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CW In Focus | Inside Edamah's Sa'ada waterfront project in Bahrain

Why is the government-backed developer building a megaproject near the old town of Muharraq?

Government-backed real estate developer Edamah is developing the Sa'ada mixed-use waterfront destination – which it describes as one of the nation’s “most prestigious developments” – to unlock the economic potential of oil-dependent Bahrain.

The developer says Sa’ada aims to fuse the traditional Bahraini architecture for which the Muharraq area is known with the modernity of a vibrant leisure destination for both tourists and locals.

In this video, Construction Week's deputy editor, Oscar Rousseau, provides key updates about Sa'ada's construction programme following a tour of the site with senior Edamah officials.

Construction Week In Focus is a twice-weekly bulletin of the Middle East's top news from the real estate development and contracting sectors. The series is hosted on Construction Week's YouTube channel, alongside weekly series published by its sister titles. The latter includes MEP Engineered by MEP Middle EastFM Live by facilities management Middle East, and Heavy Metal by PMV Middle East.

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Construction Week In Focus episodes are published each Sunday and Wednesday. Heavy Metal episodes are published on Mondays, and FM Live updates are presented on Tuesdays. MEP Engineered rounds off the week each Thursday. All videos are published at 4.30pm Dubai time. 

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