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Property Investment Rush on Grenada as Citizenship by Investment Programme Revived

June 27, 2013Article by Ray Withers

The exquisite Caribbean island of Grenada is set to become the latest territory to offer residency through the revival of a Citizenship by Investment programme.

Already successfully adopted by nearby islands St Kitts and Dominica, this strategy will undoubtedly vastly increase popularity and levels of interest in the island offering property investors rights of citizenship along with the associated visa free travel benefits.
Ray Withers, CEO of multi award-winning international investment agency, Property Frontiers, comments,

“We have long been believers in the Grenada market which has performed well over recent years and continues to outpace its Caribbean rivals. However, the government recently announced a policy that is expected to drive unprecedented levels of growth – Citizenship by Investment.
“Due for approval this summer, the Citizenship by Investment programme will almost certainly boost property prices as investors from all over the world rush to snap up the limited supply of housing on the island. The world’s wealthiest are coming to Grenada so we are urging our clients to get there before them and reap the rewards!”

Predicted to be the fastest growing Caribbean market between 2011 & 2021 (WTTC), Grenada is located in the most southern point of the Grenadine Islands, only 12 degrees above the equator. The island boasts secluded coves and hidden beaches, world-class diving and snorkelling in around the colourful reefs, hiking trails through the Etang National Park and untouched neighbouring islands. And the capital St. George’s boasts one of the best seafronts in the Caribbean as well as bustling spice markets, a historic fort, colourful houses, ancient stone buildings and the Carenage natural harbour.
Investors are eagerly snapping up investment opportunities on ‘The Spice Island’ due to the high hotel occupancy rates, spectacular scenery, and the fact that property investment in Grenada has excelled through the recession – inching up the league table of hot investment destinations by outdoing its Caribbean rivals.
One property development poised to benefit dramatically from this new Citizenship by Investment scheme is the 5* Bacolet Bay Beach Resort & Spa, located on a secluded 300m long stretch of sandy beach yet only 15 minutes from Grenada’s international airport.
Currently under construction and occupying a prime location at one of the highest points of the resort, the spacious Cinnamon Suites boast direct Caribbean Sea views and a world-class designed interior. Available at 25% below independent valuations, from $287,250 with a 3 year rental guarantee from 7.2% pa and 4 weeks personal usage, these luxurious hotel suites offer a solid yield through rental as a hotel property and a defined, realistic exit.
For more information on the impending Citizenship by Investment programme or how to invest in the Cinnamon Suites, contact Property Frontiers today on +44 1865 202 700 or click here.

Author

Ray Withers

Ray has over 17 years’ experience in the international property market and bought his own first international property investment back in 2002. Aside from running Property Frontiers, Ray has been involved in residential, hotel, student and commercial property investment and development in both the UK and overseas and co-wrote "Where to Buy Property Abroad - An Investor's Guide". As Founder and Trustee of the Frontiers Foundation, Ray is directly involved with many of its projects to ensure they have a direct and tangible impact in individual communities across the globe. He is passionate about property, travelling, scouting out new opportunities and finding time to spend with his young family.
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