Thursday, October 23, 2008
The SM Mall of Asia (also known as MOA) is currently one of the largest shopping mall in Southeast Asia and the Philippines and is the 3rd largest shopping mall in the world, after the South Dongguan Mall (China) and Golden Resources Mall (China). SM Mall of Asia opened on May 21, 2006. It is owned and operated by SM Prime Holdings, under the management of Henry Sy, a Filipino-Chinese business tycoon. It has a land area of 14-Hectares and has a gross floor area of an approximate 410,000 m². The mall is located at Bay City, Pasay City, Philippines just near the SM Central Business Park and the Manila Bay. The mall attracts a daily foot traffic of 200,000 people.