(14 September 2018, Pasay City, Philippines) SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the largest integrated property
developers in Southeast Asia, opened its newest mall, SM City Legazpi in Albay
Province, on September 14. Dubbed as Bicol Region’s newest lifestyle
destination, SM City Legazpi spans to almost 88,000 square meters (sqm) of
gross floor area (GFA).
"SM Prime joins the City of
Legazpi in bringing fun and adventure to the picturesque province of Albay with
the opening of SM City Legazpi. To date, this is the company’s biggest mall in
the Bicol Region. Together with SM City Naga in Camarines Sur, this new
lifestyle destination in Bicolandia will elevate the malling experience of both
the locals and tourists with offerings from top local and global brands,” SM
Prime President Jeffrey C. Lim said.
Legazpi, The City of Fun and Adventure
Home to the majestic Mayon Volcano, Legazpi City is Bicol Region’s center for
tourism, education, health services, commerce and transportation. The progress
of this city is evident in the great number of hotels, restaurants, health and
educational facilities, as well as banks and other financial institutions that
serve this community of 200,000 residents.
Legazpi City is also among the top
provincial cities with valuable OFW remittances in the Philippines,
contributing significantly to national development.
Bicolandia’s Newest Lifestyle Hub
SM City Legazpi, which opens with 85% of space lease-awarded, has three levels
of well-curated mix of shopping, dining and entertainment concepts led by The
SM Store, SM Supermarket, SM Appliance Center, Ace Hardware, Our Home, Watsons,
Surplus, Sports Central, Bata Shoes, Miniso, The Body Shop, Uniqlo and Banco de
The mall features green architecture,
accentuated by a vast glass-walled SM Food Hall that overlooks the splendor of
Mayon Volcano, where mall goers get to enjoy crave-worthy food choices.
The mall also has SM Cyberzone and six SM Cinemas.
Standing in a prime location along
Imelda Roces Avenue (formerly known as Tahao Road), the mall offers convenience
to its shoppers through its customer-centric facilities such as Breastfeeding
Station, PWD-access ramps, customer service hub and an ample 922-slot
SM Prime has opened three new malls in
the first half of 2018 - SM Center Imus in Cavite, SM City Urdaneta Central in
Pangasinan and SM City Telabastagan in Pampanga. The Company is scheduled to
open SM Center Ormoc in Leyte in the last quarter of the year.
SM Prime remains committed to its role
as a catalyst for economic growth, delivering innovative and sustainable
lifestyle cities, thereby enriching the quality of life of millions of people.