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Residential Homes in Warmer Climates for Snowbirds
February 26, 2021
The current coast-to-coast winter storm is the final straw for those who have been bunkering down due to the pandemic and are now experiencing record-breaking snow as well. Mexico, the Caribbean, and Florida are ideal residential destinations for those looking for some metaphorical and literal warmth during these unprecedented times...
The World's Best Hotel Openings in 2021: 150 to Look Forward To!
February 17, 2021
It's rare on Turks & Caicos' beautiful Grace Bay to be perched on the cliffside and not have to share the precious white-sand real estate with several all-inclusive neighbors. These are but two of the luxuries found at the new..
From Karaoke Rooms to Zen Gardens – Unique Amenities Invade Luxury Developments
February 22, 2021
It's rare on Turks & Caicos' beautiful Grace Bay to be perched on the cliffside and not have to share the precious white-sand real estate with several all-inclusive neighbors. These are but two of the luxuries found at the new...
Incredible Experiences In Turks And Caicos: Where To Eat, Stay, And Play
February 9, 2021
There is no better time to visit the Caribbean than now. But, really, is there a bad time? After feeling locked down at home during the ongoing pandemic, sun, sand, and a fruity rum drink seem like just the answer...
This Year’s Most Highly Anticipated Hotel Openings
January 23, 2021
Despite challenges never faced before by the hospitality industry, new hotels will be opening throughout the world this year in anticipation of a pent-up desire to travel. Here are some of the world’s most exciting hotel openings...
Here’s What Industry Leaders Predict For Real Estate In 2021
December 23, 2020
There’s no doubt that 2020 was a wild year for real estate. From the Covid-19 pause that stopped showings and sales entirely, to the slow recovery and crashing rental market in condo-saturated Manhattan, to hot markets in metro-area suburbs, there were plenty of downs and ups...
How COVID-19 Is Affecting One of the Caribbean’s Most Prestigious Resorts
December 22, 2020
Mark Durliat’s distinct and compelling vision was built on his experiences gained as he developed his career around the world. After graduating from USC with majors in entrepreneurship and French, he moved to France, then to Belgium, where a fortunate meeting with golf legend Gary Player forever changed his career path....
2021 New Year's Resolutions Prioritize Health & Wellness
December 19, 2020
It’s that time of year again where we take a moment to look back at all that has happened and reevaluate our lives as well as celebrate the prospects of what the new year holds for both ourselves and those around us. On this momentous occasion, we share a time honored tradition...
Reach Your 2021 New Year’s Resolutions in the Comfort of Your Home
December 15, 2020
According to Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), 53% of adults surveyed reported worry and stress tied to the COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on their mental health. Quarantine life has certainly compelled many individuals to reevaluate everyday life choices that impact health, making 2021 New Year’s Resolutions more relevant than ever...
The Great Escape: 5 Private Vacation Residences To Socially Distance In Style
November 11, 2020
Cascading down dramatic limestone cliffs on the northern coast of Providenciales, Grace Bay Resorts recently unveiled Rock House, an exclusive resort and residential development spanning more than 14 acres and with 600 feet of secluded ocean frontage...
Noteworthy Hotel Openings in 2021
As 2021 approaches, here are some of the coolest hotel openings around the world from Texas to Turks and Caicos to Thailand and more. 2021 brings the opening of Grace Bay Resorts’ anticipated new luxury resort Rock House, further elevating Turks and Caicos as a coveted destination for luxury travelers. As a response to the all-inclusive beach resorts typically found in the Caribbean, Rock House will be a cliffside...
Luxury Travel Magazine
November 09, 2020
Resorts & Member's Only Clubs Inspire Luxury Home Sales
November 06, 2020
As Luxury Real Estate sales continue to surge, resorts and exclusive Private Member’s Only clubs are inspiring second home investments around the world. Resorts and Clubs, such as Grace Bay Club in the Turks & Caicos, Exclusive Resorts spread across the globe, and Mint House in the U.S., are enjoying increased popularity despite extensive travel restrictions...
Indagare Caribbean Islands Matchmaker: The Best Caribbean Islands Open Now for Every Traveler
October 20, 2020
The Caribbean has long drawn couples, families and friends for easy warm-weather getaways, thanks to its powdery white-sand beaches, warm turquoise waters and pampering resorts..
