Catherine Talavera

Catherine Talavera has been working with The Philippine STAR since 2017 as a reporter covering tourism and business. Prior to joining the company, she worked as a business reporter covering real estate for another national broadsheet.

Asia Pacific workers seek return to the office-JLL

Employees in the Asia Pacific are citing offices as their preferred primary place of work post-pandemic, as they seek more balance in their working patterns, according to a report by...

Developers urged to tap industrial REITs

Property developers should consider diversifying their industrial assets into real estate investment trusts (REITs) driven by the projected growth of the industrial market. In its latest market...

The future of the country’s work-life landscape

The pandemic has certainly changed the way we live and work. Among these drastic changes are the hybrid work setups adopted by businesses as well as the...

QC remains most searched city in Q1 2021- Lamudi

Quezon City remained the top searched city by property seekers in the first quarter of the year, according to online property portal Lamudi Philippines. In its latest...

All Roads Lead to Clark: Better infra boosts district’s attractiveness

Improved accessibility brought by the near completion of new infrastructure projects is seen to make Metro Clark an appealing prospect to foreign investors and occupiers as a good alternative to...

Strategic location drives optimism for Mandaluyong residential project

Moscow-based home builder PIK is optimistic about its first offering to the Philippine market, banking on the project's strategic location. Dubbed as One Sierra, the residential project...

From North to South: Opportunities abound for provincial office markets

COVID-19 may not be the last pandemic of our time. Thus, companies are looking for ways to pandemic-proof their businesses moving forward. One solution they are looking...

Ayala Land eyes to contribute to Cebu City’s recovery with 26-hectare waterside estate

Property giant Ayala Land Inc. is eyeing to contribute to the economic recovery of Cebu as it will pour in almost P90 billion for the development of a 26-hectare waterside...

Resilient and recovering: Property firms survive Q1, brace for succeeding quarters

It was a bittersweet start for some of the country’s top real estate players this year. Despite seeing gradual signs of recovery, property developers closed the first quarter of 2021...

Optimism Ahead

While property developers acknowledge that the challenges brought by the pandemic remain, they are now looking ahead with more optimism as they continue expanding their businesses. “We...

Green is in: BERDE building program is greener than ever

The pandemic has caused changes in our preference and needs as we now prioritize health and wellness more than ever. One of these changes is the preference...

Manila among most stressful cities in the world – German study

Stress is unavoidable. While there are so many sources of stress in our daily lives, living in a less problematic environment may help you avoid potential stressors.

Catherine Talavera

Catherine Talavera has been working with The Philippine STAR since 2017 as a reporter covering tourism and business. Prior to joining the company, she worked as a business reporter covering real estate for another national broadsheet.

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