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Landco honored for sustainable leisure efforts

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Landco Pacific Corporation, a subsidiary of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), has been recognized for its commitment to sustainable leisure development at the 2023 Global Economics Awards held recently in Bangkok.

Landco was named Best Leisure Real Estate (Resort Estate) Developer of the Year, while CEO Erickson Y. Manzano received the Outstanding Contribution Towards Sustainability in Real Estate Development award.

The company’s BeachTowns development, featuring master-planned communities with sustainable features and unique resort amenities, was highlighted for its focus on modern Filipino families and responsible tourism.

“We are thankful for The Global Economics Awards for recognizing our sustained efforts in developing distinctive leisure concepts particularly the BeachTowns in Batangas to cater to the modern lifestyle of Filipino families as we promote tourism in the destination and champion sustainability,” stated Manzano. 

“Sustainability is embedded in our corporate DNA.  not because we have to, but because it’s the right thing to do These awards energize us to continue ramping up the sustainability initiatives in our developments to leave a lasting and sustainable legacy for future generations and for other players in the real estate industry to emulate,” Manzano added.

Landco’s BeachTowns boast LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) registration, water-recycling systems, and eco-friendly building practices. Additionally, Millennial Resorts, Landco’s hospitality arm, achieved the first EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies) Certification for resort hospitality in the country.

Landco’s commitment extends beyond environmental sustainability. Their corporate social responsibility initiatives include the Adopt-a-Scholar program, providing scholarships for underprivileged youth, and environmental conservation efforts with local communities.

This award win solidifies Landco’s position as a leader in sustainable leisure development, raising the bar for the industry and creating a positive impact on both tourism and the environment.


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