Shop until you drop
To shop until you drop is an American idiom which means to buying things until you are physically tired and cannot walk around the shops anymore. Sometimes it is spelled shop 'til you drop. I really do not mean it literally; I just want to express the abundance of all things here that are needed on a day to day basis. Cagayan de Oro City, like all other cities in the Philippines, offers all the necessities in life. Here in CDO City, one can find almost all types of department stores, shopping malls and other establishments. You'll find everything you need in everyday living; from famous restaurants and recreational places and movie houses; from wellness to sports centers and all the amenities in life.
Major shopping malls and other business establishments
Centrio Ayala Mall
Located at the heart of Cagayan de Oro City, Centrio Mall is the ultimate convergence center of residents and tourists. Its unique mix of first-in-CDO retail brands, new and home-grown dining concepts and wide array of top-tier retail brands make Centrio Mall the region’s preferred shopping and dining destination. Truly a destination where adventure begins.
Location: Centrio Ayala Mall - Claro M. Recto Avenue corner Corrales Avenue, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
SM Cagayan de Oro
SM City Cagayan de Oro is a shopping mall owned and operated by SM Prime Holdings, the largest mall operator in the Philippines. It is the first SM Supermall in Northern Mindanao. It opened on November 15, 2002 with a total gross floor area of 87,000+ square meter on a 5.2 hectares land. The mall features anchors like SM Department Store, SM Supermarket and four SM Cinemas. It has service centers, specialty stores and restaurants. It also has indoor and outdoor parking spaces. The mall has undergone a major renovation which was finished by the first quarter of 2012.
Location: Fr. Masterson Avenue Cor. Gran Via St., Pueblo de Oro Township, Uptown Carmen, Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, Philippines
Limketkai Mall is said to be the biggest mall here in Cagayan de Oro City. It housed almost all major stores, food chains, appliance's stores; electronics retails outlets and fitness and health establishments among others. Limketkai as a whole, is a mixed-use development within the city and features an expansive mall, hotels, call centers and one of the newest condominium developments in the city, The Loop at the Limketkai Center, a twin tower high-rise condominium project targeted to rise in 2018.
Location: C.M. Recto Highway, Lapasan, fronting the Mindanao University of Science and Technology (MUST).
Puregold Cagayan de Oro
The latest addition to Cagayan de Oro City's hyper market after Savemore, Puregold Price Club Inc. the fastest growing hyper market in the Philippines opened its CDO branch on December 13, 2013. Strategically located in the heart of the city, this all-in-one stop market serves the daily needs of the majority of its residents as well as the residents of its neighboring towns and municipalities.
Location: Claro M. Recto Avenue, Agora Road junction, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City
Savemore Market, SM's stand alone grocery store has three branches operating here in Cagayan de Oro City, servicing nearby residents and travelers alike. Its Kauswagan branch serves the residents of Kauswagan, Carmen, Bulua and up to Opol and municipalities in the western side. Agora branch serves the residents of Agora, Lapasan, Gusa and the barangays going east side of the city. While the Capistrano St. CDO-branch which is located in the city proper serves nearby residents, as well as the employees and workers in offices and other establishments located within the city proper.
Locations: as stated above
With all the above featured malls, department stores and markets, Cagayan de Oro City residents are assured of all the necessities in life, in addition to the three public markets located in Agora, Cogon and Carmen.
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