• Saturday, August 27th, 2016
Cagayan de Oro City, a city that is in bloom and in boom. Just like a flower bud that is slowly blooming, Cagayan de Oro City gradually continues to grow beautifully and abundantly. The on-going developments and upcoming projects are contributory factors to the city’s booming disposition. With the developments in downtown CDO, it’s an everyday hustle and bustle experience for all Kagay-anons living downtown. And this hustle and bustle feels is now experiencing here in uptown CDO. It’s an indicator that the city does not solely concentrate in developing downtown area of CDO but is also moving upward.
As downtown CDO progresses, uptown CDO is also progressing because of the developers and investors that has chosen to expand their projects and businesses in the uptown area. So, what’s new in uptown CDO? JVC’s latest subdivision project, Montierra is on its full swing development. Italpinas has also started working on the first two buildings of their project called Primavera City. Newest developer in town, Creative Hotel Concepts, Inc. or CHCI is set to develop its very first project here in CDO – Pontefino Estates. Aside from subdivisions and condominiums, hospitals are also set to rise. Two hospitals are yet to be established in uptown CDO; St. Francis Doctor’s Hospital and Medical Center that will be located along Masterson’s Avenue, Pueblo de Oro and Cagayan de Oro International Hospital that will be built somewhere in Lumbia. Various cafes, diners and convenience stores have also popped out in uptown CDO. New branches of The Backyard Grill and Pan-Chic Pancit & Chicken can be found in Uptown Condotel. Two 7/11 convenience store branches can also be found in uptown CDO located at Pueblo Business Park and Masterson Avenue respectively. Uptowners and downtowners can now visit the newly opened resto bars and diners such as Gracia’s diner, De Kalsada and R Kelly. Another visible development that we can see is Xavier University’s upcoming Sports Complex. These are just some of the few developments in uptown CDO. There are still a lot of upcoming projects that hasn’t been mentioned but it’ll be disclosed soon enough.
The City of Golden Friendship is definitely booming as it continues to live up to its slogan ‘Tsada Kagay-an!’. Its progress and developments continues to attract expats and even local tourists. CDO’s rapid growth in real estate development has made the city a hub of businesses for investors and developers. Whether in downtown or uptown CDO, both areas are worth to visit.
• Thursday, August 11th, 2016
RPM Realty has been in the real estate business for almost eleven years now. Established by its head broker, Mr. Robinson P. Masangcay, RPM Realty has been one of the top realty here in Cagayan de Oro City; but just like any other business, it has experienced its fair share of ups and downs. RPM Realty has been in the lie low for quite some time; but despite of it all, it has chosen to stay and stand firm. And now, RPM Realty is on the verge of stepping up and making the move towards success again.
As a start, RPM Realty revamps its office to better accommodate their marketing officers and prospect clients. They are on the move of expanding as they continue to hire people to join their team. And just recently, newly hired lads and lass has joined in RPM Realty’s dynamic team. These newly hired individuals were given the opportunity to learn more about real estate marketing through enhancement programs. They were exposed to Product Knowledge Seminars that were conducted by varied developers and internal trainings such as online marketing strategies and customer service enhancement.
Real estate marketing in Cagayan de Oro City is progressing; wide opportunity awaits to all involved in the real estate business. With this, RPM Realty slowly picks up the pace where it has left off and continues its business by actively participating again in different activities and events offered by the developers of this city. Through this, the newbies are exposed to the products that each developer offers; making them more knowledgeable and equipped. Cheers to RPM Realty for the revamp! To the budding salespersons, happy selling!
• Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
Fiesta month is approaching and Cagayan de Oro is already busy preparing for the Higalaay Festival. For this year, the City of Golden Friendship has been busy preparing for the core events schedule for the upcoming festival. And here’s the lineup of activities and events:
- August 1-31: Higalaay Garden Show at Duaw Kagay-an Park
Higalaay Agri Fair at Gaston Park
- August 4-6: Mindanao Fashion Summit at Rotunda, Limketkai Center
- August 13: Miss Cagayan de Oro 2016 Coronation Night at The Atrium, Limketkai Center
- August 17-19: Kumbira at The Atrium, Limketkai Center
- August 19-28: Kahimunan Regional Trade Fair at Entrance 3 SM City
- August 20-21: Cowboy Festival – The Annual CDO Horse Show at PN Roa Property, Upper Carmen
- August 20: Cagayan de Oro Carnival Parade 4PM from Luna – Velez to Divisoria
- August 21: Kagay-an Festival Marathon 3AM at Centrio Mall (Start & Finish)
- August 27: Higalas Parade of Floats and Icons 7AM from Rodelsa Circle – Velez – CM Recto to Limketkai Center
Bisperas Fireworks Display 8PM at Duaw Kagay-an Park
- August 28: Religious Procession 4AM from Fernandez St – Velez – Capistrano – St. Augustine Cathedral
Kagay-an Pyro Musical Festival at SM City Grounds
Fluvial Procession from Macajalar Bay – Cagayan River – Duaw Kagay-an Park
- August 23-29: Higalaay City – Wide Sale at Centrio Ayala Mall, Gaisano, Limketkai, Ororama Supercenter, SM City
It’s definitely a full packed schedule of activities and events here in Cagayan de Oro City. With these activities and events, CDO streets will surely be lively and merry. And the city will be full of tourists and local visitors. Isn’t it exciting? Happy Fiesta Kagay-anons!
• Friday, July 22nd, 2016
Congratulations to LANDRECO for their successful groundbreaking ceremony of Tuscania Towers! The said event happened last 20th of July and it was jam packed with real estate brokers, agents, clients and other guests.
The groundbreaking ceremony is an indication that Tuscania Towers will soon have its full swing construction. This very first vertical project of LANDRECO in Cagayan de Oro city is one of the most awaited high rise projects here. With its Italian inspired design, local and expats buyers are enticed to own a unit.
It’s still a hush-hush as to when the project will be completed and when it will be turned over to its owner but one thing’s sure, Tuscania Towers is now open for selling because its License to Sell has been approved and released already by the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board or HLURB.
So to all real estate brokers and agents, here’s your time to promote and spread the word to prospect buyers. Let’s do this! Happy Selling!
• Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
Existing for 30 years already, Johndorf Ventures Corporation continues to expand its portfolio thru property developments throughout Visayas and Mindanao. They have established projects in varied locations such as Iligan City, Cagayan de Oro City, Davao City, Butuan City and Cebu.
Recently, they have unveiled their latest project here in Cagayan de Oro city namely Montierra. In relation with this new project of JVC, they have conducted a General Assembly last 21st of May at N Hotel. Latest news and developments of the said project was disclosed during the event. Up for grab promos for sellers and buyers were also announced. During this event also they have introduced their online reservation; this is convenient for clients working abroad or even clients here in the Philippines. Choosing and reserving a unit is just one click away.
The general assembly received an overwhelming response from brokers and agents. Different realty firms were gathered in one event; all were excited about the latest project developments and promos of Johndorf Ventures Corporation. Kudos to JVC! Looking forward to updates of latest projects and promos. Until then!
• Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Three years after its unveiling, Smart Condominium is now nearing its completion. Its structural works are already done and they are on their next step of construction and that is the architectural works of the building. Last May 14, Yega Development Corporation conducted its Top-off Ceremony at the Smart Condominium building. Prospect buyers, visitors, brokers and agents were present at the ceremony. The top management of Yega Development Corporation was present as well; along with them are fellow Korean investors and friends.
During the ceremony, Smart Condominium presented their edge among other condominiums. They have presented also their affiliated financing schemes. They also gave the attendees the opportunity to have a tour around the building and see the progress of the structure. Lunch fellowship and raffle prizes were also prepared for all those who have attended the ceremony.
Smart Condominium’s top-off ceremony was a success because of the positive response from the attendees. The promos they have prepared were surely enticing that the sellers are eager to sell the units. Exciting reward awaits for those who can book a sale before May 31st. So best of luck to the agents and brokers! Congratulations in advance!
• Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
Johndorf Ventures unveils their newest development in the city – Montierra. This project is located at Balulang adjacent to Xavier Estates’ Phase 4. Its units are two-storey townhouse type that was divided into different clusters – Yellow, Peach and Green clusters. Their lot area is 54 square meters to 108 square meters and they have 85 square meters usable floor area. Each unit has its own carport and will be turned over with wooden staircase with handrail, tiled toilet and bath with complete fixtures, kitchen cabinet with granite countertop, smooth wall finish and second floor ceiling.
