Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Development

Water Purification Systems for Private Islands

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Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink – one of humanity’s most enduring ironies is the cruel fate, suffered throughout history by stranded seafarers, of being surrounded by clear blue waters yet dying of thirst. While private island owners may not …Read More: Water Purification Systems for Private Islands

Island Market

Is San Francisco’s Red Rock Island Hiding Buried Treasure?

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The lone private island in San Francisco Bay has languished on the market for the last four years, most recently listed for more than US $20M. According to its owner, the island may hold a wealth of …Read More: Is San Francisco’s Red Rock Island Hiding Buried Treasure?

Island Market

China government offers uninhabited islands for lease

Chinese Island

With the number of wealthy people growing at a fast pace and a change in lifestyle trends, free-time pursuits and individuals’ spending power, Chinese authorities are expecting an increasing interest in island investments.

China – great potential for the private island market

Up until now, the private island market has not been developed in …Read More: China government offers uninhabited islands for lease

Island Market

Will China’s New Island Leases Create a Tourism Boom?

As China opens up a set of small islands for lease, entrepreneurs are planning a new era of luxury resort development in Zhejiang. Are these investors prepared for the challenges ahead?

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According to a recent article in the China Daily, Chinese officials have …Read More: Will China’s New Island Leases Create a Tourism Boom?

Development

The Evolution of New Holland Island

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is only the latest visionary to have had a grand plan for Saint Petersburg’s New Holland Island. Will his be the one to ultimately succeed?

As far as beginnings go, that of New Holland Island was decidedly unglamorous. Centuries ago, it was merely another piece of the forested mainland lining …Read More: The Evolution of New Holland Island