Thursday, September 6, 2012

Discover the new Metro Alabang

GAISANO, the name behind the successful chain of malls that conquered Cebu, and 19 others including the the Metro Market Market, an iconic commodity center in Bonifacio Global City in taguig, now invades the mall goers of the south with the  opening the latest of the Metro Chain of Malls, the Metro Alabang.

Under the name Viscal Development Corporation, Metro Alabang officially launched its massive 44,000 square meter retail store at the south of metro manila, specifically adjacent to the already existing Ayala Alabang Town Center, operated the Alabang Commercial Corporation, a subsidiary of Ayala Land Inc., last August 19, 2012.

Together with friends, guests and members of the media, the exclusive opening was celebrated with cocktails and live bands. Organizers took time to tour the guests to each floor that highlights some of the best local products indigenously handcrafted from Cebu and other parts of the regions. The mall features the wide variety of international hard to find commodities in the supermarket at the basement area with surprisingly affordable prices.

The visitors and media were even invited to participate to join in the game where one is to visit designated stores to qualify to join the raffle. The celebration was kicked off with a ceremonial ribbon cutting participated by the members of the Gaisano Family, top executives of Viscal and the Muntinlupa City Adminstrator, Atty. San Pedro who graced the event on behalf of Mayor Aldrin San Pedro.

The mall features a wide range of groceries form around the world, delectable delis from Europe at the Metro Gourmet Deli and Coffee Shop right beside the supermarket. It offers a wide selection of cheesses much of which you don’t find in a ordinary regular stores. Metro Alabang is also one of the very few stores that sell fresh, hot and authentic Cebu Lechon that is shipped to Manila every day.

At the fourth level, they feature various selection of Cebu arts and handicrafts by world renowned local designers like Gil Karungay of Avatar and other famous furniture makers of Cebu who showcases some of their world class designs.

Metro chain of malls are the visions of the Gaisano’s Patriarch the late Sir Victor Gaisano who along with his family, instituted the first supermarket in 1982 and with series of expansions and partnership with equally giants in development, Ayala Land and Megaworld and other developers, Metro malls now operates in 17 retail outlets: 11 in Cebu province, two in Metro Manila, Legazpi, Lucena, Angeles City in Pampanga, and Maasin Southern Leyte. 

Alabang is now the 18th store and more are expected to rise as Viscsal and its partners will continue to open more stores that will increase its presence in the key cities of Luzon and Visayas. 

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