Here’s a set of fresh photo updates from all over the Metro. Cebu is currently experiencing what a lot of people would refer to as the ‘Second Ceboom.’ Ceboom is a term which describes a period of boombastic progress, development, and success in Cebu. If you want to know whether or not these people are telling the truth, check out the photos below.
Metro Cebu, August 2013
The Banilad Bridge was identified as a major chokepoint. Hence, these additional one-lane bridges (there’s one on the opposite side) to help decongest traffic.
One Pavillion Place now stands in the lot once occupied by the Chiongbian cockpit hall in Eskina Banawa in Guadalupe.
The residential towers as seen from Banawa.
SM’s newest mall in Cebu – SM City Consolacion.
The Best Western Plus Lex Cebu Hotel in Escario.
The Green Orkid strip just in front of the hotel.
The all new Lahug Public Market at the foot of Nivel Hills.
The Residences – a high-end condominium tower in Nivel Hills. This building is sitting right next to the Marco Polo Hotel.
Cebu Plaza Hotel now Marco Polo Hotel.
The TGU Tower right next to The Walk at the Cebu IT Park.
Construction of the second phase of the Avida Towers at the Cebu IT Park is now in full swing.
FilInvest’s Cebu Cyberzone (under construction) now occupies the lot where the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center once stood.
Cebu’s soon-to-be tallest towers – Horizons 101 – currently being constructed.
The old Midtown Hotel in Fuente is now called Summit Circle.
The Cebu City skyline – Ramos Tower, the SRP viaduct, and the ACT building.
This empty lot will house FilInvest’s Citta di Mare.
SRP Park and view of the Compania Maritima heritage building and the Radisson Blu Hotel.
The Mambaling Flyover.
A bold move – Metro Gaisano’s Labangon branch is opening soon.
Not sure what this two-storey building at the SRP is.
View of Mandaue City from the SRP.
And most importantly, everyone’s excited about SM Seaside City Cebu.
By the way, this is the 9th Cebu Updates. If you want to see the previous updates (or you just want to see how Cebu looked like a few years ago,) check out these links: