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SM groundbreaks 8th mall in Cavite

June 14, 2024 Dennis Abrina 316 views

GENERAL TRIAS CITY, Cavite – The eighth SM mall in the province of Cavite yesterday formally broke ground at an 11-hectare property in Bgy. Pasong Camachile II , this city.

Mayor Luis “Jon Jon” Ferrer IV, Steven T. Tan (president, SM Supermalls), Vice Mayor Jonas Labuguen and Edison Ng, chairman of DeVex, led the dropping and burying of the time capsule for the formal start of construction of the most modern SM City in Cavite to be built on 67,982 square meters floor area with 1,115 proposed parking slots and proposed transport terminal.

Fr. Teody Andres led the blessing of the construction site of the largest SM City Mall in the province of Cavite.

“We are confident that General Trias is a prime destination to be a formidable local partner to a world class shopping, dining and entertainment hub for the modern and young community. It will be easier to reach with the opening of Calax, Cavitex and MRT- Cavite extension project, ” Steven T. Tan, SM supermalls president, said.

The local government thanked SM for the project.

“Noong munisipyo pa lang po kami ng 2024, pangarap na po namin na sana ay magkaroon ng SM mall sa General Trias, ako po lumaki sa SM, noong college days ko sa SM Harrison Plaza. Noong ako po ay naging mayor na sa SM Bacoor po ang tambayan namin. Pangarap ko po talaga magkaroon ng SM sa General Trias, dahil may SM Dasma, SM Rosario, SM Trece, SM Tanza, Parang nakalimutan na po ang General Trias. Pero matagal na po namin kayong iniintay. ang reason pala ng SM ay saving for the Best for General Trias. Maraming Salamat po for choosing GenTri. It’s a dream come true,” Mayor Ferrer said..

The SM mall in Gentri will be the eight in Cavite after SM City Bacoor, SM City Dasmariñas, SM City Molino, SM City – Rosario, SM City Trece Martires, SM City Tanza and SM Center Imus.