9. One of the larger SM malls is not in the Philippines

One of the larger SM malls is actually located in Tianjin, a municipality near Beijing in Northern China. SM City Tianjin officially opened in December 2016 with a gross floor area of 565,000 square meters. Its expansive size accommodates more than a thousand tenants that range from domestic retailers and restaurants to foreign brands. Like most SM Supermalls flagships, SM City Tianjin boasts a contemporary design that resembles a flower when viewed from above.