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During the early ‘60s, Wash moves from South Forbes to North Forbes to accommodate his growing family. He bought a 4,000 square-meter lot on Cambridge Circle for P40 per square meter.

In 1960, Wash and SGV & Co. open a branch in Bacolod.

In 1961, Wash becomes a shareholder of The Asia Magazine, spearheaded by former Time correspondent Adrian Zecha. Wash’s shares were later bought by Rupert Murdoch when the two met in Australia.

In 1963, Wash buys a 1,200-square meter lot along Ayala Avenue for P200 per square meter.

In 1964, Wash and SGV & Co. open a branch in Iloilo.

Makati movements
In 1965, Construction of SGV I was finished and Wash’s company moves in. They also established a branch in Iligan on the same year.

In 1967, SGV & Co, purchased the building next door, and it eventually became SGV II.

The Management Association of the Philippines honors Wash by naming him “Outstanding Management Man of the Year” in 1967.

In 1968, Wash becomes a vital cog in the establishment of the Asian Institute of Management.