A toast to new beginnings
8990 Holdings director and chairman emeritus Luis Yu Jr., chairman Mariano Martinez Jr. and president and CEO Willie Uy.

A toast to new beginnings

THE PEPPER MILL - Pepper Teehankee (The Philippine Star) - August 20, 2019 - 12:00am

Monterrazas de Cebu, the largest and last remaining contiguous mountain property development in Cebu City, hosted a homeowners’ get-together at The Pavilions to welcome its new proprietor, 8990 Holdings Inc.

During the get-together, emceed by Christine Fabian, homeowners were treated to a wonderful dinner as they were serenaded by violinist Cesar Cabahug.

8990 Holdings COO Alexander Ace Sotto, lawyer Carla Gonzaga and Pilipinas Water Resources Inc. GM engineer Geoffer Gonzaga.

8990 Holdings Inc. chairman Mariano Martinez Jr. and president and CEO Willie Uy welcomed each of the homeowners. Director and chairman emeritus Luis Yu Jr. joined Martinez and Uy to toast to new beginnings as a stunning display of fireworks illuminated the sky.

The company is one of the fastest-growing real estate developers in the Philippines and listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange under the symbol “HOUSE.”

Thaddeos Cerna, Luis Yu Jr. and Brian Lim.

Let there be light

(From left) Philippine Institute of Interior Designers (PIID) national president Lilia de Jesus, Landlite Philippines Corp. (LPC) brand ambassador Marc Nelson and CEO Jocelyn Li with World Wide Fund
(WWF) marketing and research generation head Ismael Cabigao.

It was an evening of light and design at the Philippine Institute of Interior Designers (PIID) members’ monthly meet at the LuxDecor showroom in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

Landlite Philippines Corp. (LPC) CEO Jocelyn Li welcomed interior designers, guests and partners to the Mamma Mia-themed gathering.

(From left) LPC assistant sales manager Gerald Go, sales manager Dennis See, Joshua Li and executive assistant Jason Li.

“We are delighted to take part as the premier sponsor of PIID’s get-together for this month as we are one with them in upholding professional development of interior designers who are aligned with cultural and global standards. We are looking forward to working with these interior designers for sustainability by providing good quality products,” Li said.

PIID national president Lilia de Jesus, executive director for professional development Trisha Padernal and executive director for exhibits and conventions Gino Lim graced the event. World Wide Fund for Nature, an organization close to my heart, was represented by its head of marketing and research generation Ismael Cabigao, PR and campaign officer Kim Rodriguez and corporate partnerships officer Renee Ipac.

WWF PR and campaigns officer Kim Rodriguez and corporate partnerships officer Renee Ipac.

LPC brand ambassador Marc Nelson was the emcee of the event.

Bigger & better

Property24 head Tina Bautista (center) with Carousell president and co-founder Marcus Tan and chief of staff to the CEO Ridza Salim.

The country’s top real estate property portal Property24, previously under OLX, recently merged with Carousell, one of the largest and fastest-growing classifieds marketplaces.

Friends and partners from some of the country’s top real estate developers gathered at Dillingers 1903 Steak and Brew in Greenbelt, Makati City for an evening of wine and hors d’oeuvres to mark the milestone.

Eastwood Property Holdings’ Nelson Acosta and Rodney Toleran.

Property24 head Tina Bautista and Carousell co-founder and president Marcus Tan, who flew in from Singapore, welcomed guests. Officials from Ayala Land International, SMDC, CrownAsia, Filinvest and Regus Philippines also graced the event.

Bautista said, “We are introducing what we now call the bigger and better power of two, as listings in Property24 and Carousell will now be synced with Carousell.”

Federal Land’s Chary Francisco, Arianne Escaro and Pia Liberato.

It was truly a cause for celebration as Filipino users can now enjoy AI-powered listings on Carousell.

(For more information, visit www.carousell.ph and download the Carousell app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store.)

(Follow me on Instagram @pepperteehankee.)

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