Help Beautify Osmena Boulevard

8 05 2011

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Have you ever walked the Osmena boulevard these days or have memories of walking along the sidewalks of Osmena boulevard?  One may notice or have noticed the beauty that stretches from the capitol building all the way to the Plaza Independecia.

In an effort to revive the old glory and charm of Osmena Boulevard (Fuente Osmena), the mayor of Cebu City Mike Rama has formed a group called Cebu Superbeautification Council to help beautify Osmena Boulevard formerly known as Jones Avenue which stretches from Cebu Plaza Independencia to Cebu Capitol building.  The project is to be financed by funds coming from the private sectors of Cebu and all donations received for this project.  Mayor Mike Rama has appointed a promiment Cebuana philantropist Mariquita Salimbangon-Yeung to head the beautification effort with the support of the governor of Cebu Gwen Garcia.  Last May 5, 2011, the project was formally launched by Mayor Mike Rama, governor Gwen Garcia and Mariquita Salimbangon-Yeung called Beautify Cebu Unity Walk.  They walked the sidewalks of Osmena Boulevard starting from Cebu Plaza Independencia all the way to Cebu Capitol building.

Every Cebuano across the globe is encouraged to help raise funds to revive and beautify Osmena Boulevard for the benefit of all Cebuanos to have a clean, green and beautiful sidewalks of Osmena Boulevard.

The Goal  –  Beautify Osmena Boulevard

  • To make the entire Osmena Boulevard a beautiful, green and pedestrian friendly sidewalk that can be enjoyed by all Cebuanos and anyone who visits the area.
How  – Clean and Improve Osmena Boulevard
  • Clean and improve the sidewalks of Osmena Boulevard by putting bricks and removing any obstacles
  • Removing the sidewalk vendors along the boulevard
  • Putting of Spanish era or Colonial lamp posts along the boulevard
  • Making the boulevard more green by planting shrubs, flowers, plants
  • The facade of buildings owned by private businesses will be beautified by its owners and adding the Spanish/Colonial facade
Where – Osmena Boulevard stretch from Plaza Independencia to Cebu Capitol building
Who  – Headed by Mariquita Salimbangon-Yeung, supported by Mayor Mike Rama and Governor Gwen Garcia
When – Target completion is by Christmas 2011

10 New Exciting Developments

19 04 2011

Exciting new developments are happening in Cebu.

Pick yor favorite!

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1.  SM Seaside City in SRP
2.  Citta de Marre in SRP
3.  Ayala Center Cebu Renovation
4.  Fuente Osmena Blvd. Super Beautification
5.  High Rise Constructions All Over Cebu
6.  Bus Rapid Transit Feasibility Study for Cebu
7.  Plaza Independencia Renovation
8.  Mactan International Airport Renovation
9.  Movenpick Spa and Resort in Mactan
10. Super Flyover in Mambaling

The Rise of Urban Living in Cebu!

19 04 2011

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Cebu’s skyline has currently transformed with the construction of high rise condominiums in major business districts and prime real estate areas.  Condominium living and urban lifestyle is giving the people an alternative way of living from traditional houses.  The influx of condominium high rises has been driven by the existence of major business process outsourcing companies and mix of other corporate business has helped shaped of what is modern Cebu now.  In areas such as Asiatown IT Park, Cebu Business Park, Fuente, Lahug, Mabolo and Mactan, urban living is becoming visible nowadays.  Major developers from Cebu and Manila are aggressively planning their share of real estate and commercial investments.  Among our local developers are the Kings with their Fuente Triangle that has the tallest building in the city with a mix of entertainment and rides on the top floors.  FilInvest and SM are developing the South Road Properties with their projects that will turn the empty area into a metropolis by the sea.  Truly a new place to look forward.  The Ayala Group is also developing Cebu Business Park with their addition of high-end condominium such as 1016 Residences.   Here is a listing of few condominiums that are currently completed or under construction.

Asiatown IT Park

Asia Premier
Avida Towers

Ayala – Cebu Business Park
Appleone Tower
Sedona Parc
1016 Residences
Grand Cenia
Park Towers 1 & 2

Amalfi Oasis

Mactan Beach
Amisa Towers A,B,C
Peninsula Place
La Mirada
Hilton Tower

La Guardia Flats 1 & 2
The Padgett Place
Residencia Edades
Sophela Tower
Paciego Uno
Citylights Garden – Nivel Hills
The Residences – Nivel Hills

One Asis
The Lot 8

Horizons 101

Ultima Prime
Ultima Tower
One Baseline Place
Myvan Cityscape Uptown

Other Places
Atelier Residences – Capitol
Xaviervelle – Capitol
Ramos Tower – Ramos
Winland Tower – Capitol
Woodcrest Residences – Guadalupe

Beautiful Cebu

15 04 2011