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Minister: Investment will be agriculture conference focus

Minister: Investment will be agriculture conference focus

| 21/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Agriculture Minister Kurt Tibbetts has said that “the challenge of attracting capital investment has long been recognised as a major constraint for the development of agriculture in the Caribbean”. As the host of the 14th Annual Caribbean Week of Agriculture next month (CWA), which the minister said placed agriculture and rural life on the […]

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Futuristic design for Cayman resort unveiled in Miami

Futuristic design for Cayman resort unveiled in Miami

| 08/12/2015 | 12 Comments

(CNS Business): The design for the proposed resort in the Beach Bay area of Bodden Town was unveiled at an art gallery in Miami recently when developers announced the winning architects for the US$250 million hotel they are building at St James Point. Beach Bay Land Limited (BBLL) said TEN Arquitectos won the competition, beating […]

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Hotel lease extension nets $13.4M for public purse

Hotel lease extension nets $13.4M for public purse

| 03/12/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): Government is expecting to collect $13.4 million from the owners of the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa after talks regarding the extension of the hotel’s lease for the crown land it stands on were completed. Planning Minister Kurt Tibbetts told the Legislative Assembly that the report on the lease […]

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Gas prices on the rise

Gas prices on the rise

| 13/08/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS Business): The planning minister has questioned the basis for the increase of fuel prices and suggested that oil companies are “making hay while the sun shines”. Kurt Tibbetts continues to push for some type of public utilities commission to oversee the islands’ two major fuel distributors.  Such a body will have the power to check and order […]

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Plans to breathe life back into Cayman capital

Plans to breathe life back into Cayman capital

| 04/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Island’s Government said that after watching the steady drain of life from George Town, it’s time to bring it back. Planning Minister Kurt Tibbetts said the government has committed to spending $20 million over the next four years on infrastructure projects.

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KT to present plans for revitalization of capital

KT to present plans for revitalization of capital

| 07/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The revitalization of George Town has been a topic of conversation for several years. In March, Cayman Island’s Government leaders stressed how critical the update was at the RICS Property Conference. Now, government officials are taking the proposed idea to the next level by unveiling the proposed plans at a Chamber of Commerce […]

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Re-zone paves way for Bodden Town hotel

Re-zone paves way for Bodden Town hotel

| 29/09/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A recent vote in the Legislative Assembly has paved the way for the development of a new resort in the Beach Bay area of Bodden Town. The project has been on the cards for a long time and the planning minister told his parliamentary colleagues, earlier this month that the current government picked […]

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