(SM Marketmall Facade) - Photo shows the wave of shoppers excited to experience the first one stop mall in Cavite with Hypermarket, wet and dry market stalls, restaurants, services and bagsakan area.
Residents of the City of Dasmariñas gave a new shopping concept a warm welcome when the SM Marketmall recently opened its doors to the public.
As soon as, in the SM tradition, SM executives led by SM Food Retail President Herbert Sy opened its doors to welcome the first wave of shoppers, eager and excited crowds quickly packed this mall of firsts.
The first public-private partnership between a City Government and SM Prime Holdings, the 5- storey, more than 10,000 square meter Marketmall is envisioned to be a destination for foodies in search for fresh products and homegrown cuisine.
Housed in a modern, multi-storey building, it is well lighted and well ventilated. Open 24 hours, It is the first vertical wet market development with a Hypermarket, 1,073 wet and dry market stalls, restaurants, services, and a bagsakan area.
Shopping in the Marketmall is easy because the stainless steel stalls in the wet in dry areas and properly zoned and color- coded. And then, there is the convenience of the multi-level parking area with provisions for 252 vehicles, as well as accessible transportation for commuters.
During opening day, customers had a glimpse of Cavite’s homegrown food offerings at the Tiendas de Dasmarinas where foods like the famous Imus Kutsinta, Tinapang Salinas, Seaweed Crackers, Gatas ng General Trias, Cafe Amadeo, Paella Negra, Marinara, and other Cavite products were showcased.
Earlier in the day, no less than Cavite Vice Governor Recto Cantimbuhan, Dasmarinas City Congressman Pidi Barzaga and Dasmarinas Mayor Jenny Barzaga shared honors in the ribbon cutting ceremonies with Mrs. Felicidad Sy and SM Food Retail President Herbert Sy. SM Prime Holdings’ Hans Christian Sy, Jr., SM Hypermarket Robert Kwee, SM Supermalls President Annie Garcia, and Reverend Father Leoben Peregrino also joined them.
Located along Dasmarinas Bagong Bayan Congressional Road, Dasmariñas, City, Cavite, the SM Marketmall serves customers from Dasmariñas City and nearby towns such as Imus, GMA, Carmona, General Trias and even some part of Trece Martirez City.
Apart from the SM Hypermarket and the wet and dry market, it also has food tenants like Jollibee, Mang Inasal, and Chowking; as well as services like BDO, Test Point, Mr. Quickie, Dermcare, LBC, Inkrite, APD Travel, M. H Burton, A-1 Driving and Lucky Circle.
The SM Marketmall is not only clean, well maintained, and secure, but also has PWD friendly facilities, and showcases environmentally sustainable practices with a sewage treatment plant that recycles water, but also proper garbage segregation and disposal.
The SM Marketmall’s design and construction team includes Jose Siao Ling and Associates, Architects and Designers; and R. M. Cabanela Construction and Management Corp, General Contractor.