Private Island Buyouts

Private Island Buyouts

In the 1970s, when Sir Richard Branson (then simply Richard Branson) went searching for an island that he could use as a getaway for rock stars on his Virgin Records label, he took one look at Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands and fell in love.

In the years that followed, Branson invested millions of dollars and transformed Necker into a world-class exclusive retreat — “a model for those other small, exclusive private island properties to come,” says

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