Development Team

In order to achieve our vision, we have assembled a highly skilled team with a successful track record of delivering projects in the Caribbean and beyond.

Experience & Commitment

Together, the team behind Firefly Villas offers international expertise in real estate development combined with local knowledge, as well as deep understanding of hospitality and solid project financing, design and construction.

Developer - Bequia Development Ltd

The developer of the project is Bequia Development Ltd, a consortium comprising Johan Liljefors, well-established Swedish architectural firm Rex+ and Bowers Consulting. With a background in Investment Management, Johan brings rigorous financial discipline to the project. The lead architect is Olle Rex of Rex+ who has worked on numerous residential, commercial, retail and hospitality projects internationally. Bowers Consulting, offers decades of experience in real estate development in Bequia and the wider Caribbean region, and brings focussed project management to the project.

Partners - Firefly Hotels

Firefly Villas will be developed in partnership with Firefly Hotel Bequia and Firefly Hotel Mustique. This pair of luxury boutique hotels has, over the decades, become firmly established as destinations of choice for generations of guests including rock stars and royalty and has developed a reputation for faultless hospitality.


For construction services, we have selected Better Homes Inc, a company based in St Vincent which is owned by Laun Leslie and has a successful track record of quality villa construction experience in Bequia.

For engineering services, we have selected Sydney Robertson of AEC group, based in Barbados. Sydney has been responsible for structural, mechanical, electrical and drainage engineering on various projects around the Eastern Caribbean over many years.