Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Topic Options
#263387 - 01/18/08 01:50 AM New business help.
sandbags Offline
Hi,

I was looking for a little help concerning a new business I'm planning on starting that rents a new product to scuba/snorkelers. I want to keep the product under wraps for the time being. Any advice about location, permits, and feasibility would be greatly appreciated. I think it would be great to go with a dive shop but I won't get the numbers of divers I'll need to keep it going. I figure I can rent as many as 50 a day but need the scuba/snorkelers to pass by to rent and return. Any ideas would be appreciated.
Thanks
Greg

Top
#263420 - 01/18/08 02:53 PM Re: New business help. [Re: sandbags]
elbert Offline
You want help and advice to do something on our island you don't want to tell us about .....good luck!
_________________________
The Dive Shops Daily Blog
http://scubalessonsbelize.blogspot.com/

Top
#263459 - 01/18/08 07:19 PM Re: New business help. [Re: elbert]
Sir Isaac Newton Offline
Waterproof bong bags.
_________________________
Check out my site: www.ambergriscayerealestate.net

Top
#263463 - 01/18/08 07:29 PM Re: New business help. [Re: Sir Isaac Newton]
ckocian Offline

Top
#263485 - 01/18/08 11:22 PM Re: New business help. [Re: ckocian]
klcman Offline
Have you ever looked up the definition of "feasibility" ? How on God's green and blue earth could anyone ever give you that advice in the dark???

Based upon your only previous post, you should now have completed your 3-month visitation. Was there no time then to do your research?
_________________________
_ _ _ _ _ _ _________________ _ _ _ _ _ _
But then what do I know, I am but a mere caveman

Top
#263574 - 01/20/08 01:26 AM Re: New business help. [Re: klcman]
reaper Offline
Move to Belize and rent away. The snuba/snorkels will love it!
Are you taking on investors?

Top
#263594 - 01/20/08 07:55 AM Re: New business help. [Re: reaper]
seashell Offline
He says he figures he can rent as many as 50 a day. I wonder if he's taken slow season into consideration.
_________________________
A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?


Top
#265411 - 01/31/08 09:27 PM Re: New business help. [Re: seashell]
Tim Callanan Offline
Best advise get a BIG deposit
_________________________
Tina's Island Life
http://www.caribbeaneliteservices.com/blog1//

Top
#267914 - 02/14/08 11:25 PM Re: New business help. [Re: Tim Callanan]
margarita Offline
Any advice about location, permits, and feasibility

Deliver. People walking by might not want to haul anything more than they already are!

Contact local real-estate companies to find out price ranges of different areas.
If you can get the necessary permission to operate your busisness,
you might want to run it out of your living quarters and deliver the goods to the various dive guides your customers are using, or the customers' lodging.
Or rent space from an existing business.
I believe renting/buying a residence & renting a good location would be expensive for 50 rental units to cover! Even if you could rent all everyday!
Big Deposit good idea!
Maintenance & upkeep of equiptment can be extensive & expensive in the beautiful tropic climate.
Belize it!

Top

Links
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!


Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
Love FM
The Reporter
Caye Caulker
Chronicles

PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lilí Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
Mini Chat

Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
December
S M T W T F S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Who's Online
1 registered (Marty), 110 Guests and 6 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
18,674 Registered Members
44 Forums
64,056 Topics
462,296 Posts

Most users ever online: 1,262 @ 06/10/07 07:16 PM




AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com SanPedroDaily.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.