How Real Estate Giants Spend Their Wealth

Many of real estate’s heaviest hitters have indulged their fantasies and invested in the biggest and best toys money can buy. With the last financial crisis long in the past and the stock market at an all-time high, these mostly New York real estate developers have found a variety of ... Read More...

Canadian Snowbirds Flock to South Florida

South Florida real estate brokers have noticed an upswing in inquiries from Canadian snowbirds, and are welcoming them with open arms (It’s a Canadian Snowbird’s Market in South Florida). In the area north of Miami, from Hallandale Beach to Fort Lauderdale to Boca Raton, there has been a convergence of ... Read More...

The Final Gem in Historic NYC Luxury Development

The latest news from Manhattan’s overbuilt luxury market comes from developer James Linsley, who is doing the unusual. Instead of just one skyscraper by a world-famous architect, he is developing three – on the same site. A recent article by Oshrat Carmiel, writing for Bloomberg News, reports on the project being ... Read More...

CondoWatch Miami: Sky-High Luxury Sales

The Miami Dade condo market got back on track this past week. There were 114 sales for a total volume of $77,481,488. The average price for a condo was $679,662.18, or $363.84 per square foot. Miami Beach was the top city, recording a total volume of $36.525 million with 20 sales. ... Read More...

Miami Condos Becoming the Hong Kong of the West

Has Miami become the “Hong Kong of the West?” In a recent article in Forbes, Ellen Paris maintains that Chinese investors love Miami (Why Chinese Investors Love Miami, The ‘Hong Kong Of The West’). Caroline Li Griffith, a Chinese real estate investor recently purchased her third luxury condo in Miami. ... Read More...

Luxury Spotlight Las Vegas: Priciest Condo Sales

This week’s luxury focus spotlight looks at Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World. The desert comes alive here - it’s the place where dreams are made of. Las Vegas is a global destination with people flocking from all over the world seeking thrills, romance, sun, or the chance ... Read More...

Luxury Spotlight Palm Beach: Priciest Condo Sales

This week’s luxury focus spotlight looks at Palm Beach, Florida. This 16 mile long barrier island has long been favored as the winter retreat of the rich and famous, who spend “The Season” giving parties, attending charity balls, yet attempt to keep a low profile. Here are the most expensive ... Read More...

Billionaire Bachelor Pads

Jim Dobson, a contributor for Forbes Magazine, has been a world explorer for over 30 years and covered more than 80 countries.  He is “highly experienced in exotic travel and extreme luxury adventures,” and has been fortunate enough to tour and stay in some of the most expensive residences in ... Read More...

Luxury Spotlight Portland: Priciest Condo Sales

This week’s luxury focus spotlight looks at Portland, Oregon.  Known for its eclectic spirit and environmental consciousness and nicknamed the Rose City, Portland is the largest city in Oregon and loved by hipsters, cyclists and artists alike. Here are the most expensive condos presently on the market in Portland, courtesy ... Read More...