Thursday, August 13, 2020

Breaking Island News

Greece: Private Island Forms Part of Record Breaking Divorce Settlement

Billionaire island-owner Dmitry Rybolovlev has found himself embroiled in the world’s most expensive divorce – will Skorpios have a part to play in the settlement?

Skorpios Island – Image Copyright Farhad Vladi

A gripping six-year saga finally reached its dramatic conclusion earlier this week, as Dmitry Rybolovlev, the billionaire owner …Read More: Greece: Private Island Forms Part of Record Breaking Divorce Settlement

Auction Results

Bahamas: Big Grand Cay Sold At Auction

Big Grand Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The unstoppable trend for private island auctions continues, with Bahaman Big Grand Cay the next island to command an impressive price.

Big Grand Cay – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

An incredible private island archipelago commanded an impressive sum earlier this week after Big Grand Cay Archiplego Estate was …Read More: Bahamas: Big Grand Cay Sold At Auction

Governments buying Islands

Greece: Government Places Greek Island Up For Sale

Simos Beach, Elafonisos Island - Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia

Elafonisos Island looks set to become the latest casualty of Greece’s financial disaster, with government officials reportedly planning to put the picturesque island up for sale.

Simos Beach, Elafonisos Island – Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia

It seems much as changed since Private Island News reported on Greek tourism minister Pavlos …Read More: Greece: Government Places Greek Island Up For Sale

Environment

Europe: Ocean-Floor Increasingly Littered with Humanity’s Garbage

A detailed study about the amount of rubbish littering the Atlantic and Mediterranean sea-floor has revealed that the situation is much worse than expected.

Photo Courtesy of www.greenfudge.org

A large-scale scientific study of Europe’s sea floor has found that the advance of marine-based plastic waste is much more wide-spread than …Read More: Europe: Ocean-Floor Increasingly Littered with Humanity’s Garbage

Auction Results

Breaking: Bahaman Private Island Reportedly Sells At Auction For USD 17 Million

Hog Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Bahamas’ largest private island goes for a song, with sources suggesting that Innocent Island was successfully sold at auction for an impressive USD 17 million.

Hog Cay – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

You heard it here first – Private Island News can reveal that Innocence Island – the …Read More: Breaking: Bahaman Private Island Reportedly Sells At Auction For USD 17 Million

Island Issues

Maldives: Renewed Interest in Private Island Resort Developments

A real estate renaissance is underway in the Maldives, with private island resort developments in particular proving to be a popular choice amongst international investors.

(Maldives Islands Photo/Vladi Private Islands)

The Maldives is enjoying something of a real estate renaissance, with reports filtering through to Private Island News that an …Read More: Maldives: Renewed Interest in Private Island Resort Developments

Auction Results

Italy: World’s Most Haunted Island Sold at Auction – Questions Over Future Remain

Isola Poveglia - Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

An Italian businessman has acquired the leasehold of Venice’s Isola Poveglia at auction, enraging a local community group who are already calling upon the government to overturn his winning bid.

Isola Poveglia – Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

A Venetian conservation group’s international campaign to protect Italy’s infamous “plague island” appears to …Read More: Italy: World’s Most Haunted Island Sold at Auction – Questions Over Future Remain

Environment

Mexico: Discover the Private Island Paradise Made Entirely of Plastic Bottles

Joyxee Island Courtesy of TinyHouseListings.com

Meet the man who gave up gave up his job, family and possessions to run away and live on a secluded private island paradise – a paradise made up entirely of plastic bottles…

Joyxee Island Courtesy of TinyHouseListings.com

You’ve got to have a lot of bottle to give up everything you …Read More: Mexico: Discover the Private Island Paradise Made Entirely of Plastic Bottles


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