also known as Shoemart
or SM Department Store Makati
the flagship SM Department Store owned by the SM Group
and managed by SM Prime Holdings
. It is located at Ayala
Center, cor EDSA, Makati City near Glorietta Mall.
It opened in 1967 and was relaunched
in the year 2004. It is the 2nd SM Department Store ever built by
Henry Sy Sr.
. It features anchors like the
SM Supermarket and the obviously the SM Department Store. The mall
was relaunched in 2004 and featured anchors like Ace Hardware, Toy
Kingdom, Surplus Shop and Watsons Drugstore.
success of Henry Sy Sr. of Shoemart in
Manila, He expanded his shoe business in the 1972 and
opened another shoe store in the commercial district of Makati in the year
At this year, A significant change
happened when the name Shoemart, abbreviated into SM, evolved into
the very first, fully air-conditioned department store and has
become the most successful branch so far. The SM Logo deemed as
more universal and has become the most recognizable brands in the
Philippines. In 2004
, The SM Department Store
in Makati was renovated and expanded with an annex building which
featured SM Supermarket, SM Food Court, Toy Kingdom, Ace Hardware,
Surplus Shop, Watsons, Specialty Shops & Restaurants.
Location & Vicinity
The Mall is located at the Ayala Center
Business District overlooking EDSA, Several Shopping Malls and
Department Stores are sitting beside SM. SM Makati is
interconnected to Glorietta, a shopping mall owned by Ayala Malls with a footbridge.
is also overlooking major Department Stores, The Landmark
, The Flagship
Rustan's Department Store.