Cotton & Company Signs Agency Agreement With International Conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Limited

October 22, 2007

Stuart, FL (October 22, 2007) Cotton & Company has signed a contract with Hutchison (Development) Bahamas, a division of Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL) to manage the advertising, marketing, sales and public relations for a luxury resort project at Silver Point on Grand Bahama Island.

“Recognition by this prestigious international business corporation is a tremendous opportunity for Cotton & Company to showcase our abilities worldwide”, said Cotton & Company president and founder Stephann Cotton. “It is an honor to be working with this distinguished organization.”

The global heft of HWL signals sure success for this proposed enclave of 120 ocean front marina residences each with a private dock is located just 70 miles east of Palm Beach, Florida on Grand Bahama Island. HWL already commands an impressive stake on Grand Bahama including co-ownership of Grand Bahama International Airport, Freeport Harbor Company and Freeport Container Port. The Company is also fifty percent owner of the Grand Bahama Development Company (DEVCO).

About Cotton & Company
Founded in 1983, Cotton & Company is a full service marketing, advertising and public relations agency specializing in developing comprehensive real estate sales and marketing campaigns from initial site planning through final closeout. With more than 60 associates, Cotton & Company has overseen marketing responsibilities for over 1500 communities including sales launch and international campaigns for clients throughout the United States, Mexico, The Bahamas, and the Turks and Caicos. Cotton & Co is recognized as the leader in state-of-the-art technology e-marketing solutions for the luxury residential and resort real estate industry.

About Hutchison Whampoa Limited
Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL) is a leading international corporation committed to innovation and technology with businesses spanning the globe. Its diverse array of holdings range from some of the world’s biggest port operators and retailers to property development and infrastructure to the most technologically-advanced and marketing-savvy telecommunications operators. HWL reports turnover of approximately HKD268 billion (USD34 billion) and HKD141 billion (USD18 billion) for the year ended 31 December 2006 and for the un-audited results for the six months ended 30 June 2007 respectively. With operations in 55 countries and over 220,000 employees worldwide, Hutchison has five core businesses – ports and related services; property and hotels; retail; energy, infrastructure, investments and others; and telecommunications.

Landmark properties in the real estate portfolio include the 62-story Cheung Kong Center in the Central district of Hong Kong, the Oriental Plaza in Beijing, and The Center in Shanghai. In addition, the HWL through DEVCO owns over 72000acres on Grand Bahama Island and wholly owns the Silver Point property and the Our Lucaya Beach and Golf Resort.

For more information about Hutchison Whampoa, visit: http://www.hutchison-whampoa.com

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