Gosh. Another dense villa development is under way at the Pecatu megaproject. This one is by Korean developers, with HST architects doing the drawings. It’s called Nuri Villas Hmm.
Out on the arid hills of Pecatu, the enormous “New Kuta” development is finally under way. It will include numerous residential, commercial, resort and leisure properties, among them the New Kuta Condotel, which is already under construction. I suppose there are sea views from upstairs. And its dirt cheap to buy … Continue reading
This is going to be another big one. It’s a themed community focused on various healing modalities from around the world. The word is that one of the main investor-sponsors is a retired racecar driver. Businesses with factories and workshops in the Tabanan area are having difficulty hiring and keeping … Continue reading
This one will be an apartment block on quite a grand scale, already rising fast, near the Sunset Road in Kuta.
The Sing Ken Ken apartment block soon to rise high in Seminyak. “Sing ken ken,” in Balinese means, “No worries, mate.”
And here’s an aerial rendering of a villa development by Paradise Property out in Tabanan.
Here’s a glimpse of a development underway in the sacred east of Bali, on a beach in Karangasem.
There are so many villa and apartment developments going on in Bali it makes my head spin. Here’s one. The multi-use development at Dreamland Beach (formerly much beloved of bohemians and surfers) in the Bukit Jimbaran area. Construction already begun. Locally-owned cafes already demolished, cement and steel rising fast. The … Continue reading
I blogged last week about W Retreat & Spa Bali, which is a major work in progress on the site of the old Intan Hotel in Seminyak, slated to open September 2009. Starwood Group’s W Hotels division has been very tight-lipped about the whole project, as I mentioned previously. W’s … Continue reading
In case you hadn’t noticed, W Hotels is creating a huge luxury resort on the beach in Seminyak. It’s in Petitenget, to be precise, and the site entrance is directly next door to Bali Catering Company (best take-away gourmet shop in Bali). W Hotels is the hip luxury brand of … Continue reading
I have been intending to write more about Bali from the inside-outsider’s point of view. Being inside and outside often makes me feel inside-out and often alienates me from the many non-Balinese people here (expats) and sometimes from the Balinese, too. Its a tricky tightrope. I intend to share periodically, … Continue reading