KCC mall opens on December 10 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 04 December 2015 13:40

KCC Mall, the biggest and most complete commercial complex in Zamboanga city, is set to open its doors to the public on December 10, Thursday.

The 4-hectare complex, featuring a fully air conditioned mall. will open with the widest array of products and services to serve every segment of the Zamboanguenio market.

The opening day on December 10 will coincide with a grand concert featuring the talented members of the Voice Kids II to be staged at the Zamboanga City Coliseum in Tetuan.  The public may avail of free tickets by purchasing items from the store during opening day.

Other talents to be brought by KCC to Zamboanga include Charice Pempengco on December 11, Erik Santos on December 14 and Spongecola on December 15.

Before its grand opening next week, around 1,500 invited guests are expected to attend  the mall blessing on Friday, December 4.  Invited guests include government officials, businessmen, suppliers and retailers not only from Zamboanga city but from several areas in MIndanao.

KCC Marketing Head Ivy Orpia said that the mall has more than 100 stores featuring food, clothing and other products and services with at least 60% to start operations during the opening day on December 10.

Among the stores to open on December 10 are Jollibee, National Book Store, CD-R King, Japan Home Store, Shakey’s Pizza, Cotton On Apparel and Payless Shoe Store.

More stores such as J-Co Donuts, Burger King, and Swiss Gear are expected to open early part of next year.

The complex also has the city’s favorite local shops and restaurants right inside the mall.

According to Orpia, the mall also features one of the biggest supermarkets in the country with 100 check out counters.  There is a fully airconditioned fresh market offering the best and the freshest meat, poultry, seafood and vegetable produce.

KCC’s department store, touted as the biggest in Mindanao, features the latest brands of clothing, shoes, cosmetics and houseware items.

The complex also boasts of six state of the art cinemas, three of which feature movies in 3D.  Orpia said that despite the cinema’s latest technology feature, prices are very reasonable and affordable for the whole family’s entertainment.

The mall also has free underground parking for more than 1,000 vehicles.  A separate free parking area for motorcycles is available on opening day right in front of the complex at the Centro Pastoral property.

The mall started construction in 2013, a few months before the Zamboanga siege.

Orpia however said that despite the incident which initially scared some of their suppliers and retailers, the KCC management decided to move ahead and put their trust in the Zamboanguenio market.

“This is our way of serving Zamboanga city,” Orpia said. — LA