Tag: Dart

Concerns raised over fencing on 7MB

Concerns raised over fencing on 7MB

| 12/02/2019 | 135 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 […]

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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 […]

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Dart to start work on residential areas

Dart to start work on residential areas

| 24/07/2018 | 105 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands’ largest developer is set to start work soon on a residential project in Camana Bay, where the homes will be for sale. So far, the sprawling mixed-used town created by Dart has focused on commercial ventures, such as office blocks and retail developments, where a number of town centre apartments were […]

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Only 4 slots for local artists at festival

Only 4 slots for local artists at festival

| 12/07/2018 | 139 Comments

(CNS): Organizers of the KAABOO Cayman music festival set to take place in the Cayman Islands in February next year have begun the process of looking for local artists to perform. But officials have confirmed that there will only be four slots available for local musicians over the two-day event. The festival is being headlined […]

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Dart’s event site poses threat to turtles

Dart’s event site poses threat to turtles

| 28/06/2018 | 116 Comments

(CNS): The director of the Department of Environment raised concerns that events at the festival site being constructed by Dart could pose a threat to the nesting turtles on nearby beaches when she revealed that none of recommendations supplied by the National Conservation Council had been considered when the Central Planning Authority recently granted planning permission. Speaking at […]

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Land commission to deal with rogue beach vendors

Land commission to deal with rogue beach vendors

| 23/03/2018 | 94 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority (CPA) has approved plans for the redevelopment of the Seven Mile Public Beach by Dart. However, concerns about the behaviour of certain beach vendors and the dangers posed by some taxi drivers in the area were raised during Wednesday’s planning meeting, when it was revealed that the newly created Public Lands Commission […]

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Opposition questions dump tender process

Opposition questions dump tender process

| 16/03/2018 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller said that Health Minister Dwayne Seymour’s answer to his parliamentary question about the tendering process for the landfill contract had left him even more confused and concerned than he was before. Miller said he was trying to establish how many bidders were involved, who was pre-qualified and how many, if […]

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Dart gets to work immediately on extension

Dart gets to work immediately on extension

| 13/03/2018 | 137 Comments

(CNS): Grand Cayman’s largest developer, landowner and investor wasted no time getting down to work on the controversial tunnel this week after the Central Planning Authority granted one of Dart’s network of companies planning permission to extend the length of the underpass by another 170 feet. Following the CPA’s decision to allow a longer tunnel, […]

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Dart makes new bid for tunnel extension

Dart makes new bid for tunnel extension

| 05/03/2018 | 111 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority will consider a revised application this week from one of Dart’s network of companies to expand the tunnel currently under construction on West Bay Road. Cayman Shores was refused planning permission for the extension the last time it appeared before the CPA as the developer had not justified the need. […]

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Dart tries again over tunnel extension

Dart tries again over tunnel extension

| 02/01/2018 | 139 Comments

(CNS): A subsidiary of the Dart network of companies has submitted another application to the Central Planning Authority to extend the controversial tunnel on the West Bay Road. Following the recent rejection by the CPA of the proposed extension of around 200 feet after officials found that the developer had not provided sufficient justification, rather […]

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No justification for Dart tunnel extension

No justification for Dart tunnel extension

| 18/12/2017 | 55 Comments

(CNS): The Central Planning Authority denied the application by one of Dart’s companies, Cayman Shores Development Ltd, to extend the West Bay Road tunnel by around 195 feet because the developer had not justified the need for the extension. Minutes from the 22 November CPA meeting show that the board had “resolved to refuse planning permission” […]

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