Monday, December 21, 2009
SM Megamall is a a large shopping mall located in the Ortigas business district of Metro Manila, Philippines. It is the third SM Supermall developed and operated by SM Prime Holdings, the largest mall operator in the Philippines owned by Henry Sy Sr. The mall has two buildings interconnected with a bridge. The mall is measured with a land area of approximately 18-hectares and has a total floor area of an estimated 348,000 m², making it the third largest shopping mall in the country and seventh largest shopping mall in the world.The mall was constructed in 1989 and opened its doors on June 28, 1991, the third SM Supermall ever built by Henry Sy Sr before SM Prime Holdings was publicly listed, after SM City Sta. Mesa and the SM City North EDSA. SM Megamall is located in the Ortigas Center, at the portion encompassed by Mandaluyong City.
-Febbie B. Briones