In my childhood years living in Mandaluyong, there were no malls yet and the nearest commercial district to go is in Cubao. Back then, traffic was not yet a problem as it took just minutes to get there by bus.
Now that motorist is crowding along EDSA, it will take an hour to go to the nearest mall and the lines are long if you commute via MRT. SM Malls now opened a mini-mall to cater to the condominiums nearby, the commercial district and the nearby Mandaluyong residents.
Named the SM Light Mall is not just because it is located near Light Residences but it is a really little mall. I really got a chance to watch Divergent on the mall's opening and it is small compared to any SM cinema with less seats than in Megamall. It has 3 cinemas.
SM Light Mall is just for the basic needs for the homeowners at SM Light Residence because it has limited stores compare to Megamall. It has a Savemore Supermarket drug store, tech hub, cinemas and some food establishments.
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