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Economist reports US$500 million impact of Cayman Enterprise City

A new report released by Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) has put the special economic zone’s economic impact during the first 10 years of its operation at US$502 million.

UCCI Innovation Tour

Two groups of local entrepreneurs, investors and mentors toured the tech side of Cayman on Tuesday and Thursday, May 4 and 6, getting a close-up view of what the island nation has to offer and what it might bring to the future

Enterprise Cayman offering internships

Enterprise Cayman has opened applications for its internship programme, which offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to intern with global businesses established within Cayman Enterprise City’s special economic zones.

Cayman Enterprise City ranked 5th in top 10 global free zones

The Cayman Enterprise City special economic zones development project has been ranked fifth on fDi Intelligence’s 2020 ranking of the Top 10 Global Free Zones.

New cyber-security course at Cayman Code Academy

The Cayman Code Academy has announced new cyber-security education programmes.

Cayman Tech City announces ‘Launch Labs’ initiative

Cayman Enterprise City’s Cayman Tech City special economic zone and the utility regulator OfReg are partnering in a new programme designed for entrepreneurs and innovators to test new technology projects, products and services.

Cayman Code Academy announces live remote instruction

Cayman Code Academy and Code Fellows are now offering software-development courses with full-time remote instruction to support jobseekers interested in gaining technology work skills.
Cayman Enterprise City Summer Interns

Cayman Enterprise City announces remote mentorship

Cayman Enterprise City's ‘Summer in the City’ internship programme is offering remote placements and online mentorships in response to the coronavirus crisis.

First group of UCCI students completes coding class

The first class of 25 students has completed a set of introductory code courses as part of a partnership between Cayman Enterprise City, the University College of the Cayman Islands and Code Fellows.

Special economic zone raises annual economic impact estimate to US$55M

Cayman Enterprise City, Cayman’s special economic zone, said it increased its contribution to the local economy by 33% last year.

Cool city design

When making plans for the offices of Cayman Enterprise City, design mastermind Cindy O’Hara spent years looking around for the coolest concepts and most...

Cayman Enterprise City offering summer internship program

Cayman Enterprise City is now accepting applications for its 2019 “Summer in the City” internship program.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Government issues economic substance guidance

Government has published a guidance booklet to help companies comply with the territory’s economic substance legislation, which was passed by legislators last year in an attempt to avoid European Union tax blacklisting.

Officials break ground on Enterprise City

A plan in the works for some seven years reached a major milestone on Wednesday, when government and Cayman Enterprise City officials broke ground on the special economic zone’s 53-acre campus.

Cayman Enterprise City wins Americas Free Zone of the Year

Cayman Enterprise City has been recognized as 2018’s most promising free zone in the Americas for small and medium-sized investors. In the annual search for the world’s best free zones, the jury from fDi Magazine, part of the U.K.’s Financial Times group, awarded CEC with commendation for “Workforce Training & Development” and as “SME Winner: Americas.”

Cayman Enterprise City welcomes 250th company

Cayman Enterprise City announced Friday that it had welcomed its 250th company into Cayman’s special economic zones, which include Cayman Tech City, Cayman Commodities & Derivatives City, and Cayman Maritime & Aviation City.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Mares responds to CEC allegations

On June 6, the Cayman Compass published a story based on a Grand Court writ filed by Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), alleging that former client Gary Mares was personally liable for US$78,000 in unpaid rent.

Enterprise City networking event

Cayman Enterprise City hosted its annual “Summer in the City” networking event at the National Gallery on Thursday, Aug. 2.

EDITORIAL – Celebrating Cayman’s blooming season of growth

Here in Cayman, where the flowers remain vibrant all the year round, we have our own season of growth to celebrate – economically, that is – as dozens of exciting development projects are springing up.

Enterprise City campus first phase approved

A $39 million plan for the first phase of the Cayman Enterprise City campus was approved by the Central Planning Authority this week.

Cayman Enterprise City grows estimated economic impact

Cayman Enterprise City, Cayman’s special economic zone, reported an economic impact of US$41.56 million for the year 2017.

Brac students learn about STEM careers

Amy Hayward, a marketing specialist with Grand Cayman-based website design company Meticulosity, recently spoke to Year 9 students at Cayman Brac’s Layman E. Scott High School about pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math, with a particular emphasis on coding.
An aerial view of the business area of downtown George Town, Grand Cayman

Number of Cayman funds, insurers, banks dipped in 2017

Recently released statistics from the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority show that the number of hedge funds, insurance companies and banks licensed in the territory all took a slight dip during 2017.

