Ching M. Alano

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.

Jeffrey Ng: ‘I dream of a home for every Filipino’

Jeffrey T. Ng has one unwavering passion in life: to see every Filipino own his own home. And for this committed economist and real estate bigwig, it is not just a dream...

Mitsubishi elevators & escalators give cities a lift

International Elevator & Equipment, Inc. continuously innovates with its range of energy-efficient, safe, and reliable products designed to inspire a better quality of life. Whenever you step inside the elevator of a high-rise building,...

In touch with realty

What’s the state of the country’s commercial and residential real estate? On commercial real estate, Rick Santos, chairman, CEO and founder of Santos Knight Frank, reports: “Manila has been identified as one of...

So, how do we build a sustainable city?

Industry stakeholders strategize on how to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of the future generations to meet theirs. These days, “sustainable (or sustainability)” is a word that gets...

Azuela Cove: Where the blue sea and a modern estate meet

On a cool, crisp morning, you wake up to a most amazing sight outside your bedroom window: a deep blue sea and Samal Island shimmering in the distance. In the next breath,...

Evia Lifestyle Center: World-class shopping made beautiful

As we drive into the polished and charming Evia Lifestyle Center complex on Daang Hari Road, Las Piñas one lazy Saturday, we know something magical is about to unfold. We can feel...

JEG Tower leads Cebu in LEED-certified buildings

JEG Development Corporation goes LEED-green to raise the quality of premium spaces in Cebu City to be at par with both national and international standards. Against Cebu’s pulsating skyline will soon rise the...

Home sweet condo home

CoHo fills the gap between affordable and the mid-cost segment. It offers value for money as it draws investors to the beauty of its vertical villages, and offers an investment product that...

Bridgetowne: Where two megacities meet

Legendary English journalist Joseph Rudyard Kipling famously said, “East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.” Well, never say never! Because East and West just met with...

Cebu Landmasters wins best developer in property awards 2019

All roads led to the 7th PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards 2019 last Friday night at Fairmont Makati. After all, the most-anticipated Property Awards gala night is the Oscars red carpet of the...

Now is the REIT time to invest

Amid the construction frenzy all over the country —  a hotel, an office or a residential building, a resort, a mall rising here, there, and everywhere — it’s plain to see that...

Avida Verra Settings Vermosa: Your dream (sub)urban community

Ever thought of relocating from the Big City to the suburbs where there’s less traffic, less of the daily rat race, more fresh air to breathe and, yes, more refreshing greens to...

Ching M. Alano

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.

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Addressing the housing problem: The task continues

Housing czar Eduardo Del Rosario, the first ever chief of the newly created Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) is...

Pasay Monorail means better connectivity, convenience and higher land values at the MOA complex

Imagine reaching the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay from Quezon City or elsewhere, in a breeze.  Visitors to...

A great contribution to urban housing:8990 Holdings Inc. wows with new expansive amenities

8990 Holdings, Inc. (8990) unveiled new expansive amenities for its residents at the Urban Deca Homes Ortigas, its largest condominium community project...

Feel the beauty in value with Hermosa, Vista Global South’s first residential condominium property

With the WFH set up, many city dwellers are packing their bags to work remotely in one of the country's premier resorts.