Robinsons Galleria

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Robinsons Galleria
Robinsons Galleria new Logo.jpg
Location EDSA corner Ortigas Avenue
Ugong Norte, Quezon City, Philippines
Opening date 1990
Developer Robinsons Land Corporation
Management Robinsons Malls
Owner John Gokongwei
No. of stores and services Over 400 shops and restaurants
No. of anchor tenants 10
Total retail floor area 216,000 m2 (2,330,000 sq ft)
No. of floors 5
Parking 1000 cars
Website Robinsons Malls

Robinsons Galleria is a shopping mall located at EDSA corner Ortigas Avenue, Quezon City just near SM Megamall. It is the main mall of Robinsons. The mall is owned by Robinsons Malls. It was built in 1990 with a total gross floor area of approximately 216,000 m2 (2,330,000 sq ft). The entire mall has finished major renovations and redevelopment.

Overview[edit]

Robinsons Galleria is a 5-level shopping mall and a landmark along, EDSA and Ortigas Avenue with more than 400 shops, dining outlets, entertainment facilities and service centers. It is located within a mixed-use complex composed of two high-rise office towers namely the Galleria Corporate Center and the Robinsons-Equitable Tower, the Holiday Inn Manila and Crowne Plaza Manila, the Galleria Regency and the historic EDSA Shrine.

History[edit]

Before Robinsons Galleria, This mall used to be and open land owned by SSS at Ortigas CBD. In 1986, the portion of the land facing EDSA became part of the People Power Revolution in where the tanks going to Camp Aguinaldo and Camp Crame were stopped in this spot. In 1987, John Gokongwei bought the large portion of the land from SSS (The Archdiocese of Manila partly purchased the intersection portion of the land). Construction began in mid-1988 and finished on late-1989. The Mall opened in 1990 being the first mall of Robinsons Malls. In 1997, the mall expanded with opening of the North Section of the mall. In 2005, The mall began its 1st Renovation. In 2010 Galleria's 20th Year, The mall began renovating the exteriors and interiors with new elevators and the addition of The Veranda, an al fresco Dining partly similar to Greenbelt Mall in Makati.

October 2013 fire[edit]

In October 29, 2013 a fire broke out in the toy section in the department store causing the employees who were decorating Christmas lights to flee and also guests in the Holiday Inn to evacuate and move into Crowne Plaza Hotel. The fire which started at that 11pm that night raged for about six hours. The fire was put out and under control by early in the morning of October 31 and the mall was closed for 2 days. The mall reopened at 12nn on November 1, 2013.[1][2]

Coordinates: 14°35′27″N 121°3′34″E / 14.59083°N 121.05944°E / 14.59083; 121.05944

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