The Waterfront shopping mall in Karen
By peter Musila
The Waterfront mall located in the heart of Karen is a world class town center with lots of innovations in every of its square inch. The mall seeks to challenge the Nairobi topology normative- inspired by waters.
“The anchor tenant, Game Stores and several other tenants are currently stocking up their shelves in readiness to open on Jamhuri Day. The Waterfront Karen is offering 200,000 square feet of retail space that are designed to provide an unforgettable town center feel as well as a world-class shopping and lifestyle experience for everyone who comes through its doors,” said Muguku.
Waterfront signed Games Stores a South African retailer as its anchor tenants enabling the stores to have its second outlet in Kenya. The Waterfront mall set on 50 acres of land seeks to be East Africa’s destination for lifestyles and wellness as it offers an all-time unforgettable experience to all.
“The Waterfront Karen has exploited the wide space it occupies to provide space for would-be shoppers to exercise. It has a dedicated 1.2 kilometers walking, cycling, and jogging track.”
Several key events shall be taking place in the mall in line to offer a recreational space. Among them include: Jameson Concert Kenya to be held on 8th Dec. The event is set to bring together both the local and international music artists. June Gachui is set to host the Heng on Dec 15th this year while Sheila Mwanygha a renowned media personality will be hosting Rembesha Kenya Beauty Expo on the same date.
The malls is located within the “Karen Triangle offering easy accessibility for both Langata and Karen road users. To add on that, the mall has over 1,000 parking bays to use within both basement and open parking.
“Every measure has been taken to ensure that security checks at The Waterfront Karen’s entrances do not interfere with the smooth flow of traffic along the two roads, especially during the forthcoming festive season,” added Dr. Muguku.
Right in front the heart of the Waterfront Karen is a man-made lake sitting on 3 acres and 5 acres landscape. Despite the lake being an environment enhancer, its purpose was to act as the malls’ main water storage and recycling area with the bid to reduce the malls’ reliance on public water supply utilities. The mall stands a chance of making huge financial savings considering that 75% of the water bills paid by consumers in Kenya do constitute of sewage costs.