The subdivision’s features and amenities include:
· Gate and guardhouse
· Grand clubhouse
· Swimming pool
· Basketball court
· Jogging path
· Future commercial area
Montierra’s pre-selling total contract price is around Php 2,800,000.00; making it affordable for interested buyers. On April 8, JVC will conduct its pre-selling activity in Mallberry Suites; wherein interested buyers are welcome to join together with their real estate broker or agent. Montierra is another to watch out for project of JVC; and everyone seems excited for the completion of this project. Updates soon!
• Saturday, February 20th, 2016
Vista Land International Marketing, Inc. introduces its newest project here in Cagayan de Oro City – Lumina Homes. Lumina is Vista Land’s socialized housing segment that caters to minimum wage earners. With three years of existence, Lumina has already 14 existing projects in the country. Lumina aims to rank among the top-listed residential housing developers in the country through its roster of value-priced and quality homes. Amenities like multi-purpose hall, basketball court, mini gardens and playground, and space for future commercial areas are all part of what Lumina’s offering.
Here in Cagayan de Oro City, Lumina Homes is part of Camella Communities that is located in Gran Europa. Lumina offers a one-storey home namely Airene that has a 22 square meter house on a regular 36 square meter lot cut. Airene has one toilet and bath, living room, dining area, provision for one bedroom and provision for service area. Also, with the following house finish:
· Floor finishes: Plain cement finish concrete slab
· Wall: Painted plastered finish
· Toilet and bath: PVC door; Painted plastered finish
· Wall: Painted plastered finish
· Roof: Pre-painted corrugated, sheet roofing with end flashing
· Ceiling: Flat enamel paint on fiber cement board with roof vent
· Lavatory: Plain cement finish
· Window: Jalousie window
· Door: Glass quick dry enamel paint on flash type door
Lumina Homes CDO is now accepting reservations for interested buyers. Don’t miss out this opportunity to grab and own your very own Lumina unit. Surely your investment wouldn’t put into waste. Own a unit now.
• Wednesday, February 03rd, 2016
Being the first developer to build a green building condominium project here in Cagayan de Oro City, Italpinas Inc. has established its company to being an advocate of mixed-use residential and commercial buildings with green features. The company’s CEO is a renowned architect in designing eco-friendly projects. With the successful launching and completion of Italpinas’ first project – Primavera Residences; the company has unveiled its latest sustainable mixed-use condominium project called Primavera City.
Primavera City was recognized in a competition held in Singapore on February 22, 2013 as among the top ten “most promising clean energy investment opportunities”. It is the only real estate project comprising of seven mixed-use residential and commercial buildings with passive and active green features, utilizing a massive solar panel array at the building’s rooftop, it bested over 100 other clean energy projects across Asia. This project also received an award from the Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN), whose funding partners include the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The development of this project will be in four different phases; construction of the first two buildings will commence by the first quarter of 2016 and target completion will be by the end of 2018.
Where would this project be located? It’s near SM City CDO, just two blocks away from Primavera Residences. Excited to witness the start and completion of this project! Kagay-anons, let’s brace up for this newest uptown development!
• Monday, January 25th, 2016
Months ago, Cebu Landmasters Inc. has arrived in Cagayan de Oro City and introduced their upcoming project here; the Mesaverte Residences.
Mesaverte Residences is a blooming green sanctuary at the heart of the city. It is composed of 3 towers that will be built in 2 phases. Each building has 15 floors adjacent to each other. With a prime residential area of 8,740 square meters that is beautifully landscaped and 60% is dedicated to open space for a calm relaxing environment; creating a tranquil hideaway after a long busy day. At Mesaverte Residences, one can enjoy unparalleled accessibility and convenience of different establishments and institutions at the heart of downtown CDO.
This condominium project of Cebu Landmasters Inc. has the following building features:
- 18 units per floor (15 studio units and 3 one bedroom units)
- Balcony on corner units
- All units are combinable
- 1.5 meter wide corridors
- 2 passenger elevators per building
- Garbage room per floor
- 100% back-up power
- Property management services
And also the following amenities:
- Welcome Pavilion
- Children’s playground
- Air-conditioned function rooms
- Fitness gym
- Adult swimming pool & kiddie pool
- Laundry cages
- Sunken pool deck
- Common parking
- Multi-purpose court
- 24-hour security system
- Jogging path
- Property management services
- Retail arcade
- 2 entry points on 2 access roads
Meseverte Residences is Cebu Landmaster’s very first development here in Cagayan de Oro City and the Kagay-anons are excited to see the finish product of their project. We’ll keep you posted with any Mesaverte Residences updates. Until then!