News at Dart

Dart Labs Driving Innovation with an Eye on the Future

In a recent speech outlining the Cayman Islands Government’s policy agenda through 2021, Premier Alden McLaughlin highlighted the need for a “radical new approach to public transport” in the Cayman Islands.

“All the evidence suggests that if we simply increase road capacity, then sooner or later the roads will just become congested again as our population continues to grow,” he said. “In anticipating tomorrow’s problems we must deliver alternative solutions.”

For the team at Dart Labs, redefining the status quo of commuting in the Cayman Islands has been the driver behind its three most recent pilot programmes: Camana Bikes, Better Commute, and ZÜN, the last of which launched in 2019.

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Cayman Compass: Dart donates official codebooks to assist aspiring electricians

Dart has donated the official textbook of the National Electrical Code to the next class of electricians who must study the code to sit the Cayman Islands Government Electrical Licensing Exam.

 

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Duchess of Cornwall officially opens Jasmine Villa hospice

As part of Their Royal Highnesses’ visit to the Cayman Islands, The Duchess of Cornwall officially opened the new Jasmine Villa on Thursday March 28, 2019. Her Royal Highness was joined at the opening ceremony by Elisabeth Roper, wife of the Governor of the Cayman Islands, Joey Hew, Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, and Chris Duggan, Jasmine Board Chairman and Vice President of Business Development at Dart.

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Why Dart supports STEM education

Science, technology, engineering and math, commonly known as STEM, are at the heart of Dart Minds Inspired, a series of educational and community initiatives and sponsored events designed to inspire and engage Cayman’s youngest minds to excel. Dart’s focus on STEM is rooted in the Dart family’s belief that these subjects are fundamental building blocks for success in school and life.

This year, Dart partnered with Aureum Re, Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC), Digicel, and Health City Cayman to add new robotics programming to Minds Inspired’s ever-expanding schedule of annual events.

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Dart leases Barefoot Beach

Dart has agreed to lease its property at Barefoot Beach in East End to a third-party tenant who has partnered with NCB Group for the planned development of a boutique eco-resort.

The third-party tenant approached Dart to lease the site for the construction of 89 low-rise, environmentally friendly cottages and onsite hotel amenities. The planning application was submitted on 14 March.

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Cayman27: Dart nursery's 'green thumbs' growing plants for future development

Towering shade trees, lush greenery, and a colourful array of flowering plants are a hallmark of several of the Dart group’s development projects.

As work continues on two new projects in the Camana Bay corridor, the green-thumbs at the Dart nursery are working to supply the considerable landscaping needs.

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Cayman Compass: $3 million Public Beach plan includes ‘vendor village’

As part of the Third Amendment to the NRA Agreement, Dart is committed to making US$3 million worth of improvements to upgrade the recreational areas on the land behind Seven Mile Public Beach.

These upgrades will enhance the beach going experience for all users by introducing much-needed facilities such as a dedicated space for beach vendors, new sports areas, an additional bathroom block complete with ADA-compliant changing facilities, and additional shade trees.

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