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Court freezes Over the Bank long lease decisions

Smack on the hand with gavel

PHILIPSBURG -- The Court in First Instance criticized successive ministers of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI) for the way they deal with the issuance of rights of long lease to domain land. On Thursday the court issued an “Over-the-Bank-standstill” order that forbids VROMI to grant rights of long lease to parcels More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, September 24th, 2021
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Philipsburg Property For Sale

Photo caption: Property located on the Backstreet no.18 in Philipsburg, St. Maarten. Property located on the Backstreet no.18 in Philipsburg, St. Maarten and is registered at the Cadastre office with Certificate More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 9th, 2021
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Emmanuel: Any recommendation for property tax is dead on arrival

~ Tackle tax reform before Dutch do it for you ~ PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday said that the government of St. Maarten has to say once and for all if land More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 22nd, 2019
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Kenepa Garden Estate completes infrastructural milestones

~ To hold open house December 30th ~ CUL DE SAC – Kenepa Garden Estate, a new private residential development by M&M Development N.V., marks a milestone this month with the completion of its infrastructural More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Finance Minister impressed with Oryx Residences

‘Construction to be finalised by the end of Summer’ CAY HILL — Construction of the Oryx Residences in Cay Hill is at 60 per cent according to its developers the Algemeen Pensioenfonds Sint Maarten APS More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Collection long lease fees seems problematic

PHILIPSBURG -- The government has issued 2,955 long lease contracts for land that covers 4.87 square kilometers of land; this is 14.3 percent of St. Maarten’s total area of 34 square kilometers. The annual lease More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Mullet Bay Fourteen’s Tower B also exclusively being sold as luxury condos

MULLET BAY — Owner and managing director of Island Real Estate (IRE) team, Arun Jagtiani, in a candid conversation with StMaartenNews.com, explained the reasoning behind his email announcement on Wednesday, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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Homes in ‘red zone’ areas on French St. Martin will not be rebuilt

MARIGOT—The Collectivite has re-evaluated some of the properties in the project in French Quarter that were deemed unfit for living following the hurricanes of 2017. Some of them are now being repaired and remodeled More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Real estate agent urges government to resolve Kadaster ‘problem’ immediately

COLE BAY — In an interview with StMaartenNews.com, well-known real estate agent, Arun Jagtiani, founder, owner and broker of Island Real Estate Team lamented the present status of backlogs at the Kadaster More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Notaries accept short term solution for Kadaster

PHILIPSBURG — On Sunday, July 15th, 2018, in an invited comment regarding the expiration of the ultimatum issued by the notaries, minister of Finance, Perry Geerlings, stated that the notaries have accepted More...