Development Opportunities

Tracts of land are available for sale and Joint Venture arrangements, to experienced and well-funded Investors, who are interested in developing projects in accordance with Devco’s overall master plan. Land is currently available for residential, commercial and touristic use. All land is sold on a Freehold basis and is subject to the payment of a service charge, which is used to fund city maintenance.

Devco has a number of world class beach and canal front development sites located on the south shore of Grand Bahama, each with direct and easy access to the Grand Bahama International Airport’

Under the terms of the Hawksbill Creek Agreement all property within the Freeport area is exempt from Government Property Taxes until the year 2035. However, land sales are subject to a Government Stamp Tax, which is graduated in accordance with the value of the property.

Foreign Investors are required to obtain a Business License from the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited and approval from the Government of the Bahamas. This process is well regulated and easily understood. Neither individuals nor corporations resident in the Bahamas are required to pay income tax, corporation tax or death duties.