This new shopping center on St. John is located on the South Shore Road in the high traffic area near the Westin resort and timeshares and south shore rental villas.  Anchor tenants include a grocery store and a bank.   Loads of parking and new construction make this a very desirable commercial property.  For more details […]

Westin Resales

If you have been vacationing on St. John over the years, chances are that you have stayed at the Westin Resort on one of those visits.  It’s a beautiful resort! If you don’t want to rent a car & drive, take the taxis, don’t want to leave resort, you have restaurants, gym, tennis courts, boating […]

U.S. Virgin Islands Quarter debuts today

Bags and rolls of the U.S. Virgin Islands Quarter will go on sale at the US Mint on Monday, September 28, 2009 at 12:00 Noon ET. This will be the fifth coin released in the District of Columbia and US Territories Quarters Program. The reverse design of the Virgin Islands Quarter features tyre palm trees, […]

Virgin Islands Property Tax Update

Many Virgin Islands property owners still have some concerns about filing an appeal of 2006 property taxes. Below is an excerpt from an article about our property tax situation from last week’s Virgin Island Daily News: The Tax Review Board must be fully functional and provide for due process for taxpayers who dispute the property […]

Coral Bay Casa

CORAL BAY CASA is a masonry 2 bdrm – 2 bath home on 1/2 acre in Upper Carolina on the east side of beautiful St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands.  The property is only 20 minutes from Cruz Bay and 6 minutes to the nearest National Park beach.  From the living room and the […]

Lovango, does it get any better?

  I can’t tell you how many times someone has told me that they are looking for a little something on the beach. Well it just doesn’t get any better than this! Lovango is just a 10 minute boat ride from Cruz Bay in St. John. It’s the perfect escape when you want to get […]

Oppenheimer Beach

Not a bad place for a party! I must say it was a beautiful day this past Saturday when I attended a friends birthday party at Oppenheimer beach. For a nominal fee, you can rent the facility through Parks & Recreation (340-776-6531).  Plenty of shaded areas under the seagrapes and the snorkeling is great! It’s […]

Business in Paradise

Cinnamon Bay in St. John’s Virgin Islands National Park I like to commute to and from work via the North Shore Road which takes me by St. John’s most beautiful beaches as I drive through the Virgin Islands National Park.  We routinely receive inquiries from folks contemplating leaving their present life and moving to St. […]


While showing property last week  we stopped the Jeep so my customers could get some photos of 3 donkeys lounging beside the road.  We got more close-ups than expected when all three tried to get their heads through the window at the same time. For your own adventure in St. John, USVI real estate contact […]


  CHICAGO (Reuters) – According to a report seen on Reuters a larger-than-expected gains in U.S. housing prices and consumer confidence on Tuesday lent new weight to views that the economy is emerging from the longest recession since the 1930s.While we have seen an increase in confidence and sentiment some areas of the international property […]

Nothing Like Great Cruz Bay

What a view from this area! The Great Cruz Bay neighborhood has it all. Located by the Westin Resort off the Southshore road, its close to town location, paved roads and incredible sunset views make this an ideal place to live or vacation.  Owners in this neighborhood can also enjoy access to a dinghy dock […]


Since the beginning of the 21st century we have had fun with repeating single digit dates.  Last year it was 8/8/08.  Many cultures saw it as a lucky number and had celebrations, but this year it is 9/9/09, and for some it is still lucky, but for others, 9 is a warning, and it even […]

Under All is the Land in Hansen Bay

Let’s talk about the East End of St. John.  Beyond Skinny’s and Hurricane Hole is the land addressed Estate Hansen Bay. There are three main areas in this estate which are Dreeket’s Bay Estates, Privateer Bay Estates and East End Association. Currently there are 27 active land listings in Estate Hansen Bay ranging from $285,000 for […]

Tis the Season

Yes, it’s that time of the year again when our favorite restaurants are closing for multiple weeks. Once you decide to go out and eat, the conversation immediately turns to what’s still open and what’s closed.  One of my favorites in Coral Bay is Shipwreck Landing (yes, french fries!). Make your plans to get your fix […]

St. John Ferry Rate Hearing…

  ST. JOHN U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The first of two public hearings was held on St. John on Wednesday night to gather information about a prior V.I. Public Services Commission rate investigation and subsequent decision to raise the price of ferry tickets for passengers who travel between St. Thomas and St. John in the […]