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CBI Developer funds school meals programme in Dominica

ROSEAU, Dominica -- Hundreds of children in Dominica are being helped by a school feeding programme funded by citizenship by investment (CBI) specialist and developer Montreal Management Consultants Est (MMCE). MMCE is paying for healthy snacks and lunches provided to hundreds of primary school children on the island to prevent mothers keeping their youngsters away from school due to a lack of proper school meals. The scheme is being facilitated by the Melissa Skerrit Foundation, which has been set up to improve the lives of disadvantaged communities across Dominica, and a restaurant in Roseau, Pops Rotisserie and Grill, has been engaged to provide delicious and healthy snacks and meals for children. These are delivered to their school teachers to distribute. The costs are then covered by MMCE, which is invoiced by Pops Rotisserie and Grill and pays

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CBI financed development paves way for future projects in Dominica

ROSEAU, Dominica -- Citizenship by investment (CBI) programmes are not usually associated with creating new affordable housing communities. However, the Petite Savanne Resettlement Programme in Dominica is a ground-breaking scheme to rehouse residents displaced by Tropical Storm Erika in 2015. Funded entirely through the efforts of Montreal Management Consultants Est. (MMCE), the 340-home Bellevue Chopin development is being used as a model for future housing and infrastructure projects in the country. Accessing funding can often be a barrier to commissioning new infrastructure, housing or civil engineering projects and CBI programmes are a reliable vehicle to secure commercial investment from the private sector for public sector projects. Bellevue Chopin is likely to be the first in a series of new housing programmes announced by the Dominica government to be funded in this way. Construction work on the project is

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Dominica CBI program creates new community for homeless residents after storm Erika

BELLEVUE CHOPIN, Dominica -- A major new development is underway to resettle the hundreds of residents who lost their homes after tropical storm Erika wreaked devastation across the island just 18 months ago. The Petite Savanne Resettlement program, which was established with the active support and encouragement of Dominica’s prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit, will see the construction of 368 mixed use units. Construction started few months ago and the erection of buildings is due to start this month on the 49.6 acre site, to be completed in three phases. The development is being financed by Dominica’s citizenship by investment (CBI) program and is spearheaded by Montreal Management Consultants Est. (MMCE), and is resourced and secured by the government of Dominica to frontload the financing of the project. The new purpose-built modern living community features 340 residential homes, a commercial

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DCA stages MMCE National Twenty20 Finals

Roseau, Dominica (January 12, 2017): The National Twenty20 Tournament organized by the Dominica Cricket Association (DCA) will culminate on Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium (WPSS) and it’s being sponsored by MMCE. In the Intermediate Division, the Pointe Michel Cricket Academy will face Police Sports Club at 1:30 p.m., and in the Premier Division the Grand Bay Colts will come up against Marinor Blasters from 5:00 p.m. On the road to Sunday’s final, the Pointe Michel Cricket Academy beat Gladiators and Somerset to top their group and then beat Evergreen in the Semifinals, while Police Sports Club beat Gladiators and Pointe Michel in the preliminary round and went on to win Somerset in the Semifinals. Marinor Blasters journeyed to the finals by beating Tremors in the preliminary round and then Summits in the Semifinals, while

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Developer calls for public support of Dominica rehousing project

DUBAI, UAE -- The CEO of Montreal Management Consultants Est (MMCE), the firm leading a citizenship by investment-financed rehousing programme in Dominica, has spoken of his pride in the project, which will help thousands of displaced people. In a press release on Sunday, Dr Anthony Haiden said his company wished to contribute to the wellbeing of Dominica and “give back” to a country where it operates business. MMCE signed a contract with the government of Dominica earlier this month to fund the construction of 315 residential units for the displaced residents of Petite Savanne following Tropical Storm Erica. Haiden spoke out after some questioned the selection of MMCE, a law firm that specialises in immigration and citizenship services, for a development project. He explained that, while MMCE is funding the project, a specialist engineering firm, CV Tec, has been appointed

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Petite Savanne residents to receive new housing units from Canadian company

(CBN4)-Displaced residents of Petite Savanne received welcome news from Acting Prime Minister Rayburn Blackmoore yesterday. During a signing ceremony, Blackmoore announced that plans are underway to develop a housing community in conjunction with a Canada-based company. “I’m therefore pleased to inform you that today, that your government will be signing an agreement with the Montreal Management Consultants company for the construction of middle income and low-income homes at Bellevue Chopin to resettle 311 families from Petite Savanne who were displaced by this monster storm.” Blackmoore indicated that 66 1-bedroom units, 135 2-bedroom units, 75 3-bedroom units, and 40 4-bedroom units will be built and officials intend to meet with the residents of Petite Savanne to discuss the proposed plan, and to get their ideas and feedback, some of which will be incorporated. According to Blackmoore, this development will significantly impact employment

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