Phase One of Rent-A-Tent banqueting hall to be completed by December
-company “comfortable” with market share
Ray and Angela Rahaman are the proprietors of Rent-A-Tent, one of the best-known local enterprises offering services and facilities associated with the hosting of public functions. The Rahaman family has a track record in business that long pre-dates the establishment of Rent-A-Tent in 2002. Ray’s grandfather was the founder of the well-known Red Spot Beverage Company and in his heyday Ray used to be one of Guyana’s best-known racing car drivers in Guyana. In ‘another life’ he engaged in various entrepreneurial pursuits including construction and mining.
The decision to establish a rental facility for equipment and services arose out of a reassessment of their business ventures just over ten years ago. Their mining and construction enterprises were “underperforming.” The Rahamans decided that that way forward was to wind up those operations and consolidate their assets into a company which they named Rent-All. The idea behind the new company was to rent the equipment which they still owned to other business enterprises.
The inspiration for Rent-A-Tent arose out of a visit to Trinidad by the Rahamans to participate in a motor racing event there. Ray says he was impressed with the dispersal of huge, comfortable tents around the race track and recognized that there might be potential in such an investment back in Guyana. The Rahamans consulted with the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.