Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have spent $31.8 million on a property that sits on a private Miami island known as the “Billionaire’s Bunker.”
The area is known as Indian Creek Island and it is a private, guarded and gated community that is known as one of the most secure places in Florida.
The island has a 13-man police force for just a few dozen residences. Taxes are reportedly $472,764 every year.
According to Page Six, the couple purchased Lot 4, which was owned by Julio Iglesias. The sale closes on Dec. 17, and it appears that they have just purchased a plot of land.
The land is about 1.84 acres with 200 feet of private waterfront. The couple still needs to build the house on the property, and it is currently unclear if they will be building an actual bunker on the property, that just seems to be the neighborhood’s nickname.
Indian Creek Island is also the home of Jared’s younger brother, Joshua, who purchased a $22 million home on the island earlier this year. The island is just over an hour from Trump’s infamous Mar-a-Lago resort.
A source told Page Six that, “The Kushners have been looking to purchase property in Florida for quite some time, and will also maintain their home in New York.”
Famous past and present residents of the island included Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima, Spanish singer Julio Iglesias, his son Enrique Iglesias, co-founder of hotels.com Robert Diener, billionaire Parvez Ashraf Lahiri and his son Irfan Lahiri, hedge fund billionaire and Sears CEO Edward Lampert, retired football coach Don Shula, Charles Bartlett Johnson, Chinese American billionaires, the Rennie family, James Rennie, Rennie Family Trust 2009.
Billionaire Jeffery Soffer, billionaire investor Carl Icahn, and former Philadelphia Eagles owner and billionaire art collector Norman Braman also own homes in Indian Creek.
Other famous residents both past and present have included Beyoncé and Jay-Z, pro golfer Raymond Floyd, coach Rick Pitino, U.S. Senator George Smathers, Sheik Mohammed al Fassi, television host Don Francisco, co-founder of Calvin Klein and Coal and Oil Executive, Barry Schwartz, radio magnate Raúl Alarcón, coal and oil executive, heiress and philanthropist Suzie Linden, Gardner Cowles Jr., Arthur I. Appleton, President of Appleton Electric Company and founder of the Appleton Museum of Art and Bridlewood Farm, and his wife Martha O’Driscoll a former Hollywood actress.
News of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s new property purchase comes less than two weeks after “Not Wanted” posters showing Ivanka’s face were seen around her former home of Manhattan, New York.
After her former home-city made it very clear that she was not welcome back home, there was widespread speculation about where she would be headed after her time in the White House comes to a close.
There has also been speculation about where her father will end up, with many thinking that he will also end up in southern Florida, somewhere near his Mar-a-Lago resort.