NBA Star Tony Parker Buys on Lake Geneva, Switzerland


NBA San Antonio Spurs basketball star Tony Parker has bought an apartment in the luxury “Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences” above Lake Geneva, Switzerland, which looks out onto stunning views of the Alps. “Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences” was a former Grand Hotel that was built in 1906, in the architectural mould of the Grand […]

Luxury Real Estate in Bulgaria : Are we there yet?


Despite another drop in building permits being issued in the third quarter of 2009 – a few luxury housing starts have been announced in Bulgaria.It is all too easy to concentrate on a single market, but the global nature of the financial crisis is something to take into consideration when planning for the future. Q3 […]

Luxury condominium tower in San Francisco Sells Out


Tishman Speyer Properties (of recent Stuyvesant Town Infamy)  has sold out a luxury condominium tower in San Francisco. According to Reuters – this is a sign of pent-up demand in that city’s housing high-end market, especially among first-time home buyers. The Infinity San Francisco development has fully closed out its 237-unit Tower I, while its […]

Luxury Condo developer takes a loss

Things are continuing to get ugly in the luxury condo development world as the credit crunch continues. I suspect 2010 will be the year of the record lawsuits, but 2009 is shaping up nicely. It is still anyone’s guess just how long Donald Trump will be spending in court over the next couple of years, […]

Hawaii Luxury Condos

Hawaii's luxury condominium market hit by recession, foreclosures and swine flu fears

Hawaii luxury condos hit by recession and swine flu The Hawaii luxury condo market is taking a beating along with the rest of the luxury real estate markets, with rising foreclosures, but this is causing issues for those in good financial standing as well as those foreclosed upon. The amount of foreclosures is meaning that, […]