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Apr 4, 2015
  The local commercial bans and finance houses are locked in competition for loan business to fund domestic residential property renewable energy projects. Most of the schemes involve middle to high-end properties with owners in the same income bracket leading to one spokesman in the lending business saying; ”This is solid business where good customers are borrowing to improve the value of their properties and reduce their utility costs. In many cases the money they are saving will pay for...
Mar 3, 2015
  Opposition MPs have been quick to pour scorn on Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s plans to make Barbados a Republic calling it a distraction from the main problems facing the economy. Polls have also rejected the move as being inappropriate at this point in time and many people are surprised at the timing considering the serious state of healthcare, agriculture, education and the Sugar Industry.
Mar 3, 2015
Jerry Franklyn the Managing Director of EnSmart Inc. has plenty of confidence in the island’s potential in the renewable energy sector. He was recently quoted in the Barbados Business Authority as saying-”I believe Barbados can be an example for the rest of the Caribbean and even the world if we embrace the energy revolution and implement technologies like the smart grid, energy management systems and renewable energy generation.”
Mar 3, 2015
The recently issued Chairman’s Report from Consolidated Finance showed an operating profit before tax of $5.7 million compared to $2.1 million in 2013. Partial recovery of previously written down investment and improved performance with impaired loans had a significant impact on the 2014 result. Consolidated also reported success in their new product range and in particular the financing of renewable energy photovoltaic systems and electric cars.
Mar 3, 2015
With two locations to choose from - Mill house and Home in Canewood and St Lawrence Gap, Walkers World is the place to go this weekend to check out the new Spring Arrivals! Give your home that facelift it deserves!
Mar 3, 2015
Last night VIP guests were treated to an exclusive viewing of Urbanology - a new furniture line by Ashley. It's modern, hip, great quality and very affordable! Head on down to Haggatt Hall and have a look!
Mar 3, 2015
Polo Under the Stars on Saturday evening may not be strictly a business or property topic, but for property owners at Apes Hill it will be a treat to watch on their doorstep. This is the first floodlit polo match ever to be staged in Barbados and the gala event will certainly boost the image of the island’s prestigious lifestyle resort. Apes Hill offers both golf and polo lifestyle packages for visitors and some magnificent properties with breath-taking views for investors. Polo Under the...
Mar 3, 2015
ICBL one of the leading insurance companies in Barbados recently announced their top agent for February and the star performer was Madonna Clarke. Senior Vice President Henry Inniss the head of Life Division commented-”We always encourage our agents to strive for the best and we are proud of Madonna for achieving this top honour for the first time.” For more information visit www.icbl.com
Mar 3, 2015
According to the Barbados Statistical Service (BSS) more recreational visitors (440,473) came to the island in 2014 than in 2013. Declines were reported in visitors who came to visit friends, honeymoon or to get married. There was also a slight increase (1.7%) in the length of times visitors stayed in Barbados.
Mar 3, 2015
At a Public Meeting held on Monday evening at Rockley Golf Club the Directors of Rockley Golf Lands Inc reported their Share Offering to purchase the Rockley Golf Course had passed the $1million mark and was well places to achieve its target of $1.4million within the next three months. Chairman Clarence Hiles congratulated everyone involved and appealed to the Rockley property owners and golfers who have not bought shares to support the initiative as they would benefit just as much as the...

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