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The Avenues

Owner King Faisal Corniche Development Company
Estimated Value US$ 94,000,000
Sector Infrastructure
Sub Sector Leisure and Entertainment
Country Bahrain
City Manama
Capacity 273,000 square metres Feasibility Start Date Q3-2014
Status Construction Project End Date Q2-2017
Owner King Faisal Corniche Development Company
Estimated Value US$ 94,000,000
Sector Infrastructure
Sub Sector Leisure and Entertainment
City Manama
Country Bahrain
Capacity 273,000 square metres
Feasibility Start Date Q3-2014
Status Construction
Project End Date Q2-2017


Project Overview


Background

King Faisal Corniche Development Company are constructing The Avenues-Bahrain which will encompass 273,000 square meters in a strategic location with a unique view over 1.5 kilometers with of sea view. 38,000 square meters were assigned to commercial shops which is 15% of the total area. The larger area will be assigned for family entertainment purposes which will feature a running track, children arcade, and entertainment areas, with restaurants and cafes along with a public park with access to the view of the water. 


Scope of Work

Construction of:

  • Waterfront shopping mall 
  • 1.5km stretch waterfront corniche with:
a) Outdoor children's play area
b) Jogging track
c) Outdoor gym sets 
d) Restaurants and Cafes
e) Retail outlets
f) Souk area
g) Indoor market
h) Movie theatre
i) Arcades
j) Parking space for 1400 cars


Finance

Kuwait Finance House are providing the $94 million of finance to construct the project. 


Additional Notes

The client's have decided to limit the verticle space to only one level. 

KFCDC is a venture by Bahraini private investors acting in partnership with Kuwait-based M H Alshaya and Mabanee Corporation, owners of The Avenues Kuwait which is billed as one of the largest malls in the world - with more than 800 stores spread over 425,000 square metres.

M H Alshaya is an international retail franchise operator that manages, owns and operates more than 70 international brands and 2,600 outlets in the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe.


Feed/Design

Pre Qualified

Gensler
2 Harrison Street, Suite 400, CA 94105
Tel: +1 415 433 3700
Web: www.gensler.com
Mohamed Salahuddin Consultancy Engineering Bureau (MSCEB)
Salahuddin Building 123,Road 402, Block 304, Manama, Bahrain
Tel: +973 1721 6777
Email: headoffice@msceb.com
Web: www.msceb.com

EPC

Pre Qualified

G.P. Zachariades
Office No. 1, Building 1455, Road 256, Block 502
Tel: +973 1759 8800
Email: info@gpzgroup.com
Web: www.gpzgroup.com
Nass Group
Building 1007, Road 31, Block 635, Ma’ameer Industrial Area, Manama
Tel: +973 1770 8333
Email: info@nasscontracting.com
Web: www.nassgroup.com

Awarded

Nass Group

Financier

Pre Qualified

Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain
Bahrain World Trade Center West Tower
Tel: +973 7777 7777
Web: www.kfh.bh

Short Listed


Related Contacts


G.P. Zachariades

Name: George Economides
Designation: Site Civil Engineer
Telephone:+973 3347 1993, +357 9659 6104
Email Address: g.economides88@gmail.com
Name: Julius Reginaldo
Designation: Senior HSE Officer
Email Address: j.reginaldo@gpzgroup.com
Linkedin: bh.linkedin.com/in/julius-reginaldo-86033556
Name: George Eapen
Designation: Senior Technical and Project Engineer
Telephone:+973 1759 8800
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-eapen-3908571a

Gensler

Name: Duncan Swinhoe
Designation: Regional Managing Principal
Telephone:+44 20 7073 9735
Email Address: duncan_swinhoe@gensler.com
Linkedin: uk.linkedin.com/pub/duncan-swinhoe/14/69b/5ba
Name: Islam Labana
Designation: Senior Design Architect
Telephone:+971 50 577 0771
Email Address: es_arts@hotmail.com

King Faisal Corniche Development Company

Name: Dr. Juma bin Ahmed Al-Kaabi
Designation: Dupty Chairman
Name: Mohammed Abdulaziz Alshaya
Designation: Chairman

Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain

Name: AbdulRazak Jawahery
Designation: Executive Manager
Telephone:+973 3966 9898, +973 7777 7777
Email Address: razak.jawahery@menatelecom.com
Name: Faruq Colin Silveira
Designation: Corporate Communications
Telephone:+973 3411 3113, +973 7777 7777
Email Address: fsilveiva@kfh.com.bh

Mohamed Salahuddin Consultancy Engineering Bureau (MSCEB)

Name: Mohamed Salahuddin
Designation: President & Managing Director
Telephone:+973 3963 2211, +973 1721 6777
Email Address: ms@msceb.com
Name: Thamer Mohamed Salahuddin
Designation: Vice President
Telephone:+973 3979 9979
Email Address: tms@msceb.com
Name: Praful Dhar
Designation: Project Manager
Telephone:+973 3905 8486
Email Address: praful.dhar@msceb.com
Name: Ashraf Abdul Azeem
Designation: Project Manager
Telephone:+973 1721 6777 ; Ext. 6744
Name: Dipesh Damodaran
Designation: Senior Building Services Engineer at MSCEB
Email Address: dipesh.damodaran@msceb.com
Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/dipesh-damodaran-753a8257
Name: B. G. Pannagash
Designation: Associate Director - M.E.P.
Telephone:+973 1721 6777
Name: Robin Mathew
Designation: Construction & Administration Director
Telephone:+973 1721 6777

Nass Group

Name: Ghazi Nass
Designation: Managing Director - Nass Contracting
Telephone:+973 1770 8333
Name: David Antony
Designation: General Manager - Nass Contracting
Telephone:+973 1770 8333
Email Address: danthony@nasscontracting.com
Name: Antonio Mirano
Designation: Project Manager
Telephone:+973 1770 8333


Updates

Aug 2016

Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Ministry paid a periodic visit and construction works , which is set to open May 2017, is going according to schedules as per the ministry officials.

Apr 2016

The project is expected to be completed by May 2017. 

Feb 2016

Nass Contracting have been appointed the main contractor. 

Kuwait Finance House have aporoved a $94 million loan facility for the project. 

Aug 2015

Bids are under submission - Nass Contracting and Zachariades have submitted bids. 

May 2015

Design works have now completed.

Tenders for the main contract have been released. 

Feb 2015

Design works have commenced; completion is expected to be May this year. 

Jan 2015

MSCEB and Gensler are the design consultants on this scheme. 

Sep 2014

King Faisal Development Company held a ground breaking ceremony on the 30th September, Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa laid the foundation stone for the project. 


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