3 Investment Opportunities in Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia one of the most picturesque Caribbean destinations was recently at the Caribbean Investment Summit in London promoting its investment opportunities. The 238 square mile island with beautiful beaches, lush rainforest and the iconic Piton Mountains that have UNESCO World Heritage Status had secured approximately US$124.5 Million in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for the...

Caribbean Moves Forward With Regional Investment Promotion Strategy

The climate is right in the Caribbean for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in four key sectors including Alternative Energies, Business Processing Office (BPO), Communications and Technology (ICT), and Tourism. This was the theme at the recently held Caribbean Investment Summit in London hosted by the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in collaboration with the...

5 Popular Caribbean Destinations To Purchase A Luxury Home

The recreational lifestyle, easy access to global social and business networks along with unique business opportunities make the Caribbean increasingly popular with ultra high net worth individuals. Currently, 1,155 ultra high net worth individuals live in the Caribbean. This number is expected to increase as luxury home prices are currently more favorable than in other...

Donna Karan's Private Caribbean Beachfront Resort Up for Sale

The ultimate trophy home currently on the market in the Caribbean is Palazzate – Barbados’ US$125 million luxury beachfront mansion. However, for ultra high net worth individuals who don’t want to invest that much money into one property, but still wants a luxury home of status in the Caribbean full of amenities — they should consider...

What Price Defines A Luxury Home In The Caribbean?

Not all luxury homes are created equal.  In fact, what qualifies as a luxury home varies significantly across the globe and depends not just on the price but the characteristics of the property.  These characteristics “encompass changing lifestyles, shifting economic hubs, the need for greater privacy, and environmental concerns.” This was highlighted in a recent report by...

British Government Denied Montserrat's Request to Launch A Citizenship By Investment Program

Four Caribbean destinations currently have Citizenship By Investment Programs – Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada and St Kitts & Nevis. Based on the success of these programs and the continued need for Foreign Direct Investment, others in the region have looked at launching their own Citizenship By Investment Program. The known list includes Bermuda, Barbados,...

4 Caribbean Citizenship By Investment Programs

As recently reported, the number of ultra high net worth individuals in the Caribbean is increasing. One of the main reasons for the super-rich setting up base in the Caribbean is that several destinations have programs to incentivize real estate investment offering residency permits and citizenship. In fact, there are currently four Caribbean Citizenship By...