Prudential Properties, a newly established company that is a joint venture between Kooheji Development and Mohamed A.R. Fakhroo Investment & Property Development, opened its latest project – Juffair Square, an open-air lifestyle design-inspired neighbourhood in the heart of Juffair. Designed to have the look and feel of a modern urban square, offering a variety of exclusive restaurants, cafes and leisure activities, some of which is making its first debut in Bahrain.
The striking architectural design of four buildings, with a stunning landscape that simply sits by a central fountain with terrace seating, is located in a densely populated area of Juffair, that has a high proportion of expatriate working families and a high concentration of tourists staying in the local hotels and Juffair luxurious serviced apartments.
Built at cost of USD $ 35 million, spread out over a total area of 10,000 sqm and over 7,324 m ² GLA with 37 outlets of great tenants mix of F&B, services and retail outlets. The space planning is the result of a careful study of what Juffair and Manama requires. Juffair Square has ample parking spaces and is designed with 3 main blocks forming a square shape with outside terraces that create a gathering courtyard in the middle with different landscape elements like no other dining and retail development in Bahrain.
Juffair Square enjoys good visibility from the main road running through the neighbourhood in Awal Avenue and is expected to be one of the busiest bustled destinations in Bahrain.
Commenting on the opening, Engr. Mohamed Abdulghaffar Al Kooheji, Managing Partner, Prudential Properties said: “We are happy to announce the opening of Juffair Square, which is the first project for Prudential Properties. The project was designed from a concept of micro-city with different materials, designs and schools of architecture which makes its an organic palette of materials. Inspired by the nature of the city; the use of the wood, natural stone, aluminium cladding, texture renders and large glass openings provide a striking architectural design with an elegant shopfront that is appealing to tenants who are looking to present their brand with unique fit out designs in the heart of Juffair”.
“The design was born under the European standards of accessibility, open spaces, connectivity, no barriers and shared community. All these elements orientated north to south creating a wind tunnel effect to create a sustainable environment and makes Juffair Square’s design something durable, functional and practical” Added Engr. Mohamed Abdulghaffar Al Kooheji.
Kooheji Development and Contractors partnered with Mohamed A.R. Fakhroo in the joint venture to develop Juffair Square, which comes as diversification of Kooheji Development’s real estate projects portfolio, demonstrating the knowledge we have gained through decades of building large mega real estate projects and utilizing our extensive In-house capabilities including in house design team, MEP team, Value Engineering and Project Management Office with well-established Supply Chain Management to develop a unique urban F&B and retail development that will be a great addition to Bahrain’s go to destinations.
“In its efforts to provide Juffair square’s tenants and visitors with the best dining and shopping experience, Prudential Properties signed an agreement with Royal Ambassador, to manage Juffair Square by providing soft and hard services including housekeeping, Security, waste management, building maintenance, Air-conditioning and Landscaping.
Royal Ambassador is a leading hospitality arm of Kooheji with over 10 years’ experience in managing over 11 high-rise residential towers in the kingdom of Bahrain including the Fontanas series, Springfield series, Ariva and Seef Avenue.
May Marzooq, Marketing Manager, Kooheji Development said: “In the middle of one of the busiest neighbourhoods of Bahrain, Juffair Square brings an oasis of space, design, lifestyle to elevate the outdoor dining experience, a multicultural place for everyone to hang out and enjoy different and new food concepts some of which is first to Bahrain such as Katana Torii, the new RAMEN and SUSHI restaurant that brings the authentic taste of Japan to Bahrain that opened at the end of July, MUH café with great fit out look and feel so we look forward to its opening, The Dockyard restaurant that offers the best Fish & Chips in town and your favourite burger place GRIDDLE, STARBUCKS, Red Croissant Bakery, Guys & Grills and many more services providers such as Juffair Square Pharmacy, Brazil studio salon, Gentlemen’s Salon, Park and Shop, Yateem Optician, Gracie Academy and Baigene Lab.
With ample parking spaces, which makes it convenient for visitors, Juffair Square will be the place to be for new dining experiences in elegant terraces and architectural designs with a central stage for events and water features. We have planned great entertainment and activations for the year ahead while considering the current situation under COVID-19 and we look forward to welcoming our visitors to experience something different”