Dubai, 10 January 2011: Jumeirah, the Dubai-based luxury hotel group and member of Dubai Holding, has signed a management agreement with Conch Bay Development Ltd, the development company owned by the Kentish and Lake families, to operate a luxury resort hotel and residences on the island of Anguilla, British West Indies, in the Caribbean. Development of the project will be coordinated by PN Holdings LLC, an entity formed by companies affiliated with Robert A. Petrallia and golf legend Jack Nicklaus.
On completion the Jumeirah Anguilla Resort project will consist of a 140-room Jumeirah luxury hotel with a spacious spa, conference facilities and beach clubs, as well as 460 residential units, which will also be managed by Jumeirah. Renowned golf course designer Jack Nicklaus is creating a championship 18-hole "Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course" for the Jumeirah Anguilla Resort. His Signature Course runs along a magnificent stretch of oceanfront property with several holes playing to or along the water. The course offers spectacular views across the sea to the beautiful peaks of St. Maarten.
Situated on 370 acres of beachfront on the south side of Anguilla, the Jumeirah Anguilla Resort has been designed to express Jumeirah’s global brand promise to STAY DIFFERENTTM with imaginative architecture, exhilarating ocean views, thoughtful and generous service and a commitment to creating memorable, culturally relevant experiences for its guests. It is expected that the resort will open in the next 3 years.
Notes to Editors
Anguilla is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean, one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles. Anguilla covers 91 km2 and has a population of approximately 13,500.
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London; and Jumeirah Essex House in New York. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme. www.jumeirah.com
About Conch Bay Development Ltd
Conch Bay Development Ltd is an Anguillan Company that owns and manages the Conch Bay development project. The company is run by Joyce Kentish and George Lake, members of two prominent Anguillian families who have owned the property that forms the core of the project for over 100 years.
About PN Holdings
PN Holdings is performing all of the project coordination relating to Jumeirah Anguilla as well as providing their considerable professional development consulting services to the Sponsor. PN Holdings has been instrumental in arranging the impressive team of development partners for this project and setting the vision for the development of the Property on behalf of the developer. The principals and officers of PN Holdings have a significant history of golf resort and general resort development.
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Jack Nicklaus and the Nicklaus Companies
Scott Tolley, Vice President Corporate Communications
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PN Holdings, LLC
Robert Petrallia, President
Telephone: +1 973-801-6002
Conch Bay Development
Howard Gintell, Developer’s Marketing Coordinator
Telephone: +1 917-674-7057