Villanueva, the industrial hub of Misamis Oriental.

The Municipality of Villanueva is among the active players in regional development. Projects undertaken include water supply, education, road and various industrial projects.

REGIONAL SIGNIFICANCE

Villanueva’s industrialization led to urbanization and high demand for labor. Employment opportunities from medium to large-scale industries draw people from all over the province to this municipality.

PROVINCIAL SIGNIFICANCE

Villanueva’s industrialization led to urbanization and high demand for labor. Employment opportunities from medium to large-scale industries draw people from all over the province to this municipality. 

PEOPLE

Villanueva is a melting pot of people from different parts of the country. This development can be attributed to the influx of migrants from other Philippine provinces.Despite petty crimes, drug problems, and vices, the peaceand order situation in the municipality compares more favorably with most towns in the country, making Villanueva a fertile ground for investments. 

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION

It is a second class municipality east of Cagayan de Oro City, bounded on the north by the Municipality of Jasaan, south by the Municipality of Tagoloan, east by the Municipality of Claveria and on the west by Macajalar Bay. The municipal occupies a total land area of 5,222.5 hectares. Approximately 1,790 hectares or34.27% off the total land area is within the PHIVIDEC Industrial Estate but still under the political jurisdiction of the municipality. Villanueva’s Economic opportunities are also engaged in fishing, and with terrain gently rising from its plains, Villanueva is also rich on prime agriculture products.

CLIMATE

Villanueva is situated outside the typhoon belt of the Philippines with pleasant climatic conditions. It is very rarely affected by the direct and robust winds of typhoons making Villanueva a sustainable investment location.

PRIMARY STAKEHOLDERS

The Municipality of Villanueva comprises eleven (11) barangays. Ten (10) or ninety-one percent (91%) of which have become urbanized.