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Colliers REMS appointed to manage Pampanga projects of NorthPine Land

Real Estate Management Services, Property management, Village management, 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.

 

Colliers’ Real Estate Management Services (REMS) has been recently appointed by NorthPine Land Inc. as exclusive Village Manager of its two Pampanga developments: Montana Strands and Montana Views. These premium middle-income housing developments, both located in San Fernando, are NorthPine’s flagship projects in Central Luzon, currently one of the most exciting housing markets in the Philippines according to Colliers data.

Montana Strands, NorthPine’s newest project, is a six-hectare housing development that boasts a line-up of Retro Modern homes. Its amenities include a kids’ playground, swimming pools, a sport plaza, and a fitness park. Montana Views, on the other hand, is an 8.2-hectare housing development that features modern American country-style homes. Like Montana Strands, this housing enclave has complete amenities, including a basketball court, swimming pool, and children’s park.

NorthPine Land is formerly Jardine Land, with Hongkong Land, Metrobank, BDO, and San Miguel Properties. Formed in 1996, it sets itself apart from other property developers by focusing on strategic land-banking and the development of premium middle-income housing in the Philippines. Through the years, the company has built a reputation for developing high-quality, value-for-money residential projects.

Currently, NorthPine Land has eight horizontal residential projects in varying stages of developments: Forest Ridge in Antipolo; Greenwoods Village, Kohana Grove, Kahaya Place, and Wind Crest in Cavite; South Hampton in Laguna; the aforementioned Montana Views and Montana Strands in Pampanga; and Lexington in Pasig. The company also has commercial developments in its portfolio.

Colliers’ expertise in REMS encompasses a wide range of property types, from high-end condos, premium and Grade A office buildings, and gated communities, to industrial facilities, leisure complexes, and data centers. As of 2022, the company manages more than 90 buildings and facilities across the Philippines with a gross floor space of more than 5 million square meters. The company’s REMS expertise includes property management, facilities management, administrative and soft services, and engineering operation and maintenance services.

This year, the company successfully passed recertification audit towards an ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems Certification. The surveillance audit, conducted by TÜV Rheinland, tested Colliers’ management controls and processes, and found positive findings on business continuity plans, preventive maintenance, billing and collection risk management, and business development areas.

According to Jet Ilaga, Colliers Executive Director and Head of REMS: this recent appointment exemplifies Colliers’ diverse and esteemed expertise in property management. “We have built a solid reputation over the years for effectively managing a diverse set of properties, and our systems and processes are well equipped to handle almost any type of asset.”

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Seated (from left to right): Michael Escamilla, Senior Manager, Real Estate Management Services (REMS), Colliers; Anthony Parungao, Director, REMS, Colliers; Jet Ilaga, Executive Director and Head, REMS, Colliers; Ferdinand Macabanti, General Manager, NorthPine Land Inc. (NLI); Benigno Tatunay, Vice-President for Finance/CFO, NLI; Wilma C. De Ere, Vice-President for Corporate Services, NLI. Standing (from left to right): Adonis Honor, Estate Engineer, NLI; Ian Joy Arbiol, Estate Supervisor, NLI; Hope Villanueva, Recruitment Manager, Colliers; Elisah Costales, Business Development Manager, Colliers; Richard Cruz, Head – Estate Management Department, NLI; Zosimo Edilberto Badeo, Assistant Manager for Estate Management Department, NLI; and Amytis Mahal S. Banaag, Assistant Vice-President for HRODA, NLI.

 


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Jet Ilaga

Executive Director

Real Estate Management Services

Manila

Jet brings in a solid 25 years of professional experience in both project development, construction and real estate management leadership for high valued clients of Colliers and has developed a pivotal role in turning around the REMS business unit into an industry market leader. He leads a team of 700 professionals in planning and  analyzing key business drivers for the effective management of real estate properties which covers high end LEED certified buildings, renowned resort developments, condominium and townships, premium retail and data center facilities, oil and gas depots for multinational clients. 

Prior to his stint with Colliers, Jet worked as Vice President for Property and Asset Management at Moldex Group of Companies where he was responsible for the property management of the company’s high-end projects and township developments. He also served as the Assistant Vice President of Filinvest Alabang Inc. focusing on service line for Property and Facilities management of the company's real estate portfolio.Jet also handled other executive positions for property development and project management with Pacific Ace Group of Companies in Hongkong, Philamlife Properties and Filinvest Alabang Inc. where he was instrumental in the success of various landmark projects in the Philippines. 

Currently, he is heading the Real Estate Management Services unit of both Property Management and Facilities Management Groups of Colliers International which recently upgraded its certification for ISO 9001:2015 version ensuring consistency in operations and processes for various properties including office, residential buildings, traditional & business process outsourcing office locators, luxury homes, telecommunications facilities and downstream oil & gas facilities. He has also instrumental in the recent 1M Incident Free Manhours without loss and incidents for the 6 terminal depot facilities operation of a major oil and gas player in the country. In his capacity as the Executive Director handling the day to day function of the business, he also completed his Executive Education for Real Estate Management Program at the Harvard Business School, Boston Massachusetts and Hospitality Facilities and Sustainable Hotel Management at the Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration in Ithaca New York. Prior to that, he was certified as a LEED Green Building Associate by the USGBC and is an advocate of green building initiatives for all its managed portfolio.  
 

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Elisah Costales

Business Development Manager

Real Estate Management Services

Manila

As a Business Development Officer for REMS, Elisah is responsible to market and grow the services offered for Real Estate Management Services, secure new leads and business opportunities, and identify potential new markets. She also handles several business deals and negotiate with prospective clients.

Upon joining Colliers International in June 2014, Elisah was assigned as a Bookkeeper in Sun Life Centre, where she was responsible in Financial Report preparation and monitoring of accounts payable and accounts receivables. She was then promoted as a Senior Bookkeeper in Head Office late 2016. She was previously responsible for DTR checking, petty cash and cash collection audit and monitoring of daily collection reports of various projects. Elisah was appointed as Business Development Officer in May 2018, where she handles end to end services from project presentation, site inspection, proposals and other necessary documentation for account transition and set-up.   

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