By Maya M. Padillo
Touted as the tallest building in Mindanao, Aeon Towers held its topping off ceremony yesterday at the building’s 33rd floor signaling the project is almost complete.
The topping off ceremony led by FTC Group of Companies Chair Francisco Cruz, Board of Director Nancy Cruz, President Ian Cruz, and Corporate Secretary Ian Cruz together with Ian Campbell, president of I.A Campbell and Associates Inc, a project, construction and development management firm.
The affair was highlighted with the hoisting of the bucket and pouring of the concrete at the building’s summit.
The building, which is now 70 percent complete is targeted to be fully finished by December this year or January next year.
President Cruz in an interview said they are targeting to turn over the units on December. He also said the units are almost sold out.
Aeon Towers is a mix-use 33 storey building development of F.T.C Group of Companies with a total project cost of P3.1 billion. Aeon Towers will also house world-class amenities and it’s strategically located at the Central Business District (CBD) of Davao City.
With a total land area of 4,574 square meters, Aeon Towers will house 473 units parking slots and 300 commercial spaces will be located in the ground floor to 5th floor. The seventh floor to 10th floor will be allocated for the hotel component while the sky deck at the 33rd floor.
Campbell said the building boasts of earthquake resistant features.
“After the earthquake last week we inspected the building and not one cracks this is a very safe building. The building has stiffness and flexibility just like a palm tree,” Campbell said.
Tagged the most iconic structure not only in Davao but Mindanao as well, Aeon Towers building features fiber optic ready on all units, wifi connections in common areas, four spacious, high speed passenger elevators exclusively for condominium rise; advance fire protection alarm and sprinkler system, provision of complete facilities for every condominium system, green building technology-use of UV protected glass, iconic building with LED lights, 24 hhour CCTV security camera, building management by NYC Properties Management Corp, unit merging will be allowed with a fee and specified layouts for combined units, and floor to ceiling height is at 2.8 meters.
The building will also house amenities that include swimming pool, sky deck, spa, fitness gym, library, and function rooms.