Back to the Future

“We loved the architectural bones of the building. It had a 60s motel vibe to it. As Rockhouse had the rustic vibe, we went with that; at the beach, the bones had a modern, 60s style to it, so we were inspired by that.” But, he concurs with Glazer, “we had to chop...

Spotlight

Secret Garden

Landscape architect. What does that really mean? The word landscape suggests green, lush, flowering, organic elements that have a life of their own, yet a dynamic wildness that has to be trained. Architect conjures lines, materials, structures, ambitious feats of...

Grow What You Love

  For many foodies, the idea of wandering out into their own gardens for some purple sweet potatoes or a bouquet of lemon basil to add to a meal is a long-held dream. True the diversity of vegetables and herbs available locally has expanded with weekly home...

Mi Casa Es Su Casa

Having the ability to rent a ‘home away from home’ while on vacation has become synonymous with travel. Over the last decade the demand for short-term rentals has grown immensely, and with the help of online hosting platforms the growth has opened...

Life Style

The Puerto Seco Comeback

Major plans are underway at this north coast watering hole On record as the first Jamaican location that Christopher Columbus sailed to in 1494, Discovery Bay’s Puerto Seco Beach is a stunning aesthetic wonder deeply rooted in history. Today the picturesque location...

Changing Landscape

Commercial activity is buzzing in Kingston 8 Starting from humble beginnings in the 1960’s, Kingston 8 has always offered residents basic conveniences with a small village feel as they traversed from Manor Park down through Constant Spring and the many offshoot...

The Business of BPO’s

oni Epstein’s brand-new renovation of an old steel factory on 41⁄2 acres in Montego Bay’s freezone is kitted out to look like a version of the hip, millennial-friendly offices in Silicon Valley and big cities today with big motivational slogans on the walls in...

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Secret Garden

Secret Garden

Landscape architect. What does that really mean? The word landscape suggests green, lush, flowering, organic elements that have a life of their own, yet a dynamic wildness that has to be trained. Architect conjures lines, materials, structures, ambitious feats of...

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Grow What You Love

Grow What You Love

  For many foodies, the idea of wandering out into their own gardens for some purple sweet potatoes or a bouquet of lemon basil to add to a meal is a long-held dream. True the diversity of vegetables and herbs available locally has expanded with weekly home...

read more
Mi Casa Es Su Casa

Mi Casa Es Su Casa

Having the ability to rent a ‘home away from home’ while on vacation has become synonymous with travel. Over the last decade the demand for short-term rentals has grown immensely, and with the help of online hosting platforms the growth has opened...

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Sky High

Optimism is on the rise again, as brick by solid brick, new buildings are appearing in the heart of Kingston. Architecture is soaring upwards in a skyline which has lain fairly dormant for over more than three decades. KÚYA estimates that by mid-year 2019, there will...

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Gone To Pot

Gone To Pot

With the air of the party guest in The Graduate who proclaims the "next big thing" – plastics – to Dustin Hoffman’s character, my friend assured me on his patio one night, “I’m telling you: oils are completely taking over. At the teenagers’ parties, half of them...

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Broker’s Note

The market has been the talk of the town for the past year. With construction booming in Jamaica, whether you are in the market for a property or not, there is no ignoring what is happening on this island. High rise residential buildings keep going up and selling out during the pre-construction phase. Solid real estate investors have their agents searching for commercial properties that offer a great return.

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