Bamboo Bay holds annual post-Sinulog celebration

Contempo Property Holdings Inc. Founder and CEO Beverly Dayanan with performers and owners of units at Bamboo Bay Community during the annual Sinulog celebration.

Sinulog performances, street parade, reenactment of the arrival of the Señor Sto. Nino image in Cebu, and a feast of local cuisine marked the post-Sinulog celebration in the Bamboo Bay Community. The Halad Kaniño Sinulog Open House last Saturday, January 26, 2019, was in observance of an event that has become a yearly tradition for…

Pag-Ibig recognizes Sunberry Homes with 3 awards

3 AWARDS. Sunberry Homes Inc. President and CEO Beverly Dayanan (center) and the Sunberry Homes Team receive 3 awards from Pag-Ibig Fund, represented by Cebu HBC Loans Management and Recovery Department Manager Anthony Maglunsod.

Dynamic and proactive mass housing developer Sunberry Homes, Inc. reaped three awards from the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) or Pag-Ibig. It received an Award of Recognition as the No. 9 Housing Developer in the Visayas in terms of Takeout Loan Value for the year 2017. Sunberry also received two special citations for the Highest…

Blu Bar and Grill pairs great food, fantastic wines in Moonlit Wine Dinner

SEAFOOD ON ICE. Smoke enveloped the dish as it was brought to the table over exclamations of amazement, a pair each of fresh shrimps, mussels, scallops served atop a block of ice shaped like a bowl.

Seafood on ice, it said on the menu. It doesn’t quite describe the delight of an appetizer that formally started our Moonlit Wine Dinner at the Blu Bar and Grill of Marco Polo Plaza Cebu. Smoke enveloped the dish as it was brought to the table over exclamations of amazement, a pair each of fresh…

Cebu Landmasters CEO Joe Soberano is Ernst and Young’s Philippines Industry Entrepreneur of the Year

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR. Cebu Landmasters, Inc. chairman and chief executive officer Jose Soberano III during his awarding as Entrepreneur of the Year by the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Cebu Landmasters, Inc. (CLI) chief executive officer Jose Soberano III was awarded “Industry Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst and Young last October 18 at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel. Soberano is one of the 19 outstanding finalists representing enterprises from different industries nationwide chosen by Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) Philippines in its search for…

Real estate firm CEV ties up with Norkis for property projects

PARTNERSHIP. Cañedo Equity Ventures, Inc. chair Filomena Cañedo and Norkis Group of Companies chair Dr. Norberto Quisumbing seal the partnership between the two companies in the presence of company officials.

Two strong homegrown companies forged ties recently to undertake real estate developments in Cebu. The Cañedo Equity Ventures, Inc. (CEV) and the Norkis Group of Companies officially sealed their partnership only last August, and two big projects are already in the works. These include a 10-hectare residential community targeted at the middle market bracket and…

Ding How: oldtime Cebu favorite Chinese restaurant reopens

Ding How spread.

The restaurant that introduced dim sum to Cebuanos in 1969 reopens at Robinsons Galleria Cebu and brings back the popular dishes from the old Ding How menu. “When we talk about our first experience with Chinese food, we think of steamed rice, siomai, and spring rolls. Cebuanos got to know dimsum through Ding How and…

Cebu Landmasters CEO named Entrepreneur of the Year

Jose Soberano III speaks during his awarding as the Entrepreneur of the Year during the 2017 Grand Chamber Awards.

Jose Soberano III, who steered his homegrown business Cebu Landmasters, Inc. to an initial public offering (IPO) earlier this year, was picked Entrepreneur of the Year during the 2017 Grand Chamber Awards. Soberano received the award from the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) during the Grand Chamber Awards and Fellowship Night last June…

Eagles’ Nest unit owner praises convenience of condo living

INVESTMENT THAT PAYS OFF. Businessman Ricardo Pendon says getting a unit at Eagles' Nest of leading property developer Primary Homes, Inc. paid off for him and his family financially and gave them more time for important tasks and less of the stress that comes with dealing with traffic.

More time for the family, fuel and other savings, and escaping the stress brought on by driving on congested Metro Cebu streets are just among the many benefits you get from living in a premier condominium development like Eagles’ Nest.

Primary Group fun run raises P400,000 for scholars

MORE PARTICIPANTS. This year’s HomeRun 2015 had 50 percent more participant compared to last year, said PrimaryHomes, Inc. vice president for sales and marketing Ramero F. Espina.

The Primary Group of Builders staged a successful PrimaryHomes Home Run 2015, raising P400,000 for the scholars of the company’s foundation. A Kenyan, Douglas Mwiti, dominated the male category while local runner Melody Perez topped the female category of the 12-kilometer distance race. “With its objective to grant scholarships, it has successfully raised P400,000 that…

Tsuneishi launches its 1st ‘eco-ship’ in Balamban

LAUNCHED. The SC-220 launching ceremony at the Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc. Slipway No. 2 in Balamban, Cebu. (Contributed photo)

Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc. (THI) launched in December a premium class vessel that features higher fuel efficiency and a design that reduces wind resistance. THI said in a press statement that the SC-220 is its first “eco-ship.” It is a 58,000 deadweight tonnage (DWT) bulk carrier that features the higher fuel efficiency design of…