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Moving During Covid-19: Virtual Viewings and The Real Questions About Real Estate

Posted On Friday, May 29, 2020

According to a recent article on Forbes.com, "the global shutdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic is going to have big effects on real estate markets worldwide." Not necessarily news for practitioners and experts in the sector. However, Forbes claims that "the situation we’re about to see play out will not be the same as what we witnessed in the wake of the 2008/2009 global real estate crash, when some countries — Spain, Ireland, and Costa Rica, for example — saw property prices fall by as much as 70% and more ... thanks to bubble pricing and over-lending." "Livable low density countries"  like St. Lucia are predicted as recovering quickly once people ...

Official Reopen for Tourism in Saint Lucia | 19-May-2020

Posted On Tuesday, May 19, 2020

You will soon be able to visit the Caribbean again — with the island of Saint Lucia  the first Caribbean destination to officially reopen for tourism on June 4. Saint Lucia Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee announced the move, which is part of what he called a “phased approach for reopening the island’s tourism sector.” The first phase of the reopening will reopen Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport, which will be only open to travelers from the United States. Fedee said some 1,500 hotel rooms were being prepared to reopen in early June, pending a new COVID-19 certification process for hotels. on the island. That will almost certainly inclu...

Covid-19 - Message

Posted On Sunday, March 22, 2020

In this challenging time for all we would like to reach out to you our valued clients, family and friends to exercise caution and remain safe during this pandemic. Our phone lines and emails will remain open during the partial lockdown and we remain dedicated to providing the best real estate service to our clients in their time of need.Keep indoors and see you on the other side of Covid-19.Please stay healthy and safe.Warmest Regards,The BLUE REEF TEAM 

New 710 Room Resort in St Lucia Breaks Ground.

Posted On Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Caribbean Galaxy Real Estate Ltd, on Wednesday 15th January 2020, broke ground on one of its most ambitious tourism project to date. The development, Canelle Resort, is located at Anse Canelle, on the south east coast of the island of saint Lucia, 8 minutes away from the international airport. Canelles Resort will encompass not one, but two luxury branded all-inclusive resorts as well as resort residences and amenities, on around 170 acre site. The two resorts will be managed by AMResorts, one of the world's leading resort companies, distinguished in their field due to their delivery of luxury accommodation matched by the best service. The hotels will be managed unde...

Meet the "BLUE REEF TEAM"

Posted On Saturday, February 15, 2020

 Maria Buchner, Founder and Managing DirectorDonnelly John, Marketing and Sales ManagerAndre George, Sales and Rental AssociateTrison Joseph, Sales and Rental AssistantCarlos Labadie, Marketing and Administrative Assistant 

Season's Greetings from the BLUE REEF TEAM!

Posted On Monday, December 23, 2019

  Thank YOU, our Valued Customer for doing Business with BLUE REEF!

Introduction of the "BLUE REEF TEAM"

Posted On Sunday, November 17, 2019

Maria Buchner: Managing DirectorDonnelly John: Sales & Marketing ManagerAndre George: Sales & Rentals AssociateTrison Joseph: Adminstrative Assistant Sales & RentalsCarlos Labadie: Marketing and administrative Assistant

Thoroughbred Racing Launches in Saint Lucia 13th of December 2019

Posted On Sunday, November 03, 2019

Just in time for its National Day, the island of Saint Lucia is set to launch its very own thoroughbred industry.  Horse racing will officially launch in Saint Lucia beginning Dec. 12 with the launch of the 2019 Caribbean Equine Cultural Festival, a luxury lifestyle and racing entertainment event at the Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club.  The event will hold its Race Day on Dec. 13, with the first Pitons Cup, billed as the “richest run” in the Caribbean this year.  Saint Lucia tourism officials say the Pitons Cup is drawing interest from across the region and abroad, with confirmed participation from both the United States and Australia.  That will inclu...

New Cruise Port in St. Lucia Announced

Posted On Thursday, October 24, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruises and Carnival Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Saint Lucia on a major new joint venture.  The two cruise giants will work together to manage Saint Lucia’s existing cruise pier and terminal in Castries — and design, construct and operate a new cruise port on the island.  The latter will be a brand-new cruise port in Vieux Fort on the southern tip of Saint Lucia able to accommodate the cruise industry’s largest, newest ships.  In a statement, Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet called the move “historic.” “Saint Lucia has had record breaking cruise arrivals over the pas...

Reintroducing The Blue Reef Newsletter: Your Real Estate Monthly Must-Have!

Posted On Friday, September 20, 2019

CLICK HERE TO READ OUR SEPTEMBER 2019 ISSUEThere are many reasons why we think our newsletter is a good read, but it's also meant to be a helpful tool for prospective clients. Let's face it. Buying or selling property is one of the most stressful thing's you'll do in life, so the more convenient you can make the process, the better off for your mental health. At BlueReefRealEstate.com, we've designed a one stop resource for anyone interested in the country of Saint Lucia and its real estate market. We give you the most comprehensive property descriptions, excellent photos from every angle, unmatched ease of navigation and a powerful search engine. From first time buy...

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