Development Partnerships

In addition to our dedication to hiring those who elevate and innovate our guest experience, we also partner with the finest organizations, architects and interior designers that share a commitment to superlative service and an appetite for excellence.

“Grace Bay Club already has great products – the hotel, the villas, the collection, the restaurant and bar concepts. I’m honored to be the visual voice helping to refresh these spaces, creating  cohesion across the resort property, and helping to tell the story of Grace Bay Club’s past, present and future.” – Thom Filicia, Interior Designer & Founder and Principal of New York City-based design firm, Thom Filicia, Inc.


ScotiaBank is one of the largest, and the most internationally focused, banks in Canada.

Since opening its first branch in the Caribbean in 1889, it has grown to have the greatest representation of any bank in the region today. ScotiaBank provides Grace Bay Resorts with a solid, stable financial partner as we seek additional growth opportunities in the Caribbean.

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Siskind, Carlson & Partners

Siskind, Carlson & Partners is the Miami-based boutique design and architectural firm behind The Estate and the original Hotel at Grace Bay Club.

The firm’s creativity is also on display in our glass-fronted infinity pool, unique in the Islands. Their ability to deliver the highest level of design and craftsmanship has helped make The Estate one of the most sought-after residential and resort properties in the Caribbean.

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Coast Architects

Founded in 2007 by Simon Nicholls and Chris Davies, Coast Architects is one of the leading architectural firms in the Turks and Caicos.

The Residences of The Collection were designed by the firm, marking another success of beauty and quality that adds to their impressive portfolio of luxury residences throughout the Caribbean. Since their first project at Amanyara, Coast Architects has also earned renown for work with Parrot Cay and other properties.

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Thom Filicia

Thom Filicia is an internationally recognized creative visionary. His talent is on display in the transformation of the lobby at Grace Bay Club and the interiors of The Collection, the superlative micro-resort that redefines luxury in the Caribbean.

His design esthetic is driving the updates of the villa suites throughout the resort. He has also worked with our team to extend his vision to the award-winning restaurants and bars at Grace Bay Club. His instantly recognizable design sensibility has earned him recognition and awards in magazines such as House Beautiful, House & Garden and Elle Décor.

Thom Filicia is founder and principal of New York City-based design firm, Thom Filicia, Inc. Since launching the acclaimed enterprise in 1998, Thom Filicia Inc. has earned widespread acclaim and notable clients including Delta Air Lines, W Hotels, Jennifer Lopez, Tina Fey, Peter Jennings, and others in the celebrity, finance and hospitality circles. Filicia is universally known for his ability to create stunning modern-yet-classic interiors, which retain an inviting aesthetic that reflects the individuality of his clients.


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Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty is the premier representative for luxury homes, villas and condominiums on the Islands.

As such, they proved the perfect partner to represent Grace Bay Resorts in the sale of our branded residences. Today, Sotheby’s International Realty maintains an on-site office at Grace Bay Club to best serve buyer’s interested in the property.

Since 1990, Turks & Caicos Realty has provided an unprecedented level of service to home buyers and sellers on the Islands, transacting sales on many of area’s most prestigious properties. In 2005, the organization acquired the Sotheby’s franchise to entrench the five-star reputation developed during the preceding years.  Since that time, the organization has completed a two strategic acquisitions to develop a talented and committed sales team to serve their discerning clientele.

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Keith Hobbs – Founder, United Design Partnership

Over 20 years, United Design Partnership has designed more than 200 internationally renowned hotels, spas, residences, bars and restaurants in London, Europe, USA, Asia and the Middle East.

Among their fine work is the world’s first “Infiniti Edge Bar” at Grace Bay Club, which is constructed of black marble, and was specially designed by Keith Hobbs. The bar stretches 90 feet across the heart of the resort toward the shore of Grace Bay, and holds the record for the longest bar in the Caribbean. Hobbs and United also designed The Estate pool and common areas, as well as Krave restaurant.

With a vision to create beautiful spaces that reflect each client's ethos with sensitivity and nuance, United Design Partnership creates spaces where connoisseurs choose to spend their time. United has designed for iconic projects such as The Dolder Grand Hotel, W DOHA, The Metropolitan hotel or Galvin at Windows, project which have stood the test of time.They have also worked with Mandarin Oriental, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Four Seasons, Inter Continental Group, Hilton, Melia Hotels International, Ritz Carlton and Marriott International. Residential clients include CAPCO, Berkeley Group, Qatari Diar, The Related Group, Canary Wharf Group, Heron International, Craigewan and Ronson Capital Partners as well as many high profile private clients.


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RTKL Associates, Inc.

Driven by a passion for great design, RTKL completed the interiors of The Estate in 2008.

With a host  of hospitality clients in its portfolio, including Mandarin Oriental and Celebrity Cruises, RTKL utilized its design expertise to tap both the remarkable sights and sounds of Grace Bay Beach and the exquisite architecture of The Estate to deliver a crisp, contemporary design that exudes a comfortable ambiance for our guests.

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