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Jamaica’s First LEED Hotel

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The under-construction Courtyard By Marriott in Jamaica will be the country’s first-ever LEED-certified hotel. The Kingston hotel will also be the first-ever LEED certified building in Jamaica. LEED, which stands for …

St Thomas Office Building Receives LEED Platinum Certification

 Above: the building in St Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff The new office of St Thomas-based architecture firm Springline Architects has received LEED Platinum certification from the US Green Building Council for its new headquarters. The property, which is …

Marriott Breaks Ground in Kingston

 Above: the groundbreaking on Friday By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Courtyard By Marriott project in Kingston officially broke ground on Friday. The hotel, one of eight being developed in the region by Caribe Hospitality, will also be the …

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 The Sailfish Estate in Sunrise Landing on Grand Cayman is the first LEED-certified private residential home built outside of the United States. LEED is the certification system of the United States Green Buildings Council, which rates the energy efficiency and …