Business in brief: Ogier donates $5,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters

Ogier has donated $5,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cayman Islands, a local branch of the global charity. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children and young adults facing adversity with strong, professionally supported, one-to-one mentorships to help them in their school, home and professional lives.

Blockchain conference comes to Cayman

One of the world’s most prominent blockchain conferences, “d10e,” is taking place in Cayman this week, with dozens of people in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry coming to the island to network and share ideas about how the technology can influence all aspects of society.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Cayman Tech City to co-host crypto conference

Cayman Tech City, part of the Cayman Enterprise City special economic zone, is co-hosting the 15th global edition of “d10e” from Jan. 27 to Jan. 30 at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Civil Aviation Authority exhibits at US convention

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands exhibited at the 70th annual National Business Aviation Association’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition.

Cayman Enterprise City suing two tenants over rent dispute

Cayman Enterprise City is suing two of its tenants, Byzantium International Ltd. and Bardi Ltd., for allegedly not paying some US$178,000 in rent.

STEM camp to be held ahead of October conference

The University College of the Cayman Islands will host a summer STEM camp next week. UCCI is teaming up with Cayman Enterprise City to hold the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math camp on Aug. 21-23. All students who take part will receive a free pass to the Oct. 10-13 STEM Carib 2017 conference.

Cayman Enterprise City offers summer internships

Cayman Enterprise City, the operator of Cayman’s special economic zone, is offering its fifth annual internship program. The
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Cayman Maritime Services Park to include aviation services

Cayman Enterprise City and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands have announced the expansion of CEC’s Cayman Maritime Services Park so that aviation services providers can be licensed in the special economic zone. The park has been renamed the Cayman Maritime and Aviation Services Park and is one of six business parks in the zone.

Cayman Enterprise City offers coding workshop

Cayman Enterprise City is offering a coding workshop for Caymanians interested in learning computer programming skills. The one-day Coding 101 workshop takes place Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Sir Vassel Johnson Hall at the University College of the Cayman Islands.

Cayman Enterprise City announces conference

Cayman Enterprise City and the Internet Marketing Association will host the Impact Cayman 17 conference from April 26-28 at the Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa on Seven Mile Beach. “We are gearing up for another impressive experience.”

Lower port fees for Cayman ships in China

China is granting the Cayman Islands-registered ships “most favored nation” status, paving the way for lower port fees for the vessels, the Chinese ambassador to the United Kingdom confirmed during a visit to Cayman last week.

Hundreds of students explore job fair

More than 500 students attended a career fair last month to learn about jobs ranging from handling drug-sniffing dogs to working in a medical lab and operating drones. The Careers Fair, hosted by Cayman Academy at the University College of the Cayman Islands, drew students from Cayman’s public and private schools.

EDITORIAL – Should Cayman rise to new heights?

In Grand Cayman, there is very little prime land (i.e. “sand”) available for development. In some key plots with pre-existing structures, the only direction for developers is skyward. However, proper execution would require a far more advanced and sophisticated legal and regulatory framework than Cayman currently has in place.

Cayman Enterprise City engages U.S. maritime marketing firm

Cayman Maritime Services Park, a component of Cayman Enterprise City, Cayman’s special economic zone, has engaged Morgan Marketing and Communications, a U.S.-based consultancy to promote the park and help accelerate the growth of Cayman’s maritime services generally.

Cayman Enterprise City partners with Strategic Wealth Preservation

Cayman Enterprise City and Strategic Wealth Preservation Cayman, an offshore facility for storing precious metals, are partnering to promote the Cayman Islands as the ideal jurisdiction and offshore storage option.

Property perspective: A look at canal-front living

This month I thought I would focus on a particularly interesting sector of the market, that of canal-front or canal-view homes and lots.

Bergstrom named new chairman of economic zone board

Ogier law firm partner James Bergstrom has been named to chair the authority that oversees operations of the Cayman Islands Special Economic Zone and its registered companies.

IMA to host Cayman tech forums for next five years

The Internet Marketing Association has announced its commitment to host annual “Impact Cayman” conferences on Grand Cayman for five more years.

