Shake off the summer heat in the metro with an awesome New York experience at Central Square, the trendiest hangout in Bonifacio Global City. Beginning April 26 to June 30, the SSI Group presents the vibrant, eclectic styles of the city that never sleeps through an array of fashion and travel, food, and musical performances that will have you living the excitement of the Big Apple.

View this post on Instagram

Taste of New York today with @ssilifeph and @centralsquareph in partnership with HSBC, kicks off summer with the ‘Big City Escape’ campaign was so much fun ♥️ SSI Group elevates the Big Apple excitement even more by their awesome grand raffle where shoppers stand a chance to win three great prizes: ⭐GRAND PRIZE – the winner and one (1) companion gets to travel to New York City (inclusive of airfare from Philippine Airlines, accommodation, a complete New York experience, and a P100,000 shopping spree at Central Square) ⭐SECOND PRIZE – complete Central Square experience with a dining treat for ten (10) persons plus a P100,000-shopping spree at the mall ⭐THIRD PRIZE – P50,000 shopping spree and dining treat for four (4) at Central Square. Come swing by to Central Square BGC and experience a New York minute like no other! Details on the blog tonight! #CSQBigCityEscape #SSILIFE #CentralSquarePH 📸@marylove_siy

A post shared by Chel Inumerable (@chelinumerable) on

Think like you’re in SoHo shopping at the hippest stores with the promise of more. This year, Central Square launches Big City Escape, its summer raffle promotion in partnership with HSBC, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services institutions. From May 1 to June 30, each shopper is entitled to one (1) raffle entry for every P3,000 single or accumulated receipt purchase from participating Central Square and Bonifacio High Street stores. HSBC card holders can get three (3) raffle entries per purchase requirement.

Shoppers also stand a chance to win three great prizes: the grand prize brings a lucky winner and one (1) companion to New York City – inclusive of airfare from Philippine Airlines, accommodation, a complete New York experience, and a P100,000 shopping spree at Central Square; the second prize grants a complete Central Square experience with a dining treat for ten (10) persons plus a P100,000-shopping spree at the mall; and the third prize entitles the winner to P50,000 shopping spree and dining treat for four (4) at Central Square.

Central Square participating stores include Acca Kappa, Aeropostale, Beauty Bar & Dashing Diva, Benefit, Brooks Brothers, Charming Charlie, Cortefiel, Diptyque, Dune, Eden Park, Furla, Gap, Hackett, Kate Spade, L’Occitane, Lacoste, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marks & Spencer, Pottery Barn & Pottery Barn Kids, Stride Rite, Superdry, Superga, Tommy Hilfiger, Women’Secret, Vince Camuto, Vilebrequin, Baskin Robbins, Designer Blooms, Kitchen’s Best, Marketplace by Rustan’s, Marks & Spencer Food, and Starbucks Reserve.

Bonifacio High Street participating stores, on the other hand, include Old Navy, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Dune, Calvin Klein Underwear, Lush, Makeup Factory, MakeRoom & More, Springfield, Max & Co., DKNY, Samsonite, Banana Republic, Anne Klein, Sinequanone, Ninewest, and Muji. 

Get a taste of the Big Apple from the amazing food finds at the weekend gourmet fair series, NYC Street Eats.On April 26 to 28and June 28 to 30Pinoy Eats World, a group dedicated to crafting food tours and markets, presents a smorgasbord of New York-style street food with authentic restaurants like Purple Yam, Tender Bob’s, Stanford & Shaw, Fog City Creamery, Thrive, Mr. Delicious, Pizza Grigliata, Cold Brew, and Melo’s.


When the sun sets and the dazzling lights come on, see the live show right at the Square because your New York experience can’t be complete without visiting Broadway. With excerpt performances by Stages, the producer of West Side Story and Disney’s High School Musical, witness The Music of Broadway, featuring famed local musical theatre talents. Shows are scheduled on April 27,April 28,June 29, andJune 30, at 6:00 PM at the Atrium.

Walk around the five Boroughs and capture your New York experience by taking cool photos at the Scene Snaps, the interactive vignettes at the Atrium. Tag @centralsquareph and @ssilifeph when you post using the hashtags #CSQBigCityEscape, #CentralSquarePH, and #SSILife to win exciting prizes.

Free your mind and let yourself wander as Central Square provides the full New York Experience to their shoppers at the heart of BGC. Anything can happen in a New York minute, so head on to Central Square and experience the Big City Escape! Per DTI FTEB Permit No. 7114 Series 2019

SSI Group, 30 Years of the Curated Life
On its 30thyear, the SSI Group brings the Curated Life to every Filipino with rewarding shopping experiences and perks. With a retail network of over 600 stores and various retail format offerings, the SSI Group continues to make an impact on the lifestyle values of its consumers, by inspiring, enabling, indulging, and rallying them to live a life well-lived—a life that’s well-curated. 
About HSBC: 
HSBC is a proud partner of Stores Specialists Inc. (SSI) for more than a decade. The Bank has been privileged to support a number of special offers across almost all of SSI’s 120 brands through the years, giving their cardholders the best deals to get the most value for their money. This year, HSBC will partner once again with SSI for a summer campaign billed the “Big City Escape”, supported by Central Square at Bonifacio Global City. Qualified HSBC credit cardholders will have the chance to win raffle prizesincluding a Trip to New York City for two and PHP100,000 worth of shopping spree and dining treats.Eligible HSBC credit cardholders will receive three times raffle entries for eachqualified transaction when they dine and shop at Central Square. This is just the first of many deals that HSBC, SSI and Central Square will be offering in partnership during 2019.
About Central Square:
Central Square, a 240-hectare mixed-use development, is a premium destination at the heart of Bonifacio Global City. It holds the flagship stores of international specialty retail brands such as Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Marks & Spencer, GAP, Tommy Hilfiger, Brooks Brothers, Marc Jacobs, Hamleys, TWG, and Starbucks Reserve, among others. 

Address: 5thAvenue cor. 30thSt., Bonifacio High Street Central, BGC, Taguig

Mall Hours: 11am-10pm, Sunday – Thursday and 11am-11pm, Friday – Saturday

Social Media:

Instagram @centralsquareph |