Become A Tenant

The Waterfront is dedicated to offering a safe, environmentally responsible, world-class leasing experience to all our tenants.

Reasons to become a tenant

Incredible Spaces

We’ve got well designed, beautiful retail spaces that’ll amplify your products or services. It’s one of the best ways to sell your brand experientially, so get shopping for space!

Great Business

What’s a good business without the right clientele? Ensure you have the right people walking through your doors. Quality not quantity – the Waterfront has this in mind!

Location, Location

We’re right at the centre of the Karen Triangle, beteen Ngong Road, Karen Road and Langata road. We can’t think of anything that spells ‘accessible’ quite as convincingly.


The importance of security for your staff and shoppers is paramount. From great lighting at night, secure entrances and efficient guards…the Waterfront has you covered.

Parking Space

900 parking bays are more than twice the standard requirement. Wasted minutes circling around waiting for open slots are avoided this way


The Waterfront App, free Wifi, footfall cameras are just some of the ways you can optimize your business and keep track of the number of people coming in.

Phased Approach

There is a defined phased approach to development. This means you can prepare well in advance for all the new features that will be accessible to you.

Efficient Administration

We have clear lines of communication to facilitate processes with our tenants. All servicing needs are taken care of, including mitigation for unexpected events, power, and water outages.

Discover the Waterfront

At the Waterfront, we’re inspired by water.

We understand that exceptional circulation is paramount to enjoying the Waterfront experience. We have built an active frontage and set strategic floor plans in order to include a great variety of both local and international shops, restaurants and cafes in an easy to navigate environment with ample parking and accessibility for all.

Our"‘toentr"’ has over 50 acres of trails, parkland and outdoor amenities and lake side activities to keep visitors entertained and allow them to re-connect with nature.

Our competitive edge

The Waterfront is dedicated to offering a safe, environmentally responsible, world-class leasing experience to all our tenants. We aspire to become the go-to destination in East Africa, offering a versatile and unforgettable experience to everyone, every time. The Waterfront has invested in measures that will improve your leasing and tenancy experience, including administration, security and aesthetics.

The height of variety

Open Spaces

We encourage outside living, so visitors will enjoy plenty of open inside the buildings are made with intentional spaces that let in natural light and ventilation, not to mention the acres of space outside. The Waterfront will give shopping experiences a (figurative and literal) breath of fresh air.

A Lake

The lake, overlooked by various restaurants, will offer visitors an unbeatable view.


Our eateries and shops will offer a taste of the world, because our clients are world class.

Fun Activities

The Waterfront will come with a variety of fun-based activities for the whole family, from child-friendly games to extreme sports.

The Waterfront also has a number of ideal offerings for tenants:

Naturally Sustainable

We are creating a lake to enhance the natural environment and act as the central visual theme that unifies the development’s diverse elements.

Being Self Sustainable

The Waterfront will considerably reduce reliance on mains water, lighting and comfort utilities. The lake at the heart of the development, 14,000 square metres in size, doubles as a wetland. It will be the main water storage area while the land will act as the catchment area. Cascades and fountains will help oxygenate the water. We will add Gambusia fish to eliminate mosquitos, catfish to control the frog population, and tilapia to control algae growth. These will in turn attract herons, ducks, geese, kingfishers and many other birds. Other than the ecological attraction, the water features will also reduce dependence on mains water by incorporating sophisticated water recycling and holding system.The buildings, meanwhile, will use as much natural light as possible and take advantage of natural ventilation.

Eco Smart Technology

The Waterfront believes in the sustainable use of water. We identified a company to fit in all our water output products a champion for the value of water Hansgrohe.

Their mixers and showers, which are fitted with EcoSmart technology, require up to 60% less water than conventional products. Thirteen litres of water per minute run through a conventional basin mixer. EcoSmart lowers water consumption by up to 60%, to around 5 litres per minute. This works by adding air and by means of a special flow limitation system. The result of which is a full, bubbling water jet.

Seeing the light

The development will have solar panels on the rooftops that will supplement The Waterfront’s power needs.

Always Innovative

To keep tenants, their assets and customers secure, we have designed a security strategy that complies with world standards.

The Waterfront App

This will be an app with a host of functions, including:

Innovative security

This includes a state of the art CCTV system that monitors the town centre 24/7.

Collection points

They are designed for shoppers to be able to leave their shopping in a safe storage area and collect after they’ve spent a day wandering, eating, playing and relaxing.

Footfall cameras

These will let you know how attractive your store is to shoppers.

Free Wi-Fi

This will offer a number of marketing opportunities

Quiet zones

Separate areas designed for shoppers who want to browse and work, with access to electrical points and WiFi.

Ultra-modern infrastructure

The Waterfront is equipped with power saving elevators and escalators.

Why the new 'town centre' is in Karen

More people are choosing to live and work in Karen and there is a steady stream of boutique restaurants, cottage industries and commercial enterprises that are populating the neighbourhood - all attuned to the unique quality of the local environment. Karen has set the standard for integrating the natural and built environment, adding aesthetic value whilst keeping environmental impact to a minimum. The Waterfront has adopted a low-density, eco-sensitive approach that fits in perfectly with the quaint nature and heritage that Karen has so carefully preserved in the past.

The Karen Triangle

Multi-national firms that are looking to set base in the East Africa market are increasingly choosing the Karen neighbourhood. It offers easy connectivity to the heart of Nairobi and still offers high quality living and working environment. The Waterfront is located within the ‘Karen triangle’: the intersection between Langata Road, Karen road and Ngong road.


With substantial Government investment in improving the roads network in the area, Karen is set to become even more accessible; and The Waterfront will be right at the heart of this crosshatch of thoroughfare moving into and through the area with ease.

Highways Authority (KenHA) has already begun works expanding the Karen-Kikuyu and Karen- Bomas roads, upgrading them to dual carriage standard. Additional lanes connecting Karen suburb to Ngong are also planned.

We’re serious about project delivery.

Our construction site is abuzz with activity and we are rapidly enhancing the local landscape. Multiple layers are added to the original motif like layers of petticoats under a skirt- to ultimately acquire the desired shape and appearance as envisioned by the Developer.

The dynamic flow and pace of The Waterfront is a result of cooperation with top designers and the Developers extensive experience in retail environments.

Editors’ Note

The Waterfront Development is a Two-Story retail building comprising 31,000 square meters gross built area in Phase 1. Our building shell structure is constructed out of reinforced concrete. You might be curious about the skeletal forms that can be seen on the numerous buildings-under-construction all around Nairobi City. There’s a lot of this that is now visible on our site especially on the second level of the building- this referred to as formwork. Formwork is a formation of panels (timber, steel, plastic or aluminum) that mould together to ensure the structural form is erected soundly and achieves safe design parameters. Even the basic foundation casting is done using formwork.

Our Goals

Our goal is to create a bustling community in Karen, keeping in vision Nairobi's urban sustainable future.

To be the go-to lifestyle and wellness destination in East Africa, offering an unforgettable experience to everyone, every time

To offer a safe, environmentally responsible and world-class shopping and lifestyle experience to everyone who comes through our doors

The Whole Package Visualized

Take a look at the Waterfront and visualize the floors and surrounding areas.

Phase 1A - LEVEL 1 AREAS

Phase 1A - LEVEL 2 AREAS

Become a Tenant

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For urgent queries, Call: us on +254 722 520 702



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