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.

Metro Manila hotel occupancy to grow this year

Average Metro Manila hotel occupancy is seen to further improve this year as the country is expected to see more domestic and foreign tourists, according to a property services firm.

Metro Manila Grade A office vacancy rates decline in Q3

The office market in Metro Manila is seeing signs of improvement. Vacancy rates for grade A offices in the Metro Manila market posted a quarter-on-quarter decline in...

IWG to establish Regus franchise center in Las Piñas City

Global flexible workspace provider International WorkSpace Group (IWG) is set to establish a Regus franchise center in Las Piñas City as it inks a 10-year management agreement with Kyleson Inc.

RLC office tower is PH’s first EDGE-certified REIT building

An office building under the portfolio of Robinsons Land Corp.'s real estate investment trust (REIT) RL Commercial REIT (RCR) has been recognized for its green building efforts as it was...

Higher interest rates to impact real estate recovery

With the effects of higher interest rates on real estate markets, especially the residential sector, recent rate hikes are seen to delay the recovery of the property market.

Living city life to the fullest at The Rise Makati

Location is always a crucial factor to consider in choosing your place of residence. For a lot of people, cities are best due to the convenience they provide.

Developers urged to build more office spaces in Davao City

Property developers should build more office spaces in Davao City amid anticipation of pent-up demand from outsourcing occupiers, a professional services and investment management firm said. In...

A sustainable way of life in Nuvali communities from generation to generation

Green living has always been the central theme of Ayala Land's Nuvali estate in Sta. Rosa, Laguna as it was built on the principles of sustainable design.

1.7M jobs annually seen under Marcos’ housing program

The Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) sees an additional 1.7 million jobs generated annually under the government’s six-year housing program for informal settler families (ISF).

10th PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards honors top real estate developers

PropertyGuru, Southeast Asia’s leading property technology company, recently celebrated the 10th edition of the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards, giving prominence to Filipino excellence in property development, architecture, and design.

Rooted in real estate: Making the best homegrown investments in Pampanga

Real estate is generally deemed as a good investment due to the ability of its value to appreciate over time. For Pampanga-based real estate broker Glenndie Rivera,...

Filinvest banks on sustainability as the better normal

The pandemic has brought about the preference for living in healthier communities. This has led property developers to be more conscious of the green elements offered by their developments, highlighting...

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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