The Ministry of Public Works & Transport’s BahaMix recently awarded a footwear supply contract to a new Self Starter company, Bahamas Striping.
More than $30 million will be spent by the Water and Sewerage Corporation to upgrade its infrastructure in preparation for the $2.6 billion Baha Mar project.
Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Honorary Chairman Sir Jack Hayward announced that construction of a multi-million bridge over the Lucayan waterway will begin soon.
The Bahamian development company behind the $8 million Dunmore Court luxury home community in southwestern New Providence, said the project was on target for an early 2011 opening.
Substantial government construction and upgrade projects, coupled with private sector construction projects, have opened a myriad of opportunities for Bahamian engineers and other construction professionals.
Senator John Delaney Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs described the Supreme Court refurbishment project as “unprecedented” and said it is only one aspect of the Government’s commitment.
The Ministry of Works is assessing how to improve the efficiency of the building permit process while continuing to comply with existing legislation and ensuring that “public safety is not compromised”.
Installation and upgrades of the existing WSC service laterals on Market Street between Wulff Road and Andros Avenue will result in road closures along Market Street.
As the Baha Mar project is about to begin, Bahamian Contractors are again urging the government to incremenfally increase business license fees, rather than levy a proposed rate hike all at once.