Construction

Barbados aims to construct its first wind farm

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Barbados government have signed a contract to support the development and functioning of Barbados' first large-scale onshore wind farm. This landmark agreement ensures the necessary assistance for the construction and operation of the renewable energy project. By combining resources, the IFC and the government of Barbados aim to promote sustainable...

GAIA Soars: Barbados Airport Achieves Early Winter Season Milestone

Barbados' Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) achieved a noteworthy milestone early in the winter season, marking its busiest day thus far. The accomplishment was highlighted by GAIA's Chief Executive Officer, Hadley Bourne, on Thursday, November 16, 2023. Bourne expressed optimism, observing the bustling Departure lounge and a similarly busy Arrivals hall, and remarked, "We're hopeful that there...

Barbados Paves the Way for Saudi Arabia Connection with Inaugural 12-Hour Flight

Exciting prospects are on the horizon as Barbados takes center stage in establishing direct airlinks with Saudi Arabia. A significant step towards this goal occurred on November 15, 2023, with the launch of a groundbreaking 12-hour test flight operated by SAUDIA (Saudi Arabian Airlines). Departing from Antigua, the flight made stops in Barbados and Miami to pick up additional Caribbean passengers before...

Barbados’ Bold Leap to 100% Renewable Power: Unveiling a 60 MW Community Solar Revolution

Barbados is set to realize its vision of a sustainable energy future with the finalization of plans to construct a 60 MW portfolio of community solar gardens. The project, spanning 50 sites across the island-state, is a significant step towards achieving the goal of powering Barbados with 100% renewables by 2030, supplementing the existing 30 MW solar portfolio. German-based Jurchen Technology,...

Anticipated Construction Boom in Barbados Predicted by Developer

In the next 12 to 24 months, Barbados could witness a significant construction boom, potentially leading to the importation of labor, according to James Edghill, co-founder of construction development firm One Builders. Edghill based his forecast on several planned projects, a low unemployment rate, and sustained economic growth in the country. Edghill emphasized the need for creativity in addressing...

Construction surge in Barbados is imminent!

During Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley’s 2023 Budgetary Proposals in the House of Assembly on Tuesday, she announced the assignment of funding for several departments and projects.Among them were:– $139 million for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with an additional $5.5 million for expanding operations of the Accident and Emergency Department.– $5 million to the Lion’s Eye Care Centre at the QEH.–...

“Tatters” NEW Exclusive USD$12 Million Home in Barbados for Sale, soon to be completed!

We took a drive to the platinum coast this week and we were not disappointed! Tatters Golf Villa at Royal Westmoreland is the ultimate in luxury living for the discerning buyer, providing first-class modern accommodation on a prestigious private estate with easy access to the rest of the island. As we walked around, enjoying the cooling breezes, we could feel just how special and unique this...

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