You need a work permit-widely ignored if you don't compete directly with the wrong guy.
Multiple is OK. Most folks live in their business and mind the register.
The Not In My Face rule trumps all.There are a lot of unsuccessful businesses on the Caye right now.New arrivals starting biz here are going broke quicker than usual.
-Live here awhile first.You will laugh later at the ideas you arrived with in your bag.
-Listen to advice from those who have been here ,but not those who are so pissed they can't think anymore.
-Ignore those who tell you "I know the Minister so you have nothing to worry about" We all know Ministers in this small place.
-HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO LIVE WITHOUT PROFIT FOR A LEAST A YEAR OR TWO same as the SBA says to do in the US
-Open a new kind of business.There are many unsuccessful restaurants ,hotels ,dive shops, boat biz...
-CC is a sinkhole for equipment unless it is marked
"On arrival coat with salty sand permanently"
The usual reason outsiders fail here is the part where you spend years planning it all out from outside then arrive needing to change Caye Caulker to better fit with your plan.