SM Mall of Asia or commonly known as MOA is developed and owned by SM Prime Holdings (the largest mall owner and developer in the country). It is the country’s largest shopping mall which has a land area of 42 hectares and has a gross floor area of an approximate 390,193 m². Mall of Asia draws daily average foot traffic of 200,000 people.
The construction of MOA began in mid-2002 with the design team including Arquitectonica (an international architecture, interiordesign and planning corporation) and Design Architect Robert Carag Ong and Associates. The mall was officially inaugurated by then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo last May 20, 2006.