A New York-based company with a range of investment interests has focused on the redeveloping Jacmel Haiti. SImACT (Societe Immobiliere d’Agriculture, de Commerce, et de Tourisme) was founded in 1996 by a group of Haitian professionals, initially focusing upon real estate development opportunities.
The company, began with six investors, now has 51 shareholders. It has expanded the original vision of the founders and now encompasses investment and ownership in several key areas of enterprise – tourism, mining, financial services, and agriculture. With a capitalization investment in excess of $5,000,000, the company is now poised to take full advantage of its position as one of the most dynamic and progressive American companies engaged in business undertakings in Haiti. SImACT is currently engaged in an exciting new initiative in the areas of Jacmel. “Belle Rive” at Jacmel, Haiti
The Belle Rive Residences, Hotel & Club is an exciting development of a private luxury residential, hotel and club resort in the coastal town of Jacmel in the South of Haiti. Furthermore, Four years ago the company purchased the Cap Lamandou Hotel in Jacmel, on the southeastern coast of Haiti. Cap Lamandou Hotel was the company’s first venture in the tourism industry and it has been a successful investment since its acquisition. Following up on this success, the company has purchased 200 acres of land in the northern part on the country in Milot, historically one of the key tourist attractions in Haiti.
Additionally, the company has already commissioned and received the completed design for the Belle Rive complex that will be built at a 28 acre Jacmel property on the southeastern coast of Haiti.
Jacmel has been known as a cultural center of Haiti. It seasonally gathers every year thousands of tourists for film festival, carnival, and music festival. It is well known a well known source of arts work. Belle Rive will consist of a 120 room luxury hotel as well as 94 condominium townhouses. The complex also will feature a marina, restaurants and array of amenities that will be unique, not only in Haiti, but throughout the region.