Thursday, September 21, 2017

Islands sold

Islands sold informs you on the sale of islands worldwide

Breaking Island News

Great Britain: Scottish Private Island Hotel & Spa Changes Ownership

The Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa, an exclusive private island hotel in Scotland, has changed hands after being acquired by a family-owned company from Hong Kong.

The Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa, one of Scotland’s leading luxury hotels, has been taken over by new owners from Hong Kong The sale of 300-acre …Read More: Great Britain: Scottish Private Island Hotel & Spa Changes Ownership

Island Market

Caribbean: Cruise Ship Company Plans New Private Island Venture

The Swiss-based, global shipping line, Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC), is reported to have invested over USD 200 million on private island in the Caribbean, reported to be Ocean Cay.

MSC Cruises has invested over USD 200 million into transforming a Caribbean island into a private cruise ship destination The Swiss-based shipping line is …Read More: Caribbean: Cruise Ship Company Plans New Private Island Venture

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

Island Market

Scandinavia: The Scout Association Purchases Private Island Fort in Denmark

Middelgrundsfortet - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Danish Guide and Scout Association has confirmed the purchase of a private island off the coast of Copenhagen with the help of a charitable donation to the tune of twenty million kroner.

Middelgrundsfortet – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Danish Guide and Scout Association, Det Danske Spejderkorps, has this …Read More: Scandinavia: The Scout Association Purchases Private Island Fort in Denmark

Environment

USA: Conservation Trust Transforms Island Group into Permanent Public Preserve

The Gosling Islands, Maine - Photo Courtesy of PressHearald.com

The wait is over for the Maine Coast Heritage Trust – after several months on the campaign trail, the group has succeeded in transforming 3 uninhabited islands into a permanent public preserve

The Gosling Islands, Maine – Photo Courtesy of PressHearald.com

The Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) has this week announced that …Read More: USA: Conservation Trust Transforms Island Group into Permanent Public Preserve

Breaking Island News

USA: Sensational Private Island Purchase Breaks World Record

Copper Beech Farm - Photo Courtesy of Forbes

A charitable organization has splashed out USD 120 million on a phenomenal fifty acre private estate, smashing America’s real estate record and creating a sensation right across the private island world.

Copper Beech Farm – Photo Courtesy of Forbes

Just when you thought you’d seen it all, Private Island News can now …Read More: USA: Sensational Private Island Purchase Breaks World Record

Governments buying Islands

Great Britain: Private Island Preserved For Future Generations

Hook Island, UK - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A British conservation charity has purchased an eight hectare private island in England’s East Yorkshire region, protecting its wildlife and putting a halt to any existing development plans.

Hook Island, UK – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A British conservation charity, The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), …Read More: Great Britain: Private Island Preserved For Future Generations

Islands on the market

USA: Death of an Island – Paul Allen’s Island Set For Extensive Development

After spending almost a decade on the market, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has finally found a buyer for Allan Island, his American private island bolt-hole.

(Image Courtesy of Wally Gudgell/Windermere)

After languishing for nine long years on the private island market, Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen has finally …Read More: USA: Death of an Island – Paul Allen’s Island Set For Extensive Development

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