ALBILAD REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CO.
Albilad is established in 2006 as the Master Developers of Water Garden City and have engaged the HoK award winning international architects, to create a city for the benefit of residential and commercial users.
Water Garden City’s 3 precincts offer distinctive identities for residents, tenants and visitors.
The three precincts have been further divided to create a total of nine neighborhoods, each with their own distinct appeal and key community features.
WATER GARDEN CITY VISIONARY MASTER PLAN
ALBILAD REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TEAM
Albilad is a Team of: Architects, Engineers, Lawyers, Brand Agency, Facilities Management, Cost Consultant, Insurance specialists all collaborating within Viewpoints Construction management collaboration software.
We have extensive in-house competence in:
- Technical Interface Office assistance and monitoring
- Strong industry relationships with a well developed network of investment partners
- Construction planning, smooth approvals-authorizations process and development
- Execution and Procurement for construction
- Contractor and constructor agreement negotiations
- Marketing of the project
- Leasing strategy including tenant-diversification mix and rent roll.
- Pre-rental and rental of retail units
- Asset management for residential properties
- Commercial and Residential tenant lease management
- Community management
- Operational supervision
The vison of Water Garden City is WORK- LIVE-RELAX
Our team’s ethos at each stage of the development has been: “to do Real Estate differently”. Rather than just high-rise buildings and infrastructure to ‘Work and Live’ our implementation strategy is to start with the RELAX element of our vision to create and develop an entertainment proposition. We designed and incorporated entertainment spaces in the Masterplan and have utilised them accordingly.
Over many years, traditional real estate developers have exerted efforts towards creating impressive structures and unique designs. We have changed the marketplace through providing a community that gives a comprehensive solution to developers through incorporating the entertainment elements and opportunities to the development thus creating foot-fall and a ‘Destination’ maximizing returns to our customers and happiness to end users.
By incorporating the entertainment element to the Water Garden City unique masterplan with solid infrastructure and a central location, we guarantee an unprecedented success to our customers and promises them a unique experience.
ZEYAD ABDULLATIF JANAHI
WATER GARDEN CITY VISIONARY MASTER PLAN
Albilad, Master Developers’ vision is to bring together the vital elements of Garden, Water, and City, creating a breathtaking development that will set a new experiential real estate development benchmark in the Gulf and transforming them into a vision, set of guiding principles, and brand to be used in communications with the outside world.
Albilad’s mission is to deliver Water Garden City real estate development that sets the standard for world-class real estate concepts across all real estate verticals, significantly contributing to the development of modern Bahrain and providing excellent execution, growth and value for the investors, corporate clients, and customers.
ALBILAD TECHNICAL INTERFACE OFFICE
The Technical Interface Office (TIO) assists Third Party Developers (TPDs), Investors, Landowners and their Consultants through the design approvals process and assists the TPD Consultants in securing Government Authority approvals in order to protect project’s planning principles.
Through its Engineers and approachable procedures, the TIO is dedicated to assisting its esteemed partners and investors.
ALBILAD TIO SERVICES
- Management of Water Garden City project Regulations and Guidelines (DCP), and Environmental & Construction regulations
- Review TPD’s design proposals to ensure compliance of design drawings to the DCPs
- Issuance of No Objection Certificates (NOC)
- Provide Technical assistance to TPDs and their Consultants
- Construction operations are monitored to verify compliance with authorized design drawings, to encourage safe working practices
- Liase with local authorities to obtain required permits
On each beginning of collaboration with investors, owners, tenants, contactors, supplies the design handbooks standards & design regulations are a partnership declaration that establishes two-way engagements to which all parties are required to follow. All necessary document control plans are available and implemented accordingly by the TIO office and below is a selected list of Master Plan Development Guidelines.
- Building Control Plans
- Master Plan Development Regulations (Planning Requirements)
- Master Community Declaration
- Retail Tenant Regulations
- Retail Tenant Fit-Out Guidelines
URBAN MASTER SUBDIVISION PLAN
MASTER COMMUNITY DECLARATION
MASTER PLAN DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS
WATER GARDEN CITY’S TEAM CREDITS
Albilad was founded in the Kingdom of Bahrain in 2006 by a number of local and regional investors.
Primarily the company is active in the real estate development and investment field.
Albilad also provides services and expertise in management and concept evaluation, planning and development, design, construction and operation maintenance of real estate properties in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and soon throughout.
The GCC region and MENA countries.
HOK creates exceptional environments that meet the world’s most complex planning and design challenges. HOK’s “whole world” design ability and holistic approach springs from the broad array of interconnected disciplines within the firm. Their ability to integrate all these services as a unified creative force is in synch with what today’s world needs from design. Approaching challenges from different perspectives – from strategic planning to architectural, engineering and interior design to construction services – enhances HOK’s ability to innovate.
Scott Wilson is an international multi-disciplinary design and engineering consultancy for the built and natural environments. They provide a range of integrated planning, management, engineering and environmental services to private and public sector clients across the world. Scott Wilson add value by providing the integration of skills that can prepare a comprehensive, but carefully balanced, infrastructure solution for any particular location such that the capacity of the development is exploited to its full potential. This enables the client to maximize the built value, while only funding the infrastructure that is necessary to realizes a particular development quantum.
SPARC is a consultant developer providing advisory services for property development and real estate investment opportunities. It is distinguished by the provision of a 360° development process, delivering solutions for clients within an optimized financial and commercial structure. SPARC brings to the market, integrated specialist skills encompassing the full spectrum of development design and master planning, development management of major real estate development and investment projects.
M&C Saatchi is the world’s largest independent agency network, with 18 offices in 13 countries around the world. It was founded in 1995 and soon became the fastest growing start-up in advertising history. M&C Saatchi has been responsible for the branding of both Albilad and Water Garden City. They have also made significant contribution to the sales and marketing strategy of the development ensuring that messages and materials are suitable to the target audiences which they identified.