Sta. Lucia East Grand Mall (or simply Sta. Lucia East Mall) is a large shopping mall owned by Sta. Lucia Realty & Development Inc. It is situated at the intersection of Marikina–Infanta Highway (Marcos Highway), and Felix Avenue (formerly known as Imelda Avenue), located at Barangay San Isidro, Cainta, Rizal beside Robinsons Metro East.
The mall opened in 1991, and therefore, it has a total gross floor area of 230,000 m2 (2,500,000 sq ft) as of 2014. It is one of the largest shopping malls located in the Province of Rizal.
In 1991, certain of the market potentials in the east side of the metropolis and driven by the desire to diversify, Sta. Lucia East Realty and Development, Inc. (SLRDI) built Phase 1 of the first shopping mall in Rizal Province - the Sta. Lucia East Grand Mall (SLEGM). Phase 1 houses the first relatively well-equipped theaters in town, food and fashion retail stores.
Two years later, in 1993, Phase II was formally opened to offer better facilities, more specialty stores, service centers, additional cinemas, a 32-lane bowling center, an entertainment arcade and a junior department store.
On May 18, 1998, Phase III was unveiled which offered bigger spaces and more comprehensive shopping and entertainment facilities. Since then, the mall has grown and matured through the years. Later in 2005, Phase III cinemas were renovated and it became known as the Theatre Zone. Then in 2007, the mall was declared as a Wi-Fi zone offering free internet access to all shoppers.
In 2014, Sta. Lucia Realty & Development Inc. has finished constructing the 3-level mall called iL Centro located next to the mall and is connected by a bridge offering more shops, and services. It will serve as the podium of the planned five-tower development called Sta. Lucia Residenzes.
The mall is located beside Robinsons Metro East and situated at the busy intersection of Marcos Highway, and Felix Avenue in Cainta, Rizal. It is highly accessible by jeepneys, buses, taxis, and even AUVs from the cities of Antipolo, Marikina, and Pasig, as well as the town itself. It is 5–10 minutes from Katipunan Avenue and Aurora Ave., a five-minute jeepney ride from LRT 2 Santolan Station and directly connected to Aurora Boulevard via the highway itself. It is soon accessible by the future Emerald LRT Station once it is complete by third quarter of 2017.
It has been a commonplace for family, friends, even teenagers, as all of the stores and services are there even other shopping malls were built.
The Sta. Lucia East Grand Mall complex has 3 buildings, which are interconnected by a footbridge. The combined Phase 1 and Phase 2 has shops, services, and a supermarket located at the basement of the mall. It supposed to have cinemas which is only use for church and mass services. Home Gallery, located at the basement of the building, has a finest selection of charming but functional décor, furniture and appliances for people who want real home improvement.
The Phase 3 of the mall has a three-level, full-line Department Store that houses the leading brands in the retail industry, a 7,000 square meter supermarket, more upscale stores and restaurants, a 32-lane Bowling Center, cinemas equipped with Sony Digital Sound System, and a 10-meter high ceiling entertainment center called World of Fun primarily targeted to children.