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SM OPENS A PREMIER MALL IN DOWNTOWN CAGAYAN DE ORO TODAY

Cagayan de Oro, the Gateway to Northern Mindanao, is a gold mine of amazing and diverse attractions.  Known as the City of Golden Friendship, it is a major whitewater rafting and adventure destination in the country, and called the ICT Goldmine in the Philippines because of its numerous ICT infrastructures and businesses. With its natural attractions, rich cultural heritage, and warm and friendly people, it is a multicultural urban center with a laid- back charm.

Residents in the City of Golden Friendship have more to smile about when SM CDO Downtown Premier opens its doors to the public on Friday, May 12, 2017. It is SM Prime Holding’s 61st mall, the sixth in Mindanao, and the second in Cagayan de Oro.

Located at the busy intersection of Claro M. Recto Avenue and Osmena Street, the five level, 177,743.21 square meter mall, will serve shoppers in Cagayan de Oro and nearby cities and provinces in the Northern Mindanao area. Envisioned as Cagayan de Oro’s premier shopping address, it is an emerging landmark in the bustling downtown area with five floors of retail, dining, and entertainment; and eight floors of prime office space in the future BPO tower, which will be integrated with the retail center.

SM CDO Downtown Premier brings a vibrant and upbeat retail experience for this urban market with exterior finishes that are subtle and upscale, primarily glass, metal, and natural colors that reflect the sophisticated nature of this center. A glass corner creates a striking entry and allows the center to glow with activity at night.

Interiors are also distinctly upscale with rich, subdued finishes enlivened by patterns of gray and accents of color. A diagonal pattern is reflected on the floors, ceilings, and in the skylight system to provide visual interest and variety.  Daylighting and artificial lighting combine to create a variety of light effects that change with the time of day, weather, and seasons. Bold color is used as a visual accent on the escalators and inside faces of the skylight.

SM CDO Downtown Premier brings an uptown vibe to the downtown area with its eclectic mix of shopping, leisure, and entertainment.  The SM Store and SM Supermarket are its major retail anchors, as well as SM mainstays like SM Appliance, Toy Kingdom, Our Home, Surplus, Sports Central and Pet Express.  The mall will also have hundreds of stores –fashion boutiques, shoe stores, home stores, novelty stores, and more, including a Cyberzone for the tech generation, and a Wellness Center.

It is a vibrant retail intersection where one can find global brands like Forever 21, Uniqlo,Miniso,The Body Shop, Watsons, Ace Hardware, Crocs, Giordano, The Face Shop, and Oakley, as well as well-loved Filipino brands like National Bookstore, Bench, and Penshoppe.

Dining with family and friends is a premier experience – outdoor dining enlivens the street with restaurant balconies on both sides. SM CDO Downtown Premier also has a Food Hall, and eating out options ranging from local and international fast food chains to specialty restaurants.  Foodies will love trying out the mall’s homegrown restaurants – Missy Bonbon, Bigby’s, Ribs and Bibs, Hanabel’s, SaloSalosaPanagatan, Chez Marie, Hungry Plate, Damaso, Barkadahan Grill, Bingsoo, Naicha, Sweet Cravings and Arturos.

The mall will have seven cinemas – four digital theaters, 2 Director’s Clubs, and one large format digital cinema; as well as a state of the art bowling center. For customer convenience, it will have a parking building with 1,500 slots.

Just as SM CDO Downtown Premier is premier in its design and shopping excitement, it is also premier in its commitment to sustainability and the environment.  It has a Sky Garden with lush landscaping.

More than that, it is equipped with a Rainwater Catchment System to prevent flooding. The Rainwater Catchment basin underneath the Main Mall Building measuring 3,000 square meters and six meters deep can hold up to 13, 650 cubic meters of water or close to 13.7 million liters of water.  The tank capacity was based on the 24- hour rainfall intensity of 455 mm brought by Typhoon Ondoy in 2009.

SM CDO Downtown Premier’s design team includes DSGN& Associates, Design Architect; Jose Siao Ling and Associates, Architect on Record, and DA Abcede& Associates, Construction Managers.

SM CDO Downtown Premier, the first premier mall development in the region, redefines lifestyle shopping in the City of Golden Friendship, bringing new tastes with eclectic mix of fresh dining concepts and new styles with its fashionable rage of contemporary global brands.

SM CDO Downtown Premier’s interiors are distinctly upscale with rich, subdued finishes, enlivened by patterns of contrasting gray and accents of color.

 

A Sky Garden and a Sky Hall with bold water features and lush landscaping create bold outdoor spaces for shoppers to linger and enjoy the vibrant urban setting.

 

 

The entry near the supermarket is designed to appeal to a more value oriented customer.

 

SM CDO Downtown Premier is an emerging landmark in downtown CDO with a five level mall and 8 floors of prime office spaces in the BPO tower.

 

The SM Supermarket of SM CDO Downtown Premier.

