Turks & Caicos Real Estate Market Report – 2nd Quarter 2013

MarketReport2ndQ2013After a tepid start to the year, Turks & Caicos had a strong second quarter to finish the first half of the year up 16.9%  in dollar volume over last year. This increase is mostly based on the 16.5M Grace Bay beach transaction to the same Venezuelan hotel developer (Desarrollos Hotelco Turks & Caicos Ltd. (DHTCI)), behind the JW Marriot project to the west of Seven Stars. In addition, the July 1st increase in stamp duty fueled a number of deals into late June closings.

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Joe Zahm, President, Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

t. 649.946.4474  c. 649.231.6188  turksandcaicossir.com


SevenStars Front GatewayBuilding on the momentum of three recent sales, which were a result of a late spring promotion, SSIG, the developer of Seven Stars, is pleased to announce that, in order to the take the sting out the recent increase in stamp duty (to 10% on all purchases over $500K), they will cover the difference between the old and new stamp duty rates, a savings of nearly 5%, for all purchases closed by September 30, 2013.  With only four units left, time is running out to own at Seven Stars with such favorable terms!   Click on this link for pricing and availability.

Listing agents:  Joe Zahm, joe@tcsothebysrealty.com  649.231.6188  and Lisa Lopes, lisa@tcsothebysrealty.com  649.231.4469


Turks & Caicos Real Estate Market Report – 1st Quarter 2013

Turks & Caicos Market Report – 1st Quarter 2013Turks & Caicos Market Report

The first quarter sales of 2013 recorded the same overall dollar volume of the previous year thanks to the sale of the 16 acre parcel west of The Sands Resort, which is slated for a high end hotel development.  Click to read more

Seven Stars Resort – An Investment Profile

Seven Stars Resort - An Investment Profile

Seven Stars Resort – An Investment Profile

Inspirational Leadership Beckons the Way

for Investor Growth

2012 was an extraordinary and explosive year for Seven Stars Resort as it took its place alongside the finest resorts in the Caribbean and Turks & Caicos.  Click to read more.

March 2013

Seven Stars Resort, Turks and Caicos Voted Among Top 10 Hotels in the Caribbean


Seven Stars Resort, Turks and Caicos Voted Among Top 10 Hotels in the Caribbean by U.S. News and World Report and TripAdvisor

SevenStars Front GatewayPROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos (January 31, 2013)U.S. News and World Report announced today that Seven Stars Resort, located in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, was named among the top 10 resorts in the Caribbean. This ranking comes on the heels of being named one of the top 10 resorts in the Caribbean by TripAdvisor in their 2013 Traveler’s Choice Awards earlier this month.

Seven Stars Resort was ranked 10th among all 273 Caribbean hotels that were analyzed by U.S. News & World Report for the 2013 rankings.  The magazine’s rankings are based on an unbiased methodology that combines the prominence of industry accolades with reputation among travel experts and guests expressed through online reviews and ratings. In addition to being ranked 10th in the Caribbean, Seven Stars Resort is also ranked second among the 31 hotels in Turks & Caicos.

Seven Stars Resort was also recently recognized among the top 10 in the Caribbean by TripAdvisor. With over 75 million user-generated reviews and opinions, TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site offering trusted advice from real travelers for those looking to plan the perfect trip.  The 2013 Traveler’s Choice Awards recognizes only the top 1% of all hotels and resorts on the site and also named Seven Stars Resort among the Top 10 Hotels in the Caribbean.

”Our goal at Seven Stars is to provide the best experience for our guests, so we are extremely proud to be recognized for our outstanding accommodations and amenities, attentive customer service, and dedicated staff,” said Ken Patterson, managing director at Seven Stars Resort. “These recognitions continue to serve as a firm validation that we are achieving our goals to be among the most sought-after destination resorts in the Caribbean.”

Guest reviews that represent some of the consistent feedback the resort has received and which have contributed to Seven Stars’ recent accolades are as follows:

“Everyone at the resort is incredibly friendly, warm, smiling, and the service was truly top-notch! They really do a fantastic job and you’ll be pleased. Everyone made an effort to know us by name, which was super nice. The personal service and touch wasn’t overdone – really it was perfect!”

  • “We just got back from our fourth visit to Seven Stars. It gets better with every trip there. We can’t say enough about the amazing staff, they really make you feel like you are part of the family. The suites are all beautiful, the food is outstanding at all restaurants, it just does not get any better than here.
  • “Quite possibly the best resort we have ever been to. The resort and the grounds are beautiful, but in all honesty, it is the staff that really makes this place great.”
  • “Words really can’t say enough about how incredible Seven Stars Resort and all their staff are. We highly recommend this resort for a great place to vacation, and a great place to get married at. We are already planning our next trip back!”

To experience why Seven Stars has guests coming back again and again, consider the resort’s current booking specials. Book now through March 31 for travel through July 31 and enjoy every third night free in an Ocean View suite, plus receive a $100 resort credit on stays of five nights or more to use either at the Spa or in any Seven Stars restaurant.  For reservations or more information on Seven Stars Resort, visit www.SevenStarsGraceBay.com or call 866-570-7777.

To stay up-to-date on the latest news and travel deals from Seven Stars Resort, travelers and guests are invited to become a fan of the resort’s Facebook page by visiting www.facebook.com/SevenStarsResort.


Framed by white sand beaches and the marine preserve of PrincessAlexandraNational Park, Seven Stars Resort embraces the natural environment and beauty of the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Named for the seven stars of the storied Pleiades constellation, Seven Stars is an all-suite resort that sits on 22 acres of manicured grounds at the center of GraceBayBeach – rated one of the best beaches in the world. The resort’s luxuriously appointed junior, one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom suites, are among the Island’s most spacious with private balconies and dramatic views. Offering luxurious comforts, accommodations feature stylish furnishings and gourmet kitchens complete with wine refrigerators and Nespresso machines.

In addition to a best-in-the-world beach experience, Seven Stars Resort features a magnificent salt water pool that serves as its centerpiece. Seven Stars also offers unique and diverse dining experiences. At Seven restaurant, guests will enjoy a fresh and varied menu of breakfast offerings in the morning, and for dinner, an exotic, authentic and Caribbean-inspired menu with artfully prepared dishes. The poolside Sand Dollar, offers a casual, outdoor menu with sandwiches, salads and more for lunch. Beachside, The Deck, provides an alfresco experience for lunch, as well as cocktails and tapas during the evening.

The Spa at Seven Stars Resort provides the utmost tranquility to relax and indulge by offering an extensive menu of services to soothe the mind, body and spirit. Furthermore, Seven Stars Resort offers a fitness center featuring Yoga, Pilates and Body Toning; complimentary water sports including Hobie Cats, kayaks, surfboards, snorkeling equipment and pool floats; tennis courts; and a children’s play area.

Seven Stars Resort was recently named “Best All-Suite Resort” in Turks and Caicos by the World Travel Awards in addition to being named to the 2013 Conde Nast Gold List.


CONTACT: Lani Gerlak/Morgan Brosman  sevenstars@msilver-pr.com