Eton City, the 1,000hectare mixeduse flagship development of Eton Properties in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, will soon become home to University of the East (UE) Laguna campus. UE Laguna will occupy a 25hectare sprawl within Eton City and is slated to offer Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 7 and Grade 11 once fully operational. Dr. Lucio C. Tan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Lucio Tan Group of Companies and Carmen K. Tan, LTG Director (7th and 8th from left, respectively) led the groundbreaking ceremony last April 11, joined by local government officials as well as key officers from the LTG, Eton Properties and UE. In the photo are (from left): Arch. Josefino C. Lucas, Eton Properties Chief Operating Officer; Cornelio Peralta, UE Trustee and former Chairman of the Board; Stewart C. Lim, Philippine Airlines Executive Vice President; Jaime Bautista, PAL President and COO; Dr. Ester A. Garcia, UE President and Chief Academic Officer; Sta. Rosa City Mayor Arlene Arcillas; Juanita T. Tan Lee, LTG Director; Dante O. Tinga, UE Trustee and former Supreme Court of the Philippines Associate Justice; and Carmelita G. Mateo, UE Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer.
Eton Properties is the real estate brand of the Lucio Tan Group, one of the biggest business conglomerates in the Philippines. Its foreign counterpart, Eton Properties Ltd, is an established real estate brand in Hong Kong and mainland China. With an extensive land bank in strategic locations all over the country, Eton specializes in high-end and mid-income high-rise and horizontal residential developments, office projects, commercial centers and mixed-use township developments.