The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $258,185.87 for the business week ending on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The land bank receives its funds from a two per cent fee charged on many Vineyard real estate transactions.

Much of the land bank revenue last week came from the town of Edgartown, where three transactions resulted in $91,346.67. One transaction earned $65,900 in Chilmark. Seven transactions resulted in $52,139 in Oak Bluffs. Two transactions earned $38,800 in West Tisbury. Two transactions resulted in $7,000 in Tisbury. And one transaction earned $3,000 in Aquinnah.

The land bank uses its revenues to purchase and manage land for purposes of conservation, preservation and passive recreation. To date the agency has participated in the purchase of more than 3,243 acres of Vineyard land.