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Pearl of China hits snag #129867
05/11/2017 08:31 AM
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Daily Herald story ...nothing money can't fix.


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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill] #129868
05/11/2017 01:08 PM
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nothing ever changes..............

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill] #129869
05/11/2017 03:37 PM
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I've previously made my feelings known.
Since construction was originally supposed to begin 1/1/17, any delays will put a smile on those of us that stay in Little Bay.

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Tom] #129870
05/11/2017 03:44 PM
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"find a water source to boost agriculture." Someone is smoking something funny.

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill] #129871
05/11/2017 04:18 PM
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Somebody call Amsterdam and Paris.......450 apartments all to be bought by companies from le chine...........doesn't sound like a free market project to me............i cant think of another project like that where all the tenants will come from a single country ...........sounds more like a hemispheric corporate HQ beachhead on the beach - literally 8433 miles from Peking

Why didn't they pick Port au Prince where it could do some good

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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill] #129872
05/11/2017 05:35 PM
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When I look at that rendering, I can't help but feel for the people who own those houses higher on the hillside, who will no longer have a view if this project comes to fruition.

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill] #129873
05/11/2017 11:26 PM
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What a shame the project has hit a snag. NOT!!


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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill] #129874
05/14/2017 06:25 AM
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New England (home), St. Maarte...
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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill] #129875
05/14/2017 05:14 PM
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Wasn't this the site of the Barbabron [sp?] that already failed? Had a couple of island friends that lost a bundle there already!

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: transplantsxm] #129876
05/15/2017 04:30 AM
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Wasn't this the site of the Barbabron [sp?] that already failed? Had a couple of island friends that lost a bundle there already!


Yes, same site...



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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill] #129877
05/18/2017 08:49 AM
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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill] #129878
05/18/2017 10:53 AM
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All part of a program to make friends and influence people. China is trying to create the Silk Road.......They also have the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank that seeks to compete with the World Bank and has half the capital of WB already. Almost every country (including France and Netherlands) has become a member in this bank, save two: Japan and US, and supposedly Japan is considering joining less they be left out.

Strange world keeps spinning.

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: GaKaye] #129879
05/18/2017 11:49 AM
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We could not understand that a new villa was being built on that hillside with the pending construction plan for China Pearl, when we were @ Belair in January.

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Tom] #129880
05/18/2017 06:59 PM
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I didn't think anything could be uglier than the current belair, but the rendering of the proposed project is! I fear for what these islands may become in the next 20+ years

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill] #129881
05/18/2017 09:22 PM
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Has anyone mentioned that the Blue Mall is becoming a Hilton hotel?

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: MotownTim] #129882
05/19/2017 06:21 AM
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I had heard that, so I think it must have been posted here.


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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: sailbynight] #129883
05/19/2017 07:35 AM
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I don't agree with you about Belair being ugly, but am not happy about China Pearl.

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Tom] #129884
05/19/2017 10:03 AM
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I love the Belair!

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: EWortman] #129885
05/19/2017 12:56 PM
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We stayed there in '99 for 10 days. Looked antiquated then but worked for us then.

Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: EWortman] #129886
05/19/2017 01:11 PM
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Not that it matters, but I love the Belair, too. It's one of the older island properties but still serves it guests well. And it is right on a generally very swimmable beach. <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/handshake.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/handshake.gif" alt="" />


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Re: Pearl of China hits snag [Re: Carol_Hill] #129887
05/20/2017 10:52 AM
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If construction starts, the typical Chinese overseas construction practice are materials and low cost labor are imported from China. I wonder where all the workers will stay during construction and long term those who will be working at the "resort". Short or Long term this is not a good deal for most.


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