The Persimmon

The Persimmon, Cebu’s First Urban Village

The PersimmonShop just around the commercial block. Enjoy the bustling nightlife right down the street. Find a sanctuary without leaving the village. This is the urban village lifestyle and The Persimmon is the first to bring it to Cebu. Free yourself from the hassles of traffic and commute. The integration of residential and commercial spaces lets you work, find recreation and enjoy entertainment just a few minutes away from where you live.

Residential and Commercial Integration

The Persimmon towers bring together modern living and convenience all in one place by combining residential units and commercial establishments. With the commercial area built within the confines of the condominium community, residents are just a few steps away from shopping, dining, entertainment and other services like health, ATM, among others.


The Best Of Cebu Is All Here

The Persimmon is conveniently located at M.J. Cuenco Avenue, Mabolo, Cebu City. It is near the city’s major shopping centers, business districts, BPO belt, churches, schools, hospitals, night spots and highly accessible from the main roads and highways, airport and shipping ports.

The Persimmon – your most convenient and refreshing address right at the center of Cebu.


The Persimmon brings urban village living to Cebu. Free yourself from the hassles of traffic and commute. The integration of residential & commercial spaces lets you work, find recreation and enjoy entertainment just a few minutes away from where you live.
All the elements of the good life are here. Every urbanite can now recharge amidst Asian-Contemporary architecture, rejuvenating green spaces, and unparalleled city or coastal views.

The Persimmon offers studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and loft units. Minimum floor area for studios will range from 23 square meters to 32 square meters while loft units will be at 40 square meters to 100 square meters. For the loft, buyers can choose among a one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom units.



  • Adult lap pool and kiddies pool
  • Clubhouse
  • Function room/boardroom
  • Game room
  • Multipurpose court: basketball and badminton
  • Children’s playground
  • Landscaped open spaces
  • Commercial area fronting the Residential Enclave


  • Selected units with balcony
  • All units combineable
  • Kitchen (with under counter cabinets, sink, faucet)
  • Laundry drying cage per unit
  • Exhaust system for bathrooms
  • Space provision for washing machines
  • Telephone and cable TV ready units
  • Individual metering for water and electricity


  • Themed commercial neighborhood
  • Food (restaurants, cafes, etc)
  • Entertainment (resto,bars,family ktv)
  • Services (laundry)
  • Repair
  • Health and Beauty (spa/salons)
  • Grocery
  • Activity area


Floor Plans

Available Units
Approximate Area
Studio Units23-32 square meters248-344 square feet5th-10th Floors
1 Bedroom40-67 square meters431-721 square fee5th-14th Floors
2 Bedroom55-68 square meters592-732 square feet11th-14th Floors
Garden UnitsStudio and 1 Bedroom units5th Floor
Loft Units1 bedroom44-47 square meters474-506 square feet15th Floor
2 bedroom69-71 square meters743-764 square feet
3 bedroom100 meters1,076 square feet


2nd to the 5th levels

Optional laundry cages at the rooftop and storage rooms.

Why The Persimmon?

  • Central Location (accessibility)
  • Sea and mountain views
  • An upscale development
  • Themed development (Asian Contemporary)
  • Home ambiance
  • Vertical Village feel / neighborhood appeal
  • Landscaped open space
  • Income generating investment (lease/rent)
  • Investment value growth from a trusted developer


Project Details / General

What is The Persimmon?

The Persimmon is a centrally located urban village with residential and commercial spaces integrated into one.

What is an urban village?

An urban village is an urban planning concept where it aims to create an environment which:

  • People can live, work and play in the same area
  • Is self sustainable
  • Is environmentally friendly (lush, green, landscaped)
  • Encourage community development and bonding (vertical village feel)

What is the design concept of the development?

Asian contemporary

What does the word “Persimmon” mean?

Persimmon is named after the Mabolo fruit. Mabolo is the district’s old name.

What does the Persimmon logo stand for?

  • Four leaves represents the four towers
  • The orange and the red colors are the same color with local variety of the Persimmon – Mabolo fruit
  • Growing tree with various colors of leaves symbolizes fruition and fullness of life
  • The word “AboitizLand urban village” showcases the residential enclave and the themed commercial neighborhood located all in one place

What is a studio unit?

It is a self-contained single unit which combines living and bedroom, and sometimes has a kitchen.

What is a loft unit?

A loft unit is a one open room having the bedroom in the attic while the kitchen and living room comprises the first floor.

What is a garden unit?

These units are classified into two, the units in the ground floor have garden VIEW while the units in the 5th floor have SPACES that can be developed as a garden.

Is there a view?

There is a sea view on the east side; a mountain view on the west side and a 360 degrees of the cityscape.

How many elevators / lifts inside a tower?

There are two elevators per tower.

Is the building compliant to the accessibility law?

Yes, two elevators are provided and hallways are wide enough for convenient circulation.

What are the fire/safety provisions?

