Joseph C. Tay

PROP UP: Cathay Land — Reshaping the landscape of Silang, Cavite for Filipino families

Much of Silang's development is due to the foresight and hard work of Jeffrey Ng, president of Cathay Land, who made a bet on the agricultural town almost 30 years ago.

PROP UP: LIMA Estate — Piecing together a world class economic estate in Batangas

What started out as a 350-hectare estate has now expanded more than two-fold into an immense 800-hectare development.

PROP UP: Architect Edwin Uy—For love of objects and spaces

'Since I have a strong love for furniture, I take my design cues from there. A few of my architectural elements have even come from lighting fixtures or chairs!'

PROP UP: The Suites at Gorordo—Building an icon in Cebu City

The building boasts a unique and unmistakable design, and was inspired by the Flatiron Building in New York City due to its similar location at a converging intersection.

PROP UP: Emma Imperial—Bringing together PropTech and sustainability for a better quality of life

What started out as a project to tackle a housing and sustainability crisis has turned into an all-out effort to make the Philippines a leader in PropTech and green innovation.