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China to Fund $511 Million Project at University of the West Indies

 UWI, China Harbour sign memorandum By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The University of the West Indies and China Harbour Engineering Company have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a $511 million USD development project. The project will include the expansion …

Caribbean-Mexico Hotel Construction Pipeline at 29,113 Rooms

 Slight increase in rooms under contract By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico Hotel Construction Pipeline is up to 167 hotels and 29,113 rooms, according to the latest STR Construction Pipeline report. That represented a 3.5 percent increase in rooms …

Bahamas Leads Caribbean Construction Pipeline

 Above: the Baha Mar By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas leads the Caribbean region with a total of 2,670 rooms in five hotels under construction, while Mexico has the most rooms under construction in the wider region with 39 …

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 Above: the Riviera Maya (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Where’s the epicentre of the Caribbean-Mexico hotel boom? Right now, it’s the Yucatan Peninsula, according to the latest report from hotel analytics firm STR. The company’s Construction Pipeline Report for …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There are now 28,698 rooms in the Caribbean-Mexico hotel construction pipeline, according to new data from STR. The end of January data represented a 6.8 percent increase in rooms under contract, compared with January 2014, …

 Above: work at the terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s brand-new airport terminal is getting closer to completion. The new terminal at VC Bird International Airport is slated to open in the next three months, according to …

 Above: Cayman Premier Alden McLaughlin (right) and Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Premier Alden McLaughlin and Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell recently toured the construction site of the new Kimpton hotel project in Grand Cayman. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico hotel development pipeline stood at 165 hotels and 29,252 rooms in November, an 18 percent increase in rooms under contract compared to the same period in 2013. That was according to the latest …

 Above: a rendering of the project By the Caribbean Journal staff Work is now underway at an $89 million university project in Trinidad. The project is the Esmond Ramesar Open Campus Centre in the area of Chaguanas, with the first …

 Above: construction at the Park Hyatt St Kitts By the Caribbean Journal staff Construction is expanding at St Kitts’ most anticipated hotel project. According to developers Range Development, five buildings are already up and work has begun on another 15 …

 Above: Nassau, Bahamas (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There are three countries in the Caribbean with more than 500 rooms in construction, according to the latest According to the latest pipeline report from STR, the Bahamas leads the …

 Above: construction at the Park Hyatt St Kitts By the Caribbean Journal staff Construction at the new Park Hyatt hotel project is now underway. The project’s designs received final approval at the end of 2013. It will be the first …

 Above: the Grand Pineapple in Antigua By Alexander Britell The planned Beaches resort in Antigua is planning to launch construction between the months of April and May 2015, according to Sandals Resorts International Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart. The project, which …

 Above: a rendering of Norwegian Escape By the Caribbean Journal staff The first piece of steel has been cut on the planned Norwegian Escape cruise ship, Norwegian Cruise Line announced Thursday. The ship, which will be the first of two …

 Above: construction at the Baha Mar in New Providence (Baha Mar photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas currently leads the Caribbean in the number of hotel rooms under construction, according to a new report from hotel analytics firm …

 Above: a rendering of the Haiti Marriott By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Digicel-developed Marriott hotel in Haiti will soon be topping off construction, the company announced this week. Topping off is the ceremonial last placement of a beam …

 Above: La Fortaleza in Puerto Rico (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed an order establishing a new advisory commission on the construction industry. The nine-member commission will work with the private …

 Above: the new airport terminal (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines has completed construction on the terminal building for the Argyle International Airport, which is projected to open at the end of this year. …