Thursday, August 13, 2020

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, …Read More: Florida: Mr. Key West Puts Private Island Up For Sale

Development

Panama: Two artificial private islands appear off the coast of Panama

Ocean Reef Panama - Graphic Courtesy of VisitPanama.com

Panama joins Dubai as the latest country to adopt artificial private islands, with construction scheduled for completion in 2014.

Ocean Reef Panama – Graphic Courtesy of VisitPanama.com

Created very much in the style of Dubai’s beleaguered Palm Islands project, Panama has become the latest land to turn to artificial islands in …Read More: Panama: Two artificial private islands appear off the coast of Panama

Environment

Seychelles: Seychelles Island Turns To Renewable Energy

Seychelles Windfarm Courtesy of Masdar.ae

Environmentalists rejoice as the Seychelles’ first wind farm opens on Mahé Island, signaling a change in tact regarding the national energy policy.

Seychelles Windfarm Courtesy of Masdar.ae

News that a 6-megawatt, eight turbine capacity wind farm has been opened on Mahé Island has been welcomed by green thinkers the world over. …Read More: Seychelles: Seychelles Island Turns To Renewable Energy

Breaking Island News

Canada: Sovereignty dispute resolved as troops withdrawn from Hans Island

Hans Island Courtesy of Wikipedia.org

Military official calls end to operations on Hans Island, signaling the end of a twenty-year old diplomatic dispute between Denmark and Canada.

Hans Island Courtesy of Wikipedia.org

High-ranking army general, Walter Natynczyk, has announced a change of tact regarding the long-disputed, uninhabited Hans Island, backing away from military activity and at …Read More: Canada: Sovereignty dispute resolved as troops withdrawn from Hans Island

Development

Maldives: Incredible underwater hotel planned for Maldives Private Island

Underwater Hotel At Kuredhivaru Courtesy of FrenchTribune.com

Plans have been announced to bring the world’s largest underwater hotel to the Maldives private island of Kuredhivaru in an incredible multi-million dollar scheme.

Underwater Hotel At Kuredhivaru Courtesy of FrenchTribune.com

The Maldivian Ministry of Tourism is reported to have given the go ahead for the development of the world’s largest …Read More: Maldives: Incredible underwater hotel planned for Maldives Private Island

Development

USA: Question Marks Surround Future of New York’s Plum Island

The home of the US Government owned Plum Island Animal Disease Center, looks set to change hands to a private party as part of a debt-lowering package.

Plum Island Courtesy of www.ars.usda.gov

The closure of the Plum Island Animal Center looks all but certain, as US Government financial experts seek to …Read More: USA: Question Marks Surround Future of New York’s Plum Island

Breaking Island News

USA: Crow’s Nest Island Goes Under The Hammer

Yet another private island is set to be taken to the online auction block, with bidding for Crow’s Nest Island commencing on 22nd July 2013.

Crow’s Nest Island in Florida looks set to be the latest island to change hands over the internet, with a much anticipated online auction scheduled to take place later …Read More: USA: Crow’s Nest Island Goes Under The Hammer

Breaking Island News

Tragedy as second owner found dead on the shores of private island paradise

Image courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Only three months after the discovery of Olivier Metzner’s body within the Gulf of Morbihan, tragedy has struck the private island world again, as UK tech guru James Martin is found dead in Bermuda.

Agar’s Island – Photo Courtesy of www.thesun.co.uk

Multimillionaire philanthropist, Dr James Martin, has been found dead …Read More: Tragedy as second owner found dead on shores of private island paradise


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