The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) has noted positive changes in the plans for a new St George’s Hotel, according to Stuart Hayward, but some questions remain.

Plans for the 122-key St Regis hotel were presented to the Department of Planning earlier this month, and the full submissions have since been placed online at the department’s website.

The planning documents state that the hotel development had been moved southwest of its initial intended location at the edge of St Catherine’s Beach due to concerns raised.

While Mr Hayward said BEST was still poring over the application, which stretches more than 880 pages, he said the decision to move the hotel site further away from St Catherine’s Beach was a good one.

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