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Minister Confirms: Grand Atlantic MOU Expired

Minister Confirms: Grand Atlantic MOU Expired

The MOU in relation to the Grand Atlantic property has expired, Public Works Minister Craig Cannonier said this morning [Feb 26] in the House of Assembly. Grand Atlantic was planned by the previous administration as a housing development, however only one unit sold in the first six months, and the Government announced it will be taken over by Caribbean-based... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Team Moving Into Grand Atlantic

America’s Cup Team Moving Into Grand Atlantic

Team Oracle — which is due to be housed in the Dockyard area which is presently under construction — will move into the Grand Atlantic development starting in April for approximately three months, the Government announced today [Mar 27]. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Housing Corporation [BHC], in conjunction with the Bermudiana... Read more of this article

Parliamentarians Discuss $9M Grand Atlantic Fee

Parliamentarians Discuss $9M Grand Atlantic Fee

[Updated] Public Works Minister Craig Cannonier told the House of Assembly the developer will be paying $9 million over four years for the Grand Atlantic Development. “The Grand Atlantic loan balance currently stands at $36.7 million,” Minister Cannonier said. “It is anticipated that the agreement with the new developers for Grand... Read more of this article

Update On Plans For Grand Atlantic Development

Update On Plans For Grand Atlantic Development

The Government announced that the Bermudiana Beach Resort development team lead partner, MacLellan and Associates, has provided them “with a Memorandum of Understanding Presentation Pack which provides documentation for the specified conditions set forth in their agreement to acquire the development property currently known as Grand Atlantic.” Last... Read more of this article

Second Extension Given On Grand Atlantic MOU

Second Extension Given On Grand Atlantic MOU

[Updated with videos] Grand Atlantic developers MacLellan & Associates have been granted a further 120 day extension to the MOU, Minister of Public Works Patricia Gordon-Pamplin said this morning [Nov 14]. Earlier this year MacLellan & Associates entered into an MOU with the Government to “upgrade and reposition” the Grand Atlantic development,... Read more of this article

PLP Oppose “Attempt To Displace A Family”

PLP Oppose “Attempt To Displace A Family”

The latest attempt to displace the last remaining residents of the Grand Atlantic Development is one that “we condemn and pledge to oppose with every measure at our disposal,” Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva said today. In a statement earlier this week the Government said, ““The remaining lone occupants of the development have... Read more of this article

MOU Extension For Bermudiana Beach Resort

MOU Extension For Bermudiana Beach Resort

The Bermudiana Beach Resort has been granted a 90-day extension to the MOU, and the Ministry has also noted that the remaining lone occupants of the Grand Atlantic development have “thus far refused all offers to relocate. ” The Ministry of Public Works said that they have been granted a 90-day extension to the Memorandum of Understanding... Read more of this article

Warwick MP: Residents Should Be Consulted

Warwick MP: Residents Should Be Consulted

Lawrence Scott — the MP for Warwick South East — said the One Bermuda Alliance Cabinet and what he termed the “alleged independent environmental activist” group BEST have “continued to articulate plans” for the proposed revised Grand Atlantic project “without formally meeting with the residents of the area who... Read more of this article

BEST Comments On Bermudiana Beach Resort

BEST Comments On Bermudiana Beach Resort

BEST said they are “pleased to see that the resurrection of the development formerly known as Grand Atlantic is taking shape,” saying the latest plans for the project, renamed Bermudiana Beach Resort, “appears to us set to transform the boxy, gray, stone buildings into pastel-hued and livable tourist residences.” The Grand Atlantic... Read more of this article

Bermudiana Beach Resort Submits Application

Bermudiana Beach Resort Submits Application

The Bermuda Housing Corporation [BHC] has revealed that a planning application has been submitted for the proposed redevelopment of the South Shore development known as ‘The Bermudiana Beach Resort’ [formerly Grand Atlantic]. Plans accompanying the application submitted this week by local architecture firm OBM depict an ocean front resort property... Read more of this article

Minister Outlines Plans For Grand Atlantic Site

Minister Outlines Plans For Grand Atlantic Site

In the House of Assembly on Friday [May 16], Minister of Public Works Patricia Gordon-Pamplin went over the plans for the Grand Atlantic property, which is set to become a condo hotel  known as the “Bermudiana Beach Resort”. The Minister said, “The proposed redevelopment of the Grand Atlantic site will create a condo hotel which will make... Read more of this article

Local Companies Named: Grand Atlantic Project

Local Companies Named: Grand Atlantic Project

OBMI and Coldwell Banker Bermuda Realty have been named as the local companies that will work with international firm MacLellan and Associates to assist in the repurposing of the Grand Atlantic development into a new tourism product to be known as the “Bermudiana Beach Resort”.A statement from Government said, “OBMI is a global leader in... Read more of this article

Debate Over Grand Atlantic Property Continues

Debate Over Grand Atlantic Property Continues

The OBA “needs to come clean and tell Bermudians” if the Grand Atlantic property will be sold outright or leased, the financial arrangements and if any OBA affiliated individuals stand to benefit, Opposition MP Michael Weeks said. In response the OBA said the PLP “continues to fight this issue with overblown accusations that shift... Read more of this article