Students check out high-tech navigation

Students recently discovered a novel way to navigate George Town harbor.

Special economic zone and Cayfilm aim to develop Cayman as movie hub

Cayman Media Park, which is part of the Cayman Enterprise City Special Economic Zone, and the CayFilm international film festival have announced a closer collaboration to help develop the film industry in Cayman.

Business in Brief: CIBC FirstCaribbean launches insurance agency

CIBC FirstCaribbean’s new home and auto insurance was officially launched at a client event at the Marriott resort last week.

New copyright law seen as attraction for tech companies

New copyright laws will be coming into force this summer and new trademark legislation is expected in the fall, said Financial Services Ministry chief officer Dax Basdeo, speaking on a panel at the Impact16 conference this week.

Marketing conference brings Google, Microsoft to Cayman

Cayman Enterprise City has announced a conference that will bring the world’s leading digital marketing specialists and tech entrepreneurs to the Cayman Islands.

South Sound, Seven Mile Beach property ‘on fire,’ inland still lags

The consensus appears unanimous: Real estate brokers say things are great, and anyone checking out the market must agree that they are.

New construction and development abound in Cayman

This month I thought it would be a useful exercise to highlight all the new construction and development projects that are taking place across the Cayman Islands, emphasizing the fact that Cayman’s economy is currently in a very positive growth period.

Business in Brief: Fabrilink SEZC offers international training opportunity for Caymanians

Special economic zone company Fabrilink SEZC, a wholly owned subsidiary of global manufacturing company Fabrinet, has announced plans to establish an engineering design center...

Sales increase reflects island-wide growth for 2016

As we transition into the new year, I am excited at the prospects for Cayman’s real estate industry for the coming 12 months, because we will be building on an already strong product that just looks to strengthen even further in 2016.

Good Samaritan returning to Cayman after nearly dying

Grand Cayman resident and former chief executive officer of Cayman Enterprise City Jason Blick said he is returning to the island after a recent incident in Vail, Colorado, that nearly killed him.

Economic impact of Cayman Enterprise City continues to grow

Cayman’s special economic zone, Cayman Enterprise City, reported that companies operating in the zone and their staff had a $23.6 million impact on the local economy this year.

South Sound home for Enterprise City

The recent approval of the master zoning plan for Cayman Enterprise City's campus is positive news.

Enterprise City campus gets zoning approval

Zoning approval has been granted for Cayman Enterprise City’s proposed campus on a 70-acre site in South Sound.

Business in brief

Free small business workshops; Ogier awards annual scholarship in Cayman Islands; Cayman Insurance Centre’s life agents receive top honors; Cayman Enterprise City receives Investment Environment Award;

Bush backs Afghan Special Economic Zones

Cayman Islands Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush recently promoted the transition of military bases in Afghanistan to Special Economic Zones.

Enterprise City gives office space to marine institute

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute will have a Grand Cayman presence in the special economic zone.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

Work permits rise 9 percent in year

Cayman's work permit numbers appear to be steadily increasing.

Business in brief

Roundup of local business briefs.

Business interests tie Webb, Takkas to Cayman company

Jeffrey Webb and his attaché Costas Takkas served as directors for a Florida based penny stock company that maintains a subsidiary, run by Takkas, at Cayman Enterprise City.

Premier: We fixed UDP 'mess'

Cayman's premier spends most of his budget response speech blasting the territory's opposition leader.

Agreement allows for new special economic zones

Government has renegotiated its definitive agreement with Cayman Enterprise City, paving the way for new technology-based activities.

Business in brief

A roundup ol local business news.

Bush: Caymanians must decide future

Cayman's opposition leader says, if the territory wants future prosperity, it has some choices to make.

Maritime services zone for Cayman

Government has approved a designated special economic zone for maritime services companies.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

Cayman copyrights: Plank-walking time for intellectual piracy

Our country’s laissez-faire attitude toward copyright infringement is a third-world anachronism to which we cannot afford to cling, that is if we want Cayman to have a first-world economy.

Cayman enters 'intellectual property' era

The lack of modern legal protections for intellectual property is costing the Cayman Islands business.

Cayman conundrum: Why are our roads bumper-to-bumper?

Traffic is getting worse, and commuters who live in Grand Cayman's eastern districts are moaning. Why?

Work permits increase 8 percent

Cayman sees a steady rise in work permit numbers over the past year.

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