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major project: the next new place?

The Green family has bought the old Sonesta Beach Hotel property (the old name stuck, despite various re-branding efforts), and now we are all curious about what's next for this truly unique site. It seems a cliche to say the possibilities are endless but they really are (setting aside the potentially challenging topography of parts of the site).

To refresh your memory, the most recent plans for the property, as devised by Scout Real Estate Capital, comprised a 5-star resort hotel "...with 150 luxury hotel rooms, a spa, several pools and restaurants and a private club, catering to the needs of both international tourists and local Bermudians. The property will also offer fully serviced beach villas around the property’s three sandy coves, ensuring excellent beach and water facilities for all hotel guests" to quote Scout's CEO Alan Worden back in 2008. Unfortunately, Lehman Brothers was set to finance the project and we all know what happened next.

Which brings us to 2013. What do you think should happen on this 25 acre site with fantastic views and three beaches? Inquiring minds want to know...