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14 June 2013
British Developer Boka Group Brings Roberto Cavalli to Montenegro
Boka Group, the British private equity company and developer of the luxury villa development Sea Breeze, brought iconic fashion designer Roberto Cavalli to the tiny country of Montenegro to present his new collections on Monday 10th June. The ancient walls of Budva and soaring mountain peaks made a dramatic backdrop for the Cavalli fashion show which included the Woman’s Collection Spring/Summer 2013 and Red Carpet Retrospective.
20 May 2013
New Direct Flight From Manchester To Saint Lucia Brings Freedom Bay Holiday Homes Closer
For those currently thinking of investing in a holiday home in The Caribbean to escape the temperamental British summer weather, it is soon to become even easier to visit the new eco luxury resort at Freedom Bay as Thomas Cook Airlines announces a new direct flight from Manchester Airport to the ‘Simply Beautiful’ island of Saint Lucia.
15 May 2013
50% Home Owner Credit Facility Boosts Montenegro Property Offering
Sea Breeze developer, Boka Group, has today unveiled a new mortgage facility of up to 50% on the value of the purchase price of their luxury Montenegro homes in collaboration with CKB Bank. Overseas buyers have been unable to secure a mortgage in Montenegro, using only the purchased property as security, until now. This new facility is good news for people looking to invest in property, and specifically Sea Breeze.
8 May 2013
Freedom Bay Wins Best Development US, Canada, Mexico and Caribbean
April saw the presentation of the 2013 Fractional Life Awards at a ceremony and networking event in London. Held at the Rubens at The Palace hotel, the evening attracted resort owners, developers, service providers and press, who gathered to share industry knowledge and celebrate the international winners. Freedom Bay was announced the winner of the ‘Best Development US, Canada, Mexico and Caribbean’ category and Mark Tomlinson (CEO) was presented with the award by Piers Brown of Fractional Life.
19 March 2013
Montenegro’s First Ever 18 Hole Golf Course Enhances Tourism Facilities on Dalmatian Coast
Plans and visuals have been unveiled for the first ever 18-hole championship golf course in Montenegro, on the breath-taking Bay of Kotor, by developer Boka Group. With the government’s focus on the development of elite tourism, the golf course will be a welcome addition to the sports facilities available to visitors on the Dalmatian Coast. The new course is being built with 100% British capital and with the advice of British consultants.
18 March 2013
Freedom Bay Investors Receive 6% Interest as Further Villas Released
Bucking the trend in a difficult economic climate Freedom Bay in Saint Lucia has announced that phase one of their luxury hotel villas is now 91% sold and all investors are currently receiving the second annual interest payment on their initial investment. The sales success is partly attributed to the accessible price point offered via fractional ownership and the option to invest via a Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP). Following this sales success, the second phase of fractional and whole ownership villas is now being released.
18 March 2013
Affinity Real Estate Announced as Main Sponsor of Fifth Annual Shooting Stars Benefit in Support of Samuel L Jackson Foundation
Samuel L Jackson announced that for the fifth year running he will host the eagerly anticipated Affinity Real Estate Shooting Stars Benefit 2013, a star-studded celebrity golf tournament that aims to raise funds for Dementia and Alzheimer s research. Affinity Real Estate has been named as the main sponsor of the event and on Monday 11th January joined Samuel L Jackson at a reception in London held at the Moet and Chandon offices in London to celebrate.
18 March 2013
Interactive Dining on Volcanic Rocks Introduced at Mercure Milton Keynes Abbey Hill
The recently refurbished Mercure Milton Keynes Abbey Hill is launching a new interactive dining experience with food served on searing hot volcanic rocks at the guests’ table, in their new restaurant Moltens. The unique dining concept is designed to stimulate conversation, as well as diners’ taste buds, as they enjoy seeing their chosen meal cooked before them.
13 March 2013
Austerity, Globalisation and New Residency Rules Drive Enquiries in Barbados Property
A spike in enquiries for property in Barbados has been caused by an improving US economy and a climate of austerity in Europe, reports Knight Frank in their 2013 Caribbean Insight Report. This has led many wealthy investors to seek out the world’s best properties in the world’s best locations, in particular those that offer the most tax-efficient environment and lowest transactional costs. The luxury golf estate Royal Westmoreland reports that sales over the last six months have been predominantly on properties from US$1m upwards reflecting growth at the top end of the market.
13 March 2013
Holiday in the Home of an International Sporting-Icon in Barbados
Overlooking the famed West Coast of Barbados, Royal Westmoreland, with its renowned championship golf course and luxurious villa lifestyle has long been the destination of choice for celebrities and some of the world’s leading sporting stars. The award-winning golf and spa resort is now offering guests the opportunity to take a holiday in the villas owned by some of these sporting icons.