Thursday, June 22, 2017

Island Market

Bahamas: Private Island Market Sees Improvement

Children's Bay Cay, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A leading Bahamian realtor reports that interest in private islands for sale is at a five year high, with several high-end island estates set to be snapped up soon.

Children’s Bay Cay, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

After suffering something of a downturn throughout the global recession, the private island market is …Read More: Bahamas: Private Island Market Sees Improvement

Breaking Island News

French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort

After years of careful planning and development, Marlon Brando’s former French Polynesian private island, Tetiaroa, looks set to open as an incredible eco-resort in 2014

(Marlon Brando’s Tetiaroa/Vladi Private Islands)

Just over 50 years since Marlon Brando first fell in love with Tetiaroa, his beguiling French Polynesian private island home, the Hollywood …Read More: French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort

Development

Panama: Donald Trump Starts Work on Panama’s First Private Island Beach Club

Isla Viveros - Courtesy of Tevami.com

Donald Trump’s Panamanian private island project is rapidly approaching completion, with the resort’s official opening already touted for 2014.

Isla Viveros – Courtesy of Tevami.com

Millionaire mogul Donald Trump is pressing forward in his efforts to complete the construction of Panama’s first ever private island beach club. Located in Panama’s picturesque Pearl …Read More: Panama: Donald Trump Starts Work on Panama’s First Private Island Beach Club

Island Market

USA: Celine Dion Places Florida Private Island Estate Up For Sale

Celine Dion's Jupiter Island Estate, Courtesy of selectsothebysrealty.com

Celine Dion has placed her second private island estate up for sale, with Jupiter Island in Florida entering the market for a cool USD 72.5 million.

Celine Dion’s Jupiter Island Estate, Courtesy of selectsothebysrealty.com

Canadian songstress Celine Dion has this week placed another of her private island paradises on the market, …Read More: USA: Celine Dion Places Florida Private Island Estate Up For Sale

Environment

Canada: Nova Scotia Private Island to Return to Public Hands?

The beautiful Mahone Bay – Photo Courtesy of Rob Garnett at Airscapes

The Mahone Islands Conservation Association has signed a purchase and sale agreement for Bella Island – one of last available private islands in Nova Scotia’s Mahone Bay.

The beautiful Mahone Bay – Photo Courtesy of Rob Garnett at Airscapes

One of the final privately owned islands in Nova Scotia’s picturesque Mahone Bay …Read More: Canada: Nova Scotia Private Island to Return to Public Hands?

Island Market

Belize: NCL Is The Latest Cruise Company to Buy A Private Island

Harvest Cay Artist Rendering Courtesty of www.ship2shore.tv

The Norwegian Cruise Line is the latest ocean carrier to purchase a private island for its passengers, investing an estimated USD 50 million in Belize’s Harvest Caye.

Harvest Cay Artist Rendering Courtesty of www.ship2shore.tv

The trend for ocean carriers snapping up private islands continues with the Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) snapping …Read More: Belize: NCL Is The Latest Cruise Company to Buy A Private Island

Island Resorts

Fiji: Dietrich Mateschitz Adds Submersible Craft to his Private Island Inventory

Laucala Island Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Fiji’s premiere private island, Laucala, has this week announced the acquisition of a DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible craft.

Laucala Island

The Austrian energy drink tycoon, Dieter Mateschitz, has this week announced the purchase of a DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible for Laucala Island, his multi-million dollar Fijian private island resort. The Red …Read More: Fiji: Dietrich Mateschitz Adds Submersible Craft to his Private Island Inventory