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Cebu developer breaks ground in Mactan

AppleOne to build an IT center coupled with lifestyle features in the historic resort city

20 March 2019 (Cebu, PHILIPPINES) – Today, rising Cebu-based developer AppleOne Properties, Inc. (API) will break ground on a lot in the export processing zone in Mactan, Cebu to signify the construction of a PEZA IT facility enterprise.

The development, Mahi by AppleOne Properties, Inc., will stand on an area of 7,500 square meters and will have the following space allocations: 30% IT industry, 29% common utility and facility, and 41% hotel and retail spaces. Facilities will include a 5-storey structure with IT capabilities, 2 floors of office spaces, 3 floors of commercial and retail spaces, and a rooftop bar and restaurant.

A conveniently-located walkway and transportation hub will stand adjacent to allow easy access. The  center will development will also house a hotel with 12 floors and 180 rooms.

In the hotel component, API signed into contract with the world’s largest operator of hotels, Marriott International, for the use of the franchise Fairfield Inn & Suites. Fairfield is Marriott’s second largest brand and a preferred business hotel worldwide.

Mahi is strategically located in MEPZ 1 along M.L. Quezon Ave., just 2 km from the Mactan Cebu International Airport, and 5 km from Cebu’s world-renowned beaches. The project is set to be a premier lifestyle destination in Mactan, as well as a significant contributor to the growing progress and dynamism of the area.

Through Mahi, API reiterates its certainty in Cebu’s mounting potential in the IT sectors. “We will continue our expansion in the mixed use market,” said API president and CEO Ray Go Manigsaca. He adds, in relation with Cebu’s unrelenting growth in the tourism sector, “Cebu needs more hotel rooms. We will bring in more international hotel brands.”

Its mix of IT facilities coupled with lifestyle features, including a world-class hotel, will make the development the first of its kind in the region. With this, API stays true to its mission of delivering developments injected with innovation.

API puts careful thought into each development to deliver trailblazing concepts with business sophistication and impeccable workmanship. API is the developer of AppleOne Equicom Tower in the Cebu Business Park, the first mixed use development in the region’s premier business district, and AppleOne Banawa Heights, the first gated condominium in the region. Its subsidiary AppleOne Mactan, Inc. is the developer of the forthcoming five-star Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort and the first Sheraton-branded residence in Southeast Asia, The Residences at Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort.

As for other subsidiaries, SunSky Development Corporation is the developer of Diamond Suites & Residences, while Brickwall Construction & Development operates Boardwalk City Residences, as well as a mall under the Double Dragon Properties’ CityMall chain, CityMallDanao.

For more information on AppleOne Properties, Inc. visit www.api.com.ph.

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