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Bahrain braces for new real estate regulations

Next month Bahrain will be implementing new real estate regulations along with proposed rental increases….. Read more click here.  

Southern Bahrain to develop unused land

Bahrain makes plans to develop land in the south of the country as local authorities announce plans to package land for developers.  To read more click here.

Bahrain tenders at $1bn airport upgrade project

Bahrain’s International Airport is expected to undergo an expansion project of approx. $1bn and boost capacity to 13.8mn passengers a year, bringing it in line with other airports in the region that have either upgraded or are in the process of doing so.  The winner of the tender and project is soon to be announced. […]

Aluminium-agriculture to spur Bahrain-Russia ties

It is expected that ties between Bahrain and Russia will improve after discussions by senior key ministers at the two-day ‘Russia-GCC Trade & Industrial Dialogue’ held in December 2014.  Key areas of bilateral trade and investment were identified which include aluminium, aircraft, chemicals, biotechnology, agriculture and pharmaceuticals.  Other topics discussed were the activation of a […]

Bahrain awards tenders worth $2.3bn

Bahrain has seen an increase of 140% of awarded tenders from 2003 to 2013.  In 2013, 2,028 tenders worth BD900 million ($2.3 billion) were awarded compared to 1,342 tenders worth BD367 million in 2003. To read more click here.

Major medical city to be built in Bahrain

A multimillion-dinar medical city is set to be built in Bahrain’s Southern Governorate, on donated land from His Majesty King Hamad.  There will be 264 beds, four centres of excellence and research, a college of medicine and student dorms, as well as accommodation for doctors. To read more click here.