Christophe Harbour Blog

Customs and Immigration officials tour ‘Customs House’

By Katherine Verano in Community, Marina, Yachting

Christophe Harbour was pleased to welcome officials from Customs, Immigration and Maritime Affairs for a tour of the Customs House and construction progress onsite at The Marina at Christophe Harbour. The facility will house offices of Customs and Immigration and, as a major port of entry for yachts, will significantly help facilitate efficient processing and clearance of visiting yachts and their passengers.

Director of Yachting Aeneas Hollins provided the officials with a marina overview, which was followed by a tour of the Customs Hous facilities with Newell Shanklin, Director of Construction.

Following the tour, Comptroller of Customs Georid Belle said, “The facilities are excellent. They are modern. They are up to ...

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Retail therapy: Marina Village retail slated to open early 2017

By Katherine Verano in Community, Marina, Shopping

A shoreside village will take shape over the coming seasons, with a unique selection of boutique shops, cafes, hotels and residences nestled throughout.

As the iconic Customs House rises, construction on retail is also well underway in the marina village. This first phase flanks the Customs House and consists of seven small bays, which will house men and women’s boutiques, a home interiors and design center, specially-commissioned rum shop featuring high-quality, small batch spirits from around the region and more. These shops are expected to be ready to occupy by the end of 2016 and open in early 2017.

We are pleased to be working with retail leasing specialist Tim Rowley, who spent the last 11 years as...

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An icon rises: Marina Village construction well underway

By Angie Owen in Community, Marina, Shopping, St. Kitts

An aerial view of the in-build Customs House. Photo by Caribbean 3D Design.

The Marina at Christophe Harbour has been welcoming superyachts up to 76m to its state-of-the-art facilities since February 2015, and it is now well on its way to delivering the first shoreside components of the marina early next year. The 11,000-square foot Customs House, along with the adjacent luxury retail shops, will be the anchor amenities for the emerging marina village and ensure Christophe Harbour's position as "The New Gateway to the Caribbean" and the region's ultimate homeport. 

The ground and first floors of the iconic...

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