Bahrain seeking consultant for residential project in East Hidd City

16 April 2024 1 min. read

The Government of Bahrain has launched a tender to find a consulting firm for the construction of a major residential project being developed in East Hidd City.

Launched over a decade ago, East Hidd City is a new build residential development located on reclaimed land opposite the existing town of Hidd. When fully completed, the city is expected to hold 4,523 housing units (mostly affordable housing) and accommodate 30,000 people.

For the latest development in the 242 hectare development area, the build of around 284 social apartments, Bahrain’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning is now inviting bids from qualified consultants.

Bahrain seeking consultant for residential project in East Hidd City

Tender documents show that the ministry is searching for a consulting firm that can provide contract management and site supervision services for the construction of social apartment units in the A2, C1 & C2 as well as 05, 06, 11 &14 plots within the East Hidd Village.

Only qualified engineering consultants with Category ‘A’ licensed with the Council for Regulating the Practice of Engineering Professions (CRPEP) will be eligible to take part in the bidding process.

Upon full completion, East Hidd City will feature a public health centre, 9 mosques, 6 public schools, 19 children playgrounds and 4 public gardens. It is expected to boast 35km of marine parks, 39km of shaded areas, 3.8km of walkways and bicycle lanes.

The development in East Hidd is part of Bahrain’s strategy to increase its housing stock across the kingdom to accommodate for its growing population.