Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Governments buying Islands

Germany: Controversy Surrounds Government Plans To Buy Private Island

Pheasant Island - Courtesy of Wikipedia

The German town of Eutin is gearing up for a bold redevelopment, with controversial plans in place to purchase nearby Pheasant Island – a private island located in the Großer Eutiner Lake.

Pheasant Island – Courtesy of Wikipedia

The sleepy, north-German town of Eutin is set for a new look, …Read More: Germany: Controversy Surrounds Government Plans To Buy Private Island

Governments buying Islands

Italy: Private Island Dream Denied For New Zealand Businessman

Isola Budelli, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The battle for Budelli has reached a bitter conclusion for would-be owner Michael Harte, with the Italian Government exercising its right of first refusal at the eleventh hour.

Isola Budelli, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A New Zealand businessman has had his plans to buy a Mediterranean private island derailed by …Read More: Italy: Private Island Dream Denied For New Zealand Businessman

Breaking Island News

Italy: Mediterranean Private Island Bought By New Zealand Businessman

Isola Budelli, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

After successfully bidding for Isola Budelli, a New Zealand businessman and Vladi Private Islands’ client now has a tense wait to find out whether the island is his to keep.

Isola Budelli, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

One of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean has been bought at …Read More: Italy: Mediterranean Private Island Bought By New Zealand Businessman

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

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

Breaking Island News

USA: Internet Auction Creates Buzz for Jacksonville Private Island

A small privately-owned island in a pleasant resort community in Florida is set to go to online auction with a very reasonable US $50,000 start price.

(Image via Fisher Auction Company)

When it comes to selling a private island, standing out …Read More: USA: Internet Auction Creates Buzz for Jacksonville Private Island

Island Market

USA: Spectacular Nautilus Island on the Auction Block October 18th

A gorgeous private island off the coast of Maine is set to be auctioned later this month, a great opportunity for a summer retreat or secluded year-round residence.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The island market is buzzing with the news that Nautilus Island, a beautiful 14.9 hectare …Read More: USA: Spectacular Nautilus Island on the Auction Block October 18th

Breaking Island News

USA: Environmental Groups in Frantic Bid to Preserve Little Gull Island

Time is running out for a coalition of New York State environmental groups who are trying to preserve a small island and its historic lighthouse from development.

(Little Gull Lighthouse by boats-n-cars/flickr)

It may only be an acre in size, but the race to preserve Little Gull Island, a …Read More: USA: Environmental Groups in Frantic Bid to Preserve Little Gull Island