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Economic boom in Iloilo sprang to new heights as a new sprawling Robinsons Place will soon rise in this part of the earth! And where it would be?

Well, the 5th Robinsons Place lifestyle and shopping haven was recently unveiled and will rise at the Agro-Industrial Center of Western Visayas, The Municipality of Pavia no less dahlings!

The grand unveiling day at the cool Jade Ballroom of the plush Grand Xing Imperial Hotel gathered Cosmo Iloilo’s business movers and shakers and influential media personalities.

Warmly welcoming everyone were Robinsons Vice president for Lease Ditas Taleon and Marketing Manager Rofel John Parreño and their team. Joining them later were Robinsons Land Corporations’ Francis Devera (Project Architect), Maricon Syching (Regional Operations Manager-Panay), Niña Rodriguez (Asst. Lease Manager), Lesley Ngo (Senior Lease Manager), Asuncion Delfin (Senior Lease Manager),  Jenalyn Apostol (Senior Lease Manager),Derrick Candelaria (Lease Director) and  Joseph Sian (Operations Director-VisMin).

Why in the Municipality of Pavia? As VP for lease Ditas Taleon said, “Pavia, as a gateway Municipality to and from Iloilo International Airport, is a progressive municipality with 19 major manufacturing establishment operating in the said nearest town from the Iloilo City, it continues to evolve to accommodate the needs of Ilonggo populace in numerous southeastern towns in the province.” Her remark was warmly welcomed by approving applause from the invited VIPs led of course by Pavia Mayor Michael Gorriceta.

In his welcome remark, Property Lease Director Derrick Candelaria excitedly reiterated that, Robinsons Place-Pavia is set to shine against the backdrop of this progressive Municipality. Its design of harmonious weaving of steel, aluminum, glass, stone and wood embodies the fiesta culture. And surprisingly, one of the main attractions of shoppers and dinners is the Aqua Park with 12 water attractions including a pool playground, octopus, sea horse and jelly fish sprinklers, water pillars, giant water buckets and slides, a truly exciting enjoyment for the kids and kids at heart. The Park will also be surrounded by cabanas where guests can enjoy and relax.”

Adding pomp to the historic event was the command performance of celebrity song-writer singer Luke Mijares.

Robinsons Place Pavia, comfortably nestled at 79, 870 sqm. lot will boast of 6 cinemas, food gallery with wifi hotspot, baby care lounge, transport terminal, PWD-friendly facilities within gross floor area of 40, 780 sqm and gross leasable area of 24, 114 sqm.

For inquiries contact 397 1888 loc. 31180 or email

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