(Manila Bulletin, B-14, June 24, 2004)
Republic Cement Group is the choice of cement source for SM’s new mall, SM City Dasmariñas.
Opened on May 21, SM City Dasmariñas is set on a sprawling 12.7-hectare property and hosts 243 tenants on 80,000 square meters of floor space, among them food giants such as Jollibee, Pizza Hut and Kentucky Fried Chicken and retail favorites like SM Department Store, SM Supermarket and Ace Hardware for all of life’s daily necessities, and Our Home, every family’s source of quality, affordable home furnishings and acessories.
The Republic Cement Group has long been a cement supplier for the SM malls, with SM Marilao in Bulacan, as part of its projects in years passed. Under its wing are the Republic, Dragon, Fortune, Continental and Mindanao Portland brands for Type 1 OPC, Republic for OPC type 2, Republic, Fortune and Mindanao brands for Pozzolan, and its new brands Phoenix Fly Ash Cement and Portland Plus Slag Cement.
SM City Dasmariñas is the 18th in the SM family of city malls, which are second homes to many members of the community. This time, SM Prime Holdings, Inc., the mall’s renowned developer, goes to central and southern Cavite, offering the best in lifestyle retail and services in covenient proximity to the fast-growing area’s homes, schools and residential, industrial and business communities.