CJ Invest Index

How to Move to The Bahamas, Explained

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The Bahamas has been one of the hottest real estate destinations in the last two-and-a-half years, with a pandemic-fueled boom that has not yet subsided. This story is part of Caribbean Journal …

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How to Move to the Dominican Republic, Explained

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Beautiful, seemingly innumerable beaches; mountain peaks and surf towns; charming villages and state-of-the-art resort communities. This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism …

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How Crypto Has Been Driving Bahamas Real Estate 

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Many experts agree that using cryptocurrency may become the way of the future in Caribbean real estate transactions. This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real …

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From Turks and Caicos to Puerto Rico, More Buyers Are Building Their Own Homes

  By Joe Pike Whether it’s to save money or to take the interior designing reigns of a new home, more potential home owners are looking at vacant lots in the Caribbean over existing real estate. This story is part …

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The Caribbean’s Hottest Residential Real Estate Projects

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Residential real estate in the Caribbean is, in a word, booming. And that’s been accompanied by a wave of new residential real estate projects, from private islands to branded residential resorts to …

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This Caribbean Real Estate Market’s “Supernova” Year

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Turks and Caicos real estate just completed a “supernova” year, according to the latest report from Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty.  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority …

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Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment Program, Explained

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment Program (CBIP) was launched in 1993, making it one of the longest-standing such programs in the world and has garnered a solid reputation for its transparency and efficiency. …

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How to Obtain Citizenship by Investment in Antigua and Barbuda

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Antigua and Barbuda is among the Caribbean destinations that continues to benefit from the pandemic’s influence on peoples’ desire to own a place to retreat to during a crisis. This story is …

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How to Obtain Citizenship in This Caribbean Country Right Now

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The short answer to why St. Kitts and Nevis’ citizenship by invest program (CIP) has been so popular since its 1984 inception is visa-free travel and a strong reputation. But there is …

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Watch the Caribbean Luxury Real Estate Outlook 2022

  A panel of prominent real estate experts joined Caribbean Journal Invest this week for the Caribbean Luxury Real Estate Outlook 2022.  The nearly two-hour conference covered everything from the Cayman Islands’ real estate surge to the hotbed of private …

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The Next Great Caribbean Waterfront Downtown Is in St Thomas

  By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton ST THOMAS — It’s always been one of the most stunning drives in the Caribbean: the waterfront route around the centuries-old downtown of Charlotte Amalie in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands. One one side, …

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How Hyatt’s Acquisition of ALG Will Change the All-Inclusive Market

  By Joe Pike Fernando Garcia-Chacon remembers a simpler day when it comes to running an all-inclusive resort, a time when a mostly three-star Spanish resort designed to attract the masses was run by one company. This story is part …

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The Bahamas’ Luxury Real Estate Market Is “On Fire”

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI When it comes to the destination’s luxury real estate market, The Bahamas’ remains scorching hot, even when the pandemic may have slowed down other islands’ growth. This story is part of Caribbean …

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The Pandemic Is Driving Private Island Sales in The Bahamas

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI As the pandemic continues to create a desire for people to be secluded on a beautiful island, the Bahamas continues to see an uptick in private island investments.  This story is part …

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More Americans Are Buying Caribbean Passports

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made Americans look at Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programs in a different light. What was once considered a perk is now being viewed as a means to …

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How to Build a Hotel in the Caribbean

  By Timothy Peck, Chairman of OBMI After decades of architecture in the sensitive Caribbean islands, OBMI has had the privilege of designing a noteworthy portfolio that includes a variety of projects from boutique resorts to destination hotels. This story …

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How (And Why) to Retire in the Cayman Islands

  By Alexander Britell When it comes to making lifestyle decisions, the pandemic has only strengthened the appeal of the Caribbean, as more people flock to the region for sanctuary, seclusion and stability amid an uncertain global situation.  It has led to a number …

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In a Growing Trend, Americans Are Pursuing Caribbean Citizenship

  By Alexander Britell Mohammed Asaria is one of the Caribbean’s leading resort developers. This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. Join to access this and other great …

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Why Villa Resorts Are the Hottest Trend in Caribbean Hotel Development

  By Joe Pike, Special Contributor For the last few months, the majority of hotel investment experts Caribbean Journal Invest interviewed all had the same answers to why villas and villa resorts investment will be hot both during and after …

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