CABINET APPROVES EXPANSION FOR EAST BAY RESORT
The Premier Honourable Charles Washington Misick and Cabinet members signed a development agreement for the East Bay Resort on Friday, 30 July 2021 at the Office of the Premier in Providenicales.
The Turks and Caicos Islands Government is committed to providing job opportunities for all Turks and Caicos Islanders and providing effective outcomes to strengthen and foster the upward growth of the TCI Economy.
This new agreement will see the expansion of the existing resort on South Caicos to include outfitting the addition of forty-seven (47) room units, two (2) additional pools, a restaurant and bar, wedding facilities and brand enhancement. This development will attract travel and is expected to increase stay-overs on the island of South Caicos and will enhance current offerings for visitors interested in dive and watersports activities.
The Premier commenting on the development agreement stated, “I welcome developers of this highly anticipated project as partners with my government, in promoting economic growth, an increase in tourism offerings and job opportunities on the island of South Caicos.
It is critically important that we select sustainable, advantageous and smart investments that will add value to brand Turks and Caicos and that will enhance the lives of the people of these islands.
I am excited for the start of this project and look forward to its grand opening once completed.”
Present for the signing was the Premier, Deputy Premier Honourable Erwin Saunders, Invest Turks and Caicos executives, and representatives of the development group JEM TCI Holdings Ltd.
The East Bay Resort was partially developed on the island of South Caicos between 2011 – 2015 and officially opened in 2016 with forty (40) guest units. The expansion will increase the existing room capacity to a total of eighty-seven (87) guest units.
TCIG partnering with developers for this project, signifies its commitment to pragmatic development, increased employment opportunities and the stimulation of the economy of South Caicos.