KCC Malls

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Koronadal Commercial Corporation
Shopping malls
Traded as KCC Malls
Industry Shopping Malls, retail, merchandise
Founded 1957
1989 (as wholesale retail)
Headquarters General Santos City, Philippines
Number of locations
4 KCC branches in the Philippines
Area served
Mindanao, Philippines
Key people
Rey Chiang, Chan Suy Lam, Lonrita Mendoza, Emely Remirata
Owner Koronadal Commercial Corporation
Website KCC Malls Official Website

KCC Malls is a chain of shopping malls originated in Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines.[1] It is owned by Koronadal Commercial Corporation and their headquarters is situated in General Santos City. KCC currently has 4 Malls in operation in General Santos City, Koronadal City and Zamboanga City.

History[edit]

KCC Mall Marbel

Koronadal Commercial Center (KCC) started in 1957 as a textile store in Koronadal City. It was the time when Koronadal was on its rapid commercialisation and became the capital of South Cotabato. It then expanded in 1989 as a supermarket and department store and branded as KCC Shopping Center.

In 1992, KCC expanded their operations with their second branch in General Santos City as KCC Warehouse Plaza, which was later renamed as KCC Mall of GenSan in 1996. While in year 2000, the KCC Shopping Center in Koronadal was then became the KCC Mall of Marbel.

In 2012, their branch in General Santos made an expansion of an additional 21,450 square meters and was later called as Veranza by KCC or simply Veranza Mall with an Al-Fresco dining strip, additional stores, and an activity center.[2][3][4]

With their growing profitability over the cities of Koronadal and General Santos, KCC then ventured for their expansion in other cities within Mindanao, to include the cities of Zamboanga and Cotabato.[5] It then opened KCC Mall De Zamboanga in December 2015, while the following KCC Mall of Cotabato is currently under construction with an initial investment of PhP 6 Billion.[6][7]

KCC also acquired several lots in Isulan, Kidapawan City, and Iligan City in which shall be for their future expansion.

Branches[edit]

Name Address Land area (m²) Floor area (m²) Type Opening Date/Year
KCC Mall of GenSan Jose Catolico Sr. Avenue, Lagao, General Santos City, South Cotabato 53,600 m² - Headquarters 1996 (1992)
KCC Mall of Marbel General Santos Drive corner Aquino Street, Koronadal City, South Cotabato 14,800 m² - Main 2000 (1957)
Veranza Mall Beside KCC Mall of Gensan, Bula-Lagao Road, Lagao, General Santos City, South Cotabato 21,450 m² - Branch June 29, 2013
KCC Mall de Zamboanga Governor Camins Avenue, Zamboanga City 36,500 m² 120,000 m² Branch December 10, 2015[5]

Future malls[edit]

Name Location Land area (m²) Floor area (m²) Opening
KCC Mall of Cotabato Quezon Avenue corner Parang Road, Cotabato City, Maguindanao 50,000 m² TBA TBA
KCC Mall of Iligan Iligan City, Lanao del Norte TBA TBA TBA
KCC Mall of Isulan Isulan-Tacurong City Road, Isulan, Sultan Kudarat 30,000sqm TBA TBA
KCC Mall of Kidapawan Quezon Blvd, Kidapawan City, North Cotabato TBA TBA TBA

References[edit]

  1. ^ KCC Malls Website
  2. ^ acceleratedesk.com. "KCC Malls - Veranza". www.kccmalls.com. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  3. ^ III, Conrado R. Banal. "GenSan: March to a different tuna". business.inquirer.net. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  4. ^ Mindanews. "KCC Mall GenSan is country’s first labor law-compliant establishment in retail sector – DOLE | MindaNews". www.mindanews.com. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  5. ^ a b Zamboanga City Government Welcomes KCC Mall, Sunstar.com.ph, October 11, 2012
  6. ^ "Local News". SunStar. Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  7. ^ "PIA | Over PhP6 Billion investment expected  in Cotabato  in 2016". news.pia.gov.ph. Retrieved 2017-07-10.