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OBA: “Trying To Turn A Lemon Into Lemonade”

OBA: “Trying To Turn A Lemon Into Lemonade”

[Updated w/PLP response] The Government is “trying to turn a lemon into lemonade” with the Grand Atlantic and “it’s time the PLP dialed back their politics-first approach to national issues and support actions that can help Bermuda,” the OBA said. A statement from the party in response to recent comments by the Opposition... 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

Grand Atlantic To Become All-Suite Condo Hotel

Grand Atlantic To Become All-Suite Condo Hotel

[Updated with video/statement/PLP response] The Grand Atlantic property will be taken over by MacLellan & Associates who plan to turn it into a condo hotel, Minister of Public Works Patricia Gordon-Pamplin announced today [Apr 16]. Speaking at a press conference held this morning, Minister Gordon-Pamplin said that Caribbean-based MacLellan &... Read more of this article

Weeks: ‘All The Danger Seems To Have Faded’

Weeks: ‘All The Danger Seems To Have Faded’

[Updated with OBA response] “The One Bermuda Alliance has once again been exposed misleading the people of Bermuda in regards to the Grand Atlantic project,” Opposition MP Michael Weeks said today. “The OBA put political gain over people, by misleading, and possibly deceiving Bermudians, away from purchasing units at Grand Atlantic,”... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Scott On Grand Atlantic Units

Video: Minister Scott On Grand Atlantic Units

The proposals submitted for the Grand Atlantic Development included ones promoting tourism use, senior residential use, and mixed use, and the Government is looking “preferably more towards the tourism use”, Minister Wayne Scott said on Friday [Sept 27]. The Grand Atlantic property was planned as a housing development, with the listed prices... Read more of this article

Scott: Four Grand Atlantic Proposals Shortlisted

Scott: Four Grand Atlantic Proposals Shortlisted

Minister of Community, Culture and Sports Wayne Scott spoke in the House of Assembly today [Sept 27], providing an update on the Grand Atlantic Development. The Grand Atlantic property was planned as a housing development, with the listed prices for the 78 units ranging from $495,000 – $665,000. Only one unit sold in the first six months, and some... Read more of this article