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There are some new developments for the Mall of Asia Arena. Their website is already up at www.mallofasiaarena.com. There, you could get updates and facts about this much anticipated new structure near SM Mall of Asia. They’ve already listed UAAP Opening, NCAA Opening and Cirque du Soleil among their upcoming events. There’s also a countdown to the grand opening! Visit the site to know more about the venue and its facilities.

Here are some quick facts about the arena: (source)
Opening Date: May 19, 2012
Gross Floor Area: 64,085 sqm
Number of Levels
Building: 6 levels
Seating: 5 levels
Seating Capacity
Basketball: 15,093
Proscenium Concerts: 10,311
MOA Annex
Carpark Building: 1,400 slots
Anchors: Sports Bar Merchandise Stores Branded-Run Food Stores
Restaurants: 2
Counters: 14
Snack Bar: 8
Food Carts: 16
Retail/Other Locators
Gear/Merchandise Store: 4

And here are some photos of the work-in-progress as of early October 2011 (credit to: Jefferyi of Skyscrapercity)

For more discussions about Mall of Asia Arena, visit the SM Arena thread at Skyscrapercity.com