By Sam Bridge
GFH Properties announces deals signed to open top F&B, retail brands at Manama development in Q3
GFH Properties, the real estate arm of GFH Financial Group, has announced deals to bring top international restaurant brands to its Harbour Row waterfront project located in the heart of Manama.
The move will see world-class restaurants serve customers in the 14,000 sq m of retail space, which is expected to open to visitors in the third quarter of 2020, the company said without naming the brands.
Harbour Row’s retail area will comprise F&B franchises and a host of global retail brands and is expected to become one of Manama’s most vibrant retail and commercial areas, it added.
Harbour Row also includes a residential area with more than 300 luxury apartments split between the development’s East and West Side in addition two five-star hotels.
GFH Properties recently announced agreements that will see the establishment of a 106 room luxury hotel and residences to be managed by H Hotels, as well as the opening of a 160-room Accor boutique hotel - Mama Shelter.
Sheikh Hamed Al-Khalifa, CEO of GFH Properties, said: “This is another exciting milestone for Harbour Row and the development of another exciting and vibrant retail and commercial centre in the heart of Manama and the Bahrain Financial Harbour.”
Ahmed Khalfan, director of Business development, added: “We’ve created a world class concept and value proposition for retailers and we’re delighted to see such strong and positive response from top international brands looking to establish their presence in Harbour Row. As we move towards the opening, we look forward to unveiling a stellar mix of well-known and sought after retail brands and outlets.”