Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Island Market

Canada: Ontario’s Islands of Desire

For the stressed-out city dwellers of Toronto, a relaxing escape is just a few hours’ drive away in Ontario’s Cottage Country. The most longed-for retreat is undoubtedly a private island in beautiful Georgian Bay.

(Image of Rockstar Courtesy of Ojibway Realty)

Bay Street, regarded as Toronto’s answer …Read More: Canada: Ontario’s Islands of Desire

Island Market

China: If you want a challenge, develop a Chinese island!

Chinese archipelago

Last month we reported on new laws that came into effect in China on March 12 this year, to allow 176 islands to be offered to Chinese and foreigners to rent or lease for prolonged periods of time, in accordance with certain restrictions. See:

http://www.privateislandnews.com/china-government-offers-uninhabited-islands-for-lease/

In the following article, the China Daily hears from …Read More: China: If you want a challenge, develop a Chinese island!

Islands on the market

Scotland: Some like it hot….

Out Skerries Shetland

but not everyone. A tropical atoll fanned by balmy breezes may fulfill some people’s dream of paradise but there are those who prefer the more windswept end of the climate spectrum. If that’s the case then the islands of the OUT SKERRIES off the North Sea coast of Scotland will have definite appeal.

The …Read More: Scotland: Some like it hot….

Island Market

USA: As Market Improves, $49.5M Florida Island Relisted for Sale

After the 2008 economic collapse, Florida was arguably one of the hardest-hit states in the union. During the crisis, one private-island owner pulled his listing from the market – but signs of a recovery have renewed his hopes of finding a buyer.

(Image from www.wikipedia.com)

While the thought …Read More: USA: As Market Improves, $49.5M Florida Island Relisted for Sale

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