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Dart's president of business development Jackie Doak made the the case for a national Environmental Management Framework to “provide clear guidance on how land can be developed, managed and protected” in the future.
The Dart group has filed an appeal of a Grand Court judgment which would compel the developer to provide golf and beach access to neighboring residents as a condition of its 2016 purchase of a suite of properties including the old Hyatt hotel and Britannia golf course.
The Dart group is required to provide beach club and golf course access to neighbouring property owners as a condition of its 2016 purchase of a suite of properties including the old Hyatt hotel, the Grand Court has ruled.
The Public Lands Commission has registered a formal objection to Dart's proposed planned area development (PAD) for the area north of Governor’s Harbour.
At the 5th Caribbean Infrastructure Forum, a discussion by waste-management experts highlighted the many challenges faced by countries in the region to deal with the waste they produce.
The Central Planning Authority has denied an application by Arboretum Services Ltd., a company connected to Dart, to construct a helipad in North Side.
As a long-time annual visitor to the Cayman Islands I feel I must reach out to you as a warning about Mr. Dart and...
Taller buildings in high-density areas, an extended network of footpaths and cycle trails and greater flexibility for ‘mixed-use’ development are all on the wish list of the Dart group for the future of the Seven Mile Beach corridor.
Objectors are voicing their opposition to Dart's plan to create a major new development between the Cayman Islands Yacht Club and the Kimpton Seafire.
The Central Planning Authority on Wednesday approved the planning application for Dart's new 10-storey hotel near Seven Mile Beach.
Health City Cayman Islands and Dart have announced plans to build a $100 million hospital, specialising in cancer and neo-natal intensive care, in Camana Bay.
Central Planning Authority Chairman A.L. Thompson has recommended that the planning body deliver a decision on Dart's application for a new 10-storey hotel even if the National Conservation Council is unable to convene and submit its views on the $80 million development.
A National Roads Authority West Bay road sign was removed Friday after it was defaced by vandals.
Dart has submitted a planning application to create a mixed-use, resort and residential development that will span from the Cayman Islands Yacht Club to Seven Mile Beach.
The Central Planning Authority has approved a plan for a children’s splash park at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, which will be open to both the public and hotel guests.
Dart and InterContinental Hotels & Resorts (IHG) announced Tuesday that they plan to build a 10-storey hotel by Seven Mile Beach.
Parts of Seven Mile Beach have disappeared in the aftermath of a series of storms, sparking concern about the long-term future of Cayman’s greatest natural asset.
Pre-construction work is set to begin on government’s long-awaited waste management plan, but a final agreement with the selected project bidder, Dart-led consortium DECCO, is still in progress, government announced Tuesday.
Dart has withdrawn its offer to the Cayman Rugby Football Union to lease land at Camana Bay for the construction of new rugby club...
The Central Planning Authority has granted permission for Dart to build a centralised laundry facility in industrial Park off Sparky's Drive.
Cayman’s construction industry experiences a surge of activity post-COVID-19 lockdown.
Cartan Group LLC has hired Benjamin Marler as the company continues its expansion.
Furniture and appliances from the Comfort Suites hotel, which closed for renovation last month, is being donated to local charities to help families in need.
Fire Service and Department of Environmental Health crews are working to excavate and damp down the site of what they called a small fire at the George Town landfill Wednesday morning.
Cayman’s largest investor, Dart Enterprises, issued a statement Tuesday emphasising its long-term commitment to the Cayman Islands.
The boss of Cayman’s biggest resort says he and his staff are “blown away” by the “unprecedented” gesture from owner Dart Enterprises to cover staff salaries through the expected duration of the coronoavirus crisis.
Premier Alden McLaughlin has apologised for the landfill fires that Cayman’s firefighters and Department of Environmental Health crews have been battling for the last three days.
Cayman’s traffic congestion woes are as much about where people live and work as they are about the number of cars they own.
The concrete wall bordering Seven Mile Public Beach along West Bay Road has neared completion despite public outcry over its height.
An environmental impact assessment into the proposed facilities and programmes for the George Town landfill is expected to begin early this year.
Dart’s construction company DECCO Ltd. has applied to rezone an area of land from neighbourhood commercial to hotel/tourism and public open space at the intersection of West Bay Road and the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.
The latest expansion of Camana Bay with a five-storey office building to the west of Dart’s headquarters on Nexus Way and a 10-storey, for-lease...
The Central Planning Department has approved Cayman Shores Development Ltd applications for a new 10-storey apartment building and a new five-storey office block as...
The Education Ministry says plans for a new Sunrise Adult Training Centre are advancing to the design phase.
Vandals have publicised their objections to a wall being constructed by Seven Mile Public Beach, calling for it to be taken down.
Work to cap and cover Mount Trashmore – Grand Cayman’s infamous landfill site – will begin early next year, according to a joint statement from government and the Dart group.
The Cayman Alternative Investment Summit 2020 announced the appointment of Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, to the conference’s editorial board.
It was another great turnout for Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave event in support of St. Baldrick’s Foundation childhood cancer research on Friday.
Following weeks of rumour and speculation, officials have announced that the largest music festival in Cayman’s history is a one-off.
The playground by the Seven Mile Beach public beach parking lot will be closed until Friday, 30 Aug., as work by Dart in the area continues.
