Two Robinsons malls to open this month


Posted at Feb 03 2014 04:53 PM | Updated as of Feb 04 2014 12:53 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Two new Robinsons malls will open this month.

The Robinsons Place Roxas in Capiz and Robinsons Place Santiago in Isabela will being the Gokongwei company's number of malls to 37 nationwide.

Arlene Magtibay, Robinsons Land Corp. (RLC) senior vice president and general manager for Commercial Centers Division, said Robinsons Roxas will open on February 13, while Robinsons Santiago will open on February 19.

"RLC continues to strengthen its presence in the Visayas-Mindanao regions where it now operates 11 shopping malls (excluding Roxas) while the property firm now owns 7 shopping malls in Northern Luzon (excluding Santiago)," she said.

The Robinsons Roxas mall is part of Robinsons' first mixed-use development in Panay. Pueblo de Panay will have two residential subdivisions, a convention center, a resort and hotels and a pre-school.

"Even before they have opened their doors to the public, we are happy to announce that both malls are already 99 percent leased out due to strong interest from both local and nationwide retailers and restaurant chains," said Magtibay.

The two-level Roxas mall will have a gross floor area of 37,400 square meters and a gross leasable area (GLA) of over 23,000 sqm. On the other hand, the three level Santiago mall is designed to have a gross floor area (GFA) of approximately 40,000 sqm and a gross floor area (GLA) of approximately 26,000 sqm.

Both malls will have Robinsons Department Store, Robinsons Supermarket, Daiso Japan, and Robinsons Appliances as anchor tenants. The malls will also have cinemas and food courts.