The new rule changes will also make it easier for federal contracting officers to identify and work with HUBZone-certified small businesses.
WAPA Executive Director Lawrence J. Kupfer said the Water and Power Authority has received calls from customers reporting that they were threatened with disconnection if immediate payments were not made on their accounts.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. met with Mark Snider, the owner and developer for the resort being built on Lovango Cay and the first newly constructed resort in the territory in 30 years.
Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) has received many calls and visits from individuals in the community both for and against new and existing businesses selling alcohol and/or operating a nightclub or a cabaret.
The Virgin Islands Department of Labor initiates compliance reviews of Limetree Bay Terminals LLC., Limetree Bay Refining LLC, and seven of the major subcontracting companies that support Limetree Bay Terminals and Refining.
The governor’s executive order expands the enterprise zones in the Savan-Downstreet neighborhood and in the Garden Street-Upstreet neighborhood.
The Governing Board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority approved several items aimed at enhancing generation stability at the two power plants and ensuring that permanent work on the electric grid continues.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved 439 loans for $78.2 million to small businesses in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands during fiscal year 2019.
DiamondRock Hospitality, the company that owns Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Beach Resort, on Friday launched a five-year University of the Virgin Islands hospitality scholarship program, committing a total of $150,000 to the initiative.
The winners were chosen based on their ability to show how their businesses are innovative, sustainable and viable, and they will receive cash prizes of $1,500, $2,500 or $5,000.