World Trade Center Metro Manila was awarded Premier Accreditation by the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) with Specializa- tions in Building Trade Development Capacity, Business and Member Services, and Conference and Exhibition Services. This achievement demonstrates that WTCMM meets the WTCA quality standards and provides exceptional services, embodying the very best of the WTCA.
Pueblo de Oro Development Corporation (PDO) presents its latest project offering, The Grove at Pueblo Golf. The Grove is an exclusive subdivision with a 360 view of the golf course.
The Grand Launch of The Grove was held last October 23, 2019 at the Limketkai Luxe Hotel in Cagayan de Oro City with CDO Mayor Oscar Moreno as Guest of Honor. In his keynote speech, Mayor Moreno congratulated PDO on its newest project and shared good insights about the steady growth in the area. He said “The uptown area where Pueblo de Oro started will continue to grow. It is proving to be very strategic because of many reasons like eleva- tion, good climate and proximity to Cotabato, Davao and Laguindingan.”
The project’s model units were formally opened to the public on December 7, 2019. The townhouse has three bedrooms, three toilets & baths, a flexi-room, balcony, and carport with provision for two vehicles. The two-storey units were designed with an Asian Modern aesthetic and provide light-filled living spaces crafted with comfort and style. In addition to aesthetics and environmental advantages, The Grove is directly connected to Masterson Avenue which gives residents an easy reach to modern conveniences. It is also located on a plateau 125 meters above sea level which makes the area virtually flood-free.
MOW IX was attended by delegates representing varied industries, from manu- facturing of food and food ingredients, to hotels and government agencies, espe- cially in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region. The forum provided an interesting convergence of professionals absorbing a wealth of information on the Halal mar- ket. Among the topics discussed included how Halal economy became one of the fastest growing consumer segment in the world covering more than food but as well as food-related products, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, health products, toilet- ries, medical devices, logistics, marketing, print and electronic media, packaging, branding, financing, and even lifestyle offerings such as travel, hospitality ser- vices and modest fashion. Attendees were also guided by the speakers on the process and requirements in obtaining Halal certification.
The tenth “Markets of the World” (MOW X), held last December 17, 2019, featured the Design Industry, one of the most dynamic sectors of the global econo- my with a powerful transformative force for socioeconomic development.
The Forum, attended by delegates representing industries of food, abaca fiber, event organizing, advertising, civil and architectural works, logistics, eco-tourism wellness farm, and destination management, provided an exciting discussion regarding the different facets of design, dealing with the interface between econo- my, culture, technology, and social aspects. The discussion focused on products and services bearing creative content, cultural value and market objectives, with creativity as the main driver.
World Trade Center Metro Manila President (WTCMM), Pamela D. Pascual, upon the invitation of the Beijing Municipal Government, represented the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) and WTCMM in the newly- created high-level expert panel of the Annual Confer- ence of Global Trade in Services Vision Committee held in Beijing, China last November 2019.
The annual conference of the Vision Committee invites foreign experts each year to further improve and ensure the success of the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS), one of the top trade shows in China. CIFTIS is supported by four (4) coop- eration partners, namely, China’s Ministry of Com- merce, Beijing Municipal Government, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and World Trade Centers Association.
Investment & Capital Corporation of the Philippines (ICCP) successfully raised a PhP500 million unsecured term loan facility with the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC).
The additional tranche forms part of the PhP800 million total debt financing that PDO has mandated ICCP to arrange. This term loan facility will be used to supportPueblo de Oro’s ongoing capital expenditure program for its existing and upcoming residential and mixed-use projects nationwide. The first tranche of funding was previously arranged by ICCP through a PhP300 million unsecured term loan with the United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) in December 2018.
Starting the year right, Pueblo de Oro San Fernando opened 2020 with its latest offer- ing, the new Park Place in Phase 2.
In a formal launch held last January 4, 2020 Rev. Fr. Edmar Ocampo officiated the bless- ing of the three model units. This was followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by partner sellers and brokers and an open house enjoyed by guests and sellers.
Park Place Phase 2’s model units, unveiled to the public mid-2019, are improved in terms of architectural sophistication and layout, which makes future house expan- sion easy and worry-free.
Located two kilometers away from the NLEX San Fernando exit and minutes away from modern conveniences like schools, hospitals, and other establishments, Park Place’s contemporary Asian homes are designed for easy living away from the hus- tle and bustle of city` life. The village will have modern amenities amidst relaxing parks and landscaped gardens. Homeown- ers can enjoy the clubhouse, multi-purpose court, playgrounds, and wide concrete roads.
Land development in Park Place 2 is in full swing and is expected to be completed by the second quarter of 2020.