On Monday, June 26, the National Roads Authority (NRA) will officially open the new three-lane Camana Bay Town Centre Roundabout, a vehicular underpass and a pedestrian ramp on the new Esterley Tibbetts Highway (ETH). All three infrastructure projects are part of the Third Amendment to the NRA Agreement between Dart Real Estate and the Cayman Islands Government.
Who says infrastructure can’t be both beautiful and functional? Here are 10 of our favourite facts about the new Camana Bay Roundabout, vehicular underpass and pedestrian ramp on the recently opened Esterley Tibbetts Highway.
Jackie Doak traveled what she calls a “very wandering path” that led to her becoming the President of Dart Real Estate. She has been with the company since its flagship development, Camana Bay, and has helped the company break barriers on the island ever since.
Two buildings that were part of the former Hyatt Regency Grand Cayman Resort, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, are due to be demolished later this month.
For Linda Podlaski, the Vice President Property Management at Dart Real Estate, and her team, daily duties involve one key component: a heavy focus on customer service.
On any given day you will find people enjoying the leafy green spaces that give shape to Camana Bay’s great outdoors. In this eco-friendly Town Centre, it is evident that people are naturally drawn to nature, seeking respite from their modern lives with hopes to revive spirits, refresh minds or simply enjoy a little serenity. For more than 20 years, the green-thumbed team of Dart’s nursery operations has understood the significant role that nature plays in people’s lives.
Jackie Doak is known to most as the President of Dart Real Estate, but at home, she’s just “Mom”. Often described by her peers and employees as a superwoman, Jackie humbly concedes it isn’t easy juggling work and home. “With today’s technology and 24 hour connectivity, the concept of ‘work/life balance’ doesn’t exist; for me it’s work/life integration,” she said when asked how she fulfills the roles of president, wife and mother. “I carefully choose how I spend my time.”
Looking for brightest talent in unlikely spaces – that’s the mission of Personnel 2000, the only recruitment agency located in Camana Bay. Calling Camana Bay its choice location for its growing staff, Personnel 2000 specialises in both temporary and permanent recruitment, HR outsourcing, immigration and payroll services. The company is now in its 20th year of operation in the Cayman Islands.
Hundreds of glass jars and empty wine and beer bottles are disposed at Camana Bay’s recycling centre, where they journey through a second life. The bottles are crushed at Dart’s Glass Crushing Facility and sold to entities such as Flowers Block, which mixes the crushed glass material with aggregate to produce concrete pavers like those found on the Community Bike & Walk Trail at Kimpton Seafire.