Happy Mother's Day!

Quite a few milestones this week.  Charlotte is celebrating her first Mother's Day with baby Cameron, and we headed off to Sunday Brunch to celebrate.  Some milestones were reached on the building site as well. We've finished off the last structural pours for the upper 4 units as the crew pumped about 70 yards of concrete to complete the tower and viewing platform for the tower villa and finally, the walls and ceiling of Poolside Villa #1. [caption id="attachment_4197" align="aligncenter" width="480"]FullSizeRender_12 Sheraz and Bruce on Poolside Villa #1[/caption] [gallery ids="4204,4196" type="rectangular"] Here's the pour in action! [wpvideo 2EIcoOna] The last structural pour remaining for the upper 4 villas was the tower and viewing platform. FullSizeRender_3 Now that the steps and platform are done, we'll begin really be kicking into overdrive as we finish up the upper 4 villas, roads and parking areas.  The three week curing period for the upper 1BR ended on Thursday and Sheraz and the team finished removing the support poles for the upper 1BR villa. FullSizeRender_13 IMG_2741 This villa has a large picture window in the dining area looking over Jost Van Dyke.  A little pruning of the trees, and this will be an exceptional view while enjoying a meal. FullSizeRender_14 We've also begun framing in the interior of the upper villas.  A lot will be happening in parallel now that the basic shells have been completed.  Time to finish up on the top and then knock out the two lower homes, office and maintenance areas. [gallery ids="4187,4186" type="rectangular"] We also had a torrential down pour on Thursday morning and received 5" of rain in about a 6 hour period.  We know the pool holds water now as there is about 5" in the bottom of it! [caption id="attachment_4189" align="aligncenter" width="480"]FullSizeRender_4 Not quite ready to swim in...[/caption] Oh, I also want you to meet the absolute best builder on the island of St. John.  Bruce is a very talented guy. He's a little camera shy, but 100% focused on quality and precision. FullSizeRender_7 Again, Happy Mother's day to all the mom's out there! FullSizeRender Have a great week everyone!