‘Billionaire Bunker’: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos buys third mansion for $90 million in Indian Creek Island

NEW DELHI: Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder recently designated as the world’s third richest billionaire by Forbes, has expanded his real estate portfolio with a third mansion on Florida‘s luxurious Indian Creek Island, famously known as the “Billionaire Bunker”. The acquisition, costing $90 million, elevates his total investment in the area to a staggering $237 million.
This recent purchase follows Bezos’s acquisition of two other mansions on the same island last year, one in June for $68 million and another in October for $79 million. The newly bought six-bedroom home sits in the exclusive Indian Creek Village near Miami, encapsulating a waterfront property with an expansive front lawn and outdoor pool, a Daily Mail report said.
The mansion, boasting a sizable 12,135 square feet, is strategically positioned away from Bezos’s previous buys, hinting at plans to reside in this latest addition while potentially redeveloping the earlier acquisitions. This move is part of a broader expansion of Bezos’s property interests following his engagement to Lauren Sanchez.
Indian Creek Island, accessible only through a guarded bridge and patrolled round-the-clock by a private police force, offers unparalleled privacy and security. Its residents, comprising a mix of celebrities and business moguls, enjoy exclusive amenities like a country club and a private 18-hole golf course. The island’s appeal as a ‘Billionaire Bunker’ is further underscored by its median house price of $29.5 million, branding it as ‘the world’s most exclusive municipality.’
Notable neighbors include real estate developer Jeff Soffer and NFL legend Tom Brady, positioning Bezos’s new mansion among the elite. The island has previously attracted high-profile residents such as Jay-Z and Beyoncé, investor Carl Icahn, and Jared Kushner alongside Ivanka Trump.
Bezos’s impressive real estate portfolio, valued at over $600 million, spans across New York, Washington D.C., Beverly Hills, and West Texas, and now includes a private estate in Hawaii. The Hawaii property, acquired in 2022 for an estimated $78 million, features three buildings and is nestled among dormant lava fields, showcasing the billionaire’s taste for unique and luxurious homes.
The acquisition on Indian Creek Island not only underscores Bezos’s lavish lifestyle but also highlights the exclusive nature of the island, attracting some of the world’s wealthiest individuals seeking privacy, security, and luxury.

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