Royal Ambassador to open $35mn Juffair Square in Bahrain

The lifestyle and entertainment destination is expected to cost $35 million

L-R: Alaa Hamza, Eman Al Mannai, Jerad Bachar and Eduardo Guerrero.
L-R: Alaa Hamza, Eman Al Mannai, Jerad Bachar and Eduardo Guerrero.

Bahrain-based property and facility management firm Royal Ambassador has revealed that it will open an outdoor lifestyle and entertainment destination Juffair Square making it the latest addition to the Kingdom’s portfolio.

Located in Manama, the $35 million project is expected to be an open-air experience for people to hang out, socialize, shop, a statement said.

With a leasing space of more than 10,000 sqm, Juffair Square will be home to 40 new retail outlets and create around 500 jobs in the local market in line with Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030.

Did you like this story?
Click here for more

Commenting on the project, Jerad Bachar, executive director- investment development tourism, real estate, education and healthcare at Bahrain EDB said: “The retail and entertainment sector is a key pillar of Bahrain’s tourism offering. The EDB focuses on collaboration with developers and stakeholders to strengthen and diversify Bahrain’s tourism sector to cater to the country’s residents and the rapidly increasing number of visitors to the Kingdom.  Strategic development projects, such as Juffair Square, are important to the expansion of our dynamic communities.”

Juffair Square is set to open in Q1 of 2019, the statement added.

For all the latest hospitality news from UAE, Gulf countries and around the world, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page.

Most Popular

Newsletter

Reports

Human Capital Report 2017

Human Capital Report 2017

The second annual Hotelier Middle East Human Capital Report is designed to explore the issues, challenges and opportunities facing hospitality professionals responsible for the hotel industry’s most important asset – its people. The report combines the results of Hotelier Middle East's HR Leaders Survey with exclusive interviews with the region's senior human resources directors.

Hotelier Middle East Housekeeping Report 2016

Hotelier Middle East Housekeeping Report 2016

The Hotelier Middle East Housekeeping Report 2016 provides essential business insight into this critical hotel function, revealing a gradual move towards the use of automated management and a commitment to sustainability, concerns over recruitment, retention and staff outsourcing, and the potential to deliver much more, if only the industry's "image problem" can be reversed.

From the edition

From the magazine