Saturday, January 19, 2019

Island Market

USA: Private Island Auction Bargain Set To Light Up Life of Lucky Bidder

Boon Island - Photo Courtesy of www.seacoastonline.com

A state-owned lighthouse island in the US state of Maine is currently on sale via online auction, forming part of a nationwide federal government program to cut costs and raise revenue.

Boon Island – Photo Courtesy of www.seacoastonline.com

Boon Island, an uninhabited lighthouse island off the coast of Maine, is the …Read More: USA: Private Island Auction Bargain Set To Light Up Life of Lucky Bidder

Island Market

UK: A Great British Bargain – Private Island Goes to Auction For GBP 80K

Binnewith Island - Photo Courtesy of www.cliveemson.co.uk

If the recent stories of islands under the hammer have left you with a case of auction fever, you won’t want to miss this opportunity – a picturesque private island in Great Britain!

Binnewith Island – Photo Courtesy of www.cliveemson.co.uk

If the recent sales of Big Grand Cay and Innocence …Read More: UK: A Great British Bargain – Private Island Goes to Auction For GBP 80K

Auction Results

Bahamas: Big Grand Cay Sold At Auction

Big Grand Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The unstoppable trend for private island auctions continues, with Bahaman Big Grand Cay the next island to command an impressive price.

Big Grand Cay – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

An incredible private island archipelago commanded an impressive sum earlier this week after Big Grand Cay Archiplego Estate was brought …Read More: Bahamas: Big Grand Cay Sold At Auction

Governments buying Islands

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 Geroulanos’ …Read More: Greece: Government Places Greek Island Up For Sale

Auction Results

Breaking: Bahaman Private Island Reportedly Sells At Auction For USD 17 Million

Hog Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Bahamas’ largest private island goes for a song, with sources suggesting that Innocent Island was successfully sold at auction for an impressive USD 17 million.

Hog Cay – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

You heard it here first – Private Island News can reveal that Innocence Island – the largest …Read More: Breaking: Bahaman Private Island Reportedly Sells At Auction For USD 17 Million

Auction Results

Italy: World’s Most Haunted Island Sold at Auction – Questions Over Future Remain

Isola Poveglia - Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

An Italian businessman has acquired the leasehold of Venice’s Isola Poveglia at auction, enraging a local community group who are already calling upon the government to overturn his winning bid.

Isola Poveglia – Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

A Venetian conservation group’s international campaign to protect Italy’s infamous “plague island” appears to have …Read More: Italy: World’s Most Haunted Island Sold at Auction – Questions Over Future Remain

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

Island Market

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 doesn’t …Read More: Italy: World’s Most Haunted Private Island Goes Up For Sale