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NKD Pizza signs lease with El Mercado Janabiya

MANAMA, BAHRAIN – 09 February 2016: MASGO Ventures and First Bahrain today jointly announced the introduction of a new brand to Bahrain with the first branch of NKD Pizza soon to open at El Mercado – Janabiya.

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McDonalds to open at El Mercado

McDonald’s Bahrain today announced the signing of their lease to open their latest drive-thru location within El Mercado Janabiya, the impressive new neighbourhood market created by First Bahrain Real Estate Development Co. The new McDonald’s branch will be their 20th branch in the Kingdom. It will also be the only drive-thru restaurant on the ground floor of the open-air retail centre which will also feature a mix of restaurants, cafes and shops on a beautifully landscaped elevated platform, offering scenic southern views in a vehicle-free pedestrian environment.

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El Mercado Janabiya signs first lease with Alosra Supermarket

Alosra Supermarket and First Bahrain Real Estate Development Co. today announced the signing of the first lease for the impressive new neighbourhood market – El Mercado- Janabiya a project by First Bahrain. The new Alosra will be the anchor for the open-air retail centre which will also feature a mix of restaurants, cafes and shops on a beautifully landscaped elevated platform, offering scenic southern views in a vehicle-free pedestrian environment. The retail centre, at the corners of Avenues 27 and 79 and visible from the highway, offers quick and easy access to both neighbourhood residents returning from Manama and morning commuters headed to Saudi Arabia. Further supported by 160 covered car parks, it is expected to open to the public in Spring 2016.

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First Bahrain Distributes 10% Share Dividend

First Bahrain, a leading Kuwaiti real estate development company, today announced a 10% share dividend, distributing KD 2,120,996 of its retained earnings proportionally amongst its shareholders. The distribution is the final step in the successful implementation of corporate restructuring effort which reset the paid up capital to KD 23,330,960. The company, founded in 2005, is one of the few developers to have weathered the 2008 global financial crisis with positive historical earnings.

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First Bahrain Unveils “El Mercado Janabiya”

With construction on their neighbourhood retail centre in Janabiya progressing smoothly to the 30% mark, First Bahrain Real Estate Development Co. today unveiled the branding for its new development which will henceforth be known as “El Mercado Janabiya.” The new identity, designed by local consultancy MM Brand, translates to “the market,” honouring the Spanish Mediterranean feel of the architecture while describing the centre as a place which will facilitate both community and commerce in a beautifully landscaped outdoor space.

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Janabiya Plans Unveiled at Groundbreaking

Construction is underway on a neighbourhood retail centre in Janabiya, following a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new development where images of the new facility were publicly unveiled for the first time today. This event follows the recent announcement of the funding provided by Kuwait Finance House for this, the first phase of a USD 30 million development which has been designed by Sanad Engineering and being built by the Almoayyed Contracting Group.

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KFH-Bahrain to provide financing for retail development

Building on the strength of a long established relationship, Kuwait Finance House – Bahrain (KFH) and First Bahrain Real Estate Development Co. today jointly announced a new project finance agreement which will fund the construction of the first phase of a new USD30 million commercial development in Janabiya. This announcement follows the recent news of the appointment of the Almoayyed Construction Group and Sanad Engineering as the lead members of the project team to design and construct the facility. The new project will be ready for occupancy by the second quarter of 2016.

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Project team appointed for Janabiya neighbourhood retail development

Building on its success in the industrial sector where its USD 45 million Majaal Warehouse Development is now fully leased and operational, First Bahrain Real Estate Development Company K.S.C today announced the appointment of the Almoayyed Contracting Group and Sanad Engineering as the lead members of the project team for its new USD 30 million commercial project in Janabiya.