BACOLOD

Bacolod part of Megaworld’s residential launches

BACOLOD City is part of the residential launches of property giant Megaworld along with its subsidiary brands with a total value of P80 billion this year, doubling that of last year’s P39 billion worth of launches.

In a statement, the residential projects by Megaworld, which includes subsidiaries Global-Estate Resorts Inc., Empire East Land Holdings Inc., and Suntrust Properties Inc., span across various township developments and key cities all throughout the country.

Approximately 70 percent of this year’s new launches will come from parent company Megaworld, which has earmarked new projects in Arcovia City in Pasig City, Capital Town in Pampanga, Iloilo Business Park in Iloilo City, Maple Grove in Gen. Trias, Cavite, The Upper East in Bacolod, Westside City in Paranaque City, McKinley West and Uptown Bonifacio in Taguig, as well as in Makati and Manila.

Global-Estate Resorts Inc., on the other hand, is set to cover around 15 percent of the new launches in Twin Lakes near Tagaytay, Southwoods City in Biñan, Laguna, and in Ortigas CBD.

Suntrust Properties Inc. is set to take up the remaining balance through residential launches in Quezon City, Cavite, Davao, Baguio and in Bicol Region.

“This record launch of new residential projects in a year is intended to further boost our aggressive position as the country’s top residential developer. There is no better time to expand our residential offerings across the country but now, when the economy is sound and healthy, and our country is experiencing the infrastructure boom,” says Kevin Tan, Megaworld senior vice president.

As of May, Megaworld and its subsidiaries have already achieved reservation sales for its residential offerings amounting to P73 billion.

The group has seen robust demand in its townships such as Westside City in Pasay City, McKinley West in Taguig City, Maple Grove in General Trias, Cavite, and Iloilo Business Park in Iloilo City, among others.

In 2017, Megaworld’s residential business comprised 70-percent of its entire revenue pie, growing around 4.5 percent to P34.6-billion year-on-year.

This year, Megaworld is expected to spend P60-billion to finance its various development projects including residential developments, as well as for land acquisition and other investment properties.


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