Category: Real Estate

Trump's plans in Scotland scuppered

Trump’s plans in Scotland scuppered

You may recall me reporting that Donald Trump had his plans for a $2.1 billion golf course approved.   Well… not any more.   The plans have been rejected by Aberdeenshire Council’s Infrastructure Committee and this takes precedence over the earlier decision. An appeal to Scottish government ministers is a possibility, but Trump might also […]

The best golf course in the world?

Donald Trump has got his way in Scotland, the home of golf – planning permission to build a $2.1 billion (yes, you read that right) golf resort just north of Aberdeen, despite some local opposition. As well as what might prove to be the best course in the world, there will be a 450-room luxury […]

Ritz-Carlton's second project in Arizona

Ritz-Carlton’s second project in Arizona

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has teamed up with Arizona-based Cottonwood Properties and Greenbrier Southwest Corporation to open a 250-room Ritz-Carlton resort hotel and spa, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club featuring Jack Nicklaus Signature courses, and a Ritz-Carlton branded residential community in northwest Tucson. The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain and The Residences at The  Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain will […]

The Porches private residences in Colorado

The Porches private residences in Colorado

Colorado’s ski season is quickly approaching and, as you prepare for your winter getaways, I wanted to pass along information that’s been sent to me on one of the hottest ski destinations, Steamboat Springs and The Porches.  The Porches is  a premier second home community with a variety of ownership opportunities in its Private Residence […]

Belize's Kanantik Reef & Jungle Resort up for sale

Belize’s Kanantik Reef & Jungle Resort up for sale

The owners of Kanantik Reef & Jungle Resort, an exclusive eco-sensitive resort on the southern coast of beautiful Belize, have revealed that they are selling up, looking for bids of $7.9 million. Kanantik, which is a Maya Mopan word  meaning “to take care of”, has more than lived up its name: after building the resort […]

Trump SoHo Hotel Condominiums video

Marvel at this very neatly presented virtual tour of the Trump SoHo Hotel Condominiums in New York.

St. Pancras station enters the 21st Century

St. Pancras station enters the 21st Century

Eurostar began its 186 mph service from London’s St. Pancras station to France yesterday. St. Pancras station has been through an amazing $1.6 billion refurbishment over a 7 year period  and is now a station that can rival the likes of New York’s Grand Central Terminal; it  can  even lay claim to the title of […]

Viceroy Anguilla prepares to open

Viceroy Anguilla prepares to open

The Viceroy Anguilla is hosting a beach clean up next Saturday, 24th November 2007. Viceroy Anguilla Resorts & Residences wants to do their part to keep Anguilla’s beaches pristine and  plans to host similar events when the resort opens  in the  summer. In the meantime, this winter 2007 season is the last chance for buyers […]

See luxury condos in Vegas, floor by floor

An innovative internet-based service designed specifically for prospective buyers of Las Vegas luxury high rise condos or hotel condos  has been  launched by Luxury Realty Group, Inc. This new service allows prospective buyers to search for condos available for sale by floor in a luxury high rise. It also provides images and videos specifically for […]

Ritz-Carlton, Cap Cana

Ritz-Carlton, Cap Cana

Ritz-Carlton is expanding its collection of exclusive Caribbean resorts and residential projects at Cap Cana in Dominican Republic, with a 220-room resort featuring a range of luxury amenities including a lavish 16,000-square-foot spa, private beach club, five restaurants and lounges,  and Cap Cana’s three Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses. The Ritz-Carlton, Cap Cana and 194 […]

The Lusso Collection passes 100 member milestone

The Lusso Collection passes 100 member milestone

The Lusso Collection – an exclusive destination club that began in June last year and provides members unlimited access to a collection of multi-million dollar residences in the world’s most sought-after vacation destinations – has announced that it has signed more than 100 members since its official launch. Destinations covered include Hawaii, Cabo San Lucas […]

Federation Island: an island for Russia's super-rich

Federation Island: an island for Russia’s super-rich

We’re already well aware of Dubai’s antics when it comes to making luxury islands, but did you know that similar plans are afoot in Russia?   An ambitious artificial island 10 miles off the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, venue for the 2014 Winter Olympics, is in the pipeline. Designed by Dutch architect Erik […]

Trump's first luxury hotel and condominium development in Canada

Trump’s first luxury hotel and condominium development in Canada

Donald Trump has been in Toronto this week to break ground on his first luxury hotel and condominium development in Canada.   In the heart of the city’s financial district, at the corner of Bay and Adelaide Streets, he unveiled that 70% of the units had already been sold. The 57-storey tower will be Canada’s […]

A Donald Trump home for sale

A Donald Trump home for sale

An oceanfront property that Donald Trump bought for $41.25 million in 2004 is up for sale with Sotheby’s International Realty for a handsome $125 million – the highest ever for a single family home in the US. Situated in Palm Beach, FL the 7-acre residence enjoys 474 feet of ocean frontage and was extensively renovated […]

Who's for a $1.6 million house shaped like a toilet?

Who’s for a $1.6 million house shaped like a toilet?

The founder of the World Toilet Association  is to live in a luxury loo.   Sim Jae-Duck’s  419 square metre concrete and glass home Suweon, 40 kilometres south of Seoul, is lavatory-shaped building. The house has two bedrooms, two guest rooms and, of course, four toilets, one of which is situated in a showcase bathroom […]

The Clarens Golf and Trout Estate

The Clarens Golf and Trout Estate

Those who know Clarens will understand immediately, those that don’t will be truly inspired by its magic.   Just a few hours from Gauteng and worlds apart – The Clarens Golf and Trout Estate.   And now there’s a rare opportunity to invest in the ultimate lifestyle choice, to own a piece of the golden […]