Two years after making headlines as the resort where the world-famous Barefoot Bandit was captured, Romora Bay Club & Resort in Harbour Island is preparing for a different kind of attention.
A Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution’s (BTVI) carpentry student, Elkanah Jaroy Cooper received recognition for a new home constructed on Bola Alley and Finlayson Street.
Former Bahamas Contractors Association president, Stephen Wrinkle said that instead of seeking to “go online”, government should aim to streamline the existing application process.
Deputy director general in the Ministry of Tourism Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, said new business operations are breathing new life into a city where visitors have been looking for more entertainment options.
If the contractor is boasting about the job and location, it’s just one of the reasons the 69-acre seafront community on New Providence’s southeast coast is booming.
With 17 months until opening, Baha Mar still has just over 50 percent of the proceeds of its $2.6 billion Chinese-financed loan to date, and has procured 90 per cent of all materials needed to complete the $3.5 billion project.
Hotel development in the Bahamas has restarted quicker than other Caribbean islands, in part due to a recently updated government measure which slashes construction costs.
Government borrows $60 million from NIB for 125 houses. That’s $480,000 for each house!
Bahamas Striping, celebrated the groundbreaking of its new headquarters and manufacturing plant last Thursday on land leased from the Bahamas Agricultural & Industrial Corporation.