There is a standard fire alarm and smoke detector system and a fully automated fire sprinkler system.

Where are the fire escapes located?

Fire exit stairs are strategically located in every floor.

What is the development’s water source?

There is an overhead and underground water tank supply. The Persimmon is near the main distribution waterline of MCWD along MJ Cuenco.

In case of brownouts, is there a stand-by generator to supply power to the building?

Yes, there is a 24 hours standby generator.

What is the security system of the development?

There’s 24 hours security and the entire residential enclave is fenced with surveillance cameras placed along the perimeter. A gated and fully guarded entrance separates the residential area from the commercial area.

Is there a car parking slot available?

Yes, there are common parking areas in the ground floor (10 car parking slots for guests) and the parking areas to be owned by the unit owners are on the 2nd to 4th floors.

How many car parking slots (for sale) are available for the unit owners?

74 car parking slots.

Can we choose the location of the car parking slot we want?

Yes, on a first come first serve basis. However, certain parking slots are allocated to the 2 bedroom units and loft unit buyers. They may still however choose their preferred parking on a first come first serve basis.

Is there a motor parking slot available?


How many motor parking slots are available for the unit owners?

10 motorcycle parking slots

Can we choose the location of the motor parking slot we want?

Yes, on a first come first serve basis.

What is a laundry cage?

A laundry cage is a 1.18 square meter spaced used for hanging/ drying washed clothes/ items.

Are there laundry cages available?

Yes, located on the roof deck.

How much is the laundry cage?

It is not for sale, but it comes for free with the unit – 1 laundry cage per unit. Cages are pre-assigned already.

Are there storage rooms available?


How many storage rooms are available?

17 storage rooms

Can we choose the location of the storage room we want?

Yes, on a first come first serve basis.

How big is a storage room?

4-9 sq m in the parking area floors and 3-3.9 sq m in the roof deck.

Residential Features

Are the units fully furnished?

No, units are not fully furnished. We only deliver finished units.

What is a finished unit?

It is a unit that can readily be occupied / ready for occupancy (RFO) and it has the following treatments: painted walls, tiled flooring, bathroom with fixtures and kitchen with cabinetries.

What are the ceiling details?

Slab soffit is painted in white latex paint finish.

Drop ceiling is Ficemboard in white latex paint finish.

What are the flooring details?

Ceramic tiles at the living, dining, kitchen areas and bedrooms.

What are the painting details?

Semi gloss paint finish

What bathroom fixtures are used?

Complete standard bathroom fixtures – water closet, lavatory and shower fixtures

Is there an exhaust system for all bathrooms?


What are the kitchen details?

Complete kitchen – under cabinets, sink and faucet.

What kind of window is used?

Annealed glass with safety film in aluminum frame powder coated finish. Sliding windows.

What kind of door is used?

  • Main door = HDF wood laminated molded door.
  • Bedroom door = single leaf MDF panel door and wood frames. Ordinary plywood in white ducco finish.
  • Bathroom door = single leaf MDF panel door with MARINE plywood interior face.

What kind of locksets and hinges are used?

Standard imported locksets and hinges

What kind of electrical system is used?

Conventional, 230V, Single Phase, 60Hertz

What other features are being included?

  • A space provision with electrical outlet for a washing machine
  • A space provision with electrical outlet and drain pipes for airconditioning units
  • Electrical outlet for water heater

Is the unit telephone and cable tv ready?


Is there an individual metering for water and electricity?


Are all units combineable?

Yes, a specific deadline (before construction starts) will be set regarding the cut off of accepting what units are to be combined as per vecino’s request. The wall in between the units will be demolished converting it into one unit.

For requests beyond the deadline, a door can be placed in between the both units as access to make it as a combined unit.

Commercial Features

Where is the commercial block located?

The Persimmon commercial block is just around 15 meters away from the residential tower.

How big is the commercial area?

Lot area is approximately 5,188 sqm. Total Leasable area is 2,505.50 sqm

How many commercial buildings will be there?

It will house 4 themed commercial buildings (2 floors/ building):

  • Building 1 : dining (hip/casual dining)
  • Building 2 :
    • dining (restaurant dining)
    • entertainment

How many outlets can be accommodated?

Approximately 19 outlets

What are the cuts of the commercial spaces?

Commercial spaces range from 50 to 200 sqm.

What are the Hand-over conditions?

The area will be turned over bare but with provisions for utilities.

When is the turnover of spaces to commercial locators?

Retail spaces will be turned over by July 2009.

When is the commercial block operational?

September 2009.

What are the features of the commercial area?

100% power back-up

Underground utilities

  • Ample, convenient parking
  • Generous landscaping
  • With rialto (grand staircase)
  • Grand entrance
  • Retail with Al-fresco area
  • With ATM area

How many parking slots are available for commercial?

There are 69 parking slots.

Where is the parking located?

Located just beside one of the commercial buildings.



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