Durrat Marina signs up Beaucraft as consultants
Manama, June 30, 2010
Durrat Marina, a leading real estate development firm, has signed up Bahrain-based Beaucraft Company to provide consultancy and advisory services for its mixed use Durrat Marina development project.
As per the agreement, Beaucraft will not only consider the marine aspects of the marina, which will be one of the most developed / planned marina in the region, but also co-ordinate and offer consultancy and advisory services to develop the facilities within the project such as the yacht club and the maintenance centre, as well as the retail, F&B and commercial area within the project.
Ahmed Al Qattan, vice chairman of Tameer and the company’s managing director said: “We are glad that Durrat Marina has signed this agreement with Beaucraft which will serve the project and help us deliver it to the public up to the highest possible expectations. The Marina has won the CNBC Arabian Property Award and we want to keep that standard high up.”
Commenting on the agreement, Waleed Saffy, the CEO of Durrat Marina said: "Durrat Marina is taking all steps to ensure providing the best solutions and most convenient environment to our clients who will own homes and apartments in this prestigious water front development."
The signing of this agreement is just one further step on the way. The Marina is an important part of the project, and though it is large enough to engulf 60-meters-long mega yachts and longer, we want to make sure it has all the appropriate facilities to cater for the visitors and users needs as well as Durrat Marina residents.”
Hazem Janahi, Beaucraft chairman, said: “A marina is not only a harbour but also a total leisure experience. We are proud to offer our services to Durrat Marina as one of our most important clients in the Middle East region, and look forward to providing further success to this magnificent project."
"Furthermore, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the Durrat Marina management for their trust in assigning us this important role," he added.
Durrat Marina, which is located in the southern region of the Kingdom and is part of the prestigious Durrat Al Bahrain master development, is an investment residential and recreational project that will host around 4,000 villas and apartments, commercial and retail areas, with residential towers right adjacent to the water fronts and a Marina that can engulf 500 yachts of different sizes up to mega yachts.
Besides the supporting services, the yacht club and maintenance facilities, the project also includes restaurants, cafes, and retail shops along the main marina promenade.
Beaucraft company provides the services in marina and leisure advisory and consultancy, marina and leisure operations and management, marina maintenance, brokerage, import, sales as well as leasing and financing, Janahi said.
Furthermore, the company’s focus is to provide turn-key marina and leisure solutions that adhere to the most developed international standards; with primary focus on safety, professionalism and high-quality of services.
Beaucraft provides an array of services and products that are required by the local marina industry as well as it provides specialized advisory services that assist in the development of waterfront projects, he noted.
Moreover, based in Bahrain, Beaucraft has many strategic international relationships throughout the leisure industry that allows it to stand alone, as an industry leader, in the ability to supply experienced professionals from every area of the leisure industry, he added.-TradeArabia News Service