SM Prime marks 30th anniversary with record-breaking income, P100B investment for 2024

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SM Prime marks 30th anniversary with record-breaking income, P100B investment for 2024
Hand in hand with the company's growth is its commitment to share prosperity with the cities they are present in

SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SMPH), the leading integrated property developer in the Philippines, marks its 30th anniversary as a publicly listed company with the announcement of its highest-ever recorded income and a P100 billion investment for its partners, stakeholders, and communities they operate in. With eyes set on the future, SM Prime reaffirms its position as a catalyst for economic development and community advancement.

Record-breaking performance

During the Annual Stockholders Meeting held on April 23, SM Prime announced its highest-ever recorded income, reaching P40 billion in consolidated net income, marking a 33% increase from 2022. Additionally, the company’s revenues surged by 21%, soaring to P128.1 billion, a notable growth from the previous year. The consolidated operating income also saw significant growth, rising by 24% to P61.3 billion.

The outstanding performance can be attributed to SM Prime’s mall business, driving 56% of consolidated revenues and a 30% growth to P71.9 billion in 2023. This growth was bolstered by a 24% increase in mall rental income, amounting to P61.3 billion. Moreover, the opening of four new malls in 2023 expanded SM’s retail presence to 85 malls in the Philippines and eight malls in China.

Meanwhile, SM Prime’s residential business group, led by SM Development Corporation (SMDC), recorded an 8% growth in revenues to P43.1 billion in 2023. The residential group’s gross profit rose by 15% to P25.4 billion, with reservation sales standing at P102 billion.

In addition to its mall and residential businesses, SM Prime’s other key segments comprising offices, hotels, and convention centers, contributed 10% of consolidated revenues, reported P13.1 billion in revenues in 2023, marking a remarkable 26% increase from the previous year. 

Commitment to shared growth

At the core of SM Prime’s success is its unwavering commitment to shared prosperity in every city where they are present. With a strategic P100 billion investment capital expenditure in 2024, SM Prime aims to reinvest in its partners, stakeholders, and communities. 

SM Prime aims to continuously expand and develop new places for every Filipino to enjoy. 60% will be dedicated to enhancing its malls, development of new residential properties under SMDC, and construction of new hotels and convention centers. 40% will be directed towards acquiring new properties and coastal developments to pave the way for modern, eco-friendly urbanization.

Commitment to environmental sustainability and disaster resilience 

SM Prime has always been committed towards creating a sustainable future. SM Prime continues to work towards its goal of achieving Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040, aligning with the Department of Energy’s target of reaching a 35% renewable energy share by 2030.  Through partnerships with renewable energy suppliers and organizations like the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), SM Prime endeavors to reduce its environmental footprint and advocate for sustainable practices in all areas of its operations.

SM Supermalls’ SM Cares and SMDC’s The Good Guys also remain actively engaged in various community initiatives, such as conducting community disaster preparedness programs, providing support programs for senior citizens and persons with disabilities, and promoting job generation and entrepreneurship through nationwide job fairs and MSME programs. Other initiatives include coastal clean-ups, the donation of school buildings and fire trucks, and the organization of eco-camps for youth.

“At SM Prime, we’re not just building spaces; we’re cultivating lifetimes of progress and shared growth. Our commitment lies in empowering Filipinos to thrive within their neighborhoods, whether through convenient shopping experiences at SM Supermalls, quality living in SMDC homes, or fulfilling work environments in our office properties. We believe that individual success fuels community prosperity, creating opportunities, and driving the nation’s growth for many years to come,” shared Jeffrey C. Lim, president of SM Prime Holdings.

SM Prime remains committed to its role as a catalyst for economic growth, delivering innovative and sustainable lifestyle cities, thereby enriching the quality of life of millions of people. For more information, visit www.smprime.com. – Rappler.com


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