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Coalition proposes $23m Lighthouse Point development

A COALITION of environmental organisations and local developers have proposed a phased development for the highly sought after Lighthouse Point property valued at more than $23 million.

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Eleuthera targeting 'trifecta partnership' over Disney project

The Eleuthera Chamber of Commerce’s president yesterday called for “a much bigger partnership” between community, government and developer to maximise the Disney project’s benefits.Thomas Sands, speaking after last night’s Town Meeting on the propose

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Survey finds support for Disney at Lighthouse Point

A RECENT Public Domain survey has found that more than 30 percent of Bahamians support Disney Cruise Lines’ proposal for creating a cruise destination at Lighthouse Point, Eleuthera.Of the 994 households the market research firm surveyed across the c

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Disney feared for brand over project criticism

Disney Cruise Line’s president yesterday admitted it had been “bothered” by inaccurate criticism of its Lighthouse Point plans, which created fears of brand and “reputation” damage. Jeff Vahle, in an interview with Tribune Business, said the “only ac

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Calls for Lighthouse Point to be protected from commercial development

ENVIRONMENTALISTS are calling for the entire 700-acre peninsula comprising the area known as Lighthouse Point, Eleuthera to be protected from commercial development.

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Lighthouse Point protected (well, almost)

TOURISM Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar has addressed controversy surrounding proposals to develop Lighthouse Point in Eleuthera, saying although the 700-acre property is privately owned, the government will not sanction the commercial development of the actual lighthouse site or the surrounding beach. 

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Lighthouse Point must be saved as national park

THE Bahamas National Trust yesterday confirmed its efforts to secure Lighthouse Point as a national park and a “model for sustainable” development. 

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Hands off Lighthouse Point plea

ENVIRONMENT groups from across The Bahamas have come together to launch a petition to save Lighthouse Point, a historic Eleuthera landmark residents fear could be destroyed by major capital development if not protected. “Lighthouse Point is one of t


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