Top builder forays into property devt

A RESPECTED leader in construction business has joined the bandwagon in the property development front as it unveils its first ever housing project recently.

DATEM triumvirate. Levi Espiritu, CEO of
DATEM Inc is flanked by his partners Engr.
Arnold De Asis (left) and Architect Maurice
Agoncillo (right) during the inaugurals of
the first property development venture of
the construction firm in Ortigas Extension
DATEM Inc. launched recently a mid-rise residential development called DATEM Horizons. The development project sits in a 2.3 hectare property located along Ortigas Avenue Extension in Cainta, Rizal.

Today, we begin a new chapter in our journey as we unveil our plans for the very first residential development under our own DATEM brand,” said DATEM Inc. president Levy V. Espiritu at the launch ceremony. 

This is the first venture under DATEM Inc.’s new subsidiary DATEM Homes’ which looks to deliver homes to Filipino families that are “best in quality, expertly innovative yet fairly priced” backed by DATEM Inc.’s 30 years of experience.

“For 30 years, we at DATEM Inc. have been trusted partners to the country’s leading real estate developers, helping change the Philippine skyline one iconic structure at a time as we brought each of their visions to life.

Espiritu and business partners Morris Agoncillo and Arnold de Asis have powered DATEM Inc. to its position today as one of the most trusted firms in construction with an impressive portfolio that includes some of the country’s most recognized commercial and residential developments:  One Shangri-La Place, One Rockwell, Twin Oaks, Discovery Primea, MDC 100, Arya Residences and The Mind Museum to name a few with more in the pipeline.

“You’ll find the Company’s time-tested experience and value-engineered technology in each residential unit at DATEM Horizons East Ortigas”, Espiritu said.

De Asis, DATEM Inc. Vice President for Operations and DATEM Homes President, explained the many innovations the property offers.

“We offer prospective home-buyers a smarter option that goes beyond location, price and size. We give 30-year evidence of experience, expertise, and quality,” De Asis said.

DATEM Inc. Vice President for Engineering, Agoncillo for his part said that

noted that  the project “best of all,  is built on the same values that have carried all of us at DATEM Inc. to the success we enjoy today: integrity, excellence, innovation, and malasakit for our team and for our customers”.

Composed of six modern residential buildings with five floors each and housing an average of only 100 units, the development boasts of amenities every experienced homeowner requires: well-spaced units each with a balcony, ample ground level parking, a service area on every roofdeck, clubhouse with complete facilities such as a pool, a fitness area, bicycle and jogging path, a garden atrium on the first floor; 24-hour security with CCTV, wi-fi connectivity, and back up power for common areas and basic power needs.

DATEM boasts of their first real estate development venture’s top quality and high technology features that can be found in the high-rise buildings they have completed and are currently working on.

“Our Wallcrete [interior partition system] and Specialized Frameworks [utilized in partnership with MEVADECK] make the walls and floors of the condo stronger and more durable, and keeps out the noise.” de Asis said.

“One can also find Pre-Cast Systems in the walls, floors and beams. Pre-Cast technology allows the production of structural and architectural elements such as the slab, beam, and external wall created off-site, with the assembly happening on-site. This means faster production and on-time delivery,” de Asis adds.

Wallcrete, specialized frameworks and Pre-cast Technology are but three of seven technologies unique to  the DATEM Horizons development. Stampcrete [decorative concrete pavement], which is used as an alternative to bricks and stones for driveways and balconies, gives a high quality aesthetic finish.

Water is managed by a Bulk Water Filtration System and Waste Water Treatment System by Mann+Hummel.  Bulk Water Treatment introduces environment-friendly technology to filter and remove impurities from water, making tap water safe for drinking.

Meanwhile, their Waste Water Treatment technology removes biological and chemical waste products from water for safe reuse for cleaning and other purposes.

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