GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES
MAXIMIZING YOUR INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY and FACILITATING TRADE IS WHAT WE DO!
Invest Grand Bahama is the Investment arm of the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA)- a privately owned quasi-governmental organization with regulatory & municipal control of Freeport. We are the organization that becomes your personal concierge when setting up business in Freeport!
FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA- THE FREE TRADE ZONE
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island is a 230 square mile free trade zone that offers long term tax concessions and benefits for financial, commercial and industrial enterprises.
Guaranteed long-term tax concessions and benefits for financial, commercial and industrial enterprises within this unique economic trade zone offer advantages that are superior to anywhere else in the region!
International companies target several segments of Grand Bahama’s economy, particularly:
- Light Industry (Value Addition & Manufacturing)
- Real Estate
- Information & Communications Technology
These sectors count on GBPA’s support to seek and identify new business opportunities.
PROFILES OF SUCCESS
Martin Marietta Aggregates is the second largest producer of construction aggregates in the United States, supplying the crushed stone, sand, and gravel used to build roads, sidewalks and building foundations. The Company owns the highly automated Bahama Rock facility on Grand Bahama. This state-of-the-art aggregates plant and ship-loading facility serves customers from Maryland to Texas, as well as throughout the Caribbean.
Martin Marietta Aggregates
Buckeye Partners, L.P. is a publicly-traded master limited partnership (NYSE: BPL) that provides mid-stream energy logistics services. In 2011 Buckeye acquired the Bahamas Oil storage and trading platform for the region, while providing economic development and jobs for The Bahamas and the region.
It is the largest storage terminal facility in the Caribbean, with the ability to store, blend, trans-ship, and bunker fuel oil, crude oil and various petroleum products in addition to 23 million barrels of storage capacity. The facility’s deepwater jetties can berth the largest-sized vessels.
Buckeye Partners, L.P./BORCO
Scotiabank Bahamas, a subsidiary of The Bank of Nova Scotia, offers a comprehensive line of retail and commercial services, including electronic cash management services through their extensive network of branches across the country. Scotiabank has operated in The Bahamas since 1956. Scotiabank Bahamas currently operates a network of multiple branches, offering retail, commercial, and cash management services to individuals, as well as small and medium-sized businesses and corporations.
INVEST GRAND BAHAMA SMALL BUSINESS BUREAU
Grand Bahama’s first and only ‘true’ complete business resource center, offering a one-stop-shop service to entrepreneurs and existing businesses. The Bureau’s activities are guided by the mission to facilitate the development and sustain growth of Freeport’s small business community, through initiatives that Educate, Support, Expose and Empower SMEs to operate competitively.