Despite Covid 19 Turks & Caicos Real Estate Enjoys Increased Popularity
August 16, 2020
Although many of us would expect Covid 19 to trigger a reduction in second home demand, nothing could be further from the truth on the Caribbean Island of Turks & Caicos. The Sotheby’s Turks and Caicos office reportedly closed $70M in sales during the month of June...
Wealthy Americans are flocking to this Caribbean nation to buy luxury real estate
June 21, 2020
Even the coronavirus pandemic couldn't stop the Turks and Caicos real estate market. The coronavirus pandemic chilled real estate markets across the U.S., but it didn't stop the surging demand for property in Turks and Caicos.
Hotels, motels, and resorts are never going to be the same.
May 26, 2020
"I think that people are going to migrate towards smaller properties, or perhaps migrate to properties that have larger open spaces and are not as high-volume," Mark Durliat, CEO and cofounder of Grace Bay Resorts in Turks and Caicos, recently told Business Insider's Madeline Stone...
Luxury Properties Great for Social Distancing While on Vacation
May 21, 2020
The Rock House located in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos is getting ready to open its doors next year. Not only will guests get to enjoy the beauty of this brand-new resort with only 37 units opening in its first phase, but the secluded stand cottages and studio suites will offer guests a home away from home. With kitchenettes, spacious living areas and outdoor terraces, guests can experience the Mediterranean-inspired resort and quiet tranquility of the area from the privacy of their own rooms...
Company CEOs on making decisions from the world’s shortest commute
April 28, 2020
Methods deployed/tips for effectively running the business remote: As a tech-driven firm from its founding with a strong focus on collaboration, Mr. Massey and the B6 team were able to take the business completely virtual in less than 24 hours...
How leaders at 3 hotel businesses think travelers' preferences will change after coronavirus
April 25, 2020
The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest-hit sectors during the coronavirus pandemic. According to a recent report from the American Lodging and Hotel Association, which cited Oxford Economics and Hotel Effectiveness...
25 Best Books to Read During Coronavirus Lockdown, According to Business Leaders
April 15, 2020
With all of the chaos and uncertainty in the world right now, there has never been a better time to lose yourself in a book. From inspirational and educational to downright escapist, Worth asked CEOs, founders and top executives from across industries what are the best books to read right now—and why...
CJI Conversation: Mark Durliat, CEO of Grace Bay Resorts
April 07, 2020
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to keep the Caribbean hotel industry at a standstill, many hotel developers and investors are struggling to keep existing projects afloat, and are also uncertain about how long the recovery in lost revenue will take once the pandemic is over.
Grace Bay Resorts Executes Multi-Prong Approach, Navigates Coronavirus Pandemic
March 30, 2020
Grace Bay Resorts, a multi-disciplined real estate firm with proprietary condo-hotel management and development divisions, is looking at each part of the business differently to navigate the effects of the coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19, Mark Durliat, CEO at the firm, tells GlobeSt.com...
Turks and Caicos Claims They are New "It" Island in the Caribbean
January 24, 2020
The Caribbean island chain of the Turks and Caicos has long been admired among travelers for its laid-back atmosphere, picture-perfect white sand beaches and crystal-clear calm waters, but it has stayed under-the-radar for second homebuyers...
World Property Journal
Move Over St. Barth’s, There’s a New “It” Island in the Caribbean
January 09, 2020
Turks and Caicos has long been admired among travelers for its laid-back atmosphere, picture-perfect white sand beaches and crystal-clear calm waters, but it has stayed somewhat under-the-radar for second home buyers. Now, thanks to visits from celebrities like Drake and the Kardashian family, the islands are getting recognized by discerning investors as a luxury destination and ideal place to do business in a glamorous way like never before...
Luxury Travel Magazine
Rock House Resort in The Turks and Caicos
December 12, 2019
Rock House, a Resort and Residential development project which is being assembled on over a dozen acres on the north coast of the Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos, is a perfect blend of sustainability and natural beauty. With six hundred feet of ocean frontage and elevations of nearly 100 feet, Rock House pays no comprise to employ sustainable construction techniques combined with cutting edge scenery...
Real Estate And Architecture Year In Review And A Preview of 2020
December 13, 2019
“The Caribbean has come back stronger than ever since the 2017 hurricanes,” Mark Durliat, chief executive and co-founder of Grace Bay Resorts. “ In Turks and Caicos, the demand for real estate is as high as it’s ever been. The entire island is essentially for sale. The market here in Turks and Caicos is up 16% over last year in dollar volume and average home price is up 30%...
