Transfer Day 2009

Today people across the United States Virgin Islands will celebrate the 92nd anniversary of the transfer of the Virgin Islands from Denmark to the United States.  Each year, March 31st is recognized as Transfer Day. It marks the day in 1917 when the Danish West Indies were formally ceded to the United States and officially […]


  “EAST END POINT” –  The eastern most point of St. John is now for sale.   This estate sized lot is over 5 acres and has several almost flat building sites and unlimited views to the British Virgins from Tortola to Virgin Gorda, Fallen Jerusalem, Salt Cooper, Ginger, Peter and Norman Islands.  Located within “THE […]

“Bella Vista” – a St. John “Best Buy”

“Bella Vista” is a spacious mountain retreat with spectacular views of picturesque Coral Bay and the British Virgin Islands. Luxurious decorating, tasteful art, natural wood work, tile and hardwood floors create a stunning, yet comfortable interior in this very special island home.  Truly a St. John Real Estate “Best Buy”. Of the 134 homes presently […]

St. John is receiving some much needed rain this afternoon.  Not much yet but we are hoping for more.  See what Cruz Bay looks like this afternoon on the St. John Spice webcam:


Work continues on the new roundabout in Cruz Bay just down the hill from Islandia Real Estates offices. The intersection has new lanes coming from Centerline Road which is easing some of the congestion from the construction.  So far the project is ahead of schedule and disruption of traffic flow has been minimal.  Good job […]

Heaven’s Half Acre

MLS# 08-42  Half acre parcel with water view of Coral Bay harbor. End of the road setting.  Downhill building site. Deeded beach access at nearby Johnson’s Bay. Priced to sell at $250,000.  Adjacent 1/2 acre parcel also available.  Owner very motivated – all offers welcome!


I may be biased but having visited most islands in the Caribbean I still think Cruz Bay has the prettiest harbor of them all.  Next month I will sample 2 new islands – Tobago and Barbados.  If either can beat Cruz Bay for beauty and charm I will let you know. Merry


      The Voyages Building in Coral Bay needs a new owner – soon.  The Seller will seriously consider all reasonable offers.  The current list price is $2.6M.  See a video clip taken when the restaurant was in full operation at: A brief description: VOYAGES BUILDING is  a two story mixed use Commercial/Residential Building containing a total […]

Some things never change…

Here in the U.S. Virgin Islands some things never change.  One of those is the local time.  Although many of us are on Island Time, officially we are on Atlantic Standard Time which is one hour later than Eastern Standard Time.   While most of our stateside friends changed their clocks this week to conform to […]


 The US Environmental Protection Service’s research vessel “Bold” was seen poking around in Rendezvous Bay on Sunday.  To find out their mission read the press relase below. EPA to Study Coral Reefs in U.S. Virgin Islands Release date: 02/24/2009 Contact Information: John Senn (212) 637-3667 (office) or (908) 420-8957 (cell), or Jim Casey (340) 714-2333, […]

Battery Hill Condo – reduced!

    BATTERY HILL CONDO – Lovely ground floor unit with spacious private sun deck and enclosed porch. Unit is tastefully furnished and completely air-conditioned. The complex has a delightful pool and deck with beautiful water views, nicely manicured grounds and convenient location – short walk to town and Frank Bay beach. Easy access – […]


One Acre Plus - wooded lot  high on Bordeaux Mountain with great views up the Sir Francis Drake Channel  to the British Virgin Islands including Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Fallen Jerusalem and Jost Van Dyke.  There is a paved Estate Road leading to the property and underground utilities available.   The slope is gentle and views are killer.  […]