News at Dart

Health City Camana Bay to boost care

Health City Cayman Islands announced plans last month to move forward with an expansion of its Grand Cayman facilities with the construction of a US$100 million, 70,000-square-foot medical campus at Camana Bay.


The making of Focus on Flora, the book

Written by Horticulture Manager Shannon Schmidt:

I received a message in early November last year when Tropical Storm Eta was headed straight toward Grand Cayman and we on the Dart horticultural team were all bracing for impact. This message, however, was bright and cheerful: Dart's Annika Martins asked if I would be interested in helping put together a book containing some of the articles I had written for the "Camana Bay Times" over the past four years ... a book!


From presumed extinct to beautifying Camana Bay

Once presumed extinct, the critically endangered Cayman sage, Salvia caymanensis, now has a home at Camana Bay. More than 80 plants are being placed in flower beds adjacent to the Foster’s flagship store by a joint team from Dart and the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, which partnered to make the planting project come to life.


Trash Talk: Trashy landmarks around the world

César Chávez Park has a dirty little secret. The 90-acre public city park in Berkeley, California, that provides panoramic views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge, and offers paved hiking trails, a picnic area, a dog park and a wildlife sanctuary is ... a former landfill.

As the George Town Landfill takes its first steps towards a greener future — both figuratively and literally — with its ongoing remediation, Grand Cayman residents can look forward to a day when walking paths grace its landscaped hillside.


Cayman's advantage: School is in

In many ways, the Cayman Islands is enjoying the rewards of its efforts to suppress the local transmission of COVID-19. Though the country still faces the challenges created by the loss of tourism, there is undoubtedly one sub-group benefiting from relaxed restrictions: students.


Cayman Compass: Health City and Dart to build $100 million hospital in Camana Bay

Health City Cayman Islands has announced plans to build a $100 million hospital, specialising in cancer and neonatal intensive care, in Camana Bay. In agreement with Dart, the medical facility will be called Health City Camana Bay. The new hospital is expected to be completed within two years. It will be located to the south of the recently-expanded Cayman International School, at the intersection of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway and the new Airport Connector Road.


Planning for the future: A mixed use neighbourhood in Seven Mile Beach corridor

This week, Dart submitted an application to the Central Planning Authority for a planned area development (PAD) encompassing a mixed-use, resort and residential neighbourhood on either side of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway between Governor’s Harbour and Salt Creek.