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Mayor Herbert M. Bautista was honored as one of the institutional pillars of the ease of doing business initiatives, at the Isang Gabi ng Parangal organized by the Department of Trade and Industry led by Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez.
Quezon City has been the benchmark for the Philippines in the World Bank’s global Doing Business Survey since 2010. Therefore, the city has been the center of focus of streamlining and reform efforts that could be adopted by other local governments in the country. The city has been the “fish bowl” of implementation initiatives at the LGU level, as Sec. Lopez described it.
DMCI Homes Inc., a unit of listed firm DMCI Holdings Inc., said it is allocating P7 billion to build two more condominium projects in Quezon City, following its previous projects in the area.
Vertis North is a 45-hectare, mixed use, master-planned, sustainable estate in Quezon City by Ayala land
Luxury developer Ayala Land Premier breaks new ground and blazes a new trail with One Vertis Plaza, their first ever office project. One Vertis Plaza will rise as a centerpiece of Vertis North, Ayala Land’s 45-hectare, master-planned, mixed-use estate in Quezon City.
BUSINESS process outsourcing (BPO) companies, insurance firms, and real estate developers have identified Quezon City as a good location to establish a satellite office, according to Phillip Anonuevo, executive director of Leechiu Property Consultants (LPC).
The world’s largest hotel franchise is building its first condotel in the Philippines, a P1-billion project in Quezon City aimed for completion in late 2021, according to a top official.
Quezon City, as the benchmark city for the Philippines for ease of doing business, was visited and interviewed by World Bank assessment team members, along with International Finance Corporation consultants, and the Department of Trade and Industry on May 3, 2019. The Bank’s specialists were Frederic Meunier and Eknath Varun. This review, which also includes several other national agencies, is to verify information regarding the Philippines for the World Bank Global Ranking on doing business in different cities of the world.
Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista and officials of Meralco, Manila Water and Maynilad signed on April 16, 2019, the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) which committed the local government and the utilities companies to faster and easier processing systems for excavation permits for water utilities connections and electric pole installations in the city. Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, who is also the chai of the Anti-Red Tape Advisory Council, and MWSS Vice Chairman Police General Reynaldo V. Velasco.
April 16, 2018. Mayor Herbert M. Bautista and Land Registration Authority (LRA) Deputy Administrator Robert Nomar Leyretana, CESO II, signed today, a Memorandum of Understanding that will enable the LRA to establish a service kiosk at the Quezon City Tax Payers’ Lounge to receive and process requests for the issuance of LRA-approved certified true copies of certificates of title.
The processing of excavation permits is expected to be faster, after the signing of a memorandum of understanding between utility firms and the Quezon City government.
THE property unit of DMCI Holdings, Inc. is planning to develop more residential condominiums in Quezon City, as it expects housing demand to be driven by government infrastructure projects.
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Real estate services firm Colliers says both developers and the government should take advantage of opportunities arising from the construction of the Metro Manila Subway
MANILA, Philippines – The planned Metro Manila Subway is expected to boost real estate prices in Quezon City, with both the private sector and the government to benefit, according to Colliers International Philippines.
In a statement last Tuesday, February 26, the real estate services firm said values of both land and properties are seen to increase in the near to medium term.
Quezon City has been hailed as the country’s new Health and Wellness Tourism Capital, based on an ordinance signed by Mayor Herbert Bautista.
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THE government signed on Wednesday an agreement with a contractor tasked to build the last component of the so-called Unified Grand Central Station — previously known as the common station for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) lines, with the station due to open in late 2020.
All business owners and operators in Quezon City are now exempted from audit and examination of their books of accounts from 2016 to 2018, given that they will voluntarily pay 30 percent higher than their previous year’s local business tax (LBT) payment.