Tag: Mark VanDevelde

Almost $2m pledged to Dart seed cash

Almost $2m pledged to Dart seed cash

| 01/05/2020 | 38 Comments

(CNS): A new foundation has been created by the Dart Group to manage the private sector fund announced earlier this month to support readiness, relief and recovery efforts in the Cayman Islands when needed, including dealing with the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund was seeded with CI$1 million from Ken Dart and […]

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Dart sticking by Cayman through crisis

Dart sticking by Cayman through crisis

| 22/04/2020 | 92 Comments

(CNS): CEO of Dart Enterprises and head of its network of companies, Mark VanDevelde, said the Cayman Islands’ largest developer, its main investor and major employer is sticking by Cayman through this current health crisis and will be at the forefront of the recovery. In statement posted on the Dart website Monday, VanDevelde was optimistic […]

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Dart gobbles up another 7MB property

Dart gobbles up another 7MB property

| 15/07/2019 | 158 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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Developers get seats on NCL review board

Developers get seats on NCL review board

| 29/04/2019 | 99 Comments

(CNS): A board has been established to review the National Conservation Law, which government has signalled it wants to water down because some people think the legislation designed to protect the Cayman Islands’ threatened and dwindling natural resources is standing in the way of development. Premier Alden McLaughlin will be the chair of the committee […]

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Premier reveals talks for Dart skyscraper

Premier reveals talks for Dart skyscraper

| 28/02/2019 | 282 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin opened a new can of worms Thursday when he delivered his ‘state of the nation’ address at the Cayman Economic Outlook conference and called for a national discussion about drastically changing building height limits to accommodate a Dart proposal. He said that Dart Enterprises has asked government to consider allowing an […]

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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 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 […]

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