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June 19, 2012
Superwash spends 70K after rooftop blaze

Nearly $70,000 has been spent to revive Superwash's Gibbs Corner and West Avenue location to get it up and running, after that location experienced an early morning fire.
The blaze destroyed the building's roof two months ago. However, the company's president, Dionisio D'Aguilar, said the store was operational weeks after the fire.
"In that time, the damaged roof was repaired. It's not in the best...

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New 1M Superwash rising from ashes
April 17, 2012
New 1M Superwash rising from ashes

Plans for a new 4,000 square foot Superwash are progressing well, with the new laundromat expected to take one year to complete.
This news comes less than two weeks after an early morning fire at Superwash's Gibbs Corner and West Avenue destroyed the building's roof.

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April 05, 2012
Fire destroys roof of Superwash's Gibbs Corner location

A early morning fire at Superwash's Gibbs Corner and West Avenue location destroyed the roof of that building and crippled the business for what is expected to be months, according to Superwash President Dionisio D'Aguilar.
The fire, which started sometime around 2:45 a.m., also threw into limbo plans to construct another Superwash to replace the current 42-year-old Gibbs Corner building, D'Aguila...

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October 03, 2011
SUPERWASH SALES DROPPED 40 AT ROADWORKS PEAK

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

A LEADING businessman yesterday said sales for his impacted outlets slumped by 40 per cent at the New Providence Road Improvement Project's peak, telling Tribune Business the main Argentinean contractor "made a mistake" in not hiring more Bahamian supervisors and sub-contractors.

Dionisio D'Aguilar said that while the top-line at his Superwash laundroma...

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July 05, 2011
Superwash 'No.1 location' off 40

Superwash's president yesterday said sales at his "number one location" were down about 40 per cent year-over-year due to the New Providence Road Improvement Project, as he expressed hope it would be substantially completed prior to the general election due to the potential for 'stop, review, cancel' delays.

Dionisio D'Aguilar, also a past Chamber of Commerce president, told Tribune Business he...

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November 23, 2010
Superwash outlets robbed five times in 10 days

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

THE Superwash laundromat chain suffered five armed robberies in a 10-day period, prompting its president yesterday to describe the Bahamas as a "Wild, Wild West" society where "everybody is in fear", with the crime situation likely to get worse - not better - in coming months.

Dionisio D'Aguilar, a former Bahamas Chamber of Commerce president, while prai...

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August 28, 2018
Residents alarmed at plan for Soldier Road cemetery

SOLDIER Road residents are expressing concern over plans to develop a cemetery in the area.The cemetery is reportedly to be built immediately northeast of Kennedy Subdivision, next to Superwash on Soldier Road.Local resident Gloria Wallace expressed

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'Totally wrong' on Blue Hill re-routing
April 29, 2010
'Totally wrong' on Blue Hill re-routing

The Government has got it "totally wrong" on Blue Hill Road, a former Chamber of Commerce president blasted yesterday, adding that it had "devastated and destroyed" a number of businesses at the peak of their vulnerability, one of his outlets having suffered a 14 per cent month-over-month sales decline since the traffic changes took effect.

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March 15, 2011
Businessman: Over 50 of stores hit by road project

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

More than 50 per cent of the Superwash laundromat chain's locations will ultimately be impacted by the New Providence Road Improvement project, its president telling Tribune Business that for many impacted Bahamian-owned businesses the question was: "Can you survive the pain and agony

to get to the promised land?"

Arguing that the Government was coming ...

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March 30, 2011
CWC to unlock BTC's 'Triple Play potential'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has the ability and regional knowledge to unlock the Bahamas Telecommunications Company's (BTC) 'Triple Play' potential to the ultimate benefit of Bahamian consumers, a former Chamber of Commerce president telling this newspaper that privatisation would ensure the 'tail no longer wags the dog' at the telecoms carrier....

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