Smiles and Skylines






Robbie Antonio, Century Properties and Real Estate Development mogul has a little known side. That of a philanthropist and cause oriented crusader for disadvantaged children. Mr. Robbie Antonio is very active in Operation Smile that treats children born with cleft lips and other facial deformities. Following the successful launch of the 56-storey residential skyscraper Trump Continue reading Smiles and Skylines

The Rise of High End Design






In yet another indication that the high-end, high-design real estate market is stronger than ever, the Corcoran Sunshine Group sold eight of nine multimillion-dollar apartments at Metal Shutter Houses, by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, in less than three months. Located on W. 19th St., the building’s remaining unit is a 4,464-square-foot, double-width floor-through apartment priced Continue reading The Rise of High End Design

Changing the Manila Skyline the Century Way






In the Philippines, Metro Manila is a city enjoying a new dawn of architectural greatness. These days its skyline is transforming in fast and radical ways. Take, for example, the handful of luxury developments by one company– Century Properties. Run by Chairman Jose E.B. Antonio and his four sons, Century has made a name for Continue reading Changing the Manila Skyline the Century Way

21st Century Buildings and Communities in the Philippines






When Daniel Libeskind was a boy, he and his family fled Poland and arrived by ship in New York as immigrants. “The first things I saw were the Statue of Liberty and the amazing skyline of Manhattan. I have never forgotten those sights and what they stood for,” Libeskind said in 2003. This skyline would Continue reading 21st Century Buildings and Communities in the Philippines