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Sarah New on Recruiting for Hospitality and Construction in the Caribbean

 Even amid the pandemic, the Caribbean construction industry is ploughing ahead, with more and more projects underway, particularly hotel projects. And that means it’s more important than ever to find the right people for the right jobs. The same is …

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A New St. Regis Resort Just Broke Ground in the Caribbean

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The State of Dominican Republic Real Estate

 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor Anders Bogebjerg, owner and founding partner of real estate company Group Palmera in the Dominican Republic, began his company in 2013 with just one villa. Before his company started renting the Punta Cana villa on …

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 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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 The 160-unit Goldwynn development on Nassau’s Cable Beach has resumed construction as part of The Bahamas’ phased reopening. The luxury beachfront residential resort called The Residences at Goldwynn is set on prime frontage of New Providence’s signature beach.  It’s a …

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 Dart Real Estate has officially resumed construction on its OLEA real estate project in Grand Cayman’s Camana Bay.  The project is the first-ever for-sale residential community in Camana Bay, a large mixed-use development that has become a town square of …

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 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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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor A spokesperson for the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board told Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) on Thursday that the much-anticipated Margaritaville Beach Resort in Nassau, The Bahamas will resume construction on May 11 with plans to …

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 The construction sector is reopening in the Turks and Caicos Islands, according to the British Overseas Territory’s government.  Turks and Caicos’ Deputy Premier will be leading the reopening of the sector, which officially took effect May 11.  All construction companies …

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 Turks and Caicos Islands has begun a phased reopening of the British Overseas Territory.  Crucially, the reopening will not yet affect travel — meaning international travel to Turks and Caicos will remain closed until at least June 1, according to the …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor More than 130 hotel projects have been delayed in the Caribbean due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, said Frank Comito, CEO and director general of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). Comito, who …

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 Sometimes it seems as if there’s a new hotel project launching in the Caribbean every week.  And that’s because the Caribbean continues to see rapid growth in hotel development, led by the region’s traditional trio of high-volume travel destinations.   …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Windstar Cruises has announced the cutting of the first steel on the transformation project of its MS Star Legend cruise ship. The company is redesigning and upgrading the ship as part of a $250 million …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor July marked the Caribbean’s fourth-straight month with a decline in hotel occupancy, and for the second month in a row, we saw a rather steep decline because of lower demand and a rise in new inventory. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel construction in the Caribbean-Mexico region continues to boom, according to the latest numbers from analytics firm STR. The latest pipeline data for the Caribbean-Mexico region showed 31,968 rooms in construction across 155 projects in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel construction is booming in the Caribbean and Mexico right now, according to new data from analytics firm STR. The number of hotels in construction in the wider region is up 30.7 percent year over …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico hotel construction pipeline is booming. There were 107 hotel properties comprising 22,325 rooms in construction last month in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region, a 41.5 percent jump compared to the same period last year. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It isn’t just the most popular destination in the Caribbean for tourists – it’s the most popular destination for hotel investors, too. The Dominican Republic continued its hotel boom in 2017, with 12 new resorts …