The Makati City Regional Trial Court on Tuesday ordered the Sunvar Realty Development Corporation, an actual property agency owned by the Rufino and Prieto households to vacate the two.9-hectare Mile Long property in Makati City.
Solicitor General Jose C. Calida, together with the Branch Sheriff Robert Bautista, personally went Tuesday to the Mile Long property serving the notice to Sunvar Realty and all different tenants.
Makati RTC Branch 141 of Judge Maryann Corpus-Manalac issued a Notice to Vacate, implementing the CA Resolution dated August 14, 2017, ordering to give up possession of the property inside three days from receipt.
The notice lined not solely Sunvar Realty but additionally different tenants within the property.
“You are hereby given a period of three days from receipt thereof to surrender the possession of the above-described property with all the improvements existing thereon or vacate the premises within such given time, after which the undersigned will place the petitioner in actual and physical possession thereof to duly satisfy the Writ of Execution,” learn the order.
Mile Long property was leased by government to Sunvar on Feb. 28, 1982. The settlement expired on Dec. 31, 2002, however Sunvar continued to occupy the property regardless of the expiration of the lease.
Calida stated that since 2003, or for the final 14 years and 7 months, Sunvar has been squatting, illegally utilizing and occupying the Mile Long property and regardless of notices, continued to stay in possession and accumulate thousands and thousands of leases from tenants.
“In truth, you guys are like the Kadamay squatters. You have been depriving the government of money that could have been used to fund projects for the poor,” Calida stated.
In 2009, the government filed a grievance for Unlawful Detainer towards Sunvar Realty earlier than the Metropolitan Trial Court for its unlawful and unauthorized use and occupation of the Mile Long property.
According to Calida, an ejectment case was abstract in nature because it meant to present an expeditious technique of defending proper to possession.
“From the get-go, Sunvar never questioned the factual issues of the case. They just delayed everything. They filed baseless motions reaching up to the Supreme Court. That’s why it took almost six years before it was decided by the Metropolitan Trial Court,” Calida opined.
“Instead of abiding by the decision by vacating the property and paying the rent, Sunvar filed a prohibited pleading after another to stop the government from implementing the decision. Sunvar did not even file a supersedeas bond and deposit the accruing rentals every month as required by the Rules of Court to stay the execution pending appeal,” Calida stated.
The stated property is at current being leased out by Sunvar to the operators of Premier Cinema, Mile Long Arcade, Makati Creekside Building, The Gallery Building, and Sunvar Plaza.
Other parts of the property, nonetheless, stay as open areas, profitably utilized as a parking space for purchasers and company. (PNA)