Business Resources

Here are a selection of useful links to an array of businesses and Government Ministries in The Bahamas. 

Bahamas Contractors Association (BCA)

The Bahamian Contractors Association, BCA, is a not for profit association that is comprised of numerous trades in the contracting industry in the Bahamas 

Address:

Incudesk Building Door #11
Chesapeake Road

Nassau, Bahamas

Phone:

(242) 376-2131 

Website: http://www.bahamascontractors.org/

https://www.facebook.com/bahamiancontractors

Bahamas Real Estate Association (B.R.E.A)

For more than 50 years, licensed agents and brokers of the Bahamas Real Estate Association have been the trusted source of information, providing responsible guidance in the vast range of property transactions from a first home purchase to a fantasy-like private island.

Address:
Shirley Street

Nassau, Bahamas

Phone:
(242) 325-4942 or (242) 356-4578

Website: http://www.bahamasrealestateassociation.com

https://www.facebook.com/BREAASSOCIATION

Bahamas Agricultural & Industrial Corporation (BAIC)

BAIC’s Mandate is to stimulate and encourage the creation, expansion and promotion of small and medium-sized Bahamian businesses and to assist those businesses in developing and enhancing profitable opportunities for Domestic and International Trade. 

Address:

Old Trail Road
Nassau, Bahamas

Phone: 

(242) 396-3725/6

Website: 

https://www.baic.gov.bs/

Email:

publicrelations@baic.gov.bs

Ministry of
Economic Affairs

Formerly The Bahamas Ministry of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration now MOEA is the entity responsible for providing vision, strategic direction, policy, and information related to the movement of financial resources, goods and people.

Address:

3rd Floor Campbell Maritime Centre

West Bay Street

Nassau, Bahamas

Phone:

(242) 328-5071/6

Website: 

https://moea.gov.bs/

Email: financialservices@bahamas.gov.bs

NEMA (National Emergency Management Agency)

An organization that anticipates the potential negative impacts of disasters and emergency situations and develops effective and efficient plans, procedures and systems to minimize such impacts, by relying on sound principles of Disaster Management, community participation and interagency collaboration.

Address:

Gladstone Road, south of Aquinas College

Nassau, The Bahamas

Phone:

(242) 322-6081or (242) 322-6085

Website:    http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/nema

https://www.nema-bahamas.info/

Email:

NEMA@bahamas.gov.bs

The Bahamas Development Bank 

The Bank is the Government’s primary provider for promoting industrial, agriculture and commercial development, facilitating participation in approved enterprises while stimulating and enhancing the economic development of The Bahamas.

Address:

Robinson Road & Key West Street
Nassau, Bahamas

Phone: 

(242) 702-5700

Website: https://bahamasdevelopmentbank.com/

Department of Inland Revenue (DIR Bahamas)

The Department of Inland Revenue is an amalgamation of a number of The Bahamas’ primary tax and revenue agencies namely Business Licence, First Homeowners Exemption, Real Property Tax and Value Added Tax. 

Address: 

Shops at Carmichael Plaza
Carmichael Road
Nassau, Bahamas

 

Phone: 

242-461-8050 (Call Center)
242-604-8072 (Main Line)

Website:

https://inlandrevenue.finance.gov.bs/

Email:
taxinquiries@bahamas.gov.bs

Consumer Protection Commission Bahamas

The  Consumer Protection Commission is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Labour and National Insurance. Created by  Legislation to formulate and implement standards in relation to the consumer policy.

Address: 

East Street South

P O Box: SS 6364

Nassau, The Bahamas

Phone:

(242) 393-7795-7

Website: 

https://www.facebook.com/cpc242

Email:

info@cpcbahamas.org

Ministry of Finance

The primary responsibility of the Ministry of Finance is the care and management of the Government's financial resources. This responsibility involves providing support and advice on the most appropriate fiscal, tax and economic policies with the aim of maximizing sustainable economic growth and development with full regard to equity and social policies. 

Address:

Cecil Wallace-Whitfield Centre

West Bay Street

Nassau, The Bahamas

Phone:

(242) 327-1530/7 or 702-1500

Website: http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/finance

Email:

financemail@bahamas.gov.bs

mofgeneral@bahamas.gov.bs

Ministry of Tourism and Aviation

The Ministry of Tourism will be a global industry leader in destination marketing and management, contributing sustainably to a thriving national economy.

Address:

George St, Bolam House

Nassau, The Bahamas

Phone:

(242) 302-2000 or 322-7500

Website:

http://www.bahamas.com

https://www.tourismtoday.com/

Email:

tourism@bahamas.com

Access Accelerator, Small Business Development Centre Bahamas (SBDC)

The Access Accelerator, Small Business Development Centre (A²) is an initiative that advocates for and support the evolution of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in The Bahamas. 

Address:

Gladstone Freight Terminal

Gladstone Road

Nassau, The Bahamas

Phone: 

(242) 604-1051

Website: http://www.accessaccelerator.org/

Email:

helpdesk@sbdcbahamas.com

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) 

The BBSQ is mandated to establish and maintain standards for all goods, services, practices and processes to protect the health and safety of all Bahamians, safeguard the environment and enhance the economy of The Bahamas. 

Address:

The Source River Centre
1000 Bacardi Road N.P.,
The Bahamas

 

Phone: 

(242) 362-1748-55

Website:

https://www.bbsq.bs/en/

Email:

info@bbsq.bs