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A strong foundation for growth

Abundant opportunities for Bahrain’s real estate sector are aided by the country’s dedication to economic diversification and acceleration. Non-oil growth is projected to reach 4.5% by 2018 as a result of higher investment levels, especially in real estate construction.

How to set up in Bahrain

Build on Bahrain’s real estate opportunity

Investment potential in Bahrain’s real estate market keeps on expanding – and the sector is increasingly important to the economy.

  • 5.4%

    of GDP contribution by real estate and business activities in 2017

USD 769 million

real estate transactions in Q1 2017, marking an 8.11% increase


new housing units delivered since 2015

USD 2.2 billion

retail market worth, projected to grow 13% in the next five years

Over USD 32 billion worth of investment projects in the pipeline present an excellent opportunity to partner with potential local and international developers in Bahrain.

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Major upcoming real estate developments and activity destinations

Key real estate development programmes

The EDB works on the following programmes that enrich the tourism real estate sector and increase opportunities for investors and developers.

Developer roundtables

Promoting Bahrain’s real estate development by forging unique, sustainable, and diverse tourism offerings.


An annual forum for key GCC HNWIs, large family businesses and institutional investors to highlight RE opportunities.

Legislative improvements

Enhancement of the real estate sector’s regulatory framework by The Bahrain Legislation and Legal Opinion Commission.

Asset & project mapping

A national tourism asset and project mapping system available via EDB Bahrain as a reference for RE investors.

75% of the $281mn of inbound investments in 2016 went to Bahrain’s tourism sector.

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Additional resources

Download additional materials about the tourism sector to read at your own convenience.

Tourism Investment in Bahrain

An overview of investment opportunities across the Tourism, Real Estate, Healthcare and Education industries.

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Bahrain Real Estate Market Update H1 2018 – Summary

An overview of key sectors in Bahrain’s Real Estate market for H1 2018.

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Meet the team

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