Barbados is filled with exciting investment opportunities that are projected to increase long-stay arrivals by approximately 92% and increase visitor spend by approximately 111% by 2025. Visionary investors can gain a head start into these new developments that will bring an additional 4,000 new rooms and 7,000 new jobs in the Carlisle Bay area alone.

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Oistins Tourism Project

The Government of Barbados (GOB) has selected the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc (BTI) as its executing agent to assist with the development of beach front property owned by the Government at Oistins, Christ Church consisting of some 288,673 square feet, or approximately 6.6 acres. The property is the current location for the following Government agencies:

  • Royal Barbados Police Force
  • Randall Phillips Polyclinic
  • Post Office
  • Library
  • Community Development
  • Welfare Department
  • Licensing Authority
  • Barbados Revenue Authority
  • Magistrate’s Court
  • The bus terminal

The Opportunity

Holetown Tourism Project

The Government of Barbados (GOB) has selected the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. (BTI) as its executing agent to assist with the development of beach front property owned by the Government at Holetown, St. James consisting of some 156,802 square feet, or approximately 3.6 acres. The property is the current location of the following Government agencies:

  • Royal Barbados Police Force
  • Holetown Library
  • Barbados Revenue Authority
  • Licensing Authority
  • Post Office
  • Magistrate’s Court

The Opportunity

The Treasury Building

The government of Barbados is pleased to announce the next phase of its long-term vision to reimagine and modernise our capital city Bridgetown with a call for proposal to transform the design and use of the Treasury Building.

The Treasury building, which will be vested in BTI, located in the heart of Bridgetown has become outdated and increasingly less fit for purpose for its current uses. As a result, BTI is seeking proposals from qualified developers for a long term lease and redevelopment plan for the Treasury Building.

The Opportunity

Sam Lord's Castle

Sam Lord’s Castle

The historic Sam Lord’s Castle property, constructed in 1820, was once the flagship hotel of Barbados and an iconic property throughout the Caribbean.

The Government of Barbados (GOB) through the BTII is now requesting proposals for the development of Sam Lord’s Caste Estate, which is subdivided into five (5) lots. BTII is currently undertaking the development of a 450 room Hotel project on Lot 1, which measures 28.3 acres : this project is slated for completion in March 2022.

To boost the attractiveness of the entire estate, BTII is now seeking proposals from interested developers for the purchase and subsequent development of a tourism related project or projects on the three adjacent parcels which measure approximately 17.3 acres in total.

The Opportunity

Carlisle Bay

Carlisle Bay Development

The Carlisle Bay Development, which covers over 2 km of beachfront land, is a unique tourism investment prospect in any tropical island in the world today. This beachfront land, owned by the government and the private sector, sits on a beautiful crescent bay infront of a historic capital city and UNESCO site. At the centre of this opportunity is the people of Barbados. This development will be the anchor for the complete regeneration of the communities in this urban corridor: livelihoods, infrastructure and sustainable futures for all. Please see the link below to learn more. The Carlisle Bay Development will include:

  • An iconic performing arts/conference facility
  • 5 new hotels (an additional 1,500 rooms)
  • A marina
  • Entertainment facilities

The Opportunity