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Caribbean Home: A $15 Million Listing on Paradise Island

 Above: Casa DeLeon on Paradise Island The latest Caribbean Home heads to Paradise Island in the Bahamas. This five-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom beachfront home is called Casa DeLeon, and it’s located at the exclusive Ocean Club Estates community. It’s listed right now …

Caribbean Home: The Marvelous Views at St Maarten’s Villa Mystique

 Above: Villa Mystique in St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff You may expect every breathtaking hilltop villa in the Caribbean, the one with the incredible views, to be far above $1 million. But you’d be wrong. Enter Villa Mystique, …

Caribbean Home: A Luxury Villa Above Cruz Bay, St John

 Above: “Promises Kept” in St John The latest Caribbean Home heads to the Point Rendezvous area above Cruz Bay in St John, US Virgin Islands for a hillside villa with show-stopping views. It’s called “Promises Kept,” and it’s a four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom …

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 Above: Villa GAN By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Home heads to the luxurious island of St Barth, home to a spectacular three-bedroom villa called Villa GAN. The three-bedroom property is currently listed with Sibarth Real Estate for …

 Above: the property has views across the Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Home travels to the west end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands for a villa where the views are worth the price …

 Above: “Windermere” in Providenciales By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Home heads to Providenciales for a look at a five-bedroom, six-bathroom villa on Caravel Avenue. This bright, contemporary property is listed at $5.9 million exclusively by RE/MAX Real …

 Above: the new Fairmont Heritage Place, Mayakoba By the Caribbean Journal staff The real estate at Mexico’s Mayakoba is expanding. Fairmont Hotels and Resorts and OHL Desarrollos have announced the upcoming opening of the new Fairmont Heritage Place in Mayakoba. …

 Above: Donna Karan’s Turks and Caicos compound (all photos: Paradise Photography) By the Caribbean Journal staff Globally-renowned designer Donna Karan has listed part of her retreat in the Turks and Caicos Islands for sale, according to Christie’s International Real Estate, which …

 Above: the Caille Blanc Villa in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caille Blanc Villa in St Lucia has been listed for sale for $10 million. The six-bedroom, six-bathroom property is located in the Anse Chastanet area of …

 Above: the Villa Luis at Le Sereno hotel in St Barth By the Caribbean Journal staff A villa at the Le Sereno hotel in St Barth’s has been listed for sale at $10 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Villa …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …