Knight Frank is the agent for a 20-acre private island in the Exumas, Bahamas. The island, which has an asking price of US$35 million, comes with a 6,500 square feet residence. Photo: Handout Knight Frank is the agent for a 20-acre private island in the Exumas, Bahamas. The island, which has an asking price of US$35 million, comes with a 6,500 square feet residence. Photo: Handout
Knight Frank is the agent for a 20-acre private island in the Exumas, Bahamas. The island, which has an asking price of US$35 million, comes with a 6,500 square feet residence. Photo: Handout

Ultra-wealthy set sights on private islands as they seek isolation to escape Covid-19 ravaging the world

  • While privacy and exclusivity are key, the ultra-wealthy want to be ‘close but not too close’ to a mainland for quick access to medical facilities
  • Most of the islands sold last year were typically priced in the low millions and close to a mainland, according to Sotheby’s International Realty

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Knight Frank is the agent for a 20-acre private island in the Exumas, Bahamas. The island, which has an asking price of US$35 million, comes with a 6,500 square feet residence. Photo: Handout Knight Frank is the agent for a 20-acre private island in the Exumas, Bahamas. The island, which has an asking price of US$35 million, comes with a 6,500 square feet residence. Photo: Handout
Knight Frank is the agent for a 20-acre private island in the Exumas, Bahamas. The island, which has an asking price of US$35 million, comes with a 6,500 square feet residence. Photo: Handout
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