Ching Alano likes to say she’s an “old hand at newspapering.” She landed her first job as a reporter straight out of UST Journ School and spent almost three decades on the Lifestyle staff at Philippine Star. She’s covered the whole range of subjects for Star, from dog shows to health and celebrities; and interviews with politicians, three of whom became president.

Cavite Light Industrial Park: More than ready for the new normal

The ever-expanding industrial component of CLIP is ready to take in new locators that will set up the most modern, safe, and highly competitive manufacturing, logistics, warehousing, cold storage...

Changing preferences in real estate post-pandemic

Pre-ECQ, 45 percent of condo seekers were exclusively looking at condos. During ECQ, 90 percent of these condo seekers were considering houses. While we hunkered down...

Wanted: Healthy buildings to protect people from future pandemics  

With buyers much more aware of how their homes affect their well-being, developers are challenged to be people-centric, think out of the box, and be mindful of their actions. While it may...

Buying property in the time of Covid-19

With Covid-19, there's going to be a need to tweak the way things are built. Even existing buildings will have to have a sanitation area, a foot bath, and people will...

Real Estate Industry positive despite COVID-19

Amid the global gloom over COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) that continues to escalate and claim lives worldwide, the real estate industry remains positive and optimistic. As for COVID-19 effects on real estate, Catherine...