Bahraini and Saudi companies are competing for residential projects for the benefit of BDF affiliates.

Ministry of Housing in Bahrain opened pre-qualification documents for the construction two projects in the Wadi Al Sail and Galali areas of the kingdom. More than 50 companies from Bahrain and Saudi are in the race for these two major projects.  To read more click here.

SSH wins Hasabi Waterfront Development

Kuwaiti firm, SSH, has been awarded the design and construction project of the exclusive development located in Durrat al Bahrain.  The project will consist of both residential and commercial aspects including a number of waterfront villas (with private jetty’s), residential and commercial buildings, restaurants, and beach facilities.  To read more click here.

US$66m Hilton to open in Bahrain in 2020

The Hilton brand is entering the Bahrain market for the first time with the new Hilton Bay Hotel & Residences.  It will be connected to The Avenues retail development and the 210 room hotel will give guests access to the mall and a 1.5km stretch of the c0rniche.  Once completed the resort will feature 150 apartments, 60 studio suites, four stand-alone dining outlets, a swimming pool, and spa and fitness facilities.  To read more click here.

Bahrain Aims for a Mix of Renewable Energy Sources

Bahrain has issued a Request for Concept to selected developers for the construction of  an IPP Solar Power  project at a large landfill site.  The aim is to generate 5% of Bahrain’s required energy (255MW) via renewable sources by 2025, reaching 700MW by 2030.  Proposals are due by April 11.  To read more abou the tender click here.

CTM360 Bahrain Based Cyber Security Company

Based in Bahrain, CTM360, offers offer cyber threat management services on companies cyber assets. To read more click here.

Bahrain to Construct Giant Acquarium

Londonderry company, ELSS Engineering, has been awarded the multimillion dollar contract to construct a 17 metre high shark and fish aquarium in the Mall of Dilmunia.   To read more click here.

Bahrain Hosts 13th Middle Eastern GEO Conference 2018

Bahrain hosts the 13th Middle Eastern conference and exhibition of the Geological Sciences from March 5-8 this year.   More than 3,500 global energy leaders, across more than 100 companies and 19 countries, featuring around 420 speakers.   Held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister.  To read more click here.

Bahrain Joins Fight Against Marine Litter

Bahrain has become the 41st country to join the UN’s CleanSeas Campaign which pledges to keep oceans healthy and litter-free.  Bahrain will proceed with a number of events in support of the campaign ranging from beach clean ups to organised campaigns to educate about single use plastics and much more.  To read more click here.

Bahrain’s New International Airport Open Q3 2019

A soft opening of the new airport is expected in September of 2019, demolishing the old airport once the new one is 80% complete.  To read more click here.

New Real Estate Regulatory Body to Launch

Today Bahrain launches the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), which is the body governing the real estate sector and is responsible for providing licenses to all real estate professionals and projects.  To read more click here.

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