75% of the development of the Financial Centre completed
Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH) has announced that the development of the First Phase of the project (the Financial Centre) is progressing ahead of schedule and by the end of May 2006, 75 per cent of the construction of the Financial Centre has been completed.
Announcing the details of the construction and related developments, Eng. Nawaf R. Sadeddin, Chief Development Officer of Bahrain Financial Harbour Holding Company said: “As is visible to all passers by, we have made tremendous progress on this landmark development. May 2006 saw us complete 75 per cent of the Financial Centre construction milestone, ahead of schedule re-enforcing our commitment to the timely completion of the project.
“The interior works for the lift lobbies and common areas are progressing in a rapid pace and achieving a remarkable progress in the installation of air-conditioning, electrical, plumping, safety and security systems” he said.
Work on the glazing and aluminum cladding for the Financial Centre is close to completion and approximately 2,000 workers and employees are involved in the development on a daily basis. Additionally, a total of 7.5 million man-hours have been registered till the end of May 2006, emphasizing the rapid pace at which BFH is being developed. Along with the rapid progress in the development, BFH has also maintained safety norms benchmarked against global standards for on site workers.