Category: Real Estate

New luxury hotel in Nashville

New luxury hotel in Nashville

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a 20-year deal with Nashville real estate developer Alex Palmer to operate a 285-room hotel under the name InterContinental Nashville at 1600 West End, where the avenue and Broadway meet. InterContinental will help finance the $250 million project, which also will include an office tower, condominiums and retail space. Construction […]

Beetham Tower in Manchester, UK, completed

Beetham Tower in Manchester, UK, completed

Soaring 171m above ground level, Manchester’s Beetham Tower is now officially the UK’s tallest residential building. The project was completed yesterday and celebrated with a breathtaking firework display which could be seen for miles around. The first 23 storeys of the building will house a 5-star 285-bed Hilton Hotel due to open at the end […]

Trump Ocean Club, International Hotel & Tower, in Panama

Trump Ocean Club, International Hotel & Tower, in Panama

The latest in Donald Trump’s growing empire is the Trump Ocean Club, International Hotel & Tower planned for Panama City, Panama. He  had said he would  develop there 3 years ago, after attending the Miss Universe pageant in the city, if the right opportunity arose.   His first foray into Central America will be a […]

Management of The Palm Golden Mile

Management of The Palm Golden Mile

IFA Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of luxury hotel operator Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to manage The Palm Golden Mile and their two shoreline buildings, Al Nabat and Al Haseer, IFA Hotels & Resorts’ residential projects, located on the trunk of The Palm, Jumeirah. The Golden Mile will encompass some of The Palm’s […]

The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe opening in 2009

The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe opening in 2009

The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe will be the area’s first five star-caliber hotel. The ski-in, ski-out resort is slated to have 173-rooms, and a 20,000 square foot spa at The Highlands in North Lake Tahoe, California, on Northstar Mountain. The hotel will also be an attractive venue for groups with 11,000 square feet of meeting […]

The Elysian Hotel opens in Bali

The Elysian Hotel opens in Bali

design hotels has just opened The Elysian in Bali, the newest addition to the group. The villa style property offers luxurious contemporary living blended with a unique Balinese design. Located in the fashionable Seminyak neighbourhood, the hotel is a stone’s throw from boutiques, beaches and the vibrant nightlife that Bali has to offer. With 26 […]

The Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid

The Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid

A lavish interpretation of a Grand Adirondack Lodge, The Whiteface Lodge Resort & Spa offers full and partial ownership in their 1, 2 and 3 bedroom residences as well as hotel stays. Complete with the finest staff, unparalleled comfort, and an array of grand amenities, nestled into the lakeside mountains, the lodge pays tribute to […]

Beachside Key West

Beachside Key West

Live on the water in paradise in Key West’s newest and most luxurious waterfront residences. Beachside Key West combines the finest in residential living with all the luxury and service of a five star resort. Features include a fine dining restaurant by world-renowned chef, Norman Van Aken, a tavern style restaurant and lounge located adjacent […]

Living on a cruise ship

Living on a cruise ship

The idea of living on a cruise ship might have long been a pipe dream for many people, but it’s slowly becoming a reality for a few. Four Seasons Ocean Residences  is a 42,500 ship with $2.5 to $15 million residences (depending on whole or part ownership), expected to be ready by 2008. This news […]

Xtreme Cars and Stars

Xtreme Cars and Stars

In Beatty, 120 miles north of Las Vegas, a developer is planning an extravagant $2 billion project. The Xtreme Cars and Stars hotel, casino and condo complex will include a $2.1 million NASCAR racetrack, a jogging track around a manmade lake, and 18-hole championship golf course, not to mention the 27-storey towers with over 2,500 […]

Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, Denver

The 367-room Embassy Suites in downtown Denver is to become Denver’s first Ritz-Carlton hotel. It will be transformed into a 202-room hotel and 23 luxury condos and be known as the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, Denver. Average room rates are likely to be upwards of $250 per night and the condos will probably be somewhere […]

Rum Cay Resort Marina in the Bahamas

Rum Cay Resort Marina in the Bahamas

Most Bahamian islands give you a beautiful beach… at Rum Cay, they’ll give you that and so much more. The planned 900-acre resort marina on the island will include a luxury hotel, spa, restaurants, shops and real estate, and is scheduled to open early next year. The island is situated 360 miles east of Miami, […]

Grand Cayman's The Waterford Private Residence Club

Grand Cayman’s The Waterford Private Residence Club

The Waterford will offer a new vacation home alternative to buyers who insist on all the advantages of luxury home ownership, without any of the hassles.   It is to be built in Crystal Harbour, overlooking beautiful North Sound in Grand Cayman and will consist of 50 two- and three-bedroom residences (up to 3,000 square […]

13 historic palaces and villas in Venice for sale

13 historic palaces and villas in Venice for sale

13 historic palaces and villas on the Grand Canal, the Lido and the island of Murano, Venice, are being auctioned by the Italian government. Among the properties for sale will be the Bonfadini-Vivante palace, famous for its neo-classical frescos, and the Foscari Contarini villa, which overlooks the Grand Canal near the Rialto Bridge. Locals are […]

Ritz-Carlton residential tower in Chicago

Ritz-Carlton residential tower in Chicago

Chicago-based Prism Development Company will construct a 40-story, 360,000-square-foot, Ritz-Carlton-managed residential tower on a prime site in Chicago, at North Michigan Avenue and Erie Street in the heart of the ‘Magnificent Mile’. The site was previously occupied by The Terra Museum of American Art which closed in October 2004. The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago, Magnificent Mile […]

Thatch Cay, US Virgin Islands

Thatch Cay, US Virgin Islands

If you’ve ever aspired to owning your own private island, then I suspect you could do far worse than Thatch Cay, one of the last privately owned islands in the eastern Caribbean. This 237 acres of sun-drenched paradise will set you back $24 million. The island even comes with geckos, whilstling frogs and its own […]