Turks and Caicos real-estate market flourishes as rich buy luxe island villas
December 08, 2019
An increase in high-end development and a few “trophy listings” have helped turn the Turks and Caicos Islands into a hot luxury vacation destination. The islands drew headlines earlier this year when an estate that once belonged to Prince sold for $10.8 million and Bruce Willis sold his home there for $27 million...
10 Resorts to Watch
September 26, 2019
Built in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, which ravaged a wide swath of islands in the Caribbean in 2017, Rock House Turks & Caicos signals a significant vacation destination comeback. Opening in 2021, this tropical hideaway set on 14 acres of oceanfront land will feature a secluded beach, spa and fitness center and tennis courts and a 100-foot-long infinity pool..
Privacy Is the New Luxury at These New Caribbean Resorts
September 12, 2019
Luxury means different things to different people, and a crop of Caribbean resort developers are catering to those who value privacy as the ultimate form of indulgence with unique concepts like resorts on their own private islands and secret swimming pools carved directly into the limestone cliffs below. Read on to discover ultra-private Caribbean resorts...
Luxury Travel Magazine
Caribbean Tourism Cranks Up The Heat In Canada
August 22, 2019
The Caribbean has rebounded nicely from the 2017 storms that battered the region, says the chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Speaking at the annual CTO day in Toronto, group chair Dominic Fedee said 1.4 million Canadians visited the Caribbean in the first quarter of this year. Overall rivals rose 12% to 9.1 million...
World’s Most Anticipated Beach Clubs
August 02, 2019
Rock House, the newest luxury residential resort from Grace Bay Resorts built into the limestone cliffs of Providenciales’ north shore in Turks and Caicos, debuts its Beach Club, a first-of-its kind on the islands jetty that will stretch 125 feet into the protected turquoise Atlantic Ocean, when the resort opens...
Luxury Travel Magazine
These Brand-New Caribbean Escapes Might Be the Chicest Condos We've Ever Seen
July 31, 2019
A new development in the Turks and Caicos archipelago is anything but your average condo complex. Sporting an exterior that’s more reminiscent of chic Caribbean villas, the limited-unit buildings will house just three well-appointed condos each...
Turks and Caicos’ Rock House Breaks Ground
June 27, 2019
The first-ever cliffside hotel in Turks and Caicos has officially broken ground. Grace Bay Resorts has announced the groundbreaking of phase one of Rock House, the first residential resort tucked into the limestone cliffs of Providenciales’ north shore. Rockhouse joins the list of nearly a dozen projects in which Grace Bay Resorts has been involved in Turks and Caicos, led by its flagship hotel, the Grace Bay Club...
BLLA's Stay Boutique Live - Investment Edition
June 12, 2019
The decision to invest starts with an informed or instinctual confidence in future positive returns. Showcased at the 2019 Stay Boutique Investment Conference, there are abundant reasons to believe in the fast-evolving community of boutique ideas, products, and services. Held on June 5th...
Celebrated Boutique Investment Conference by BLLA
May 31, 2019
Stay Boutique Live, the Investment Edition, the only conference designed by and for the boutique community, will be held at the Times Center in New York, New York on June 5, 2019, powered by BLLA. Stay Boutique Live, the Investment Edition will feature...
Investment in the Boutique Phenomenon to be Explored at the BLLA & Stay Boutique™ Conference
May 24, 2019
Stay Boutique Live, the Investment Edition Headline Sponsors include POST Integrations, Greenberg Trauig, Grace Bay Resorts, Tempur Sealy, Suitelife Insurance, The Gettys Group, The Rainmaker Group, and Enseo. Food and Beverage sponsors include Heyer Performance, APICII, Gerber Group, Think Coffee, and cb5 Hospitality...
Investment in the Boutique Phenomenon To Be Explored at the BLLA & Stay Boutique Conference
May 21, 2019
Stay Boutique Live, the Investment Edition, produced by BLLA and Stay Boutique™ will feature engaging, provocative on-stage content centralized around the various, often daunting, roles of investment in the sphere of boutique hospitality and lifestyle concepts providing a refreshing take on the investment conference...
Luxury Residence Living Rooms That Bring The Outside In
May 13, 2019
Now that the weather is warming up for summer, we're craving interiors that make use of their natural surroundings. The designers of the living rooms below will create a sense of calm and relaxtion through using natural materials and maximizing gorgeous views--no matter the time of year...
