I live in the south, so we know the whereabouts and what to expect in that place. You are right it's not yet booming in your terms. But for me watching the old heritage Hispanic Houses on the road replaced by so many commercial buildings, banks, grocery stores, etc; And have truly seen the transformation, it's booming in my own terms.
Yes they are planning to build another more organized Economic Zone in Carcar. There will be another bridge to connect Cordova (Mactan Island) to the mainland South of Cebu.