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Central Planning Authority denies Dart helipad application

The Central Planning Authority has denied an application by Arboretum Services Ltd., a company connected to Dart, to construct a helipad in North Side.

Beware of Dart’s ‘vision’

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...
Camana Bay

Dart outlines ambitions for Seven Mile corridor

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.

Opposition mounts over Dart’s latest new-town plan

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.

Dart’s Hotel Indigo gets building approval

The Central Planning Authority on Wednesday approved the planning application for Dart's new 10-storey hotel near Seven Mile Beach.

Health City and Dart to build $100 million hospital in Camana Bay

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.

CPA adjourns decision on Dart hotel for 2 weeks

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.

Vandalised West Bay road sign removed

A National Roads Authority West Bay road sign was removed Friday after it was defaced by vandals.

Dart applies for development on either side of Esterley Tibbetts

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.

Splash park planned for Kimpton

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 plans new 10-storey hotel

Dart and InterContinental Hotels & Resorts (IHG) announced Tuesday that they plan to build a 10-storey hotel by Seven Mile Beach.

Beach disappears as storms steal shoreline

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.

Landfill pre-construction work set, but negotiations continue

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 withdraws offer for land to house new rugby club

Dart has withdrawn its offer to the Cayman Rugby Football Union to lease land at Camana Bay for the construction of new rugby club...

Dart to build new laundry facility

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 engine kicks into high gear

Cayman’s construction industry experiences a surge of activity post-COVID-19 lockdown.

Business in brief

Cartan Group LLC has hired Benjamin Marler as the company continues its expansion.

Hotel donates furniture to families in need

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.

UPDATE: Smoke rising again from dump

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.
Camana Bay

Dart CEO: We’re here to stay

Cayman’s largest investor, Dart Enterprises, issued a statement Tuesday emphasising its long-term commitment to the Cayman Islands.

Relief and optimism despite hotel closures

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

Premier says sorry for landfill fires

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.

Developer aims to cut traffic by cutting journeys

Cayman’s traffic congestion woes are as much about where people live and work as they are about the number of cars they own.

Work on Public Beach wall nears completion

The concrete wall bordering Seven Mile Public Beach along West Bay Road has neared completion despite public outcry over its height.

Landfill EIA planned for early 2020

An environmental impact assessment into the proposed facilities and programmes for the George Town landfill is expected to begin early this year.

Rezoning application submitted to CPA

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.

Demand drives Camana Bay development projects

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...

Camana Bay expansion approved

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...

New Sunrise Centre moves to design phase

The Education Ministry says plans for a new Sunrise Adult Training Centre are advancing to the design phase.

Outcry over Seven Mile Public Beach wall

Vandals have publicised their objections to a wall being constructed by Seven Mile Public Beach, calling for it to be taken down.
The George Town landfill, also known as Mount Trashmore

Work to begin on capping unsightly landfill

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.

Alternative Investment Summit adds Ian Bremmer to editorial board

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.

Nearly $285,000 raised at Big Shave

It was another great turnout for Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave event in support of St. Baldrick’s Foundation childhood cancer research on Friday.

KAABOO cancelled

Following weeks of rumour and speculation, officials have announced that the largest music festival in Cayman’s history is a one-off.

Public beach playground closed until end August

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.

UPDATED: Dart buys major stake in Cayman Islands Brewery

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.

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