Filinvest Malls honors  its first-movers,  SALUTEs partnerships

Lifemalls by Filinvest has paid tribute to its tenants who are considered the first-movers and steadfast partners of the property developer since the opening of Festival Mall, Alabang in 1998.

“With your support and our joint efforts, we have not only realized this vision but have transformed Festival Mall into what it is today. A shopping and leisure mecca that serves an incredible number of visitors every day and is a vibrant community axis,” said Josephine Gotianun-Yap, vice chairperson of Filinvest Development Corporation.

These tenants were honored at the Lifemalls Pioneer Awards, highlighting their integral role in shaping the Lifemalls legacy and contributing significantly to the surrounding communities.

Toast to success (from left) Muntinlupa Vice Mayor Artemio Simundac; Francis Gotianun, SVP, Filinvest Hospitality Corporation; Joseph Yap, former ambassador of the Philippines to Singapore; Josephine Gotianun-Yap, vice chairperson, Filinvest Development Corporation; Mitch Dumlao, FVP and Retail Business head, Filinvest Malls; Michael Edward Gotianun, director, Filinvest Development Corporation; and RJ Patdu Smith, Deputy City administrator, City Government of Muntinlupa.

Some of these notable tenants, to name a few, include EastWest Bank, Ace Hardware, Penshoppe and Potato Corner that all have multiple locations across Lifemalls; from Festival Mall — Tom’s World, Starbucks, Cinema 2000, Healthy Options, National Book Store, Toby’s Sport; from Main Square — Anytime Fitness, Robinsons Supermarket, Watsons; from Fora Mall — Super Metro Hypermarket, ForMe, Memo, Regatta, OXGN, 7-Eleven; and from Il Corso — Parilya, Chikaan sa Cebu, The Dessert Factory Restaurant & Bakery, Fishes Seafood & Wine.

MIMOSA Lifestyle Mall

Lifemalls continues to grow and thrive and embarks on a transformative journey. It is transitioning to Filinvest Malls, a brand that embodies Filinvest’s core value of upholding its commitment and dedication to nurturing partnerships composed of group of malls that offers a wide range of shopping, dining and leisure options for varied lifestyles — from regional shopping centers to community malls. These are Festival Mall in Alabang, Main Square in Bacoor, Fora in Tagaytay and Il Corso in Cebu.

Filinvest Malls is on an exciting trajectory of growth and expansion, marked by approximately 55,000 square meters of additional gross leasable area by 2024 and a refreshed Fora Mall, Main Square and Il Corso.

“It’s a pleasure to address our esteemed partners and celebrate this special occasion. I want to express our deepest gratitude for your unwavering support and dedication. You are an integral part of the Filinvest Mall family, and your presence here tonight is a testament to the strong bonds we’ve built over the years,” Gotianun-Yap said.