explore our blog, Colliers REview Philippines, for our professional outlook on issues relating to the real estate industry.
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Mar 24, 2020

In Focus

Colliers' highly-qualified real estate specialists monitor property markets across Asia Pacific and share their expert views on emerging trends and potential opportunities in the property sector.
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Mar 24, 2020

Indoor Air Quality in the Workplace

Indoor air pollution is perhaps one of the most underrated health concerns in commercial and institutional buildings and it is not hard to see why. Outdoor air, when heavily polluted, can be easily noticed (dark smoke, toxic smell, and bitter taste). However, indoor air is different. It hides behind the cool and comforting air blown by the AC and the calming smell of air fresheners which we normally prefer in the workplace.
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Feb 20, 2020

Mid-Market Sweet Spot

The Philippines is one of the fastest growing economies in the region. Its growth is mainly consumption driven, with household spending covering nearly 60 percent of the country’s annual economic output.
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Feb 20, 2020

Flight-To-Quality Redefines Cebu Office Market

The Cebu Office Market has seen a substantial progress over the past few years due to the continuous influx of the outsourcing businesses.
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Feb 10, 2020

Is there value in a 30-year-old building?

We are inclined to think that buildings are permanent structures considering that in older cities like New York and London, it is not uncommon to find buildings a hundred years’ old or more. But buildings, in reality, like almost everything else, depreciate over time.
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Feb 6, 2020

Property Upside Down South

Southern Luzon has always been a major growth driver of the Philippine economy. The region is one of the major contributors to the Philippines’ annual economic output, accounting for about 14 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).
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Feb 5, 2020

In Focus: Camille Agnabo-Magpantay, Assistant Manager for People and Performance, Philippines

Meet our Assistant Manager for People and Performance, Camille Agnabo-Magpantay, as she shares her experience in a people profession and the challenges and fulfillments that come with it.
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Jan 31, 2020

Headwinds and Tailwinds: Philippine Property in 2020

Colliers Philippines' Managing Director, Richard Raymundo, had the pleasure of being one of the speakers at Inquirer Property’s first property forum for the year: “State of Real Estate: A Clear Vision for 2020” at the Manila Polo Club.
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Jan 28, 2020

Outsourcing Opportunities Amid US Wage Hike

Raising the minimum wage across the United States may increase the likelihood of US businesses to outsource jobs to countries such as the Philippines where production costs are lower.
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Dec 16, 2019

In Focus: Roldan Buitizon, Associate Director for Project Management, Philippines

Meet our Associate Director for Project Management, Roldan Buitizon, as he shares his journey that led him to a career in construction management and how he became a leader that empowers his team by balancing authority, trust and having a positive view towards their work.
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Dec 4, 2019

In Focus: Rose Ernesto, Sales Associate for Residential Services, Philippines

Meet our Sales Associate for Residential Services, Rose Ernesto, as she shares what she finds most challenging in her line of work and how different her career is now from where she started.
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Nov 5, 2019

In Focus: Doris Aguirre, Operations Manager, Philippines

With her inspiring tenure in the company, Colliers Philippines’ Operations Manager Doris Aguirre shares her experience, her outlook on workplace operations and her advice to newcomers in the company.
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Oct 7, 2019

In Focus: Martin Aguila, Property Analyst for Research, Philippines

Meet our Research Analyst, Martin Aguila, as he shares insights on what makes the Philippines an attractive property investment destination and how his experiences in school and athletics helped him transition to the corporate world.
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Sep 2, 2019

In Focus: Jenny Herrera - Dulay, Communications Coordinator for Operations, Philippines

Meet our Communications Coordinator for Operations, Jenny Herrera - Dulay, as she shares how she deals with the toughest part of her job and what she thinks makes someone a hero.
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Aug 5, 2019

In Focus: Charles Serviano, Manager for Office Services - Landlord Representation, Philippines

Meet our Manager for Office Services - Landlord Representation, Charles Serviano, as he shares how he ended up in real estate and talks about what he would do if he had the world's attention for five minutes.
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Jul 8, 2019

In Focus: Mat Delima, Senior Manager for Capital Markets and Investment Services, Philippines

Meet our Senior Manager for Capital Markets and Investment Services, Mat Delima, as he talks about collaboration in real estate, his love of adventure and shares the piece of advice that he treasures the most.
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Jun 10, 2019

In Focus: Karla Domingo, Associate Director for Advisory Services, Philippines

Bright and jovial, meet our Associate Director for Advisory Services, Karla Domingo, as she tells us about how consultancy can help grow your business and opens up about her experiences as a real estate consultant.
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May 15, 2019

In Focus: Harold Cruz, Senior Manager for Valuation, Philippines

Cool, calm and collected, meet our Senior Manager for Valuation Services, Harold Cruz, as he talks to us about his career background and get to know the best parts about working in real estate.
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Apr 3, 2019

In Focus: Doreen Alo, Director for Real Estate Management Services, Cebu, Philippines

Sympathetic and determined, meet our Director for Real Estate Management Services in Cebu, Doreen Alo, as she looks back at the challenges that brought her to where she is now and get to know her tips for those who are planning to venture into the world of real estate.
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Jan 30, 2019

In Focus: Jason Valderrama, Director for Project Management, Philippines

Bright and accomplished in the field of Project Management, Jason breaks down his expertise and the challenges he’s faced over the years that have shaped how he approaches his work in this evolving and exciting field.
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