Marina West Selects Beaucraft as the Project's Marina Element Advisor. June 2009


Manama – June 2009: Marina West, Bahrain's first gated beachfront high-rise residential and lifestyle community, located in tranquil and idyllic surroundings on the Kingdom's West coast, announced that it has selected and appointed the specialized leisure marina advisory firm Beaucraft W.L.L. ("Beaucraft") to conceptually design and oversee the tendering and installation works on the marina element of the project. The marina element of the project is anticipated to cost around USD 1.5 million to develop. The marina element of Marina West will cover an area over 60,000 square feet. It is also worth noting, that the marina has a capacity of 90 berths, capable of handling all types of leisure boats and yachts and will be fully equipped to service the vessels docked in it.

Commenting on this occasion, Mr. Mahmood Janahi, Marina West's CEO, stated: "We are very pleased that the leading Bahraini leisure marina advisory firm is joining our project. The marina area is considered one of the cornerstone elements of the Marina West project and as such is getting allot of attention from us. We are confident that Beaucraft is capable of delivering the envisioned marina area starting from the specialized designs to overseeing the tendering and installation works through to completion and we wanted nothing but the best services for Marina West owners."Likewise, Captain Robert Montfort-Jones, Beaucraft's General Manager stated: "We would like to express our gratification for being selected by a project that is considered to be one of the leading Beachfront developments in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Our contribution to Marina West will be in the design brief of the marina area according to the highest international standards and the management and overseeing of the tendering and installation works of the various contracts provided by the companies that will contribute to the construction of the project's marina." It is worth noting that Beaucraft was established in the Kingdom of Bahrain at the beginning of this year to fulfill a gap in the availability of leisure marine services by providing various services in the field of marine entertainment such as design, development, management and operations of marinas, as well as the maintenance, importation, sales, brokerage and financing of boats and yachts.Marina West is so much more than a residential development; it is a community that offers high end boutiques, trendy cafés, waterfront restaurants and leisure opportunities with the whole family in mind. It boasts a private sandy beach, health club facilities, playground area, tennis courts, and lagoon shaped pools. It is a stunning architectural concept that comprises eleven high rise towers, including a grand five star hotel, that encloses a marina, offering unrivaled scenic views of the sea and landscaping of the 75,000 square meter community.

The MoU was signed between Captain Robert Montfort-Jones, Beaucraft's General Manager, and Mahmood Janahi, CEO, Marina West Real Estate Company.

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