SM malls win 2 awards in China


Posted at Apr 04 2014 12:40 PM | Updated as of Apr 04 2014 08:40 PM

SM Prime Holdings' SM City Xiamen in Fuijian province.

MANILA, Philippines - SM Prime Holdings' malls in Xiamen and Zibo will receive awards from China's largest shopping center retail organization Mall China.

In a statement, SM Prime said SM City Xiamen in Fuijian province will be awarded the Mall China Golden Mall Awards 2014 Excellent Upgrade.

SM City Xiamen will receive the award for its "great performance in renovation and upgrading." The mall completed its renovation in February 2013, as it added more international fashion and cosmetics brands and restaurants. It also launched a 1.1 Megawatt Rooftop Solar Power Project, the first of its kind in Xiamen, last June.

The yet-to-be-opened SM City Zibo, located in Shandong province, will be given the Mall China Golden Mall Awards 2014 Potential Project. SM City Zibo, which will be opened later this year, is the first shopping mall in Zichuan District with 150,000 square meters in floor space with more than 1,200 parking spaces.

The awarding ceremony will be held on April 7, 2014 at the Marriott Shanghai Hongqiao Hotel.

Mall China Information Center (Mall China) is the largest shopping center retail organization in China with 700 members, including investors, developers, operators, retailers and relevant service agencies.

The Golden Mall Awards recognize enterprises that have made outstanding contributions to the development of the shopping mall industry.

At present, SM Prime operates five malls in China namely in Xiamen, Jinjiang, Chengdu, Suzhou and Chongqing.