Author Archives: Gordon Mckissock

Cozy 2 Bdrm Bungalow Construction in Zamboanguita

2 bedroom bungalow construction

Bungalow Construction In Zamboanguita This small bungalow construction project is on a wide open lot in Zamboanguita, with a spectacular view of the mountains and a slight view of the ocean. It is about 905 square meters of area under roof, with large bedrooms connected by a common bathroom. the kitchen , living and dining […]

Change Order

construction change order

Construction Change Order As soon as the term change order is mentioned,  both the contractor and the client tend to shudder. For the client, typically the first thing that will come to mind is increased costs, but for the contractor, he will typically view it as increased administrative work and project delays. In reality, this […]

2 Bedroom Bungalow Construction

2 bedroom bumgalow construction project in Dauin

2 Bedroom Bungalow Construction Project We started this 2 bedroom Bungalow construction project about 7 months ago for an Australian man and his Filipina wife. It is about 120 square meters under roof including the entrance-way and the rear alfresco terrace. There master bedroom is large, with a walk in closet and an en-suite washroom. […]

2 Story Home With Guest House

2 story home with guest house

2 Story Home With Guest House This 2 story home and guest house started off as a spec home for our sister company, Metro Dumaguete Estates, however about 1/3 of the way in, it was purchased by a retired American and his Filipino wife. When they made the purchase, their personal tastes and needs dictated […]

Construction Contract Process

construction contract

The Construction Contract Process Sign up for the PhilX Group newletter The Construction contract process, just like the design and estimating stage, is extremely important in order to clearly set out what is expected of both parties. As the construction contract should include a firm price as well as the detailed drawings and scope of […]

The Construction Estimate Process

construction estimate

The Construction Estimate Process Sign up for the PhilX Group newletter So you are thinking about a new home and you need to get a construction estimate, whether simply for budgeting purposes or for negotiating a firm price contract. The big question will be whether it is going to be accurate, because if you are […]

The Owen Family Home Construction

owen home construction project

The Owen Family Home Construction Project This family home construction project began about a year ago after this British expat and his Filipina wife bought a lot in Valencia through our PhilX Group sister company, PhilX Real Estate. The lot is located down a small lane just outside the town proper of Valencia, Negros Oriental […]

The Construction Design Process

construction design process

The Construction Design  Process Why It is the Important First Step to a Successful Construction Project. The construction design process often gets overlooked as the cause of the problem if later in the job, things go sideways, for either the contractor or the client. One common occurrence is that sometime into the job, the client […]



WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE A GENERAL CONTRACTOR? Having problems with your construction projects? In particular with time efficiency, beyond budget expenses, extensive cost for accidents and damages, and other service troubles? Worry no more, it’s time for you to get to know a general contractor. Here are some reasons why you need one. […]