The Cayman Islands consists of three Caribbean islands; Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman located in the western Caribbean and often referred to as the West Indies or the British West Indies. Cayman remains a British Overseas Territory and is also part of the Commonwealth. Cayman is one of the world’s premier Offshore jurisdictions and domiciles the greatest percentage of hedge funds of any financial centre around the globe. It enjoys the highest income per capita in the Caribbean and attracts property investors looking to take advantage of a year round temperate climate, beautiful Caribbean beach resorts and no direct taxation, which includes no real estate tax. There is a great selection of property for buyers to choose from and no restriction on foriegn ownership of real estate, from beach front condos, town houses, canal front homes with boat docks to luxury estates with heli-pads and equestrian centres, the Cayman Islands has something to offer everyone looking for that perfect Caribbean getaway.
After a number of years working as an independent real estate contractor for different real estate companies in the Cayman Islands, in 2002 Sheena Conolly founded Sheena Conolly Real Estate and commenced a new era of white glove property service in the Cayman Islands. In recognition to the level of quality service and customer satisfaction in 2005 Sotheby’s International Realty approached Sheena Conolly to take on the master franchise for Sotheby’s International Realty in the Cayman Islands. Appreciating that the brand not only offered global reach but also a loyal and illustrious clientele accustomed to buying multiple luxury homes around the world Sheena Conolly seized the opportunity and on 15th December 2005 open the real estate gallery doors as Sheena Conolly Sotheby’s International Realty re-branding shortly afterwards as Cayman Islands Sotheby’s International Realty.