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    Chris Hanley’s 30 Year Anniversary in the real estate business

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | June 27, 2019

    June, 1989… That was the month and year that Chris Hanley broke into the St. Croix real estate market. He had just graduated from Bentley University in Boston, Massachusetts. “I was getting ready to purchase a suit and tie and some decent shoes, as graduation was right around the corner and it was time to... Read More

    John’s Cuts and Colors @ Coakley Bay Condos

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | June 26, 2019

    Remember Monique‘s Beauty Salon At Coakley Bay Condos? Well now it’s John’s Cuts and Colors!  Located on the east end of St. Croix with views out towards Buck Island and the beautiful Caribbean sea, this salon is totally remodeled and modernized!  “I get my haircut here and so should you” said Chris Hanley. John Eland... Read More

    St. Croix native featured in Yachting magazine

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 29, 2019

    Brian Bishop, founder of Crucian Gold, has been one of the premier jewelers on St. Croix since 1972. Crucian Gold is well known for their signature Crucian Knot and handcrafted Chaney pieces.Chaney is a local treasure consisting of shards of fine china (circa 1750-1900) which can mostly be found washing up along the beaches and... Read More

    St. Croix’s Open Houses

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 29, 2019

    The best way to promote the sale of your home is by doing an open house.  Open houses are still the number one way for buyers to check out a property in person and decide if they like it.  It is also a great way for our local brokers & agents to come by and... Read More

    St. Croix-Native Tim Duncan Continues Hurricane Relief Efforts for Thanksgiving

    By Kerri Hanley | September 17, 2018

    St. Croix-native Tim Duncan, well-known retired NBA player, was on-island again this weekend to distribute Thanksgiving groceries to his former community affected by Hurricane Maria.  This distribution took place in the parking lot of Pueblo La Reine on Saturday.  Each of the 5,500 bags given out included cooked ham, stuffing, yams, cranberry sauce and other... Read More

    Antilles Air Boats Historical Site Launched

    By Kerri Hanley | September 17, 2018

    Antilles Air Boats operated a seaplane airline in the Caribbean from 1963 to 1981, founded by famed aviator Charles Blair and his movie star wife, Maureen O’Hara.  Recently a historical website was launched at to pay homage to everyone involved with the airline – as well as preserve photos, videos and stories.  While this historical... Read More

    Fabulous Flamboyants In-Bloom on St. Croix

    By Kerri Hanley | November 17, 2017

    August is prime season for flamboyant trees on St. Croix.  These fiery blooms take over the large green fern trees from which they bloom in beautiful shades of red, scarlet and orange.  One variety blooms yellow in unique contrast. Seeing flamboyants start to bloom reminds me that it’s time for Mango Melee (held annually at... Read More

    ‘Caribbean Life’ Follow-Up with The Sommer Family

    By Kerri Hanley | September 17, 2017

    The very first ‘Caribbean Life’ episode ever filmed for HGTV was that of The Sommer Family in 2013.  It followed their move from St. Louis, Missouri to St. Croix, USVI and search for the perfect home with Broker Chris Hanley.  While the show is now airing its ninth season and The Hanleys have filmed more... Read More

    Characters of the Caribbean: Contractor James Benton

    By Kerri Hanley | September 17, 2017

    1. What is your favorite place on St. Croix and why? I could not possibly choose one favorite place!  I love that for such a small landmass, we have such distinct areas… the north shore; rain forest; Christiansted and Frederiksted towns; beachfronts and mountaintops… all have such unique feels to them.  I love the overall geographic diversity... Read More

    St. Croix’s New Restaurants: Summer 2017

    By Kerri Hanley | September 17, 2017

    Here are some new restaurants to look forward to trying on St. Croix this upcoming season: Uptown Eatery Uptown Eatery is a new restaurant on Queen Cross Street in Christiansted.  Next door to Joyia jewelry, well-known restaurateurs Dave and Jane Kendrick recently opened this quaint restaurant, serving lunch and dinner. Tap Deck Bar & Billiards... Read More