Tag: Dart Group

Traders to get slots in public beach revamp

Traders to get slots in public beach revamp

| 18/03/2019 | 64 Comments

(CNS): Local traders who are currently touting their wares on Seven Mile Public Beach will be given designated slots in a “designated vendor village”, according to a statement about the start of a $3 million project to enhance recreational areas at the beach. The work started Monday morning and is expected to take around four […]

Continue Reading

Premier: Stability can’t be taken for granted

Premier: Stability can’t be taken for granted

| 05/03/2019 | 69 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said the Cayman Islands may be a stable and peaceful place when compared to many other countries around the world at present but we cannot take that stability for granted. He said government needed to “work tirelessly” to maintain the stability and be vigilant against instability, as he outlined Cayman’s […]

Continue Reading

DoE warns against Barkers seagrass removal

DoE warns against Barkers seagrass removal

| 27/02/2019 | 83 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environment has said that removing more than four acres of turtle grass in Barkers will adversely affect essential habitat for protected species, that it will destroy live coral and lead to beach erosion, among many other problems. Following comments by the tourism minister that a controversial coastal works application by the […]

Continue Reading

Dart’s property empire spreads to Brac

Dart’s property empire spreads to Brac

| 22/02/2019 | 101 Comments

(CNS): Following mounting speculation that a Dart-owned company had acquired the boutique nine-room resort, Le Soleil D’Or, on Cayman Brac, Dart Real Estate Business Development President Jackie Doak confirmed the purchase Thursday, and said the developer intends to restore the resort to full operations and retain the current staff. While it appears that Dart has […]

Continue Reading

Concerns raised over fencing on 7MB

Concerns raised over fencing on 7MB

| 12/02/2019 | 136 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: As organisers of the forthcoming music festival complete the preparations on the site owned by the Dart Group, a long line of double fencing has appeared on Seven Mile Beach running parallel to the location. The festival organisers have now responded to CNS inquiries claiming that permission for the fence was granted as […]

Continue Reading

Update on Public Beach improvements

Update on Public Beach improvements

| 08/02/2019

I am wondering if you could give us an update on the several miles of pedestrian and bike paths that in 2013 Dart had promised to build in conjunction with the Kimpton hotel? Also, I believe a nine-acre park was also promised that would include shade trees, children’s play areas, space for public camping, and […]

Continue Reading

Homeowners to fight Dart for rights

Homeowners to fight Dart for rights

| 07/02/2019 | 153 Comments

(CNS): Homeowners at the Britannia condos in George Town are taking on the Cayman Islands’ biggest investor and developer to fight for the rights they claim that the Dart Group is obligated to provide them but is trying to get the courts to quash. The Britannia Liaison Committee (BLC), which was formed by the homeowners […]

Continue Reading

Dart chief reveals goal to develop more beaches

Dart chief reveals goal to develop more beaches

| 06/02/2019 | 150 Comments

(CNS): Mark VanDevelde, CEO of Dart Enterprises, has stated that the company is hoping to begin “thoughtful development in the Barkers area of West Bay” with beach amenities near Villas Pappagallo, among other plans for more development on Grand Cayman’s beaches. According to the developer’s own publication, Camana Bay Times, VanDevelde said there are plans to […]

Continue Reading

Dart plans ‘pop-up’ 7MB bar

Dart plans ‘pop-up’ 7MB bar

| 31/01/2019 | 160 Comments

(CNS): The Dart Group has revealed plans to open what it has termed a “pop-up bar and restaurant” on Seven Mile Beach this spring. The bar will be on the property currently offered as a beach location for residents of Camana Bay, formerly the Coral Caymanian. Dart has said that the new beach bar will be […]

Continue Reading

Dart wants court to block use of beach facilities

Dart wants court to block use of beach facilities

| 30/01/2019 | 185 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s largest developer and landowner has filed a legal action to prevent the residents of a condominium complex from getting access to the beach facilities on one of its acquisitions. The Dart Group and its ever-growing property portfolio wants a legal declaration that the homeowners in the luxury Britannia Estates development do not have […]

Continue Reading

SIGN UP FOR THE CNS NEWS LETTER, SENT EVERY WEEKDAY STRAIGHT TO  YOUR INBOX