Thursday 19 September 2019

Bahrain seeks bids for beachfront project management

MANAMA, May 28, 2019

Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah) has issued requests for proposal (RfPs) for the operation, management, and maintenance of Phase One of its BD3-million ($8 million) beachfront development Bilaj Al Jazayer.

To be implemented in two phases, Bilaj Aljazayer will offer high quality public beaches with pedestrian walkways and a leisure outlet for retail and F&B (Food and beverages) units.

Phase One comprises improvements to 1 km of unrestricted vacant beachfront to be later enhanced by a landscape promenade, food and beverages and supporting beach amenities.

It will serve as a prime destination for leisure and entertainment which will be open to both tourists and locals alike, said a statement from Edamah, the property arm of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund.

Phase Two of the project will include building a four-star hotel situated on Bahrain's southwestern coast to serve the visitors who wish to spend more time at a seaside resort.

The scope of work includes providing beach-related services and activities, and handling the supervision and maintenance of cleaning and security services, said the statement from Edamah.

Bilaj Al Jazayer's existing beach is being developed into a world class beach-front destination aimed at catering to Bahraini families, GCC nationals, and tourists, it stated. The site is around 3 km long located approximately 5 km southwest of the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC). The total site covers an approximate area of 1.3 million sq m and comprises of a public beach and 309 leased chalets.

The deadline for submitting the RfPs is June 2, it added.-TradeArabia News Service


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