Number one in the list is Limketkai Center (LKK) dubbed as “The Pride of Mindanao.” LKK is a homegrown, proudly Mindanaoan business complex that offers the atmosphere that you only experience with Ayala or any known national developers.
It houses many “firsts” in Mindanao like Limketkai Mall (the first mall in the island) and Starbucks. Branded Kagay-anons prefer this place for it has many stand alone stores of international brands like Springfield, Marks and Spencer, hey, SSI is already here, baby! It’s also the perfect destination of the culinary snobs for it has plenty of fine dining and feel good restos and bars like Roso, Countryside Steakhouse, Cafe Laguna, Bourbon St., MissyBon2x and Candy’s to name a few.
The perspective of Limketkai Center that is slowly being made into reality.
If you’re a health buff then you can try Fit and Well or choose to jog around the entire business complex early in the morning. The vain and metrosexuals could engage themselves and relax in spas and salons even as late as 12 midnight at Skin City, Vanity Works, Body and Sole, and Traveler’s Pod. And speaking of travelers, there are plenty of hotels to choose from like Mallberry Suites, Discovery Hotel, Traveler’s Pod and soon the much awaited hotel wrapped in gold… Limketkai Hotel.
If you need to shop, LKK Mall has more than 300 tenants. You could do your grocery at Robinson’s Cagayan de Oro just interconnected to the main LKK Mall. There are plenty of banks too like PNB, Allied Bank, Chinatrust, and Bank of Commerce. ATMs are found at the east concourse. Do you need a passport? DFA is located right beside Mandaue Foam Furnitures. Need a job? You could apply in different BPO companies located at Gateway Tower.
And after you have completed your to-do list, you could take a seat, read newspaper, or just chit chat with friends while enjoying the aroma of coffee at Starbucks, Figaro, Coffee Works, and Bo’s. Bring your date to a movie with four cinemas to choose from, 3D is at cinema one. If you talk about convenience, LKK has that because almost all facilities are interconnected with a covered overpass. Start your journey by taking the escalator at the overpass (the only one in the island) located along Lapasan Highway. Who says LKK doesn’t have a residential offering? If you could afford, live at the Millionare’s Lane in the southern tip of LKK near Macajalar Road.
Limketkai continues to evolve to cater the demands of time. True to its name, “The Heart of the City,” Limketkai Center..
text and photos by Michael_Ray