Monday, September 28, 2020

Island Market

China: Government Releases Twenty New Private Islands to Investors

Authorities in Fujian Province have this week identified twenty uninhabited islands which will be made available to global tourism investors on a leasehold basis.

(Image Courtesy of Our China Daily)

Looking to cash in on China’s increasing interest in private islands, the government of Fujian Province has this week singled …Read More: China: Government Releases Twenty New Private Islands to Investors

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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

Governments buying Islands

USA: Conservation Group Forced To Place Private Island Back on the Market

Just over one year since being snapped up by a conservation group, heart-shaped Harbor Island in Maine has once again been placed on the private island market.

Harbor Island, Maine – Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

As one of the key trends on the private island market, avid readers of …Read More: USA: Conservation Group Forced To Place Private Island Back on the Market

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Italy: World’s Most Haunted Private Island Goes Up For Sale

Isola Poveglia - Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

The cash-strapped Italian Government has placed Isola Poveglia up for auction – a private island so spooky that no tourist has set foot on it for years.

Isola Poveglia – Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

Looking to book an unforgettable private island vacation? We’re willing to bet that an ultra-spooky, plague-stricken private island …Read More: Italy: World’s Most Haunted Private Island Goes Up For Sale

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Caribbean: These Private Island Paradises Must Be Sold!

Bird Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Going, going, gone! Bargain hunters at the ready – as one entire island archipelago gets set to go to auction, another exotic island escape has undergone a significant price reduction. Read all about it!

It seems there’s never been a better time to invest in a Caribbean private island, with not one but two …Read More: Caribbean: These Private Island Paradises Must Be Sold!

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Caribbean: Bahamas’ Biggest Private Island Goes To Auction

Hog Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Bahamas’ biggest privately owned island looks set to head to the auction block next month, putting private island investors on red-alert.

Hog Cay – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

International island hunters have just over a month to prepare themselves for what could well be the sale of the …Read More: Caribbean: Bahamas’ Biggest Private Island Goes To Auction

Governments buying Islands

China: Private Island Plans Enter Trial Phase in Guangdong Province

Map of Guangdong - Courtesy of www.itourbeijing.com

Authorities in Guangdong Province have this week announced plans to trial the use of two private islands along the South China Sea coast.

Map of Guangdong – Courtesy of www.itourbeijing.com

China’s interest in private islands continues to grow with local media reports suggesting that two uninhabited islands off the coast of …Read More: China: Private Island Plans Enter Trial Phase in Guangdong Province

Islands on the market

Scotland: Could This Be The Only Private Island to Win Olympic Gold?

Ailsa Craig - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Scottish private island responsible for the production of the curling stones used at this year’s Winter Olympic Games has been put up for sale with an asking price of GBP 1.5 million.

Ailsa Craig – Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A tiny, uninhabited island located some ten kilometers from the …Read More: Scotland: Could This Be The Only Private Island to Win Olympic Gold?