Gaisano-led Metro Retail Stores Group opened on Thursday, October 27 its Metro Supermarket at The Shops Ayala Atria Park District in Mandurriao.
Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog congratulated Gaisano on the opening of their latest development in the metropolis.
Mabilog said the expansion manifested investors’ confidence to the city’s growth and economic potentials.
He added the improvement will provide more employment opportunities for the Ilonggos.
Gaisano’s shopping mall with Metro Department Store and Metro Supermarket will also be put up in Megaworld Iloilo Business Park (IBP) between Richmonde Hotel and Festive Walk Mall at the old airport site.
The retail company has been attracted by the city’s booming Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry and mushrooming residential expansions, increasing consumer spending.
Gaisano Capital Group is establishing its P12-billion Iloilo City Center at Diversion Road, a mixed-use development, seen to compete with Megaworld’s P35-billion IBP and Ayala’s P15-billion Atria. [via Iloilo City PIO]