Range Developments provides storm relief to Dominica

The aid arrived in Dominica on Saturday
The aid arrived in Dominica on Saturday

Range Developments, developers of the Park Hyatt St Kitts and the Cabrits Resort Kempinski Dominica, answered the call to assist Dominica following the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika.

It sent more than 100 tonnes of food and household goods to help the people of Dominica as they recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Erika, which caused widespread flooding on the island. The boatload of much needed items including tinned food, nappies, water and baby milk arrived on the docks at Portsmouth on Saturday September 5.

“We asked for governments and companies to help the people of Dominica and have been overwhelmed by the response,” said Roosevelt Skerrit the Honorable Prime Minister of Dominica. “This shipment of food and urgent supplies from Range Developments shows that this is a company willing to fulfill its obligations.”

Range Developments takes a very proactive approach to corporate social responsibility in all its activities, both in Dominica and St Kitts & Nevis.

“We have all seen the pictures of the devastation in Dominica and our hearts go out to the people of the island as they work to rebuild their lives,” says Mohammed Asaria, Vice-Chairman of Range Developments. “Range is pleased to be able to offer assistance at this time.”

The Cabrits Resort Kempinski Dominica will be a 101-room hotel on Douglas Bay on the north shore of the island, close to the town of Portsmouth. Plans are still afoot for the start of construction in November, as neither the site nor the areas around Portsmouth were badly affected by the storm damage.

“Projects such as the Cabrits Resort Kempinski Dominica are now even more important than ever to the economy,” says Mr Asaria. “I am confident that the country will respond sharply from this setback. Construction of this beautiful new hotel will provide local jobs and bring revenue to the island for many generations to come.”

The Cabrits Resort Kempinski is the first Government approved real estate project under the Citizenship by Investment Program of the Commonwealth of Dominica.

“I would like to encourage economic citizens to be generous and play their part in the reconstruction of Dominica,” said Mr. Asaria.

This is Range Development’s second project in the Caribbean, following the launch of the Park Hyatt St Kitts, due to open in 2016.

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13 Comments

  1. Labour Power
    September 9, 2015

    Dominicans are too Damn stupid and ignorant to be “independent”. Here you have an insolvent company being sued be its creditors, and zero assets to speak of, yet is given 800 Dominican passports to sell to raise money to build a hotel and to this day nobody knows who will on it, no they announce that they will take a few crumbs from your passports they are selling, to provide relief and you Damn assess are here congratulating them for their generosity? THE LAND in the CABITS and PASSPORTS being sold to devplop it BOTH belong to you in the first place, you Damn fools!!!

  2. Danziger
    September 9, 2015

    Range Developments, I wish to express our gratitude for the help you brought.

  3. Ma Moses
    September 8, 2015

    I think in this case the mountain came to Mohammed. Thanks anyway. You can take it out of our passport money.

  4. Thank you for your help. We appreciate your friendship and kindness.

  5. ATKINSON
    September 8, 2015

    why not built a hyatt hotel in dominca,

  6. help
    September 8, 2015

    :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :roll: :roll: :roll: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

  7. My Cabrits
    September 8, 2015

    Although we are witnessing time and time again, the effects of storms on our fragile environment, authorities will not learn the necessary lessons.

    The Cabrits National Park is specially designated as such, given its special natural, physical, marine features.

    15 acres was carved out of our sacred Land from our National Park by Skerritt’s DLP Gov’t and given to Range development, just like that. Even passports to sell to make $$$$$ to build hotel.

    The Range Dev. comes with nothing and is said to be an “investor” under CIP? I mean…………

    When/If hotel build is not ours. Money from passports sales not ours, ( Millions to be made?) The 15 acres, since the land has already been taken from Cabrits National Park and the people of Dominica and given to range Dev., its no longer ours. Think of that Dominicans.

    Help from all corners, of course. But, my people, Let’s keep our eyes open. Never mind the sweet talk.

  8. Love,Peace&Happiness
    September 7, 2015

    Thank you very much for your support.

  9. September 7, 2015

    I do hope that Dominican are taking note as to what is happening to their natural beauties and national parks, first it was the Botanical Garden, then tampering with the lake and Sulphur Springs, giving away land in the Cabrits National Parks Public Works, Land in Warner, soon the Old Mill will go, the old Post Office and all the rest of Dominica’s Crown Land if there is any more remaining for future generations, skerrit is not trustworthy, with all the dirty deals and all the signing of documents with his mafias, fraudsters, money laundering, selling Dominica’s sovereignty/passports all over Asia and the Middle East for sure soon Dominican will be refugees in their own homeland, and he the Frenchman Skerrit will be enjoying his wealth outside of Dominica, the same way his Uncle Chavez enriched himself and his kids. See how the people of Venezuela standing in lines for food, he took a page of his uncle Chavez Red Clinic, skerrit we shall overcome one some day, Dominica is not yours

  10. alas
    September 7, 2015

    i waiting for november 1
    you guys gave a habbit of taking we Dominicans for a bunch of fools!
    Announcing dates all over de place and can’t meet dem timelines.
    we need jobs to build our roads!!!!!!!!
    connect our communities!!!!
    GET OUT OF OUR NATIONAL PARK!!!!!!!

    • Really
      September 8, 2015

      You are just a drop in the ocean,welcome to the Cabrits ,Range.

      • alas
        September 8, 2015

        i waiting for november 1 and de big announcement!!!!!!!

  11. Erma carr
    September 7, 2015

    A very big thank you to ALL the overseas help Dominica is receiving. It is so heart warming to know that so many people care and are helping to rebuild Dominica and helping it’s people..God Bless..

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