4,000 Bicolanos to be hired with opening of big mall in Legazpi City
LEGAZPI CITY – About 4,000 Bicolanos would be employed with the opening of SM City Legazpi on Friday.
“With the operation of SM, it is a big investment for Legazpi City,” said Mayor Noel Rosal.
With more than 150 stores and six cinemas, Rosal said the mall has generated more than 4,000 jobs. It would surely contribute to the city’s economy, he said.
The SM City Legazpi is the 71st mall of SM Prime Holdings Inc. in the country and the second in Bicol region, with SM City Naga in Camarines Sur as the first.
The three-level mall is located along Imelda Roces Avenue in Barangay Bitano.
“The newest SM City will awe mall goers because a lot of things can be explored,” said Lilbeth Azores, SM senior relations manager.
She said shoppers could also have their pictures taken at the exterior balcony of the mall, with Mayon Volcano as the backdrop. MICHAEL B. JAUCIAN
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