The People

Developer

The developer is a Canadian based family with a proud St. Lucian history. The developer’s family has lived on the Vigie peninsula for the past 70 years, with an overall history in St. Lucia dating back to the mid 1700’s. These deep rooted island relationships and cultural insights are integral to the Lumière development. The family is proud to offer this rare beachfront land as the perfect location to begin your St. Lucian journey.


Engel & Völkers

Since opening their doors in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services in Hamburg, Germany, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and letting of premium residential and commercial property, yachts and private aviation. They currently operate a global network of over 8,500 real estate Advisors in more than 750 brokerages spanning 33 countries across five continents.


Armada

ARMADA is an architectural design firm based in Sydney, Australia, a city on the leading edge of contemporary environmental architecture. Since 1998 Co-founders Jarrod Lamshed and Lien Bui have been interested in the contemporary design process that melds environmental, technology and functionality, to create architecture that resonates on a human scale by aiming to create distinctive, site specific designs that inspire.

ARMADA has developed projects in London, Sydney and Los Angeles, along with the Asia Pacific Region and the Caribbean. Jarrod Lamshed’s professional highlights include the Beijing Watercube for the 2008 Olympic Games, commercial properties in the city of Haikou in Hainan province of China and he also received the NSW Premiers Award for Architecture.The studio directors have over 20 years experience creating unique interior, architectural and master planning projects; work that has been recognized with numerous architecture and design awards.


MATTHEW FINLASON DESIGN

Matthew Finlason Design provides interior design, home staging, fine art and furniture for clients in the U.S, Canada, and the Caribbean. They have curated internationally over 400 luxury residential, commercial, and resort properties. Born in Jamaica, Matthew has lived in the Cayman Islands, Toronto, Vancouver and opened his Los Angeles practice in 2010. He brings an eclectic and entertaining approach to his interior design & property development clients. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Design-Milk, Arch Daily, Style at Home, Entertainment Tonight, Curbed LA, and Dot&Bo - who launched a line of furnishings inspired by his designs for Casa Xixim, an eco-luxe beach resort home in Tulum, Mexico. Matthew has starred on HGTV’s The Stagers, Showdown, and Selling LA, demonstrating remarkable talent for matching a home’s environment to the buyers’ aspirations and Lumière is honoured to have him come aboard.


RJ LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

James spent his formative years in Australia on a large avocado farm by the sea which began a lifelong obsession with nature. A love of biology and geography led him to a degree in Landscape Architecture at the University of Canberra and the University of Guelph. James has worked with golf course designers, architects, residential landscape designers and has been commissioned to design and build several private gardens. One such garden in the Squamish Valley, British Columbia, features over 100 metres of drystone granite rock walls, all hand built by James.

He is inspired by the work of British environmental sculptor, Andy Goldsworthy, US architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and Brazilian landscape architect, Roberto Burle Marx. James' design philosophy incorporates the client’s personality and needs with a 'sense of place' site specific design.


Rider Levett Bucknall

RLB’s history in St. Lucia began in the early 1970s when a successful quantity surveying and project management business, run by RLB's current office principal Brad Paul, joined forces. Over the last 40 years, RLB has been involved on almost every major construction project in St. Lucia.

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