Tag: Jackie Doak

Minister hints at Barkers bar ‘success’

Minister hints at Barkers bar ‘success’

| 26/02/2019 | 129 Comments

(CNS): The tourism minister has given the first indication from a Cabinet member that the application by the owner of Calico Jack’s to clear turtle grass and build a dock in Barkers, paving the way for a new bar and tourist facility, could get the green light. Moses Kirkconnell alluded to possible “success” for Handel […]

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Dart’s property empire spreads to Brac

Dart’s property empire spreads to Brac

| 22/02/2019 | 102 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 […]

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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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Dart gets OK for major festival site

Dart gets OK for major festival site

| 18/05/2018 | 195 Comments

(CNS): With the line-up of international artists already announced and tickets going on sale around the world this week, it would have been embarrassing, to say the least, if the Dart Group had failed to obtain planning permission for its festival site at the north end of Seven Mile Beach, where it is planning a major music […]

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CPA green lights Dart’s tunnel extension

CPA green lights Dart’s tunnel extension

| 08/03/2018 | 232 Comments

(CNS): The controversial application from a Dart-owned firm to extend the West Bay Road tunnel was approved Wednesday by the Central Planning Authority. The 400 foot structure already under construction will now be extended to include the recently acquired Royal Palms site. Planning permission was denied in November for the 170ft underpass extension because Cayman Shores Development […]

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Dart’s new mega-road junction opens

Dart’s new mega-road junction opens

| 24/06/2017 | 92 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) is expected to officially open the first ever three-lane roundabout and road underpass in Cayman, as well as a pedestrian ramp, on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway (ETH) on Monday. The project, which was part of the controversial NRA deal between the islands’ biggest investor and government’s road agency has […]

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CIG signs amended deal with Dart

CIG signs amended deal with Dart

| 31/05/2016 | 88 Comments

(CNS): After three years of talks over the final amendment to the controversial deal with Dart, government has signed the third amendment, though few details have been released. In his Budget Statement delivered Monday, Premier Alden McLaughlin said the deal had been signed, but it is not clear what the full agreement now entails. The […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library