Saturday, November 1, 2014

Robinsons Place-General Santos construction in full swing

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Every time I pass by the site of the P2billion peso- Robinsons Place-General Santos (yes, that’s the final name) along the Lagao National Highway, I am amazed at the speed of the ongoing construction.

A few weeks back, the portion of the 8-hectare lot was just a field of steel cables jutting from the ground.  Now, you can already see the outline of the frontage of the two-storey building behind their perimeter fence made of galvanized sheets.

Advertising streamers (click on the images below) have also been posted on the fence announcing the imminent entry of the mall including what people from Soccsksargen could expect inside, which are:

  • Robinsons Department Store
  • Robinsons Supermarket
  • Robinsons Appliance
  • Robinsons Movieworld
  • Handyman Do It Best
  • Boutiques
  • Foodcourt
  • Restaurants
  • Amusement Centers
  • Bookstore
  • Drugstore

Scheduled to open during the 2nd quarter of 2009, Robinsons Place -General Santos has also announced that it is now accepting LEASE APPLICATIONS, from people or groups interested in putting up their own businesses inside the mall.

Here is the exact announcement:

NOW ACCEPTING LEASE APPLICATIONS.  For inquiries, please call:

MANILA LEASE OFFICE:  Nicole Vargas or Abigail Bautista at (02) 683-6100 local 804 or (0922) 895-3437.  Email:  gensan.lease@robinsonsland.com or customer.care@robinsonsland.com

Robinsons Backlot, shot from the Socsargen County Hospital Compound

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48 thoughts on “Robinsons Place-General Santos construction in full swing

  1. jec

    maayong balita ni og dakong garbo sa atong dakbayan kay wa nag pa apekto ang Robinsons Management sa mga negatibong balita og gipadayon nila ilang pag invest nga dako kaayo og tabang sa pag generate og additional employment. Mabuhay ang Robinsons Management.

  2. rabsky

    hei!
    i like this site very much..
    and it’s my pastime to visit here.

    nice job.!

    i’m also a resident of gensan..
    keep it up!
    =)

  3. so_ into_him

    aba naman! kakaexcite ah.. ready na outfit ko at pera pang shopping.. hehe..

  4. orman

    we just pass by the robinson’s site tonight (10pm) and lo and behold — construction was still ongoing… talagang they want to finish the project soonest possible time… this is getting exciting na!

    ormans last blog post..no caption

  5. michaeljugs

    wow…cant wait to get back to gensan…whew, at long last, our city is booming once more.

  6. daxi weida

    Makes double the excitement knowing the Gokongweis (through the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation) are also tops in socio-civic mindedness, especially in the education sector. Let us hope they do not just bring in good business to Gensan but also good CSR work. :) Good luck!

    daxi weidas last blog post..MSU-HIGH Now

  7. Paolo S.

    YAHU! Ako ang first nag post! :D Anyweiz, congratz, GENERALS! hahaha! So, Kuya Avel, may subdivisions din ba na gagawin ang Robinson’s dito sa GenSan? May mga rumours kasi na may itatayo daw na subdivision sa likod ng Robinson’s Place… :D Paki update na lang… And about ung sa SM, kelan daw ang start ng construction? hahaha! Thanks! Mabuhay GENERALS!ü

  8. jermaine

    Ang taray na talaga ng city nation Kuya Avrel…miss ko na place natin excting na ko mg bakasyon.

  9. charity

    I just hope that the mall will be handicap friendly just like here in United states all the malls here are handicap friendly for they are providing wheelchairs for the old people and handicaps.

  10. jinky

    Originally Posted By daxi weidaMakes double the excitement knowing the Gokongweis (through the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation) are also tops in socio-civic mindedness, especially in the education sector. Let us hope they do not just bring in good business to Gensan but also good CSR work. :) Good luck!

    daxi weidas last blog post..MSU-HIGH Now

    I agree with you sir daxi – tops nga ang group of companies of d Gokongweis if CSR pag-uusapan.

    By d way, for those interested applicants, second round of hiring for Robinsons will be next month at our Public Employment Service Office, 2/F Old City Hall Bldg. For details, you may call them at 553-3479.

  11. jasper0127

    if pwede saan tayo magsubmit ng application direct ba doon sa manila office nila or dito sa Gensan?

  12. arl0923

    wow galing! parang gusto ko na umuwi ng gensan at jan na lang magwork. dito ako manila ngayon, pwede kaya dito magsubmit ng application? thanks! :)

  13. Osh

    I really hope everything will be ok until its completion. My family is looking forward to its opening. Mabuhay Robinsons!

