Masaken AlSailiyah & Musaimeer Limited, an emerging subsidiary of BARWA Group focusing on affordable housing developments, has won the "Best Completed Development Award" at the Affordable Housing Development Middle East Summit, held from 26-29th September in Manama, Bahrain.
H.E. Sheikh Ebrahim bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the Minister of Housing of Bahrain, handed the award to Mr. Khalifa Salman Al Mohannadi, General Manager of Masaken Al Sailiyah & Musaimeer, who represented BARWA Group at the award ceremony at the Gulf Hotel in Manama. The attending senior delegation was led by Mr. Hitmi Ali Al Hitmi, Deputy Chairman of BARWA Real Estate, with Mr. Ibrahim Fakhroo, Director of Barwa Group Real Estate investments in Qatar, and Mr. Mohammed Ismail Al Emadi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Masaken Co.
Mr. Khalifa Salman Al Mohannadi, General Manager of Masaken AlSailiyah & Musaimeer, commented on receiving the award: "Masaken AlSailiyah & Musaimeer Limited won the award for its significant role in the development of affordable housing units. The projects delivered by Masaken AlSailiyah & Musaimeer have contributed to the increase in affordable housing in the region, while also demonstrating Barwa's ability to deliver high standard projects within budget, through outstanding design, planning and use of innovative building materials."
"I take this opportunity to thank the organizing body of the summit," said Mr. Ibrahim Fakhroo, Director of Barwa Group Real Estate investments in Qatar. "We are very proud to receive this award to add to other accolades we have received. I believe Masaken AlSailiyah & Musaimeer deserves recognition of this kind because of its innovative and pioneering approach and the quality of construction and package of amenities on offer in these affordable housing developments."
Masaken AlSailiyah & Musaimeer Limited was created to help middle-income residents. The project consists of two phases: West Sailiyah and Musaimeer. Both phases comprise 31 buildings: 14 buildings with 2 bedroom apartments, and 17 with 3 bedroom apartments. Each building houses 32 apartments, with a total number of almost 2,000 apartments in both areas.
The project aims to meet the rapidly increasing demand for affordable housing units. It offers excellent quality of life with manageable costs for all residents. Masaken is an embodiment of Barwa's slogan "We don't build homes but lifestyles". The developments include green spaces and play areas for children. They are equipped with comprehensive facilities including clubhouses, gymnasiums, games rooms, multi-purpose halls, basketball and tennis courts and swimming pools, as well as nurseries and shops. The shopping areas include ATM machines, a supermarket, pharmacy, laundry, barber shop, and café. There is also an administrative building in which estate management, facility maintenance and security are located.
Masaken AlSailiyah & Musaimeer properties are managed by Waseef, a fully-owned subsidiary and leasing arm of BARWA Group. Waseef offers a wide range of services as a fully integrated asset, property and facility management services company.