SM Cherry Antipolo opened its doors to serve the public of Antipolo City and nearby Marikina last Friday, June 30, 2017.
Yet another SM Supermall will thus serve customers in the bustling province of Rizal. It is the 63rd SM Supermall, and the fifth in the province of Rizal after SM City Taytay, SM City Masinag, SM Center Angono, and SM City San Mateo.
The 27,225 square meter complex is located at 145 Marikina-Infanta Highway in Antipolo. It is the third SM Cherry mall after SM Cherry Shaw and SM Cherry Congressional. It will provide an enhanced shopping environment for the surrounding community, offering expanded services beyond the traditional grocery experience with three levels of retail, including an SM Supermarket, shops, and restaurants.
Among these are SM mainstays like Watsons, Ace Hardware, and Miniso, as well as the Penshoppe group and Bench. Eating out options include Kuya J and Dunkin Donuts, as well as Jollibee, Giligan’s, Honeybear, and Dairy Queen. There will be the latest gadgets as well as beauty and wellness outlets on the third floor. For customer convenience, SM Cherry Antipolo will have 213 parking slots.
The center’s new, modern design is sophisticated and bold, but also preserves the mid-century character and history found in the original Cherry logo with an updated version of Cherry’s retro signage and a complementary blue backdrop.
SM Cherry Antipolo’s exterior façade is re-envisioned featuring crisp surfaces, colors, and textures, in a graphic pattern which is sleek and contemporary, while simultaneously referencing back to the mid-century design flair embodied by the logo.
The interior of the retail center is similarly updated to feature modern finishes and materials, with a palette of colors to enhance and enliven the mall experience. All floors are tied together with a dramatic mural of vivid bands of color, that utilizes and contemporary palette and vintage inspired pattern. The graphic centerpiece provides visual continuity among the various floors of the of the atrium and gives a festive, contemporary feel to the space.
A new Skygarden on the second level is a complement to the shopping and dining inside, and a welcome respite in the busy center. This space provides a comfortable and inviting outdoor experience with covered dining areas, walking paths, planted gardens, and a state of the art performance space.
SM Cherry Antipolo’s design team includes concept designer DSGN, Architect on Record Jose Siao Ling & Associates, and General Contractor Lorean Steel Construction Corporation.