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Urban planning in MM – where did we go wrong?

While living in Metro Manila offers economic opportunities, its districts, where people live in close proximity, have particularly enabled the fast spread of disease. Correct urban planning may help ‘cure’ Metro Manila’s vulnerability. Urban planning and design experts have long said that Metro Manila was an “incubus of viral plague.” It was a brutally honest […]

The present and future of Philippine real estate

From a global perspective, the Philippines real estate sector is inherently unique, and I would argue is currently undervalued. As our economy returns to the above average pace of growth and the maturation of its internals continues, local and international investors alike should become increasingly intrigued. This is the time to get in because what […]

Dwelling Density & the COVID Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the poor the hardest and further exposed the gaping inequalities in access to health care, food, and housing. The government has been enforcing lockdowns and curfews with little thought to mitigating the impact on the most vulnerable. Shacks no bigger than a bus waiting shed accommodate several families whose members […]

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