New retail area set to feature exciting and diverse mix of regional and global F&B and retail destinations


Manama: 02 March 2020 – GFH Properties, the real estate arm of GFH Financial Group, today announced the signing with top tier international brands that will establish their franchises as part of the dynamic retail offering under development at the landmark Harbour Row waterfront project located in the heart of Manama.

The move will see international world-class restaurants serve discerning customers in the 14,000sqm of retail space, which is expected to open to visitors in the third quarter of 2020, with fit out works progressing swiftly alongside other works across the development.

Harbour Row’s retail area will comprise of a diverse group of world-class retail outlets including internationally known F&B franchises and a host of global retail brands. It is expected to become one of Manama’s most vibrant retail and commercial areas. The Harbour Row residential area showcases more than 300 luxury, state-of-the-art apartments split between the development’s East and West Side in addition two top five-star hotels.

Cementing Harbour Row’s position as a leading lifestyle and tourism destination, GFH Properties recently announced agreements that will see the establishment of a 106 room luxury hotel and residences to be managed by H Hotels, who have built a world-class portfolio of well-known properties and brands in the region and internationally, as well as the opening of a 160 room Accor boutique hotel – Mama Shelter.

Commenting, Shaikh 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.” Mr. 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.”






About GFH Properties

GFH Properties, a subsidiary of the GFH Financial Group, a market leader in the real estate sector, and a specialist real estate developer managing up to one billion US dollar worth of end project value currently. GFH Properties has a rich portfolio of multiple landmark projects known for excellence and innovation.

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