Chattanooga Developer Plans Bahamian Island Resort

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Chattanoogan David Harris of Associated Island Developers and the Associated Island Developers team along with the Chief Councilor (Mayor) of Exuma, Godfrey Gray, will host an evening celebrating Escape Cay and Macana Resort on Escape Cay, a private island development in the Bahamas, on Thursday.   

Guests will enjoy island inspired food, a special “Exuma Blue” drink and music from the Island Steel Pan Band.

The event will be held at the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, Hanger 4, from 5:30-8 p.m.  Remarks will be made at 6:15 p.m. 

Mr. Harris has assembled a team that will develop beachfront homes and the Macana Resort, all on a 120-acre private island called Escape Cay.  Located a two hour flight from Atlanta, the private island will host a residential community with 36 waterfront homes and over water bungalows for visiting friends at the Macana, a full-service resort on a six acre peninsula.   

A part of the evening will include the announcement about a home that will be solely used for charity. Children from Make-A-Wish Foundation will use the home as well as soldiers coming out of duty and missionaries returning from service.




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