For generations, pink has
been the color commonly associated with femininity. As time progressed, the
women's movement took over the confining stereotype and has been
retold under a different narrative-one of great contribution and
quality work in various fields.
professionals redefine their
own color of success, and now they share how they have managed to
own this narrative over the last 10 years with their massive
contribution to the firm's success inside the Philippine real
Changing the dynamics of
As a firm,
KMC has always been at the forefront of change as it slowly evolved
its services to cover everything real estate over the years.
Executive Director for Tenant Representation Cha Carbonell leads a
powerful team in achieving several one-of-a-kind milestones for KMC
especially in the world of Corporate Real Estate.
known as a male-dominated industry, she is creating ripples that
helped propel the global industry to greater heights. She is
well-complimented by equally powerful individuals in the form of
Associate Director for Tenant Representation Rita Kash, KMC
Consultant Anju Devadas, and Investments Associate
sees no gender and so does the ability to deliver," Carbonell
reiterated when asked about the evolution of the industry. This is
a fact she has continuously proven, time and again, especially
after she was recognized as CoreNet Global Young Leader of the Year
superficiality, it all boils down to hard work and how much effort
you put in," She said. "That's the formula of success we subscribe
to in KMC."
One KMC in
Under Carbonell's leadership, the Tenant Representation
team is able to close a total of 2,077,248.49 square
feet of spaces
in 2018-an unparalleled feat by a department recorded in the last
brokers are also following her footsteps in
completing their Masters of Corporate Real Estate to compete in the
local and international real estate landscape. The continuous
growth in their respective careers is a testament to
the camaraderie and determination that
is centered on bringing each other up.
"I think we
are able to fully establish ourselves as Corporate Real Estate
professionals and we have proven that we are here to
stay," Kash added. The KMC leaders also discussed how clients have
always commended them for the high-quality service that
"It has a
lot to do with flexibility and our ability to custom-fit our
services to their needs" Devadas supplied. "It became our brand and
it's something that our clients have high regard for."
external success of KMC is also an exemplary reflection of the good
inner workings inside the firm. Internally, KMC's
day-to-day operation is heavily dominated and managed by the
amazing duo, Executive Assistant to the Managing Director Stephanie
Yabut and HR Manager Karen Lou Lagac.
basically hold the fort to ensure that the operations
are smooth," Yabut says in jest when talking
about the importance of her role. "When you work closely with the
Managing Director, it pays to be organized and it
requires a lot of forethought."
realized very early in her career in Human Resources that hiring
for KMC is a crucial task. "We are one of the few companies that
hire based on culture. We put a lot of premium in the people we
place inside the company as they are our greatest asset."
Carbonell is considered "employee number 1" of the firm before she
rose to the ranks and eventually assumed a leadership position.
Lagac emphasized that homegrown talents like her are hard to come
by and this is the reason why
KMC invests a lot of its resources to its workforce.
Anju, Chesca, and Steph
are living proof that it's the people and their output that matters
the most. Their growth as individuals and as a team is considered
the pride of KMC," Lagac noted.
You too can maximize your
potential in KMC. Take your first step to success by reaching out
to HR Manager, Karen Lou Lagac at firstname.lastname@example.org.