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Harbor View in Edgartown is sold

The Harbor View Hotel, a popular Edgartown destination for Vineyard weddings and visitors, is under new ownership. Upland Capital Corp., founded by Bernard Chiu, purchased the 127-year-old hotel, and plans to renovate it, keeping the...

Point B Realty announces expansion of real estate team

Point B Realty, one of the leading luxury boutique real estate firms on Martha’s Vineyard, today announced an expansion of its sales team, with the addition of three new real estate agents. According to a...

Thanksgiving weekend open houses on Martha’s Vineyard

Motivated sellers are showing properties over Thanksgiving weekend.  If you are a looking to complete a deal prior to the end of the year, or are simply interested in checking out inventory available in...

Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate 2016 Year-End Market Review

Market analysis courtesy of Tea Lane Associates, with offices in West Tisbury and Chilmark. For more information, call 508-696-9999 or visit tealaneassociates.com. 2016 proved to be a very active year for the Island real estate...

South Mountain Co. honored by B Lab.

South Mountain Co. (SMC) was recognized among businesses creating the most positive impact based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the nonprofit B Lab. According to a press release, SMC was honored in...

Katie Dawson earns real estate license

Edgartown resident Katie Dawson, a move consultant with Mayflower Moving Co., recently earned her real estate license. According to a press release, as a real estate sales agent, she will operate as an associate...

Jennifer DaSilva joins Ocean Park Realty

Jennifer B. DaSilva, a resident of Edgartown and Dover, has joined Ocean Park Realty as a licensed real estate sales agent. Ms. DaSilva’s family has deep roots on Martha’s Vineyard, according to a press release....

Sullivan + Associates adds project architect

Sullivan + Associates Architects recently added project architect Nelson Giannakopoulos to its staff. Mr. Giannakopoulos holds a master’s of architecture from Norwich University, where he was inspired by the work of the Spanish architect...

Short-term rental tax is forecast to pass the State Senate

As part of annual budget legislation, the State Senate is expected to approve a tax on short-term rentals via the web such as Airbnb, the State House News Service reported. The tax would be...

RE/MAX On Island celebrates successful 2016

The agents at RE/MAX On Island recently celebrated their successful year in 2016 with an award presentations and dinner. According to a press release, Nic Korba of Oak Bluffs, a 2002 graduate of MVRHS,...

Feiner Real Estate donates $2,500 to M.V. Community Services

Feiner Real Estate has announced its recent "Client's Choice" donation of $2,500 to Martha's Vineyard Community Services. According to a press release, buyers, after consideration, selected MVCS because "they felt it was an organization...

Modular housing goes upmarket

Updated Saturday, April 29, 12 pm* It was 2008, and the housing market had tanked, along with the rest of the economy. Bill Potter, a traditional builder on the Island, needed a good idea. He...

Adam Rebello joins Ocean Park Realty

Adam Rebello, a lifelong resident of Oak Bluffs, has joined Ocean Park Realty as a sales agent. A graduate of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, he has been in the restaurant business on the Island...

Realty trust buys historic home at Seven Gates Farm in Chilmark

Word has spread this week that former Secretary of State John F. Kerry has bought an historic house at Seven Gates Farm, on Harlock Pond Road in Chilmark. According to the Massachusetts Land Records database...

Don't call tiny houses 'tiny' in Chilmark

At least one Chilmark selectman thinks tiny houses might just be too small. But the consensus at the board of selectmen (BOS) meeting on Jan. 11 was that they are a housing idea that...

Feiner Real Estate donates $25,000 to local charities

In 2016, as part Feiner Real Estate’s Client’s Choice program, they donated $25,000 to 14 Island nonprofits of their buyers’ and sellers’ choosing. According to a press release, the program is straightforward — Feiner...

Island Real Estate welcomes René Jackson

Realtor René Jackson has joined Island Real Estate. According to a press release, Ms. Jackson is a year-round Vineyard Haven resident, and has more than 14 years experience in the real estate industry. She...

Tisbury ZBA unanimously approves permit for Kuehn’s Way

The Tisbury zoning board of appeals (ZBA) Thursday unanimously approved a comprehensive permit for Kuehn’s Way, a 20-unit, $6.3 million affordable housing project proposed by the Island Housing Trust (IHT). At a hearing last...

Edgartown will sell three half-acre lots in housing lottery

In what is described as a “community housing opportunity,” Edgartown plans to sell three buildable half-acre lots of town-owned land for $75,000 to a pool of qualified applicants who will be chosen by lottery....

Lampost looks to serve up employee housing on Circuit Avenue

Looking to the past to handle a contemporary problem, the owners of the Lampost, the venerable nightclub, bar, and restaurant on Circuit Avenue, originally built as a four-story hotel in the Victorian heyday of...