Bahrain to build 2,000-unit homes worth $292m

The project will feature 2,100 parking spots, with a shopping mall and public gardens also reportedly planned for the Bloc 333 development

Bahrain will develop a $292m residential project, it was revealed [representational image: Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images].
Bahrain will develop a $292m residential project, it was revealed [representational image: Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images].

A residential project comprising 2,000 units will be developed at a cost of $292m (BHD110m) in the Bloc 333 area. 

Bahraini Housing Minister, Basem Yacoub Al-Hamer, said the residential complex will feature 2,100 parking spots. 

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A shopping mall, public gardens, and community service facilities are also due to be developed as part of the project. 

The development was announced following a visit to Um Al-Hasam and Al-Qurayyah, conducted by ministers of the Bahraini government. 

Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf, Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs, and Urban Planning, reiterated the kingdom's plans to implement infrastructure projects across the country. 

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Khalaf also highlighted the Al-Fateh Highway's development scheme, which will link Mina Salman with the Diplomat Hotel traffic junction. 

In addition, Khalaf revealed that a feasibility study is underway for the planned Um Al-Hasam jetty project, state agency BNA reported.

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