Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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

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

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

Tennessee Island Makes It To The Online Auction Block

As the global economic crisis continues to take its toll on the private island market, one shrewd seller has taken to the online auction house eBay in an attempt to sell his Tennessee island.

Wolf Island, TennesseeImage Courtesy of eBay

The island market is abuzz with the news that Wolf …Read More: Tennessee Island Makes It To The Online Auction Block

Governments buying Islands

Forbidden Islands - A Look At The Work of The Nature Conservancy Part 3

In the final installment of Private Island News’ three-part special, guest author P.J Ryan – regular columnist at the excellent National Parks Traveler – treats us to an in depth look at the work of The Nature Conservancy – America’ leading conservation organization. Acclaimed for their work to protect ecologically important lands and …Read More: Forbidden Islands – A Look At The Work of The Nature Conservancy Part 3