(November 28, 2016)
In its thrust to create a significant impact in the country’s growing tourism estates development, Premiere Horizon Alliance Corporation (PHA) announced that it has brought on board real estate guru, Danilo A. Antonio, to be the President of its Palawan tourism estate subsidiary, West Palawan Premiere Development Corporation(WPP). As notably, PHA has also engaged AECOM, the 2015 Best Global Designer, to undertake WPP’s comprehensive Master Plan, with leading real estate consultant David Leechiu handling the market and environmental scanning after acquiring Vertex Land, who had completed the study. The AECOM Master Plan will be completed this December.
Mr. Antonio brings to WPP more than three decades of highlevel experience in property development, encompassing all types of land uses and all major project phases. He is the cofounder of The Land Company (LANDCO), the Punta Fuego developer and was an executive of Ayala Land. He was a director of Bonifacio Land, COO of Eton Properties Philippines, Managing Director of Filinvest Festival Mall, President of BDO Realty Corp., and Business Development Adviser of Rockwell Land. He was Board Chairman of Canyon Woods and was also a public servant and a distinguished educator. He was appointed as Undersecretary of OPARR (Office of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery) where he led the fund raising of Php28 billion rehabilitation assistance funds for the Yolanda victims. Mr. Antonio is currently a director of the Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) as a Guru in the Master in Entrepreneurship Program, now under the Ateneo Graduate School of Business. He was also a faculty of the Asian Institute of Management in the Real Property Management and Development (RPDM) of its MBA Program.
AECOM is the world’s leading engineering design firm that has consistently delivered integrated and sustainable world-class design solutions for its clients. AECOM was named by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies and was ranked by Engineering NewsRecord as the Number 1 Global Design Firm for 2015. Some well- known projects of AECOM are the World Trade Center, Hong Kong Science Park, Sentosa World Resort, Anvaya Cove and the Lio Resort, the most recent resort development of Ayala Land in El Nido, Palawan.
David Leechiu is the CEO and CoFounder of Leechiu Property Consultants (LPC), one of the best privately held real-
estate brokerage services company operating in the Philippines. Middle this year, LPC acquired Vertex Land Development Management (Vertex Land) whose expertise lies in the field of market research, feasibility studies and project conceptualization.
With these three specialists in place, Premiere Horizon is ensuring the successful planning, design and implementation of West Palawan Premiere set to be launched in the first quarter of 2017. PHA will likewise bring in its infrastructure subsidiary, Redstone Construction and Development Corporation (RCDC) to provide cost effective site and land development expertise. West Palawan Premiere is a masterplanned community that brings together serene mountainside resorts and gorgeous beach retreats located in the West Palawan corridor.