City dwelling at Ivory Residences and Obsidian Suites

THEY are rising. Years ago, vertical living in the country’s largest city by area was totally unthinkable. Times have changed. With the population rising, so is the need for shelter. Though villages have sprung in the far north and south, there are those who still prefer to stay at the city center. The solution?Condominiums.

A number of developers have stepped in and built their high-rise residences across the city.

Jumping in the bandwagon is a homegrown developer, Santos Land Development Company (SLDC), which has been in the real estate business for more than four decades. The company has built homes horizontally and now it’s building skywards.


Santos Land builds new condo & hotel in Davao

Unveiling the scale model of the SLDC vertical living projects


Two buildings will be built of the SLDC’s entry project to vertical construction. It will be a twin of firsts. Ivory Residences is SLDC’s first vertical residential subdivision while Obsidian Suites is its first hotel. Both will rise from the J.P. Laurel Avenue landscape steps away from shopping malls, restaurants and entertainment centers.


Santos Land builds new condo & hotel in Davao

Chairman of the Board Nora Morada & President Tony Boy Domingo


On the day the latest project of Santos Land Development Company (SLDC) was officially launched, a groundbreaking ceremony in the morning and a dinner affair with the company partners were hosted.

Present were the SLDC members of the board, the design team and the realty brokers.


Santos Land builds new condo & hotel in Davao

2nd gen Mario Tinio joined by his grandson Miggy, Atty. Onie Partoza, Ms Emily Domingo and Dr Chito Morada


Santos Land builds new condo & hotel in Davao

Santos Clan Family Council Chic Ramoso, Bien Estanislao and Nelia Partoza


Santos Land builds new condo & hotel in Davao

SLDC and Design Team of Ivory Rresidences


Santos Land builds new condo & hotel in Davao

SLDC Managers Edna Aldea, May Ann Plana, Lenie Estanislao and Sales and Marketing Manager Estela Aguilos


Santos Land builds new condo & hotel in Davao

Emil Sitjar, Christian Pasumbal, Jinggoy Salvador, Cara delos Santos, Malouchi Gahol, Kenneth Ong and Monette Cutler


Of Apples & Lemons

Apples and beers at Misto.

Who ever said you can’t have your apples and beer at the same time hasn’t tried the SMB Apple Flavor. This and other select beers you can have as much as you can at Misto, Seda Abreeza.

Misto Bar celebrates Oktoberfest with “Cheers for Unli-Beers!”, a beer-all-you-can offer of select local beers from 6PM-8PM, starting October 1-November 30, 2017 (Php780 net).

Pair it with the Misto Chili Prawns (Php880 net), the highlighted a la carte dish for October and November.

New look for Emilia’s at Apo View

Jewelry shopping just got cozier at Emilia’s Apo View branch. The new look is brighter, which gives you the chance for a better look at the clarity of their superb diamonds you have been dreaming to own. The store displays very select pieces that can dress you up from day to evening. Check it out.

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Also published in the SunStar Davao newspaper.