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at emerald bay
An exclusive opportunity to purchase land
and boat slips in Exuma, The Bahamas.
A Golden Opportunity
Set in the most beautiful, crystal blue waters, The Bahamas share a rich history and culture.
Originally called ‘baja mar’, for the Spanish term meaning shallow waters or sea, the
name ‘Bahamas’ effectively means ‘The Islands of the Shallow Sea’.
Just southeast of Nassau, the Bahamian capital, lies a shimmering string of 365 cays featuring
rocky coastlines, sugar white beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters. This 90-mile stretch
of islands is known as the Exumas. Part of the Bahamas, these islands o er some of the nest
yachting, shing and diving in the world.
The tax haven status of the Bahamas (including the Exumas) has made the islands a wise
place to invest. There are no capital gains taxes, income or inheritance taxes. Purchasing a Flight times to Nassau and Exuma.
property in the Exumas also entitles you to apply for a “homeowner’s card”, allowing you to
reside in your property for as much of the year as you like.
British Airways y scheduled aircraft direct to Nassau
from the UK. Many charter airlines also operate direct
ights from London and other regional airports. The
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main airport on Exuma is George Town which is a
bunny hop ight of approximately 40 minutes from
The KI Group is acting on behalf of Clients to market 86 lots with boat moorings in staged
phases on The Waterfront, a planned luxury gated development at Emerald Bay, Great
Exuma’s George Town airport is only a 10 minute drive
Exuma, Bahamas. The ight time map shows the proximity of Great Exuma to Florida and
from The Waterfront Development at Emerald Bay.
the United States. The airport is serviced by a number of International carriers.
Direct commercial ights from Great Exuma to Nassau,
Miami, Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale are provided by
Bahamas Air, American Eagle, Lynx Air, Delta and
Continental Connection. Charter ights are also
available. You can y from Florida to the islands from as
little as $59 US dollars.
The Waterfront Development
Pictured above is the island of Exuma. Emerald Bay can be see on the right
hand side of the island to the north. The inset map shows the location of the
island and its proximity to the UK and Florida.
Owners at The Waterfront will share the same rental management
and concierge service as the adjacent Riviera complex.
The Waterfront Development is situated adjacent to the Emerald Bay Resort. O cially
opened in winter 2004, The Emerald Bay Resort o ers a series of suites and beachfront
properties. Emerald Bay is also home to the Four Seasons Resort and Spa. The construction
of this hotel and its facilities has been an incredible success story, and rooms are booked
up many months in advance. The amenities here include a Greg Norman championship
For Britons, Great Exuma is home away from home, where
18-hole golf course, tennis courts, a full-service spa and health club, restaurants, bars, a English is the national language, and cars drive on the left
business centre, a marina, and of course, a beautiful white-sand beach. hand side of the road.
A bank account is easily opened and Bahamian and US
dollars are used interchangeably as the currency of
The Exumas have been
experiencing a significant
growth since the arrival
of the Four Seasons.
(Bahamas Investor January 2007).
Waterfront at Emerald Bay
Every lot of land for sale at The Waterfront Development will have its own boat slip.
In neighbouring Florida harbour space or ‘boats slips’ are almost exhausted. In fact statistics
show that there are over 20 miles of boat orders being built in Florida that have no harbour
space. Many Floridians and US citizens are looking more at the Bahamas as a destination for
investing in land or property because it has the additional bene t of a boat slip. View from the adjacent Riviera Development.
The return on your investment from owning a boat slip may be even greater than that from
the land itself.
The Riviera Marina (adjacent to The Waterfront Development) is equipped with a state of the
art, oating dock system to accommodate 47 vessels up to 80’ in length. Next to this is the
Emerald Bay Marina; a 45-acre deepwater facility, equipped to accommodate vessels up to
200' in length.
The Waterfront will enhance what is already rapidly becoming a marina and ocean based
Additional amenities planned
community. Like so many islands in the Americas, harbour space will soon become a rarity
at Emerald Bay include a
and so for early investors the returns are maximised.
Private Yacht Clubhouse, a
Beach Club and a Cabana Spa
and Fitness Centre.
Harbour & Building
The area north of the red line shows The Waterfront
Development Site. A harbour will be excavated and
flooded in the centre of the site to ensure every land
lot is sold with a boat slip.