S&R Member’s Treat: Enjoy BIG Savings Starting September 30, 2016!

img_6370S&R Membership Shopping Cagayan de Oro will be treating all its members with BIG savings come September 30 to October 2, 2016. This means that all members will be enjoying lots of ‘Buy 1, Take 1’ offers and up to 50% discounts!

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Tresemme Keratin Smooth Conditioner is BUY 1 TAKE 1 at P499.95! I bet you want this conditioner to keep your hair smooth and shiny all day!
Save the dates, Sept 30 to Oct 2! Oh by the way, not just one branch is on sale but all 11 branches nationwide!

So what are you waiting for?! Save the date and start making that shopping list!

Holiday Season is here but there’s no need to Panic

*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine.

Holiday season is just around the corner that you’ll never know you are about to panic because you still have tons of gifts to buy – talking about Christmas rush! That’s why, for the past years, to avoid th e madness I always make it a point to buy Christmas gifts as early as now so I can sit back and relax when December finally comes.

“What about Holiday sales and discounts?”

I know that question will pop-out of your mind as there are really huge deals happening during that time. But then, who says I cannot get the same great deal as early as now?

That’s why I always turn to Groupon when talking about deals and discounts. You can find anything with Groupon Goods, you can score reasonabley prices on jewelry & watches, men & women’s fashion, and stuffs for your kids and little ones. If you’re thinking of giving out electronics or something you can use for home improvement, they have it too, even your grocery, household and pet needs. Such a great one-stop-shop site for busy moms like you and me.

So please, do checkout Groupon and plan your Holiday gifts with them as early as now. I guarantee you amazing deals, huge discounts, very reliable, and gives you huge savings. Plus, membership is free!

Five Top Reasons To Tote A Tote

Just when you thought you couldn’t think of one more reason to have another tote bag in your closet collection, here are a few more we think you’ll discover interesting–and useful as well. Gone are the days when a tote bag was one of the least distinguished handbags, and ugliest, that an elderly lady could carry around.

Today, thanks to the nature of the proverbial Internet marketing beast and its many trends, web site visitors can browse at their leisure looking at the latest in tote bag collections. At quality online stores, such as Tote Bags 4 You, you’ll see why we can give you several ideas to make you want to run out, and order a bunch for your family members, friends and co-workers or employees.

Fashion Accessory:

Not every tote bag has to be made of canvas material. If you want style, then leather tote bags are the way to go. Whether you get magnificent tote bags with designer labels, or without, you can get well-made, quality tote bags from boutiques, department stores or even supermarkets, in some cases.

Functional and Versatile:

Whether you use them as a fashion statement or not, they have millions of uses. If you use them as leisure bags at the beach, at shopping malls as a carry-all, as gym bags, work bags, knitting bags, laptop bags and even just to carry a picnic lunch, you’ll just continue to find a myriad of excuses to get another new one.

Large Size:

Being that they’re big and roomy, and many carry several inside compartments, they can hold a huge amount of personal items.

Variety:

A variety of materials, such as leather, vinyl, fabric or just plain canvas, guarantees that they’ll be perfectly acceptable in almost any place you take them. The many different colors, patterns and designs are other bonus points you get when you go the tote bag route.

Great Promotional Gifts:

Being that they’re durable, re-usable and relatively affordable, a promotional tote bag is the perfect solution to branding your company, organization, event or even to make a personal statement of your values or beliefs.

Whatever the purpose for you having and using a tote bag, be sure to know for what you’re going to use it on what occasions. Obviously, gals just plain love them; however, they also make carrying stuff around easy for the guys as well. Just throw in any overnight clothing, gym cloths, a laptop or old school books, and he’s good to go!

Visit these online stores now, and experience a practical, affordable way to just carry whatever you need–and make a statement while you’re at it.

Spruce Winner

We went to a Spruce Shop to buy a pair of slippers for my brother because he needed a new one. They got this promo that you can buy one umbrella if you purchase 1500php worth of slippers. I wanted to have two umbrellas so I bought a pair of slippers for myself too. I paid around 3500php for my purchase including the two new umbrellas.

When I get to the counter they asked me to fill up a raffle coupon because they also have a raffle promo, I never really care though because I only want the umbrella, but still I filled up the 2 raffle coupons and went home.

After a month, somebody called me through an unknown number and because I don’t usually answer calls I send them a text message asking who they are and what they want. The person on the other line replied me and told me that they are from Spruce Ph – Valencia Bukidnon branch and that I won in their raffle promo. They called me again and they told me that I indeed won in the recent promo. I was happy and excited because they told me that it was 5000php worth of shopping spree in all their items.

I was hesitant at first though but went I went to their store, together with my mom who is also excited like me, it was indeed TRUE! Yes, I won 5000php worth of Gift Certificates and I was like, OHHHHH YEAHHHH, LUCKY ME!

So these are the GCs that they gave me:

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Of course, I asked my little brother to take a photo of me together with my PRIZE.

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