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Manager to offer insight into GT facelift

Manager to offer insight into GT facelift

| 17/07/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Almost four years since the planning ministry last held a public meeting on the proposed revitalisation of George Town, it is finally hosting another one tomorrow evening. The public is invited to attend the newly christened Constitutional Hall in the centre of the capital to hear an update from Colin Lumsden, the George Town Manager […]

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Developer snubs Beach Bay residents

Developer snubs Beach Bay residents

| 17/07/2019 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The residents of Beach Bay say they have lost all confidence in the developer proposing to build a huge resort in the heart of their community after he snubbed their invitation to a meeting in favour of a tête-à-tête with Cabinet ministers. Around 40 people showed up at the Savannah Primary School hall on Tuesday […]

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Premier blanks CPR meeting request

Premier blanks CPR meeting request

| 04/07/2019 | 83 Comments

(CNS): Activists behind the campaign for a people-initiated referendum on the cruise port project have said that a request to meet with Premier Alden McLaughlin about the petition and the potential vote has been ignored. While the premier has been busy hosting international meetings and is currently in St Lucia for the CARICOM meeting, the […]

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Dart’s tower may be built on tunnels

Dart’s tower may be built on tunnels

| 04/07/2019 | 202 Comments

(CNS): The controversial proposal by the Dart group of companies to build what is being described as an “iconic tower”, or a skyscraper, which, if it goes ahead, would be the tallest building in the Caribbean, could very well be built on the tunnels the company has already constructed across the West Bay Road and […]

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Bush implies tall tower has green light

Bush implies tall tower has green light

| 02/07/2019 | 196 Comments

(CNS): McKeeva Bush, the speaker of the Legislative Assembly and former premier, has told the Jamaican press that his idea for skyscrapers in the Cayman Islands has been agreed by the current premier, Alden McLaughlin, and that the way would be cleared for high-rise buildings to attract the wealthiest people in the world. While the […]

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Dart’s ‘iconic’ tower finds no favour with Chamber

Dart’s ‘iconic’ tower finds no favour with Chamber

| 25/06/2019 | 160 Comments

(CNS): The proposal by Dart, Cayman’s largest landowner and developer, does not appear to have found favour with the Chamber of Commerce. Justin Howe, Executive Vice President of Real Estate Development and Operations at one of Dart’s network of companies, was pushing the idea of the tower during the recent Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum, […]

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Community battles Beach Bay resort

Community battles Beach Bay resort

| 24/06/2019 | 108 Comments

(CNS): Beach Bay residents in the area of St James Point are concerned that a proposed development in their quiet residential community is going to be rubber stamped, despite their objections and a lack of transparency around the project. Some of the residents have begun a petition opposing the development and the proposed road changes […]

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Port bid winner to be revealed in 3 weeks

Port bid winner to be revealed in 3 weeks

| 19/06/2019 | 111 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell expects the winning bid on the cruise port project to be announced within three weeks and has said that government intends to press on with the process regardless of the petition for a people’s vote. Speaking at the Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum event Wednesday, he told the audience, “We […]

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DoE: Barefoot Beach project won’t need EIA

DoE: Barefoot Beach project won’t need EIA

| 19/06/2019 | 47 Comments

(CNS): Experts from the Department of Environment have concluded that a proposed hotel development on Barefoot Beach off the Queen’s Highway in East End, land now owned by one of Dart’s network of companies, will not need to do an environmental impact assessment. The DoE said the developer already has plans to install turtle friendly […]

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Major mixed-use project on CPA agenda

Major mixed-use project on CPA agenda

| 17/06/2019 | 55 Comments

(CNS): When it meets this week, the Central Planning Authority is expected to consider a new application for a proposed mixed-use $30 million development in Grand Harbour, which would include shops, restaurants, a roof-top bar, offices and apartments, as well as a gym, a raised pool deck and a jogging track. The application under the […]

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CPR set to deliver cruise petition

CPR set to deliver cruise petition

| 11/06/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Making history in the Cayman Islands, campaigners behind the petition for a people-initiated referendum on the government’s proposed cruise berthing facility will be delivering the original petition with around 5,500 voters’ signatures to the Elections Office tomorrow. The grassroots activists, who have been working on collecting the signatures since last August, have now satisfied […]

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