SM Prime Opens SM City Taytay Wednesday, November 7, 2007
(07 November 2007. Pasay City, Philippines.) SM Prime Holdings, Inc. ("SM Prime") will open SM City Taytay, its first mall in the province of Rizal, on Friday, 09 November 2007. The new mall has a gross floor area (GFA) of 91,920 square meters (sqm) and stands on 38,525 sqm of land.
SM City Taytay has a leasable area of 42,459 sqm and will have as its main tenants SM Department Store, SM Hypermarket, a food court, and three cinemas. The three cinemas will have a combined seating capacity of 1,250. Its other mall tenants include Bench, The Face Shop, Penshoppe, Oxygen, Celine, Jollibee, McDonald’s, National Bookstore, Kevin’s Playhouse, Max’s, Floring’s Barbecue, French Baker, among others.
SM Prime President Mr. Hans Sy said: "We welcome the newest member of our SM Supermalls family: SM City Taytay. Taytay is recognized as the garments capital of the Philippines. It has a large residential community and it houses the biggest school campus of one of the country’s leading colleges. It is easily accessible from various points of Metro Manila, through major thoroughfares such as the Ortigas Avenue Extension and the Sumulong Highway, which makes it an ideal location for an SM City in the province of Rizal."
SM City Taytay brings to 29 the total number of SM Prime malls all over the country, with a combined GFA of 3.7 million sqm. Before the year ends, SM Prime is set to unveil SM Supercenter Muntinlupa, a community mall similar to SM Supercenter Pasig, which has SM Hypermarket at its anchor tenant. It will also soon launch San Miguel by the Bay, a strip mall located at the Esplanade fronting the SM Mall of Asia Complex. SM Prime is also now expanding SM City Cebu.
For further inquiries:
Mr. Jeffrey C. Lim
Executive Vice President
SM Prime Holdings, Inc.
Tel no: 831-1000 loc. 1401