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Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Public Notice Uncategorized
Following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Dorian seventeen months ago, the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) has focused on rebuilding social infrastructure to support the youth of our Community. Last year, restoration of the Sir Charles Hayward Yacht Club began. The GBPA is pleased to confirm the completion of the facility, along with the renovation […]Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized Utility
The Grand Bahama Utility Company (GBUC) is excited to announce the installation of a three-million-gallon Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant, which represents a $5 million investment. After months of extensive hydrogeological surveys, planning and design, “we are delighted,” said Philcher Grant, GBUC’s Director of Operations, “that this significant step in GBUC’s long term storm Continue Reading
Business Press Releases
December 15, 2020 – Freeport, Bahamas – Beginning January 2021, aspiring entrepreneurs on Grand Bahama will have a new, cost-effective option for launching new businesses in the city of Freeport. The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is introducing a new Licensee category that will reduce startup costs and bring significant benefits to entrepreneurs looking […]Continue Reading
COVID-19 Press Releases
December 8, 2020 – Freeport, Grand Bahama – The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), together with valued partners Zeta Rho Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and Kappa Lambda Lambda, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., has provided much needed healthy food supplies to disadvantaged families across the island of Grand Bahama. Although more […]Continue Reading
Business Development Press Releases REEF Uncategorized
With input from over 3,100 individuals across Grand Bahama to its public engagement survey, the Revitalization and Economic Expansion of Freeport (REEF) Committee shares the results of its consultation process. Launched by the Grand Bahama Port Authority Limited (GBPA) earlier this year, REEF’s key priorities are to stimulate, activate and lead growth and change by […]Continue Reading
Business COVID-19 Press Releases Support Uncategorized
Last week, the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) welcomed hundreds of its licensees, entrepreneurs and other interested parties to the launch of partner MicroMentor’s Virtual Marketplace. On October 28-29, 2020, MicroMentor, the world’s largest community of entrepreneurs and experienced volunteer business mentors, with the support of the GBPA, hosted Continue Reading
Business COVID-19 Events Press Releases Support
October 27, 2020 – Freeport, Grand Bahama: Throughout 2020, the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) has been pleased to partner with MicroMentor, the world’s largest community of entrepreneurs and experienced volunteer business mentors, to benefit Freeport’s business owners and entrepreneurs. Today, we are pleased to share the news of Continue Reading
Business COVID-19 Press Releases Support
BENEFICIAL PARTNERSHIPS:103 businesses across Grand Bahama received SBR grants. “We are extremely grateful to our GBPA partners for sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience in small business support, which provided a data-driven approach to reaching businesses most in need. Likewise, we are appreciative of the support extended from the Access Accelerator Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support Uncategorized
With the support of the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Limited, Genesis Academy’s Principal, Dr. Ricardo Major, and his staff will restart in-person lessons at the facility in late November. Genesis Academy offers Programme S.U.R.E. (Success Ultimately Reassures Everybody), a subset of the Government of The Bahamas’ Ministry of Education (MOE). The Programme is Continue Reading
Press Releases Uncategorized Utility
With the evolving global pandemic COVID-19, these are unprecedented times and the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), in our role as regulator, must balance the need for a healthy electric utility with upgraded technology and infrastructure, against the needs of the consumer and the island’s economy. As such, the GBPA has worked together with […]Continue Reading