Luxury Travel Magazine
Summer Living Room Inspiration
May 09, 2019
Turks And Caicos' Luxury Real Estate Market Is Hot
April 27, 2019
Turning the Caribbean Green One Property At a Time
April 21, 2019
Over the past year, some of the travel industry’s biggest names have made headlines for announcing sweeping plans to eliminate everything from plastic straws to single-use water bottles. And while there’s no denying such efforts are important and worthy of applause, many in the environmental movement view plastic straws and single-use plastics...
Turks and Caicos Gets its First Cliffside Residential Resort
March 28, 2019
Grace Bay Resorts developer Mark Durliat introduces his vision for elevated island living in Turks and Caicos with Rock House, the first residential resort tucked into the rugged, untouched limestone cliffs of Providenciales' north shore...
Grace Bay Resorts' Rock House project to begin taking shape
February 25, 2019
The first phase of Grace Bay Resorts' Rock House residential cottage resort on the north coast of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos is slated to begin construction by the end of March. The cliffside studio suites and freestanding one- and two-bedroom cottages will be available for booking when not owner-occupied. Nightly rates have not yet been set...
Navigating The Future Of Caribbean Vacations
February 25, 2019
In the Turks and Caicos, 2019 will see the groundbreaking of Rock House, Grace Bay Resorts’ first residential development in the craggy, pristine Providenciales’ north shore limestone cliffs. Rock House will ply vacationers with such luxurious inducements as a sparkling infinity pool surveying the breathtaking blue waters of the Turks...
Coastal Gems: The latest in oceanfront real estate and resorts
February 20, 2019
Rock House, the first residential resort tucked into the limestone cliffs of Providenciales' north shore, is launching sales for nine new Hilltop Condos. The condos will overlook the main resort and feature three two-story buildings...
What’s Coming to the Caribbean
February 19, 2019
Here’s a round-up of Caribbean developments planned for 2019 and beyond. Rock House, slated to break ground in the first half of 2019, will be Grace Bay Resorts’ first residential resort tucked into the rugged, untouched limestone cliffs of Providenciales’ north shore in Turks and Caicos. Inspired by the glamorous beach resorts of the...
Turks & Caicos real estate posts record year in 2018
February 07, 2019
Turks & Caicos real estate market has bounced back strong from 2017's historic hurricane season by achieving a record year in 2018. Sotheby's alone sold over $255m worth of properties, with total sales increasing across the board...
Sea-side views from lofty perches
January 31, 2019
Geologically speaking, the Turks and Caicos islands are essentially limestone rocks that rose above the water where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean. That geology gives our archipelago its famously clear waters and world-class beaches...
Turks & Caicos Magazine
BLLA Announces Winners of the Annual 2019 Stay Boutique Awards
January 24, 2019
The categories include everything from Best Boutique & Lifestyle Hotel to Best Boutique Thought Leader, all of which are listed below. The highlight of the Awards is the celebratory dinner which takes place the evening of the Leadership Conference, currently scheduled for...
The 10 Most Anticipated New Caribbean Hotels For 2019 And Beyond
January 04, 2019
Following the devastating effects from Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 that heavily damaged 30% of the islands in the Caribbean, there is a remarkable comeback underway. Many previously affected properties have now opened and a large slate of new developments and resorts are planned to launch in 2019 and 2020...
Rock House Unveils New Hilltop Condos
November 12, 2018
Rock House, the first cliffside residential resort on Providenciales’s north shore, released new renderings of a new collection of homes with the resort: The Hilltop Condos. Rock House, the first residential resort tucked into the limestone cliffs of Providenciales’ north shore inspired by the seaside resorts of the...
Luxury Travel Advisor
Spotlight on Mark Durliat, CEO & Co-Founder of Grace Bay Resorts
November 12, 2018
A chance meeting with Gary Player changed Mark's life forever and inspired his interest in master-planned communities as well as residential and hospitality properties. He found Turks and Caicos to be the perfect location to develop his ideas and...
A New Look at Turks and Caicos’ Rock House Project
November 12, 2018
The newest residential hotel in Turks and Caicos has just released another sneak peek. Rock House, the first cliffside property in development on Providenciales’ north shore, just released renderings of a new collection of homes with the property: the Hilltop Condos...
Rock House from Grace Bay Resorts In The Turks & Caicos Launches New Homes
November 02, 2018
How to Drink Like a Local
October 22, 2018
Residential Amenities Built with Your Kids In Mind
October 12, 2018