Banking on 2G

Second generation leaders take reins of 30-year-old family-owned enterprise Second generation members of the families of the Barinos and Mantuhacs, owners of the Duros Group of Companies,(right) are given a chance to grow further the legacy of the family-owned enterprise. Above, Padgett Place in Cebu City is one of the major projects of the group. …

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A P 500M ‘miracle’

‘To recover costs, company can develop 2-hectare church property’ CHURCH BUILDING. Lito and Fe Barino turn over a symbolic key to the International Eucharistic Congress Pavilion to Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma. The Barino couple’s Duros Development Corp. built the pavilion (below), which can reportedly accommodate 12,000 persons, without the Archdiocese having to shell out cash. …

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Rafaelito A. Barino and wife Fe of Duros Development Corp. recall their decision to shoulder the cost of building the Pavilion for “God’s greater glory”. Fe, who paused to wipe tears as an image of the Pavilion flashed on screen behind them, said their lives and the company have been blessed many times over. Joseito …


Duros CSR: Surrender to God

Fe Mantuhac Barino, 59, could not remember a time when her life was not affected by illegal drugs. The chief executive officer of Duros Group of Companies, a highly successful Cebu-based construction and real estate firm, has been challenged by relatives who are drug pushers and users, and she is helping them live drug-free lives. …

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IEC Convention Center of Cebu seats 10,000

Large capacity. Project director Lydwena Eco (right) gives an overview of the amenities of 23 Minore Park, a former seminary, at a press conference. With her are (from left) Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, Duros Group chairman Rafaelito Barino and Duros Group president Fe Barino. (Sun.Star Foto/Arni Aclao) FORMERLY referred to as the International Eucharistic Congress Pavilion, …

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23 Minore Park launched by Duros Land

Form Us With Love recently created the Nest Collection for +Halle. The series provides an unpronounced divider to the traditional lounge area, by simply creating layers of both high and low seating. The heights offers a sense of privacy, whilst maintaining the comfort of a relaxed armchair.

Archdiocese of Cebu receives pavilion from Duros

Serving as an architectural primer to the streets of the capital from an architect’s point of view, Buildings of London leads the reader on a journey around the city through the evocative paintings of architect Roger FitzGerald, combining his keen eye for detail and construction with a fascination for discovery 1.