Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Breaking Island News

USA: Three State-Owned Florida Islands Earmarked for Further Nature Protection Status

Proposals are in place to protect Florida’s Dot-Dash-Dit Islands – an island group home to Tampa Bay’s only coastal colony of wood storks. A public comment session is planned for later this month.

Florida’s Dot-Dash-Dit Islands – a group of three mangrove islands in Manatee County, Tampa Bay – have been earmarked to be …Read More: USA: Three State-Owned Florida Islands Earmarked for Further Nature Protection Status

Island Market

USA: Florida Private Island Sells For $10 Million Less Than its $24.5 Million List Price

Little Bokeelia Island - Photo Courtesy of VLADI PRIVATE ISLANDS

A former teacher picked up a private island bargain earlier this week, purchasing Little Bokeelia Island (Florida, USA) for a fraction of its original USD 24.5 million price-tag

A 104-acre private island in Florida has been sold with a discount of USD 10 million on its original USD 24.5 million dollar price tag After …Read More: USA: Florida Private Island Sells For $10 Million Less Than its $24.5 Million List Price

Breaking Island News

USA: The Thousand Islands – A Journey of Discovery along the US-Canadian Border

USA: The Thousand Islands – A Journey of Discovery along the US-Canadian Border

A thousand breathtakingly beautiful islands are waiting to be discovered. Private Island News embarks on a journey of discovery, presenting the very best of the 1000 Island region.

Long before the likes of Aspen and the Hamptons became the playgrounds of the rich and the famous, the Thousand Islands were the place to …Read More: USA: The Thousand Islands – A Journey of Discovery along the US-Canadian Border

Island Market

Florida: Mr. Key West Puts Private Island Up For Sale

Ballast Key Courtesy of www.private-islands.com

Florida’s famous investor, David Wolkowsky, has placed the utopian Ballast Key on the market, much to the excitement of the private island community.

Ballast Key Courtesy of www.private-islands.com

Famed for his reputation as one of Florida’s most visionary property investors and his efforts to preserve the character of his home-town, the Florida …Read More: Florida: Mr. Key West Puts Private Island Up For Sale

Governments buying Islands

USA: Florida Private Island Donated for a Bird Sanctuary

The Audabon Society was thrilled to receive a donation of a small Florida private island for use as a bird sanctuary and nesting ground.

(Miller Family Bird Colony Island, Florida)

For the Miller family of St. Pete Beach, a resort community on the barrier …Read More: USA: Florida Private Island Donated for a Bird Sanctuary

Breaking Island News

USA: Internet Auction Creates Buzz for Jacksonville Private Island

A small privately-owned island in a pleasant resort community in Florida is set to go to online auction with a very reasonable US $50,000 start price.

(Image via Fisher Auction Company)

When it comes to selling a private island, standing out from …Read More: USA: Internet Auction Creates Buzz for Jacksonville Private Island

Environment

USA: The Life of the “Lone Ranger” on Florida’s Anclote Key

For one solitude-loving park ranger, a small Florida key and its refurbished historic lighthouse give a whole new twist to “home sweet home”.

(US Government image of Anclote Key)

When it comes to getting away from it all, few places on the American mainland can compare to the Florida Keys; …Read More: USA: The Life of the “Lone Ranger” on Florida’s Anclote Key

Island Market

USA: Florida’s Historic ‘Island of Inventors’ For Sale

The banyan trees planted by Thomas Edison on inventor Charles Burgess’s Little Bokeelia Island still flourish today, and you could actually purchase this unique piece of history.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Offering complete solitude and an inspiringly beautiful natural environment, a private island seems like the ideal place …Read More: USA: Florida’s Historic ‘Island of Inventors’ For Sale

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