  14. Jake

    Sana may aerial photo din ng robs gensan.. hehehe any updates sa SM GenSan? Sana alisin na ang tricycle sa mga main streets ng gensan at palitan nalang ng taxi and jeep… Malaking city na ang gensan at mas maganda kung puro 4 wheel vehicles na yung nakikita sa mga main streets.. GenSan is developing na, kaya expect na ng mga tao na tataas na din ang standard of living, part na yung pagbayad ng mahal sa pag commute.. It’s just either jeep or taxi… kasi lalala lang yung traffic kung di alisin ang mga tricycle…

    Sana may updates din sa EXPANSION ng KCC and Gaisano.. hehehehe

    Wala pa bang high rise building na itatayo sa GenSan?? Kaya naman ng gensan ang matataas na building dahil nakayanan nga ng Pudong eh…

  15. Jake

    Nga pala, ang GenSan ay isa na sa pinka impotant destinations ng Cebu Pacific.. According sa nakausap ko na taga 5J cargo, ang lakas daw talaga ng kita ng 5J sa cargo ng GenSan, both MNLGES and GESMNL at both am and pm flights… natutuwa din ako kasi medyo nag pipick up na yung CEBGES and GESCEB flights natin.. dati ang avergae pax per day nasa 70 to 80 ngayon lumalampas na ng 100… hopefully soon lagi na rin yung puno just like yung MNLGESMNL flights natin…

  16. White Knight

    Originally Posted By JakeSana may aerial photo din ng robs gensan.. hehehe any updates sa SM GenSan? Sana alisin na ang tricycle sa mga main streets ng gensan at palitan nalang ng taxi and jeep… Malaking city na ang gensan at mas maganda kung puro 4 wheel vehicles na yung nakikita sa mga main streets.. GenSan is developing na, kaya expect na ng mga tao na tataas na din ang standard of living, part na yung pagbayad ng mahal sa pag commute.. It’s just either jeep or taxi… kasi lalala lang yung traffic kung di alisin ang mga tricycle…

    Sana may updates din sa EXPANSION ng KCC and Gaisano.. hehehehe

    Wala pa bang high rise building na itatayo sa GenSan?? Kaya naman ng gensan ang matataas na building dahil nakayanan nga ng Pudong eh…

    # yes, you’re right there. that was also my comment previously na it’s about time that our tricycle here in gensan should be re-routed in minor streets. Add more jeepney routes so that hindi masyado maapektuhan naman ang commuters.And habal2x should be strictly banned from major streets, the same with all “kolorums transpo” para naman hindi unfair sa nag franchise. But all this development will have an effect on Gensan’s simple lifestyle, particularly sa transportation means natin.

  17. rodner/pixar/rodney

    wow congrats to alabel magiging component city na ang alabel. m magiging 13 barangay na ang alabel.. kaya nman madadaragdagan ang city ng region 12.. and it is the first city in saragani province.. at magkadikit na ang gensan & alabel..

  18. jasper0127

    Im in favor also of Alabel to become a component city mas madali kasi ang improvement ng isang lugar at maraming magtiwalang mgainvest if already a city

  19. jasper0127

    pwede include narin ang polomolok bilang component city ng south cotabato?

  20. Paolo

    Originally Posted By epm^^Do you have a link where we can check for that news?

    You can actually refer to ABS-CBN’s VOD (Video on Demand)… hahaha! Just select General SAntos City and you should be redirected to a site in which you can see the latest news of ABS-CBN GenSan… ^^

  21. White Knight

    Originally Posted By jasper0127pwede include narin ang polomolok bilang component city ng south cotabato?

    Why not. Polomolok is very much qualified na in terms of income and people density. mas bibo pa gani ang polomolok compared sa alabel, sa tinuod lang.

  22. jasper0127

    I cant wait sa second quarter 2009 excited for the opening of rob mall.

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  24. maan

    wow this is good opportunity para sa lahat….hiring po ba for engineering related positions?

  25. dawidawimblot

    wow nindot ahhhhhhhhhhhh pwdi bha butang ang robinson sa fatima silway ky tga silway koooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!hahahahahahha jok lng hahahahaha

  26. jasper0127

    @White Knight – that’s true mas bibo pa jud ang Polomolok kaso mas nauna ang city proposal ng alabel gusto ko nga isabay silang dalawa if pwede.

  27. Mackay

    Everytime I pass by that construction site my heart swell with pride ( as a born and bred General) and with joy ( as a born and bred shopaholic). Hehehe.

    The location of Robinsons was the whole reason why I made a mad dash to Agan Centro main office to inquire about their housing. After all, it’s my dream come true to be living just a stone’s throw away from the mall.

    Go GenSan!

    Mackays last blog post..Misa de Gallo 2008

  28. Money Pakyaw

    Proud to be from Gensan…..sana may mag put up pa ng mga entertainment facilities para mas enjoy ang night life…..

  29. Money Pakyaw

    Sana laging vigilant tayong mga Generals….wag na sanang maulit yong pambobomba sa city natin…..eto kc ang naging hindrance sa development ng ating siudad…..wag tayo gaanong umasa sa mga kapulisan…..tumulong tayong pangalagaan ang peace and order ng ating kumunidad…..Mabuhay ang taga Gensan!!!!!!

  30. emeroor

    kung wala sanang terrorismo ,baka marami talaga ang investors..
    sawa nako sa terrorismo sigig ceasefire mga bayot! Lol

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