Managing Ice House Pond Proves Balancing Act for Land Bank

A revised plan for Manaquayak Preserve in West Tisbury highlights the sometimes tricky role of the land bank in managing ecologically sensitive properties.

Land Bank Revenues Mirror Growth in Real Estate Market

Buoyed by a rising real estate market, the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank is on track to end the year on a high note for revenues.

Land Bank Looks to Create Campground on Southern Woodlands Property

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank is moving forward with plans to create a seasonal low impact campground on a two-acre site inside the Southern Woodlands Reservation.

Land Bank Expands Holdings at Fulling Mill Brook

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank will expand its Fulling Mill Brook Preserve in Chilmark with the purchase this week of 17 acres on Middle Road. The land bank paid $1,775,000 to siblings Emily and Oliver Rothschild for the property.

Land Bank Revenues: Oct. 16

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $212,402 for the business week ending on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015.

Land Bank Revenues: Oct. 2

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $649,339 for the business week ending on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

Island Housing Trust, Land Bank Jointly Buy 14.8 Acres

The Island Housing Trust and Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank paid $1.2 million for the property off State Road in Vineyard Haven, with a plan to build rental housing on part of the land and leave the remainder in conservation.

Land Bank Expands Ice House Pond Property

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank will expand its holdings around Ice House Pond in West Tisbury with the purchase of 22 acres off Lambert’s Cove Road. The seller is FOCUS, a Christian fellowship group with a campus nearby. The land bank paid $2.3 million.

Land Bank Revenues: July 10

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $269,634.98 for the business week ending on Friday, July 10, 2015.

Land Bank Revenues: May 29

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $530,617 for the business week ending on Friday, May 29, 2015.

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