Kenya-based mall development and project manager Athena Properties has appointed TGM Consultants as joint leasing agents to support the retail leasing of the Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi.
Taking its name from the Giichi and Ruiruaka rivers that flow through the city, Two Rivers is 4.4-million sqft mixed-use development with a 9.2 million-sqft buildable bulk area. The development is set in Nairobi’s Blue Zone surrounded by the UN Complex, the US and the Canadian embassies.
The development is anchored by the largest retail and entertainment centre known as the Two Rivers Lifestyle Centre. The mall is the largest in sub-Saharan Africa at 710,000 sqft of GLA and an additional 215,000 sqft of office space. The mall will have more than 200 shops anchored by Carrefour hypermarket and Magic Planet.
Additionally, the centre hosts an outdoor entertainment area of another 130,00 sqft, which will host an amphitheatre, dancing fountains, aqua play, water wall, promenade and other water zorbing activities. The retail development is designed as a picturesque environment for visitors, guests, shoppers, businesses and residents.
“Athena Properties are delivering on a solid vision for Two Rivers to become one of Africa’s pre-eminent destinations. In terms of location, there are several compelling factors that should ensure a high footfall to the mall and surrounding development. It has easy access to other parts of Nairobi – being 14 kms away from the Central Business District, 29 kms from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and 5 kms from the UN Complex. This is an exciting opportunity for retailers to enter the Sub Saharan African market and reach consumers with a high disposable income,” says Philip Evans, managing partner for TGM.
“There are many factors that will attract a high numbers of visitors to Two Rivers. These include the world-class three-and-five star hotels, the 3,600-seat amphitheater that will host events throughout the year and open public spaces for visitors and residents to enjoy, which all come together to form a beautiful, scenic attraction. TGM Consultants, as our joint leasing agent, will be able to introduce international retailers to a true paradise for shoppers,” adds Zahiba Mawji, sales and leasing manager, Athena Properties.
The first two days of the 25th edition of Beautyworld Middle EastOctober 6, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau
Words by Farimah Moeini, Snapchat Head of Industry – Retail and Travel TheJuly 5, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau
Union Coop, a consumer cooperative in the UAE, revealed that 78% of
Union Coop has opened its 23rd branch within the UAE in Jumeirah
Nando’s has revealed their revamped Sheikh Zayed Road outlet where newcomers and
UAE-based Al Maya Group announced that it will be boosting import of
UAE-based grocery retail chain, Grandiose has opened its first hypermarket in Abu
UAE-based Carrefour announced its theme and plans for Ramadan 2021. The brand
Locally owned supermarket Spinneys celebrates 60 years of doing business in the
UAE-based Carrefour will become the first retailer in the region to offer new levels
The Organic Farmers’ Market is back in Bay Avenue for its 12th
UAE-based Lulu Group recently inaugurated its first-ever all-female staff store in Jeddah,
Jones the Grocer, the gourmet grocer and cheese retailer launches the Jones
The Sultanate’s largest shopping destination, Mall of Oman, which opened its doors
Dubai Outlet Mall has announced a strategic partnership with Lulu Group to
UAE-based REDTAG will launch its specialized, new outlet in City Centre Deira
UAE-based Al-Madina Group opened two new projects, Crown Mall and Mango Hypermarket,
UAE-based REDTAG has launched its latest retail outlet on at Doha’s City Center
UAE-based Carrefour has opened a new store at the world’s busiest international
FILA has opened its new futuristic flagship store in Dubai Mall. The 158m²
UAE-based Times Square Center is getting ready to reveal its newly refurbished,
UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim has officially opened its newest lifestyle and retail
Carrefour has announced that it is expanding its robotic fleet, adding 11
Marking the 200th hypermarket opening in Cairo, Egypt, LuLu is celebrating the
Emerging technologies and IT integration in businesses have been taking place for