Bahrain, 31 December 2015 – The leading financial group, GFH, announced today the commencement of site preparation works at their US150m ‘The Harbour Row development’.  The Harbour Row development is a mixed-use landmark project within the Bahrain Financial Harbour comprising of luxury residential units and a promenade with a trendy commercial element.

Commenting on the project’s progress, Mr. Elias Karaan, Head of Real Estate Development of GFH Financial Group, said: “The swift commencement of site preparation works at The Harbour Row development following the project launch at BIPEX in October is a positive development for us and our investors and stakeholders.”

Mr. Karaan continued: The Harbour Row Development is a unique project in a superior location offering luxurious waterfront living along with a distinctive Al fresco dining experience.  Our team worked diligently with design consultants, architects, and engineers to conceptualise and conceive this unique “waterfront” scheme. Once completed, The Harbour Row development will provide a tangible connection to the historic neighbourhood of Bahrain while appealing to residents seeking a contemporary and urban lifestyle. The residential units include studios, one-bedroom, two-bedrooms, three-bedrooms and penthouses. The design and layout of each unit has been carefully planned, with high-end finishing and a modern designed lobby and amenities all facing the scenic waterfront.  Mr. Karaan continued “As we move forward with the construction works at The Harbour Row development, we are confident that we will fulfill our commitment towards the timely completion and delivery of this project.”

For up-to-date info on Harbour Row and its progress, please visit the project website


About GFH Financial Group B.S.C.

GFH is one of the most recognised financial groups in the Gulf region. It’s businesses include Asset Management, Wealth Management, Commercial Banking and Real Estate Development. The Group’s operations are focused in the GCC, North Africa and India. GFH is listed in Bahrain Bourse, Kuwait Stock Exchange and Dubai Financial Market.

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