Festival Alabang
Festival Alabang logo
LocationAlabang, Muntinlupa, Philippines
Coordinates14°24′57″N 121°02′20″E / 14.4157°N 121.0389°E / 14.4157; 121.0389Coordinates: 14°24′57″N 121°02′20″E / 14.4157°N 121.0389°E / 14.4157; 121.0389
AddressCorporate Avenue, Filinvest City
Opening dateMay 15, 1998
DeveloperFilinvest Development Corporation
ManagementFilinvest Development Corporation
No. of stores and servicesOver 1,300
No. of anchor tenants6
Total retail floor area400,000 m2 (4,300,000 sq ft)
340,000 m2 (3,700,000 sq ft) - mall
60,000 m2 (650,000 sq ft) Landmark store [1]
No. of floors4
Parking4,000 slots
Websitefestivalsupermall.com

Festival Alabang, formerly known as Festival Supermall and colloquially known as Festi, is a shopping mall owned and operated by Filinvest Land, Inc.'s subsidiary, Filinvest Alabang, Inc. The mall is located at Filinvest City (formerly Filinvest Corporate City) in Alabang, Muntinlupa, in the Philippines. The mall opened on May 15, 1998.[2] The mall has a gross floor area of 400,000 square meters[1] and is the fifth largest mall in the Philippines. It is one of the premiere shopping malls in the south.

On the first quarter of 2014, its Administration has recently completed the initial phase of the extension of the mall called the River Park.[3] It opened a section of the Expansion Wing called the Water Garden in 2017. The Landmark supermarket and food center opened on July 28, 2017.[4] The Landmark Department Store opened on October 6, 2017.[5] The Gold Class Cinemas (2 cinemas) opened on July 25, 2018 on the Third Floor of the Expansion Wing, with each gold class theater having a 186-seating capacity.[6]

Features

The mall features 2 indoor amusement parks, X-Site and Pixie Forest. It also features 8 cinemas (6 in the Main Mall and 2 in the Expansion Wing)[7][6] and 7 anchor stores that includes Robinsons Department Store, Handyman, Ace Hardware, Savemore Market, Shopwise Supermarket, Automatic Centre and Landmark Department Store.[8] A 98-year old Art Deco building of Department of Health's Biological Production Service (BPS)[9] research unit was restored and incorporated into the mall in 2009;[10] adjacent to the ruins is a replica statue of José Rizal's The Triumph of Science over Death clay sculpture, sculpted by Genaro Sy-Changco.[11]

Gallery

Panoramic view of the Water Garden, as seen from Landmark Department Store in December 2017

References

  1. ^ a b "Filinvest Land, Incorporated 2017 Annual Report" (PDF). filinvestland.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-10-24. Retrieved 2018-05-05.
  2. ^ "Festival Supermall: Shopping Mall in Metro Manila, Philippines". Thousand Wonders.net. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  3. ^ "Festival Supermall embarks on massive ground expansion". Inquirer.net. February 23, 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-08.
  4. ^ Badet Siazon (July 30, 2017). "Landmark Supermarket Alabang is now open!". The Misis Chronicle.com. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  5. ^ Tagabucba, Marbbie (August 11, 2017). "A new Landmark rises in the South". The Philippine Star. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Gold-class cinemas". Manila Bulletin. November 24, 2018. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  7. ^ "Immerse yourself in Entertainment at Festival Cinema". festivalsupermall.com.
  8. ^ "Festival Mall Alabang transforms into month-long music factory for Christmas holidays". Philstar.com. December 8, 2018. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  9. ^ "City Landmarks – City Government of Muntinlupa". muntinlupacity.gov.ph. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  10. ^ Alonso, Ross Harper (August 10, 2013). "Art Deco outside, cobras inside: 1920s building saved in Muntinlupa". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  11. ^ Medina, RF (June 24, 2018). "This 94-Year-Old Art Deco Building Stands Right Beside A Mall". Real Living.com. Retrieved April 7, 2019.