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Thailand’s biggest shopping mall set to open in Bangkok

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(Source: Asian Nikkei Review | October 4, 2018) The biggest commercial complex yet in Thailand will soon open on November 9, dubbed as Iconsiam—featuring a department store operated by Japan’s Takashimaya serving as the core tenant. The total floor space of about 520,000 sq. meters surpasses even retail giant Central Group’s CentralWorld mall in the Thai capital. Two luxury condo ...

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Araneta group spending P6.5 billion for Gateway Mall 2, hotel in Cubao

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(Source: Business Mirror | August 1, 2018) The Araneta Group is spending P6.5 billion for the expansion of its Gateway shopping mall in Cubao, Quezon City, and for the 300-room hotel in one of the country’s first mixed-use properties. Antonio T. Mardo, Araneta Center Inc.’s senior vice president for operations, said the group will spend about P5 billion for the ...

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NCCC Buhangin to up Davao mall experience

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(Source: Sunstar | July 22, 2018) The New City Commercial Corp. (NCCC) Mall Buhangin, which opened on Sunday, July 22, 2018, promises to give Dabawenyos a better mall experience with upgraded architectural designs and more tenants available. Lafayette Lim, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LTS Pinnacle Holdings Incorporated, the mother company of the NCCC Group, in a roundtable discussion at ...

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Singapore’s VivoCity mall opens basement extension

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | July 2, 2018) Singapore’s VivoCity mall has opened a new 3000sqm basement extension housing 10 fashion, athleisure and lifestyle brands. Mapletree Commercial Property Management VP for marketing communications Gwen Au said the new extension will allow shoppers to discover new retail concepts and expanded fashion and lifestyle collections. A new escalator lobby has been constructed ...

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Brand-new Greenhills mall to rise in 2021

07-23 Ortigas spruces up Greenhills with P60B upgrade

(Source: Inquirer.net | April 11, 2018) Upscale property developer Ortigas & Co. has broken ground for a new regional mall that will rise in Greenhills shopping complex by 2021, becoming the centerpiece of the prime mixed-use estate which is undergoing a P60-billion redevelopment. Ortigas is investing P6.3 billion for the new seven-storey shopping mall, which will feature over 150 global ...

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BFP to malls: Check fire safety equipment

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(Source: Sunstar | January 13, 2018) Following the fire incidents that hit two shopping malls in Davao and Cebu, Inter-Agency Anti-Arson Task Force (IAAATF) spokesperson Jerry Candido reminded mall owners to regularly conduct inventory of their fire safety equipment to ensure that these will function in case of emergency. “They themselves must always conduct inventory of their own fire safety ...

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The retail row

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(Source: Inquirer.net | December 9, 2017) Sprawling malls and commercial complexes have long become an integral part of the Philippine culture. For many Filipino families and friends, a mall becomes a point of convergence, where friendships are nurtured, ties are strengthened among kin, milestones are aptly celebrated, and where many “firsts” often happen, be it a first date, a first ...

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Alibaba one-ups Amazon by building a mall for retailers

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(Source: Retail Customer Experience | October 9, 2017) While Amazon will tear down a mall to build a distribution center, Alibaba is actually building a new mall for retailers. Clearly, the transformation of retail is much more than Amazon, and more than the shift from stores to online. Alibaba’s construction of a retail mall is clear sign that future “retail” ...

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Middle East retailer entering Philippine market

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(Source: The Philippine Star | October 12, 2017) Middle East retail giant LuLu is set to make its foray into the Philippine market, seeking to enter the very competitive mall and supermarket landscape, and make the country its sourcing hub in the region. Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) director general Charito Plaza said officials from the LuLu group were in ...

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Megaworld set to open P2-B Southwoods Mall in October

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(Source: Rappler | August 31, 2017) Andrew Tan-led Megaworld is set to open its newest mall just south of Metro Manila in time for the holiday season. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Thursday, August 31, the property developer announced it will officially open its P2-billion Southwoods Mall in its 561-hectare township Southwoods City along the ...

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