Greenbelt (Ayala Center)

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Greenbelt
Logo - Greenbelt B&W New (High-Res).jpg
Logo used since 2004
Location Ayala Center, San Lorenzo, Makati, Philippines
Opening date 1991
Developer Ayala Land
Management Ayala Malls
Owner Zobel de Ayala family
No. of stores and services More than 300 shops and restaurants
Total retail floor area 250,000
No. of floors 4 floors
Parking 2000+ cars
Website Greenbelt

Greenbelt is a shopping mall located at Ayala Center, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines which is just near Glorietta and SM Makati. It is owned by Ayala Malls, a real-estate subsidiary of Ayala Land, which is an affiliate of Ayala Corporation. It opened in the 1980s and is one of Ayala Corporation's flagship projects. The mall offers a mix of high-end retail shops, restaurants, amenities, leisure and entertainment. Currently, the mall has five section: two enclosed areas, two buildings open-air shopping areas, and Greenbelt 5, which opened in 2007.[1]

History[edit]

Built around a 250,000-square-metre (2,700,000 sq ft) retail complex, it was renovated in 2001 and re-opened as Greenbelt 1, 2 and 3 in 2002, with 4 and 5 opening in 2004 and 2007, respectively.

Facilities[edit]

Retail shops[edit]

Greenbelt Malls 3, 4, 5 in Makati City, Philippines

Greenbelt 1 features mostly appliance and supply stores like ACE Hardware and National Bookstore.

Greenbelt 3 features a mix of international brands such as Calvin Klein, Celio, Diesel S.p.A., Hermès, Kate Spade, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, Mexx, Nine West, Topman, Topshop, among others.

Greenbelt 4 features high-end boutiques such as Burberry, Bottega Veneta, Bulgari, Charriol, Emporio Armani, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Tod's.

Greenbelt 5 has boutiques of Filipino designers, high-end department store Adora, and boutiques of Aldo, Anne Klein, Audemars Piguet, Balenciaga, Bally, Banana Republic, Bang & Olufsen, Bóboli, Chopard, Crocs, DKNY, Escada, International Watch Company, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Juicy Couture, Kenneth Cole, Liz Claiborne, Lucky Brand Jeans, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marks & Spencer, Massimo Dutti, Michael Kors, Miss Selfridge, Panerai, Patek Philippe, Paul Smith, Rolex, Sergio Rossi (opening soon), St. John, Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch, Yves Saint Laurent and Zara.

Restaurants[edit]

Restaurants can be found in Greenbelts 1, 2, 3, and 5, with Greenbelt 1 being concentrated more on fast-food, while Greenbelts 2, 3, and 5 feature sit-down restaurants.

Other[edit]

The Santo Niño de Paz Chapel is a Roman Catholic place of worship in the park at the complex's centre. Constructed as an open-air, concrete dome in the middle of a pond, the chapel conducts Mass and religious services every day for mall patrons. It celebrates its feast day every third Sunday of January.

Awards[edit]

  • Winner, International Design and Development Award (ICSC Center Build, 2004)
  • Winner, Best Shopping Center of the Year (Philippines Retailer's Association and Department of Trade & Industry, 2004)
  • Finalist, Top Three Shopping Centers (MIPIM, 2004)
  • Winner, Awards For Excellence (ULI, 2003)
  • Merit Awardee, Awards for Marketing Excellence (ICSC, 2003)
  • First Place, Retail Store of the Year Design Competition (Chain Store Age, 2003)[citation needed]

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