Here’s why Dart acquired a Four Seasons Resort in Anguilla

For 25 years Dart has been preserving hundreds of thousands of acres of land for conservation in areas of the Patagonia region.

Global investment and development organization Dart recently announced the addition of the Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla to its luxury hotel portfolio. Dart, whose real estate interests encompass hospitality, commercial office, retail, entertainment and infrastructure, acquired the property from an affiliate of Starwood Capital Group. 

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Dart has a longstanding conviction in the strength of the Four Seasons brand and its ability to create enduring value throughout its luxury hotels and resorts.

For 25 years Dart has been preserving hundreds of thousands of acres of land for conservation in areas of the Patagonia region in South America, New Zealand, Portugal, British Columbia, Central Florida forest habitats, the Jamaican Blue Mountains and the Cayman Islands. Though its long-term vision, Dart is attempting to create a legacy of generational value and opportunities for shared prosperity in communities around the world. 

In line with its vision is Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla. Located on 35 elevated acres spanning the beaches of Meads Bay and Barnes Bay, the resort is known for its sea views at every turn and 181 generously sized and diverse accommodations from clifftop guest rooms to expansive oceanfront villas.

“Dart has a longstanding conviction in the strength of the Four Seasons brand, its ability to create enduring value throughout its luxury hotels and resorts and focus on its people and the delivery of exceptional guest experiences,” said Mark VanDevelde, Dart’s CEO. 

“We look forward to collaborating with Four Seasons and the exceptional management and staff of this resort to continue to enhance the world class experiences of guests and residence owners and, alongside the government of Anguilla, contribute to the prosperity of the Anguillan community,” he added.

Executives from Dart, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Starwood Capital Group celebrated the transaction with honored guests from the government of Anguilla at a reception held in one of the resort’s beachfront villas.

Premier Ellis Webster said that attracting an innovative investor such as Dart is a testament to confidence in Anguilla’s economy and the extraordinary product created by Four Seasons, Starwood Capital Group and the Anguillan staff responsible for the stellar experiences that keep guests returning to our island year after year.

The Minister of Tourism, Haydn Hughes shared in the welcoming of Dart by noting, “We are excited about this revolutionary step to realizing a reimagined Anguilla and its overall tourism product. We have seen much positive contributions to our positioning by Starwood Capital Group and the Four Seasons brand that will only take on greater heights with our relationship with Dart.  It’s a new and great day for Anguilla and all who love our island home,” said Hughes.

Dart’s growing hospitality portfolio centers on five-star resorts including The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman and Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa in Grand Cayman as well as the Conrad Orlando at Evermore, an 1,100-acre resort community developed by U.S. based Dart Interests and opening in 2023.

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