RP firm poised to sign deal with Chicago architectural outfit

PINOY Newsmagazine/Philippine News
December 2007

Text and photo by Ted Regencia

CHICAGO — A Chicago-based architectural company is poised to sign a deal that would allow Filipino architects to produce designs for their projects, Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) Executive Director Celeste Ilagan said.

“We are very positive that this trip will result to a number of contracts for this company in Chicago. This is one of the most productive legs of the trip,” Ilagan said in an exclusive interview. Details of the deal remain sealed until the contract is finalized.

Ilagan was in Chicago for an investment mission promoting the Philippines as a location for Information Technology (IT) and IT-enabled services. While here, she also spoke at the “Bayanihan Sa Amerika” conference hosted by the Philippine Consulate last October 27 at the Sheraton Gateway Suites.
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