Century City Mall, the flagship retail development of Century Properties in Kalayaan Avenue, Makati, recently opened its doors to the public to give modern shoppers a preview of its lifestyle offerings. The mall is currently on its soft launch phase, with close to 50 shops, cafes and restaurants already open.

“We’re delighted to bring the country’s newest shopping experience to Makati City and we invite you to visit the mall to enjoy our cinemas and good selection of shops and dining options,” says Graham Coates, general manager of Century City Mall. “In the coming weeks we will open more stores that will add to the mall’s great retail and dining mix, which have been carefully selected for the discerning global shopper.”

The mall is accessible via Kalayaan Avenue near the corner of Salamanca Street, as well as General Luna Street coming from Makati Avenue (near A. Venue). Valet services are available and three basement floors are open for visitors’ parking. Free Wi-Fi service is available throughout the mall.

Upon entry, shoppers are assisted by the Century City Mall concierge, whose services go beyond the standard information assistance to provide guests a personal tour of the mall, personal shopping assistance, transportation arrangements and table reservation assistance in any of the mall’s restaurants.

Grocery shopping can start as early as 9 a.m. at Rustan’s Supermarket at the lower ground level. Also open are fashion and beauty stores Desigual, Fresh/H20, Beauty Bar, Watsons, Crabtree & Evelyn, Hush Puppies, Izod, Marc Coblen, Swarovski and TW Steel. Children’s fashion and accessories store Chibi Momo is open on Level 2 as well as Toys R’ Us.

For food and dining options, there are XO46 Bistro Filipino, Pepper Lunch, Early Bird Breakfast Club, Starbucks Coffee, TWG Tea, Isla Café, 12 Cupcakes and Mochi Sweets. More al fresco dining areas will also open in the coming months. Planet Sports, Nike and Res-Toe-Run are open to shoppers looking for athletic gear and accessories.

At the cinemas on Level 3, Taters, a franchise of the famous Toby’s Estate coffee, as well as ChaTime and Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen are open. CaliBurger is also serving customers on Level 4, the popular US burger joint’s first branch in the Philippines. Dimensione, Samsonite, Blue Carreon Home, Howards Storage World, True Value, Sony, Studio Fix Salon, Myst cigarette store and Alter To Fit are also open.

The Century City Mall Events Center at the fifth level mezzanine is now accepting reservations for corporate events and special occasions. Moviegoers can now enjoy Century City Mall’s four 100-percent digital projection cinemas. Three high-end cinemas are equipped with 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound Systems, while one is a premier cinema with 60 fully-automated leather seats and a 7.1 Dolby Atmos Surround Sound system.

Century City Mall launched an opening promo on Facebook that gives the public a chance to experience the cinemas for free. All they have to do is visit Century City Mall’s official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/centurypropertiesofficial) and like and share the promotional image. From those who “liked” and “shared” the image, one user will be chosen to win P10,000 worth of Century City Mall cinema tickets. That is equivalent to 20 movies with a free large popcorn and drink. Winners will be announced soon.

Century City Mall has likewise launched a contest on Instagram. Follow its Instagram account (http://instagram.com/centurycitymallph) for details. To learn more about Century City Mall, visit centurycitymall.com.ph.

Source: The Daily Tribune | March 6, 2014