The Architecture Q&A: Robbie Antonio






Avid art collector Robbie Antonio recently launched a limited-edition concept for pre-crafted and moveable homes and pavilions, working with the likes of Tom Dixon, Marcel Wanders, and Lenny Kravitz. Here, he talks to Luxury Defined about the Revolution project. Robbie Antonio: “I wanted to do something no one had done before, and work with creatives who are Continue reading The Architecture Q&A: Robbie Antonio

12 Young Art Collectors to Watch in 2016






Galleries and auction houses are always searching for emerging art collectors who they can bring into the fold. With the art market boom in recent years, there’s been a proliferation of young international collectors with passion for art, and pocketbooks to back it up. Below are 12 collectors who have been making names for themselves Continue reading 12 Young Art Collectors to Watch in 2016

Shares in Century Properties Rally






Century Properties Group Incorporated surged on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Wednesday, November 9, after its business partner Donald Trump won the United States presidential election. Shares in the property company, which holds the license to develop Trump Tower in Manila, settled at 72 centavos after gaining 12 centavos or 20% in Wednesday’s trading. Century Properties Continue reading Shares in Century Properties Rally

Developer Jose Antonio Brings Glitz and Glamour






Walking into a marketing event for the new Milano Residences in Manila, it’s easy to wonder whether they’re selling perfume, fashion or real estate. Gorgeous women in black cocktail dresses greet you on a red carpet and lead you to a room decked out in sleek black drapery. Waiters ply you with plates of gourmet Continue reading Developer Jose Antonio Brings Glitz and Glamour

Fashion Company Missoni Takes On Luxury Housing






Earlier this year, Jose and Robbie Antonio, the father and son duo behind Century Properties, a Makati City, Philippines-based real estate company, visited Forbes to discuss the Milano Residences in Manila.  As if posh apartments touting private infinity pools didn’t provide enough amenity outrageousness for 53-story condo project, the luxe residential building’s interiors were designed Continue reading Fashion Company Missoni Takes On Luxury Housing

Top 100 Art Collectors for 2016






Here it is, artnet News’s roundup of the world’s top 100 collectors. Once again, we’ve pulled together an encyclopedic museum’s worth of art trade resources to arrive at what we believe to be the world’s most essential inventory of major art collectors. How is this year’s review of the world’s top collectors different from other lists? Continue reading Top 100 Art Collectors for 2016

Robbie Antonio: Real Player






An international real-estate developer with 45 million square feet of developed and managed property; Filipino Robbie Antonio is also a voracious art collector. As managing director and heir to the US$300 million Century Properties’ empire, Robbie Antonio is renowned for courting the world’s glitterati. With A-list partners including Paris Hilton, Donald Trump, Philippe Starck and Continue reading Robbie Antonio: Real Player

Cloud-like: Prefab house by Studio Fuksas






  A small home for everyman – that is the background of the “Revolution” project initiated by the property developer Robbie Antonio. Over 30 architects, artists and designers have devised houses and pavilions as part of the endeavour. We present one of the designs today. ‘Matilda’ – this is the name that the architect and Continue reading Cloud-like: Prefab house by Studio Fuksas

Real Estate Innovation through Differentiation






As luxury real estate consumers’ standards become higher, developers and investors are likewise doing their best to stand out. One sure fire way to do this, says Century Properties Managing Director Robbie Antonio, is to innovate through differentiation. In a roundtable discussion at the recent Wall Street Journal executive conference, “Unleashing Innovation,” Antonio says that Continue reading Real Estate Innovation through Differentiation