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The State of Real Estate in Roatan, Honduras

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CJI Conversation: David Southworth, CEO of Southworth Development

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CJI Conversation: Jason Erickson of TSG Water Resources

 It’s the most essential part of any hotel or resort project in the Caribbean: the water plant.  Plainly, hotels and resorts can’t exist without the necessary water infrastructure — and developing it can be particularly challenging in island environments.  For years, …

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Leading U.S. Law Firm POTENTE Is Expanding to the Caribbean

 Leading law firm Potente is moving to the Caribbean, as the region’s hospitality and investment market continue to stay active even amid the pandemic. The California-headquartered firm, which has offices in San Diego, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, Mexico City and …

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CJI Conversation: Tom Hicks on Caribbean Landscape Architecture

 It’s at the core of any hotel design, and something that’s even more essential in a destination like the Caribbean: landscape architecture. And for years, Tom Hicks has been at the forefront of the industry, most recently with his work …

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Playa’s Fernando Mulet on the Future of All-Inclusive Hotels

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Sine the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic halted Caribbean travel in March, new hotel regulations have been put in place that fans of all-inclusive resorts might have to take some time adjust to. But aside from adapting …

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Matt McDonald on What’s Next for the Andaz Turks & Caicos Project

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Andaz Turks & Caicos Residences at Grace Bay, a new, boutique hotel and residential resort situated along Grace Bay Beach, is already gaining interest among investors despite not expecting to open until the end of …

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What’s Next for Tourism in Bermuda?

 By Alexander Britell After several years of strong growth, buoyed by the landmark hosting of the America’s Cup in Bermuda, the Atlantic island encountered challenges at the beginning of 2020, due in large part to decreased air capacity. And then …

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AMResorts’ Colette Baruth on What’s Next for All-Inclusive

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Colette Baruth, senior vice president of global commerce and distribution for AMResorts, is an avid cruise fan, but that didn’t keep her from humbly admitting the industry’s expected slow period could benefit the all-inclusive hotel …

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Gulf Land Structures’ Josh Vice on Modular Construction in the Caribbean

 Whether there’s a significant storm and it’s time to rebuild, or a developer is trying to build on a remote Caribbean location, there’s one essential need that isn’t easy to find: housing for the workforce. Since 2007, Gulf Land Structures …

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How the Pandemic Has Impacted Shipping in the Caribbean

 The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been at every level of the Caribbean economy, from hotels and resorts to construction and real estate. But what about the shipping industry? As the movement of goods becomes even more essential, it’s …

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How Barbados Is Preparing for Its Tourism Future

 Every destination is working to prepare a plan for the eventual relaunch of tourism in a COVID-19 world. For Barbados, that means working on new health guidelines, continuing to market the destination digitally and even fast-tracking new hotel projects for …

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CJI Conversation: The Hartling Group’s Karen Whitt on the Turks and Caicos Hotel Industry

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor The Hartling Group, which represents three top luxury hotels in Turks and Caicos, was poised to have its strongest first quarter in company history, said Karen Whitt, the company’s vice president of sales and marketing. …

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JLL Hotels’ Andrew Dickey on the State of the Caribbean Hotel Market

 What’s the state of the Caribbean hotel market in the age of the pandemic? To learn more, Caribbean Journal Invest caught up with Andrew Dickey, Executive Vice President at JLL Hotels and Hospitality in Miami. Here’s what he had to …

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Mark Gaus on What’s Next for Real Estate in the Cayman Islands

 By Alexander Britell, Editor-in-Chief, CJI It’s hard to imagine that there was a hotter real estate market in the Caribbean in recent years, with surging development from beachfront condos to residential resorts. So what’s next for Cayman in the midst …

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CJI Conversation: Mark Durliat, CEO of Grace Bay Resorts

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to keep the Caribbean hotel industry at a standstill, many hotel developers and investors are struggling to keep existing projects afloat, and are also uncertain about how long the recovery …

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CBRE’s Paul Weimer on What’s Next for the Caribbean Hotel Market

 It’s a time of unease and uncertainty in the Caribbean tourism industry — particularly in the hotel development market. To learn more about how coronavirus is impacting the hotel industry in the region, Caribbean Journal Invest talked to Paul Weimer, Senior …

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