Content about Caribbean island

January 6, 2012

The Caribbean island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands is known throughout the world as a vacation destination with remarkable beaches and unbeatable sailing and diving.

For Micheal Thomas, the second-generation general manager of CTL Home Center, Tortola is also an island of home improvement opportunity. It is here where the company’s transformation from plumbing supply house to showroom to full-service LBM dealer and home center is under way.

September 22, 2011

Atlanta-based Home Depot opened its first store on the Caribbean island of St. Croix.

With a population of more than 50,000, St. Croix is one of the islands of the U.S. Virgin Islands, where a Home Depot has been open for several years on the island of St. Thomas. The company operates six stores on nearby Puerto Rico. 

The store has been described as the only new Home Depot store to open anywhere in the United States or its territories during the past 12 months.

Home Depot operates a total of 2,246 stores.