NCCC Mall of Davao, which was established in 2003, will soon be renovated into much bigger and modern mall, an executive of the LTS Malls, Inc. said.
"Next year we will start renovating the NCCC Mall of Davao in Ma-a. This is going to be a big project as it will be a total renovation and expansion," said Sharlene Faye A. Lim, LTS Malls, Inc. President in an interview with SunStar Davao on Tuesday at the sidelines of the topping off ceremony of NCCC Mall Buhangin.
She said they are presently in the designing stage for the mall renovation and will tap on the services being provided by their current designing and construction partners for NCCC Mall of Buhangin, which are Asya Design and DMCI.
"The renovation will be done in phases so that we can continue to operate the mall and not close it," Lim said.
She said the mall, which is almost 15 years old, is already in need of a renovation.
The mall renovation and expansion is also part of their plans in converting the area into a mixed-use development.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, the company held a topping ceremony for the NCCC Mall of Buhangin, which is slated to open on August 2018.
The mall from the homegrown company will feature local, national, and international brands for Dabawenyos.
The mall will have five levels. First level houses the basement car park; the second level will have the supermarket and retail shops; the third level will house the department store and other retail shops; the fourth level will be the location for services, gadgets, and kids' zone; and the fifth level will have the cinemas, rood deck, and retail shops.
The cinemas are equipped with the latest Dolby Atmos Sound Technology, with a 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos system.
The NCCC Mall of Buhangin is also designed as a green building featuring environmentally friend technologies on energy saving and water usage. It also has highly-efficient air-conditioning system for air flow and skylights fir natural lighting.