A huge demand for housing, mega infrastructural and real estate projects and a robust diversification drive is helping Bahrain post strong growth in its construction sector.

Link to Bahrain projects at a glance

A new terminal – four times the size of the existing one and with almost twice its capacity – is set to soon take shape at Bahrain International Airport (BIA), as part of a modernisation project that aims to bring in a new-age travel experience including self-serving kiosks and quick baggage clearance at this pioneering aviation hub.

Mohamed Salahuddin Consulting Engineering Bureau (MSCEB) is working on two interesting projects that are destined to be landmark leisure destinations in Bahrain – not just because of their strategic locations and offerings but also because of their striking architecture.

The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning (MoWMUP) is gearing up to kick-start work on the second phase of the Muharraq Ring Road project, having recently launched construction on the Alba-Nuwaidrat interchange, among a number of key projects.

The Marassi Residences at Bahrain’s prestigious masterplanned city Diyar Al Muharraq is set to get off the ground following the award of the main construction contract to Nass Contracting, a subsidiary of Nass Corporation. The project is part of the $1.

A multi-million-dollar city that aims to offer the best that its very name embodies – water, garden and city – has been quietly emerging in the bustling Seef District of Bahrain.

Piling work has been completed on what is designed to be the tallest residential building in Bahrain.

Work is in progress on the El Mercado Village, a residential complex consisting of 42 homes that boast Spanish-inspired architecture that will complement the adjacent new El Mercado retail centre in the Janabiya area of Bahrain. First Bahrain Real Estate Development has appointed Decorators as the contractor under a BD3.5-million ($9.

Bids have been invited from selected contractors for the construction of the purpose-built Bahrain Bayan Primary School in Bahrain, which boasts an architecture that has been designed with children in mind. This tender invitation follows the completion of the full detailed drawings of the project by architectural consultants Intec Bahrain.

Construction work on the Mondelez Bahrain Biscuit Factory project in Bahrain has reached the halfway mark, with the development targeted for completion in the next three months.

United Facade Design and Services (UFDS), an independent testing facility in Bahrain for building materials and façade systems, has added another reference on a major project in the country to its growing portfolio.