CBRE Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has finalised an agreement with Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, to open Magic Planet at Enma Mall, the community shopping destination in East Riffa, Bahrain. The Enma Mall location, anticipated to open in June 2015, will be the 19th outlet of Magic Planet across the MENA region and the second in Bahrain.
Spread across nearly 900 square metres, the venue will cater to all youngsters and feature a variety of games, including rides, physical activities, skill games, a play area, and over 50 video and prize attractions.
Commenting on the opening, Steve Mayes, Director, Sales & Agency, CBRE Bahrain, said, “Since Enma Mall opened in 2012, it has become a popular community shopping destination for local residents and we are delighted that Majid Al Futtaim has selected the mall as the venue of choice to open the second Magic Planet outlet in the Kingdom.”
“Now nearing full retail occupancy, Enma Mall is witnessing strong interest from regional and international retailers. The opening of outlets such as Magic Planet reinforces Enma Mall’s position as a premier leisure and entertainment venue and will further enhance the mall’s appeal to discerning customers and retailers alike,” added Mayes.
Damien Latham, Chief Operating Officer at Majid Al Futtaim Leisure & Entertainment, said, “At Magic Planet, we want our guests to enjoy and share great moments, every day of the week, which is why we are pleased to be opening the new Magic Planet at Enma Mall in Bahrain. We are very excited to cater to an additional group of customers and look forward to providing a fun and exciting environment for everyone.”
Enma Mall, managed and leased by the leading international property advisory firm CBRE, offers 27,000m² of contemporary style retail space over three levels including a 500 seater food court, a tempting mix of food and beverage outlets to cater for all tastes along with ample parking space. Some of the anchor tenants already in operation at Enma Mall include, Géant, TwentyFour, Sharaf DG and Mood’s Furniture.
The combined portfolio of properties managed by CBRE in Bahrain comprise almost 100,000m² of prime office space in commercial districts and retail malls; almost 400 residential units spread across the Kingdom in both compounds and apartment complexes, and more than 50,000m² of industrial and warehousing space.