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Is This the Caribbean’s Most Revolutionary Real Estate Design?

 Above: a rendering of Honeycomb (Photos: Bjarke Ingels Group) By the Caribbean Journal staff The project is called “Honeycomb,” and it doesn’t really look like anything else in the Caribbean. Honeycomb, a group of luxury residences, is part of an …

Caribbean Home: Marrakech in St Barth

 Most people go to St Barth to find a piece of France in the heart of the West Indies. With this St Barth property, however, you can straddle the worlds of the Caribbean and North Africa. The Villa Marrakech, which …

Talking Development in Eleuthera

 After suffering seriously during the downturn, the Caribbean real estate market seems to be picking up steam. That’s true on the Bahamian island of Eleuthera, where a new project called French Leave Harbour Village has already completed several units. To …

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 YOU MAY be fooled — but this villa is not on the Cote D’Azur — it’s actually on the Caribbean island of St Thomas. Villa Gwenn, which is being listed by Sotheby’s International Realty’s Shelley Blyth, is a six-bedroom, six-bathroom, …

 Above: Cave Heights in the Bahamas By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caves Heights oceanfront condominium project in West Nassau has launched its final phase, the company announced. The project aims to complete construction by the first quarter of 2013. …

 Above: a home in St Barth (Photo: Jean-Philippe Piter) By Alexander Britell Just like the rest of the Caribbean, tiny St Barth’s real estate market was impacted by the downturn that began in 2008. But the eight-square-mile island in the …

 By Paul HayOp-Ed Contributor In 2008, Dean Burrowes recorded his analysis of the global recession in “The Jamaican Construction and Real Estate Industry and the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis.” He noted that the bankruptcy of major US financial …

 By Ramesh SujananiOp-Ed Contributor ALTHOUGH JAMAICA’S ECONOMY is showing some sign of stability, the housing market has yet to reflect this situation. Property sales are slow, and the demand for rentals is ever increasing; so much so that rentals listed …