The Dart group has confirmed it has bought a stake in the Cayman Islands Brewery, which produces the island’s signature beers Caybrew and White Tip, among others.
Dart has entered into an agreement to buy the Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach hotel.
The Dart group has been granted permission to create a three-dimensional parcel above its tunnel on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.
Business leaders have spoken out against the Dart group’s plans for a so-called ‘iconic tower’ in the Cayman Islands, saying it is “not needed nor wanted” by the larger community.
A five-star skyscraper resort that is instantly recognisable all over the world would signal strength, attract visitors and potentially draw billionaire investors to Cayman, according to Justin Howe, executive vice president of Real Estate Development and Operations for Decco, Dart’s development arm.
The Dart group is supporting plans for an eco-resort featuring 89 cottages at Barefoot Beach in East End.
Dart has donated the official textbook of the National Electrical Code to the next class of electricians who must study the code to sit the Cayman Islands Government Electrical Licensing Exam.
Dart Enterprises is planning to build a tower that would “greatly exceed” Cayman’s current 10-story height limit on buildings, Premier Alden McLaughlin said at Thursday’s Cayman Economic Outlook conference.
Cayman Brackers and the rest of us received welcome news last week with the announcement that the Dart organization is in the final stages of completing the purchase of the luxury Le Soleil D’Or on the Sister Island.
Property owners in the Britannia Estates development say they plan to “vigorously defend” their rights to use golf and beach facilities at properties now owned by the Dart group.
The Dart group hopes to turn a cottage on the old Coral Caymanian property on Seven Mile Beach into a bar and restaurant.
The Dart group is seeking to free itself from restrictive agreements guaranteeing home owners in the luxury Britannia Estates development the right to use golf, tennis and beach facilities associated with its properties.
Jutting like a crooked finger into the North Sound, Barkers peninsula offers a glimpse of what Grand Cayman might have looked like to the first settlers – the verdant island set in blue Caribbean sea, exalted in our national song.
Bulldozers are sculpting and reshaping a large area of land bordering Seven Mile Beach as the Dart group makes headway on a series of projects.
Four-time women’s world chess champion, Hou Yifan, took on 22 challengers in the Cayman Islands this week and emerged victorious in every game.
The Dart group was granted planning permission Thursday to create an event site that will be used to host the forthcoming KAABOO Cayman festival and potentially other major concerts and events.
In 1960, the Cayman Islands could not have been further removed from its status today as a small but prominent global financial center. At the time, the Cayman economy still largely relied on seamen’s remittances, fishing, agriculture, shipbuilding and hand crafts. Airline services were limited and the tourism sector in its infancy.
The Dart group failed to demonstrate sufficient reason to justify extending the underpass it is building on West Bay Road, the Central Planning Authority wrote in a single-line explanation of its decision to reject the application.
A decade of Camana Bay has wrought major changes in the Cayman Islands, and the pace is unlikely to slow in the next 10 years.
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The Dart group is planning a "major expansion" of the Cayman International School, which is struggling to meet growing demand for places.
The Cayman Islands could still be involved in entrepreneur Richard Branson’s Ten Island Challenge, though the territory is not eligible for grant funding from the renewable energy initiative.
An environmental impact assessment should be carried out before Dart Real Estate is allowed to move beach rock from the shallow coastal waters off Seven Mile Beach, the Department of Environment has advised.
Trinity has been named Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator at the Hedge Week Global Awards. “We are absolutely thrilled with winning this award and give thanks for the support of every one of our clients in achieving it,” Trinity CEO John McCann said. “For Trinity it represents recognition from the marketplace for our sustained innovation, our ongoing investment in technology and the continued depth of knowledge and dedication of our staff in adapting and responding to an ever-evolving industry.”
Dart Real Estate confirmed Thursday it had been granted planning permission for a second underpass west of Camana Bay. The work will essentially transform a stretch of West Bay Road, close to Royal Palms, into a tunnel.
The Dart group began removing slabs of beach rock from the waters off Seven Mile Beach on Wednesday at the site of a planned five-star resort.
Tennis stars John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Monica Seles and Daniela Hantuchova will be the headliners at next year’s Legends tournament in Camana Bay. The event will return to Festival Green on Friday evening, Feb. 17, and will include men’s singles and mixed doubles.
Immediately hailed as a “new jewel” of Grand Cayman’s tourism industry, the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, opened for guests on Tuesday. The 266-room hotel has been four years in the making.
Developer Dart Real Estate has submitted a planning application for an underpass along West Bay Road, the next phase of its ambitious plan to expand Camana Bay and create “sea-to-sound” connectivity between the Town Centre and Seven Mile Beach. A first underpass for the re-routed Esterley Tibbetts Highway has already been built.
The Dart group of companies, with 45 members of staff taking part, won this year’s Lions Club of Tropical Gardens Brenda Tibbetts-Lund Memorial Walk/Run Challenge Cup.
The Dart group has been given permission to begin removing rocks from the shallow coastal waters off a Seven Mile Beach property where it hopes to build a new five-star hotel. The developer has been granted a coastal works license for a trial removal of beach rock at the site just north of the new Kimpton Seafire Resort.
Prepare to weigh anchor, Cayman: We are about to embark upon another banner season for our tourism industry.
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