Lifemalls by Filinvest, a leading brand in the retail industry, celebrates the Lifemalls Tenant Appreciation Night on September 28, 2023, at The Filinvest Tent. This milestone event recognizes tenants who have remained steadfast partners of Filinvest, since the opening of Festival Mall, Alabang in 1998.
The Tenant Appreciation Night proudly introduces the distinguished Lifemalls Pioneer Awards, an award that will pay tribute to tenants who are considered first-movers of Festival Mall, Main Square, Fora Mall, and IL Corso.
These pioneers have played an integral role in shaping the Lifemalls legacy and contributed significantly to the communities they serve. The Lifemalls Pioneer Awards stand as a testament to the exceptional contributions of mall tenants and underscores Filinvest’s core value to strengthen relationships with its valued partners. The notable tenants, to name a few, include EastWest Bank, Ace Hardware, Penshoppe, and Potato Corner who 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.
“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,” declares Josephine Gotianun-Yap, Vice-Chairperson of Filinvest Development Corporation.
Lifemalls by Filinvest will bring their tenants, stakeholders, and media partners together to mark their shared journey of growth and success, adding value to the Lifemalls experience. Beyond the event, it is a heartfelt tribute to the unwavering dedication and partnership that helped shape Lifemalls into a cherished brand within the mall industry and the community.
As Lifemalls continues to grow and thrive, it embarks on a transformative journey as it transitions to Filinvest Malls, a brand that will embody Filinvest’s core value of upholding its commitment and dedication to nurturing partnerships.
With this, the Lifemalls Tenant Appreciation Night aims to become a cornerstone of the organization’s mission to celebrate the outstanding contributions and dedication of its valued mall tenants and bolster the credibility of the brand within the industry as a loyal and trustworthy partner committed to supporting all its tenants—pioneers, existing, and future tenants.
“At the Lifemalls Tenant Appreciation Night, we celebrate the heart of Filinvest Malls—our valued tenants. Together, we drive operational excellence and innovation, turning everyday moments into extraordinary experiences. We are grateful to our tenants for their partnership, dedication, and commitment to making our malls the best they can be,” shared Tristan Las Marias, President and CEO of Filinvest Land, Inc.
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, with new concepts for dining, recreation, and wellness.
Dedicated to cultivating growth, Filinvest offers new reasons for excitement with these new projects – Filinvest Malls Mimosa seamlessly blends the outdoors with the indoors through generous open spaces and verdant greenery, transforming a retail haven in the heart of Clark, Pampanga. In Quezon City, Filinvest Malls Cubao is nestled amidst the bustling urban landscape of EDSA, it integrates various business components and offers connectivity to the MRT, providing easy access to public transportation while fostering a modern, stimulating environment. Filinvest Malls Cainta, located east of Manila, poises to be an exciting destination for mall goers with its fresh retail landscape mixed with modern architecture.
Further south is Filinvest Malls Dumaguete, offering a wide array of local favorites and Manila-based concepts, with a scenic view of the sea. Expect a diverse portfolio of upcoming retail properties managed by Filinvest Malls, including Filinvest Shoppes Mimosa in Clark, Pampanga, Studio 7 in Quezon City, The Village Front in Brentville, Laguna, and Filinvest Cyberzone Cebu Towers 3 & 4 in Cebu City. All these exciting developments reflect Filinvest Malls’ commitment to growth and innovation, promising to enrich the mall experience for its community.
“It’s a pleasure to address our esteemed partners and celebrate this special occasion with all of you. On behalf of Filinvest Mall, 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,” said Josephine Gotianun-Yap, Vice-Chairperson of Filinvest Development Corporation.
The Lifemalls Tenant Appreciation Night would not be possible without the support of esteemed partners, including EastWest Bank, Filigree, Filinvest City, and Filinvest Land, Inc. This special night promises to be filled with recognition, gratitude, and the celebration of partnerships that have defined Lifemalls by Filinvest as a strong pillar in the mall industry.