As part of a province with a rich historical tradition, Tanza in Cavite is the place where Emilio Aguinaldo was sworn in as President of the revolutionary government of the Philippines. It is also the birthplace of Felipe G. Calderon, who composed the Malolos Constitution.
It was another date with history when SM City Tanza recently opened its doors to the public as SM Prime’s 80th mall. It is also the 7th supermall in this historic and bustling province after SM City Bacoor, SM City Dasmariñas, SM City Molino, SM City Rosario, SM City Trece Martires, and SM Center Imus. SM also has a Marketmall in Dasmariñas.
Strategically located on an 86,718 square meter site along Antero Soriano Highway, SM City Tanza will serve shoppers in the northwestern areas of Cavite as well as in nearby Batangas. More than that, it will be a catalyst for employment and business opportunities in the area.
The two story almost 60,000-square-meter mall’s design is inspired by the chief means of livelihood in Tanza, which is farming and fishing, as well by its nearby beach resorts in the coastlines. Symbolizing warmth from the colors of the boats and serenity of the seas, it’s interior is configured in an L-shaped layout, provided with natural clerestory light that stretches across the mall area, including the Cyberzone.
The ceiling is accented with curvilinear cove light lines depicting the ripples of the sea. The mall also has a 1,500-square-meter Events Center which for activities and exhibits. It also features a lush landscaped indoor area that will provide the mall with a place to relax, shop, and dine.
SM Store and SM Supermarket are SM City Tanza’s major anchors along with SM Appliance Center, ACE Hardware, Watsons, Surplus, Uniqlo, Pet Express, Miniso, Levi’s, and Crocs. It also has fashion boutiques, jewelry stores, bookstores, as well as service and wellness centers.
Eating out options include a Food Court; specialty restaurants like Mesa, Botejyu, The Great Buddha Café, Marugame Udon and Tempura, and Crustasia Asian Bistro; and international and local food chains like French Baker, Kenny Rogers, Panda Express, Bon Chon, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Mary Grace Café, Breadtalk, J. Co Donuts and Coffee, and Starbucks.
SM City Tanza also has five state of the art cinemas and a Cyberzone for techie enthusiasts.
For its customer’s convenience, and enhanced malling experience, SM City Tanza has almost 800 slots in its carpark. The new mall also has public transport terminals for inter-province, and inter region travel that will further boost tourism and commerce in the area.
SM City Tanza’s project team includes DSGN, Design Consultant; Asya, Architect on Record; RM Cabanela, Construction Management; and Dahn Bager, General Contractor.