Tag: Dart

Dart buys piece of Cayman Islands Brewery

Dart buys piece of Cayman Islands Brewery

| 22/07/2019 | 175 Comments

(CNS): The islands’ largest investor has bought a piece of the Cayman Islands Brewery (CIB), officials have confirmed. Cayman Distributors Group, which is one of Dart’s network of companies, has invested an undisclosed amount into the local brewery that makes the popular local beer Caybrew, among other brands. The acquisition by Dart’s booze operation adds […]

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$3M 7MB upgrade in final phase

$3M 7MB upgrade in final phase

| 19/07/2019 | 72 Comments

(CCNS): The long promised upgrade for the Seven Mile Public Beach is heading into its final phase next month, officials said in a press release. The $3 million enhancement was promised by Dart as part of its lucrative deal with government that converted a huge swathe of the investor’s land into beachfront property, enhancing its […]

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Dart gobbles up another 7MB property

Dart gobbles up another 7MB property

| 15/07/2019 | 157 Comments

(CNS): The Dart Group has acquired another beachfront property on Seven Mile Beach. According to a press release published on Dart’s website, the Cayman Islands’ largest investor has entered into a deal with Seven Mile Suites Ltd, which owned the Comfort Suites in the heart of Grand Cayman’s famous tourist district. The hotel is a […]

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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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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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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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Listen Up! Moving on Up!

Listen Up! Moving on Up!

| 31/03/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS Podcast): The Cayman government depends on development to keep the economy going and the latest idea floated by the CIG is to develop up, rather than just out. But that gives rise to many questions, not least of which are the technical aspects of construction and how the island’s infrastructure would support such buildings. […]

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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 […]

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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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