If you have ever visited the Caribbean, you've likely had the thought, 'I could live here'. And, who wouldn't want to? Year-round sunshine and endless beaches are definitely things anyone could get used to. But, beyond the climate, here are several factors you should consider before investing in Caribbean real estate:
With the depressed conditions of the global economic slump now firmly in the rear-view mirror, the future of Barbados’ property market is almost as sun-washed as the island itself. Bolstered by increasing turmoil and uncertainty in competing destinations, and benefiting from increased airlift and foreign investment, this island paradise is proving even more appealing to prospective buyers.
So, you want to be a Bajan. Of course, the first step is for you to move to our beautiful coral island paradise. It also takes a unique spirit and an openness to trying new things and meeting new people. But, in addition to possessing a certain "je ne sais quoi", here are 6 ways you can truly live like a local in Barbados:
Work continues in earnest on Barbados' newest private residence community. Project Manager, Steve Constable gives a progress report:
Ever been horseback riding on a beach? Or, dined by candlelight while overlooking the ocean from a cliff-top perch? Those who live in Barbados have. Year-round sunshine, friendly people and a laid-back lifestyle certainly make Barbados an attractive destination to move to. But, these aren't the only reasons. Here are ten more reasons why you should move to Barbados:
It has been quite an exciting year for Barbados' newest private residence community! Project Manager Steve Constable reports on the progress made on Phase 1 of the development and what to expect in early 2016:
Can you hear that? Listen closely because that's the sound of Barbados' white sand beaches and friendly people calling. Answering the call has never been easier with the island set to realise a seven percent increase in airlift during this winter season, having successfully negotiated several inaugural flights. Here are the highlights:
Barbados' sunny shores have long beckoned as an investor haven and with the island's property prices historically increasing by over 5% annually, the promise of steady capital appreciation has been the biggest drawing card for luxury real estate investors. Beyond capital appreciation however, here are several other reasons to invest in luxury Barbados real estate:
As things progress quickly at Barbados' exciting, new private residence community within The Crane Resort, Project Manager, Steve Constable reports.
One of the most developed islands in the Caribbean, Barbados enjoys a stellar reputation as a leading jurisdiction for secure investment. With solid infrastructure, excellent telecommunications and of course, year-round sunshine, Barbados has long converted visitors to owners. Here are the top 5 things you should consider before buying Barbados real estate...
Things are progressing quickly at The Crane Private Residences, with Phase 1 of the development beginning to take shape. Following the successful completion of the foundation pours and the casting of the elevator bases, local manufacturing company, Preconco Ltd. is on site and forging ahead with the installation of the building's concrete works.
Since 1887, The historic Crane Resort has been famous for the 'healing powers' of its spectacular Crane Beach, cooling trade winds and the surrounding pristine landscape of Barbados' South East coast. In more recent times, the Crane Resort has been at the forefront of luxury resort living, effortlessly combining unparalleled living spaces with an unmatched lifestyle. Now, an exciting new Crane chapter is unfolding with the introduction of a new luxurious, residential community - The Crane Private Residences.
The Crane Resort and two of its signature restaurants - Zen and D'Onofrio's - have been recognised by travellers as among the top performing hotels and restaurants on the world's largest travel site.
The Crane Private Residences are beginning to take shape.
Since breaking ground, the in-house team of building and development experts has been continuing to work tirelessly to erect the first building.
Once completed, the master planned luxury development will consist of five residential buildings, each housing spacious (1,880 to 3,285 sq. ft.) two-bedroom and three-bedroom residences.
The Crane Resort in Barbados opened its exciting new ‘Calypso Kids Club’The Calypso Kids Club will cater to guests aged between four and 12 and teach them about Barbados, its music, food and local wildlife. Children will have the opportunity play various Caribbean musical instruments, such as the drum and shak-shak, and the chance to participate in a ‘Kiddies Kadooment’ dancing parade around the resort. To hone their culinary skills, the Crane’s chefs will be on hand to teach children how to prepare authentic Caribbean food such as Bajan fishcakes. For those younger ones who enjoy learning about the environment and getting their hands dirty, the club’s activity coordinators will also offer a sightseeing experience around the resort exploring the local plant life, insects and birds.
Development and construction at The Crane Private Residences is well underway as we prepare for long-term living at the height of Caribbean luxury at Crane Resorts.