Posts filed under: Architecture

In Downtown Los Angeles, a Potential Anchor for Offices

From The New York Times: Wilshire Grand Center, an estimated $1.2 billion mixed-use project in downtown Los Angeles, promises many things upon its 2017 completion date. At 1,100 feet, it will be the tallest building west of the Mississippi, with...
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Why Asian Investors Are Gobbling Up US Real Estate

It is no longer a secret that Asian investors have a tremendous appetite to acquire New York and US real estate. I am pleased to say we have completed well over $3 billion of transactions with Asian investors over the last...
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The 25 Most Expensive New York City Homes on the Market

CurbedNY takes a spin through the 25 most expensive homes on the New York City market, which include: Demi Moore’s San Remo Penthouse, $75M Benjamin N. Duke House, $80M 432 Park Ave, 88th Floor, $76.5M View the rest of the...
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Bijou Bay Harbor coming in 2016

Colombian developer Juan Carlos Gonzalez plans to build a seven-story luxury condo project in Bay Harbor Islands near Bal Harbour and Miami Beach. The building, called Bijou Bay Harbor, will have 41 units ranging from 900 square feet to 2,000...
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12 luxurious Manhattan real estate projects hitting the market this fall

A wave of glitzy new condominium projects is coming to Manhattan by the end of the year, bringing the annual total of new apartment units to a whopping 5,300 — more than twice the number that hit the market during...
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One Thousand Museum by Zaha Hadid Rises

One Thousand Museum by Zaha Hadid Architects marks the Pritzker Prize-winning architect’s first skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.  With her name on the project and iconic design in the center of downtown Miami’s skyline, the tower will be the catalyst...
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An Inside Look of the New Woolworth Apartments [video]

The Daily News has released the second installment of its newest series, ‘Real Estate NYC with Katherine Clarke’. In this episode, Katherine takes you to the top of the Woolworth Building, once the tallest building in New York City. Developer...
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Hudson Yards, The Newest Subway Stop, and the Surprising Green Space Near Both

The opening ceremonies were indeed grand, with politicians and MTA officials galore taking turns praising the engineering achievement of the extension—1.5 miles from Times Square at a cost of $2.42 billion—and promising that the Hudson Yards neighborhood springing up around...
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Ancient art of ‘feng shui’ is being used to sell luxury real estate

More luxury real estate developers and realtors are applying feng shui principles to ensure positive “energy” — and attract Chinese buyers. This year, China surpassed Canada as the foreign country spending the most on residential properties in the U.S., comprising...
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World’s first ultra-luxury atolls to be built in the Maldives, Dubai and Miami

Wealthy holidaymakers who are looking to sink a ton of cash in a private getaway spot will soon be able to buy their own portable island. Christie’s International Real Estate announced plans for the world’s first floating islands, built in...
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