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CHC Helicopter, a global offshore transport company, is the first company in Cayman Maritime & Aviation City, the special economic zone for transportation companies.
Special economic zone company Fabrilink SEZC, a wholly owned subsidiary of global manufacturing company Fabrinet, has announced plans to establish an engineering design center...
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.
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.
The recent approval of the master zoning plan for Cayman Enterprise City's campus is positive news.
Zoning approval has been granted for Cayman Enterprise City’s proposed campus on a 70-acre site in South Sound.
Although proposals will initially lead to few job losses and no outsourcing of functions to the private sector, the Cayman Islands government announced Monday that it would seek to move forward with a total of 51 recommendations derived from a 2014 consultant report.
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;
Cayman Islands Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush recently promoted the transition of military bases in Afghanistan to Special Economic Zones.
Red Cross raises $56,000 with golf tournament; Campbells announces scholarship recipients; Pan-American Life celebrates launch; Samson & McGrath’s Trevor Burke admitted to Cayman Bar; Extended hours for business licensing; Fidelity Bank Bahamas appoints new chairman.
Jamaican work permit holder numbers increase again in Cayman.
Cayman's work permit numbers appear to be steadily increasing.
Roundup of local business briefs.
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.
Cayman's premier spends most of his budget response speech blasting the territory's opposition leader.
Government has renegotiated its definitive agreement with Cayman Enterprise City, paving the way for new technology-based activities.
Cayman's opposition leader says, if the territory wants future prosperity, it has some choices to make.
Government has approved a designated special economic zone for maritime services companies.
Cayman sees a steady rise in work permit numbers over the past year.
United Cacao Limited SEZC is the first business in Cayman’s special economic zone to be listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Cayman Enterprise City announces the acquisition of a 50-acre site near central George Town where the special economic zone’s permanent 850,000-square-foot campus will be built.
A new company that provides seed capital and mentoring programs to tech ventures could potentially bring dozens of start-up companies to Cayman.
A U.S. businesswoman accused of using Cayman Islands bank accounts to dodge more than $7 million in taxes challenges the use of information obtained by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.
Some of the top technology companies in the world will visit the Cayman Islands in 2015 for an Internet Marketing Association conference hosted by Cayman Enterprise City.
New members join Cayman's primary immigration appeals board.
A round-up of local business news.
A consultant's report recommends the merger or elimination of about a dozen government agencies.
CEC has partnered with the University College of the Cayman Islands to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.
Cayman Enterprise City has leased more than 12,000 square feet of vacant office space in BritCay House on Eastern Avenue.
Company representatives from the CARIFORUM region, and French and British overseas territories and dependencies met with members from the Cayman business community last week in an attempt to reinvigorate regional trade.
In the Cayman Islands, comfortable homes for executives and their family under US$1 million are in short supply.
A roundup of this week's business stories May 21, 2014.
Some small businesses say they are already benefiting from the new client base of over 100 companies.
Consider this our invitation to Google to come take a look at what Cayman can do for you.
A sharp decline in work permits from the start of this year appears to have leveled off.
If Cayman were to adopt the mindset of U.S. healthcare CEO Robert Pearl, it would be perfectly placed to become the world's laboratory for innovation.
A roundup of the week's business briefs.
Government is preparing a set of incentives to entice shipping industry companies to set up a physical presence in the Cayman Islands.
Cayman's small businesses may get a break in the next government budget, but civil servants won't.
Knowledge-based special economic zone Cayman Enterprise City has hit a milestone by signing up its 100th company to enter the zone.
Cayman sees an unusual drop in work permits in the midst of tourism high season.
Special economic zone Cayman Enterprise City hosted a dinner in London in December for British technology and media companies looking to attract new business by expanding into the North and Latin America markets.
An American businesswoman charged with tax fraud has been told she cannot travel to the Cayman Islands to discuss a potential “waste to energy” business deal with politicians in the territory.
Special economic zone provider Cayman Enterprise City has won the Caribbean Export Development Agency and the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies’ Regional Investors of the Year Contest in the Special Award category.
Cayman’s special economic zone announced the launch of its new jobs portal www.ZoneJobs.ky
Cayman’s knowledge based special economic zone, estimates it had an impact of $12.6 million on the economy since its inception in February 2012.
Premier Alden McLaughlin promised a "two-pronged approach" to resolve the territory's problems with local unemployment Thursday in his first address to the Chamber of Commerce legislative luncheon.
Change is often regarded as negative, forcing us to operate beyond our comfort zones. Adaptation to change requires energy that at times seems to be better spent on maintaining the status quo.
With 85 companies signed up to enter the zone, up from 29 at the beginning of the year, Cayman Enterprise City is outgrowing its existing office space across four buildings.
Work permits in Cayman rise slightly, bolstered by term limit exemptions and special economic zone employees.
The Cayman Islands placed first in the category of economic potential, and fourth in the category of overall country, in fDi Magazine’s Caribbean and Latin American Countries of the Future rankings.
Two local students recently concluded internships at Cayman's special economic zone.
The Cayman Islands’ Special Economic Zone, Cayman Enterprise City, encourages young Caymanians to use technology and get creative launched in its ‘coolest internship in Cayman’ contest.
The 22 May election will require that another temporary budget be approved by the new government.
Government anticipates a budget surplus in June, but it won't have quite as much cash as it first thought.
Key employee applications have dropped off quite a bit, but term limit exemptions for foreign workers continue to increase.
Rating agency Moody’s has affirmed its AA3 sovereign rating for the Cayman Islands.
Two of the big developments expected to stimulate Cayman’s sluggish economy in 2012 made progress, but not as much as hoped.
Cayman Enterprise City announced a shuffling of its top posts last week, with Caymanian Charlie Kirkconnell taking over as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.
The main stories from Janaury 2012
Some of the Maples and Calder law firm’s information technology positions that left the Cayman Islands starting in late 2009 for Leeds, England and Montreal, Canada, have returned, taking space in Cayman Enterprise City.
Cayman Enterprise City, the technology-based Special Economic Zone, announced a strategic marketing partnership with Caledonian Global Financial Services.
Cayman Enterprise City is “slowly gaining traction” despite being about four months behind schedule, according to CEO Jason Blick. Speaking at a luncheon hosted by the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants, Mr Blick said the company has an active tenant base of nine to ten companies, while 17 companies are going through the licensing process. In addition CEC is working with another 20 companies.
Business in brief
Just like the weather here in Cayman, things are heating up on the property front with real activity and a genuine feel to this activity reminiscent of six or so years ago, which is keeping real estate professionals busy. We at RE/MAX are anticipating an extremely busy month ahead.
A fully operational Cayman Enterprise City officially launched on Friday 3 February with at an event at the Royal Palms.
Lower-than-average work permit fees will be charged to Cayman Enterprise City employees, according to immigration regulations.
The first handful of special economic zone companies will come to Grand Cayman this month, Cayman Enterprise City officials said.
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