Zuellig Building: Top three “Best Office”

Zuellig Building: Another pride of Makati" By Kim Arveen Patria | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom Amid a construction boom that has seen high-rise buildings sprout all over Metro Manila, a development in Makati has grabbed the attention of an international real estate award-giving body. The newly constructed Zuellig Building has made it to the top three in the "Best Office and Business Development" category of MIPIM Asia Awards. This qualifies the 33-storey office building to vie for gold against two other shortlisted development: the Tianjin Global Financial Center in China and the 50 Connaught Road Central Building in Hong Kong. The building, located at the intersection of Makati Avenue and Paseo de Roxas, was developed by Bridgebury Realty Corp. and designed by architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. It is the first real estate development in the Philippines to be recognized by MIPIM. "The Zuellig Building's commitment to environmental …
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Repainting your home?

Choosing the right colors By Dianne Lee, Construction Philippines Homes need repainting at least every 5 years, not just to make it look new but also for protection from outside elements. Paints also help camouflage undesirable areas and the obvious reason is to make you happy. Remember that the house is where you live, and doing your part to make it perky helps you live a happier life – cost becomes irrelevant! Careful planning is important. However the first step is not choosing the right color but validating your objective. Here are practical tips you can consider… 1. Determine you priority If your primary reason is just to make your wall look pretty, the rest could be easy. Just choose the color and you’re set. However, one should consider that “protection” in the long run will save you money. Using elastomeric paint prevents outside moisture from seeping through the wall and damaging your inside paint within few months of exposure. It also bonds better to a well p…
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