Mom turns flower arranging venture into a family affair

CNU Intern 05/13/2018

A mom’s passion for flowers paved the way for her to find her true calling to that of being an entrepreneur specializing on flower arrangement. But it was not an easy journey for 54-year-old Jocelyn “Joy” Abellana…

Joint venture deal at Kawit put on hold

Morexette B. Erram 05/08/2018

The joint venture agreement (JVA) between Cebu City and Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. (UHRI) on developing the Kawit Property was referred back for review to the City Council’s ad hoc committee. This came after Councilor Raymond…

Revised contract for SRP joint venture seen

Morexette B. Erram 04/28/2018

A revised contract will be submitted to the Cebu City Council next week to fast-track approval of the joint-venture agreement (JVA) for the development of the eight-hectare Kawit Property in the South Road Properties (SRP). This came…

Rooftop solar space eyed

04/02/2018

ABOITIZPOWER’S NEW VENTURE AboitizPower is set to enter the rooftop solar space through a new business unit aimed at further expanding the company’s already significant renewable energy portfolio under its Cleanergy brand. The new company, called AboitizPower…

Megaworld’s Newtown school venture in Visayas to start operations in June 

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/05/2018

A La Salle-supervised school will be opening at the 30-hectare Mactan Newtown township in Lapu-Lapu City this June. Dubbed as “Newtown School of Excellence (NSE),” the school will be property giant Megaworld Corporation’s first school venture in…

Dried fish, pasalubong store venture and Sinulog visitors

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/07/2018

Couple gears up for sales surge from Sinulog tourists of their 32-year Taboan business As the Sinulog beat begins to fill up the air, the excitement for the festivities are beyond visible — from the crowded ports, fully…

Bizwoman sees God’s grace in her organic farming venture

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/12/2017

Venturing into organic farming has never been part of entrepreneur Gigi Uy’s itinerary in life. It all started in 2014 when her husband underwent a medical operation, which prompted him to switch to a vegetable diet. Her…

Casket-making venture eyed to feed new green business

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/29/2017

For a business as straightforward as casket manufacturing, there are only a limited number of ways to innovate a product. Having run a casket-making business for close to two decades now, Maria Lourdes Latorre of Zigalnor Wooden…

The Big Five, seaplane venture to give Cebu tourism a boost

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/03/2017

CEBU Province’s “The Big Five” project and Air Juan’s seaplane venture at the South Road Properties are expected to give the local tourism another boost. Joselito “Boboi” Costas, Provincial Tourism Officer, said they are training the local…

Bizwoman’s love of traveling leads to passport case venture

Victor Anthony V. Silva 06/25/2017

A 22-year-old entrepreneur’s passion for traveling has led her to not only discover the world, but has also given her opportunities to venture into a lucrative business. Johanna Christi “JC” Calimbas, owner of Cebu-based online travel essentials…

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