Luxury Spotlight Chicago: Priciest Condo Sales

DNAinfo provides a brief look at the most expensive Chicago condos sold in the first half of 2017 (The 25 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Chicago in 2017). 11 East Walton Street (#3802)- $4,375,000 – sold June 29, 2017. This 4,000 square foot, three bedroom, three bath unit is located in ... Read More...

Luxury Spotlight Philadelphia: Priciest Condo Sales

Periodically, we will feature some of the priciest condos sold, focusing on a different city each time. This week’s city is from Melissa Romero in “Curbed Philadelphia” (Philly’s Most Expensive Homes Sold in 2017). The Lanesborough penthouse – Sold for $6,231,000 on June 15, 2017; featuring 4,000 square-foot, 3-bedroom, 3.5 bath ... Read More...

National Luxury Condo Sales Update

How is the condo sales market doing so far this year? It appears to be a mixed bag for luxury condos across the country. In an article in Marketwatch.com, Sepehr Niakan takes a look at the top five markets in the US (Prices for Luxury Condos Under Pressure in Top ... Read More...

World Class Condo Buildings for 2017

A recent article in Forbes, written by Keith Flamer, lists 10 Exceptional Condos to Watch in 2017. After viewing renderings of planned and recently completed developments, he predicted a “sleek future” for this group. Ritz Carlton Residences – Miami. This village-style community, designed by Piero Lissoni, spanning seven acres on Surprise ... Read More...

Luxury Brokers Pursue Buyers from North of the Border

Sales of luxury condominiums to Latin American investors have fallen sharply over the past five years, primarily due to plummeting exchange rates and political turmoil in countries such as Brazil and Venezuela. This has created a more challenging environment for condo developers, especially in the South Florida market. As a result, ... Read More...

Starchitects are Reshaping the Luxury Condo Market

What do luxury condo developers do when faced with so much competition? Turn to a star architect! Better known as a “starchitect”, these are highly sought-after, internationally acclaimed designers of spectacular, awe-inspiring buildings – in very high demand in the ultra-luxury condo market. A recent Miami Herald article looked at ... Read More...

Russians Love Trump (Properties)

As we await the effect of Donald Trump’s presidency on the economy, one thing is certain - the Russians love his condos. A close look at Trump’s business dealings show that maybe his perceived soft spot for Russia is based on decades of courting wealthy Russians to buy condos in ... Read More...