17 16 15 14
18 13 12 8
22 ANNA COURT
25 R VI EW D 1 2
BO U 88 87 86 85 84 83 82 81 80 79 78
HAR 89 3 5
26 92 91 4
28 55 62 63
42 61 76
31 45 57
32 HARBOUR 52
40 46 58 AREA
33 59 66
48 49 68 71
35 PHASE 1 70
Every land lot will be sold with its own boat slip. This sets your investment
apart from the majority of other land opportunities on the islands.
Comparables at Emerald Bay
As at 12th November 2007. Taken from HG Christie website:
Emerald Bay Land Lots - For Sale NOV 2007
16,649 sq. ft. H.G. CHRISTIE LTD
Type: Vacant Land Our partners in the Bahamas.
As the Bahamas’ largest full-service real estate
Price: $1,995,000 agency, H.G. Christie specialize in luxury
28,406 sq. ft. homes and investments throughout the islands.
Type: Vacant Land H.G. Christie Ltd. is the oldest real estate
service in the Bahamas and is proud to be the
Price: $1,750,000 exclusive Bahamas Affiliate of Christie’s Great
Property Area: Estates.
11,987 sq. ft. Their main offices are located in Nassau and
Type: Vacant Land
Grand Bahama with island offices in Abaco,
Please note the comparable land costs above do not include infrastructure, utilities or a boat slip. Eleuthera, Exuma, Spanish Wells, and Harbour
The Waterfront plots prices INCLUDE service roads, water, power and a boat slip. Island. They have been providing the most
extensive selection of property listings for over
83 years throughout the Bahamas.
When you have selected your investment in the
Bahamas they will be on hand to guide you
through the closing procedure.
A Safe Haven
Today the Bahamas illustrate a booming international banking market, an exploding
tourism market and a real estate haven.
The Bahamas has become such a popular destination that tourism accounts for the
majority of its income. The country maintains one of the fastest growth rates in the region, With economic, political and social
as The Bahamas’ investment in tourism continues to expand. conditions that provide a fertile
business environment, The Bahamas
The Bahamas is the world's leading o shore nancial centre, with over 400 nancial is indeed a paradise for investment.
institutions licensed for banking and nancial trust representation. The country is second
only to London in the number of nancial institutions it hosts.
We offer a number of unique
advantages - freedom from taxation,
democratic stability and investment
The Bahamas boasts a thriving real estate market. Many people who own property in The
incentives - and an infrastructure
Bahamas rent these second homes when they are away, generating rental income. Real
that encourages, supports and
estate has become one of the largest sources of Bahamas investments in recent years, as a
rewards international investment.
growing number of people search for an island paradise close to North America.
Bahamas Ministry of Financial Services & Investments
The idyllic Exuma chain has
become the hot new place
to invest and live.
The idyllic Exuma chain has become the hot new In a bid to feed the growing appetite for second
place to invest and live. homes among U.S. residents, a number of major
The Bahamas Investor February 2007 developers are building luxury projects on far-flung
The Bahamas' Exuma chain is the hot spot for high Americans have been buying vacation or retirement
end investors. places for years on well-known Caribbean islands
February Point and similar developments have like St. Thomas, Barbados and St. Croix. But the
become the catalyst for unprecedented growth and latest wave of building involves real estate that
critical change on the main Family islands that have doesn't register on most people's radar - islands
until now lived in the shadow of the fast tourism trade with names like Great Exuma, Roatan and Scrub -
of the Bahamian capital of Nassau and Freeport. and is geared toward everyone from small-time
Newsweek May 2007 investors looking for a bargain to wealthy executives
seeking a tax haven.
Wired up In the Bahamas - Wall Street Journal March 2007
The latest technology links the Bahamas and its
remote islands to the world. The Ocean Club is part of the Atlantis complex
“Having all this technology allows people who are created by Kerzner International. Lots at the Ocean
visiting on business or pleasure to remain connected Club, with a marina and a golf course designed by
to their companies or home, not only through voice Tom Weiskopf, doubled in price in the first four years
but also through data”, says Leon Williams, BTC's and doubled again in the last two years, said Robin
(Bahamas Telecommunications Company) President
Brownrigg, an appraiser and president of Bahamas For up to the minute press comment about
and Chief Executive Officer. Realty. A $1.3-million lot now could sell for $3 Exuma and the Waterfront Development see:
Newsweek April 2007 million to $5 million, he estimated.
International Herald Tribune October 18th 2007