The Hub Karen is a large shopping, recreation and entertainment mall in Karen, an affluent suburb of the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The mall was opened on February 4, 2016. It now receives over 55,000 visitors per week. The mall is situated over 350,000 m2 featuring retail space, offices, medical facilities and a gym. It accommodates over 85 stores.
The Hub Karen Mall is a premier shopping mall located in the beautiful leafy suburbs of Karen Nairobi catering to unique experiences and aims to trigger three of our five senses – Taste, Color and Sound all while placing importance on Real Estate in The Service of the Community.
The HUB Karen is all about experience – The Hub is an environment where you can spend the whole day with all your needs being under one roof; from fashion, to entertainment, to fine dining and beyond. The Hub hosts both local and international retailers all while supporting small businesses.
The Hub Karen has been developed over two phases, the first phase being a 35,000sqm gross area (excluding parking), featuring a retail, offices, medical, wellness centre which opened on February 4th 2016; phase 2 includes more parking and a hotel/conference centre.
A skilled and experienced management company, Broll Property Group Kenya Ltd has been appointed to manage the complex with the mandate to achieve international standards.
Inside The Hub Karen
The Hub houses a 2,000m2 piazza and clock tower at the heart of the mall. The area is used for a range of activities, including travel exhibitions. The Hub Karen mall is host to the first Carrefour Hypermarket opened in East Africa. Carrefour is a French retailer and the second largest hypermarket chain in the world. With operations across Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa.
The Hub Karen Mall
||14 February 2016
||Broll Property Group Kenya Ltd
|No. of stores and services
|Total retail floor area
||35,000 square feet (3,300 m2)
It is also home to the first F&F branch in Africa. F&F is the subsidiary of Tesco and is a UK fashion brand. Burger King opened its first restaurant in Kenya at The Hub in November 2016.
The Hub Karen sustainability
The Hub Karen supports the local community through funding projects. It is involved with the Karengata Youth Soccer Association, the newly built community library and the local police force.
In May 2017, The Hub Karen Mall announced it would install a 450KW solar power plant to generate power to cater for the entire day power needs of the mall.
The Hub Karen
P.O. Box 61479-00200,
TEL +254 702 120 120