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CJI Market Focus: The Out Islands of The Bahamas

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By Joe Pike Although the coronavirus setback rebuilding efforts by the Out Islands of the Bahamas after the region was damaged by Hurricane Dorian in 2019, Kerry Fountain, executive director of the Bahamas Out Islands Promotion Board, said he doesn’t […]


Saint Lucia’s Iconic Castries Market Is Getting a Makeover

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Saint Lucia’s iconic Castries Market has a major new look, thanks to a partial completion of the first phase of its Market Redevelopment Project.  The project, which first began last year, has added a colorful new character to the market, […]


Turks and Caicos Names New Director of Tourism

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Turks and Caicos has named a new director of tourism, the British Overseas Territory’s Tourist Board announced this week.  Turks and Caicos has tapped Pamela Ewing for the role, effective April 1, according to a statement.  Ewing had served as […]


Turks and Caicos Has a Roaring Real Estate Market

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The real estate market in Turks and Caicos is seeing record-breaking performance, according to the newest report from Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty.  Indeed, Turks and Caicos real estate hit a record $334.7 million in sales volume in 2019, […]

Dominica at Epicenter of Caribbean Hotel Boom

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hotel pipeline is surging — as more and more investors from around the world launch new hotel and resort projects. It’s growth that’s largely region-wide — but one island seems to be doing […]

Turks and Caicos Real Estate Continues to Sizzle

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos is one of the Caribbean’s most sizzling real estate markets — and it’s a trend that continued last year. Turks and Caicos saw overall real estate sales volume of just under $256 […]


Bubba Gump Comes to Turks and Caicos

By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new seafood market in Turks and Caicos, with a famous name. It’s called the Bubba Gump Seafood Market, and the market is the product of five decades of Turks and Caicos fishing experience. […]

John Hix-Designed Home Hits Market in Vieques

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A striking home designed by internationally renowned architect John Hix has hit the market in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Casa Cascadas, or “House of Waterfalls,” is set on a 300-foot mountain ridge, with an ultra-modern brushed concrete design. The eco-friendly, open-plan-layout […]

Caribbean Hotel Occupancy Beginning to Climb

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By the Caribbean Journal staff After a mostly sluggish first half, the Caribbean’s hotel sector is starting to show signs of strengthening, according to the latest data from hotel analytics firm STR. Caribbean hotels reported a 71.8 percent occupancy rate […]


Dorado Beach Estate Hits the Market for $5.3 Million

A luxury estate in the tony Dorado Beach enclave of Puerto Rico has hit the market for $5.3 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. The home in Dorado Beach Estates has been listed with Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty’s Margaret Pena […]

How This Caribbean Office Market Is Performing

By James Andrews CJ Contributor The Grand Cayman office market is largely dependent upon the financial services sector, which loosely includes legal services, accounting services, domiciled funds, trusts, and insurance captives. This sector appears relatively stable at present; however, there […]

Is This an Untapped Market for Caribbean Tourism?

The United States. The United Kingdom. Canada. These have long been, unsurprisingly, the hubs for travel to the Caribbean. But now the region is looking to expand its tourism numbers — by looking to Europe. Karolin Troubetzkoy, president of the Caribbean […]


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