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Legislation on government support for hotel development due to be tabled today

Parliamentarians will return to the House of Assembly today when legislation is expected to be tabled to enshrine government support for the Fairmont Southampton redevelopment. The Fairmont Southampton Hotel Act 2022 is listed for tabling before MPs, but it may […]

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Gencom plan a cause for concern

By Kim Smith, Executive Director of BEST – Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce In mid-2021, the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce was shown conceptual drawings for expanded development of the Fairmont Southampton resort. That plan is for a threefold increase in the […]

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Fears that Fairmont Southampton plan will ‘saturate property with villas’

A plan for “well over 300” units at the Fairmont Southampton was presented to environmental groups last year, a conservation charity said. The Bermuda National Trust added that the scheme would “saturate the property with villas” if it went ahead. […]

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Residential development on cards for Fairmont Southampton under revamp plan

Resort owners have confirmed that residential units are planned for land surrounding the Fairmont Southampton hotel. Gencom, a Miami-based investment firm, added that the construction of villas was not expected to start until after the completion of renovations to the existing property. […]

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Fairmont Southampton Princess Development, 18 December 2013

The following is BEST’s response to remarks by Zane DeSilva, MP MP Zane Desilva has criticised BEST for sharing with the public our information on the scope of development planned for the Fairmont Southampton hotel property. (Bernews 12 Dec 2013: […]

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Fairmont Southampton Princess

Implementation of the 2009 Special Development Order begins – but should tourism properties be replaced by real estate deals? The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) has just become aware of development planned for the undeveloped space on the Fairmont Southampton […]

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