Since its establishment, the Bank’s debt lending to MSME’S has exceeded $100 million. BDB has provided capital to a number of businesses including in Agave Restaurant, Bahamian Paint Company, Bertha’s Go Go Ribs, Boardwalk Seafood, Gulf Stream Seafood , JC Seafood , Kruger Plastic Ltd., LaSarena Group of Companies, Letty’s Paradise, Manta Ray Bay, Nassau Gas, Pace Foundation , Pirates Well, Powerboat Adventures, SFB Resorts ,Sky Bahamas, Sunrise Shredding, Wellspring Academy, and WemCo Security. Together this selection of our clients employ over 651 persons.
The Bank has also acted as the primary financier of mail boats in the Bahamas. By funding the mail boats, the Bank not only created hundreds of jobs for persons directly employed in the industry, but also facilitated inter-island trade. This enabled the creation of opportunities for the establishment of many businesses within the Family Islands. Several of the original mail-boat operators who received financing from the BDB have graduated from the Bank and have gone on to establish businesses in other industries
The Bank lends to businesses across the archipelago from Bimini to Mayaguana
The Bank has provided funds for multiple sectors of the Bahamian economy. Service, which is our widest sector represents everything from restaurants to schools.