In Market

Five Swank Developments Launching Sales in 2022

From condominiums in Brooklyn’s first supertall tower to Riviera Maya residences on a lush resort property, 2022 promises some stunning new options for top-of-the-line homes.

Design

Four Design Trends That Will Dominate Luxury Real Estate in 2022

The pandemic has played a major role in shaping interior trends over the past two years, ushering in a more serene and experimental aesthetic. What should we expect to see in 2022? In short: a renewed consideration of the natural world.

Design

16 Amazing Backgrounds to Beautify Your Work Zoom Life

With remote work here to stay and meetings that are more often face-to-pixel than face-to-face, it stands that our backgrounds could use a little sprucing up. Lucky for you, LX Collection has a fix for that.

In Market

Justin Timberlake Sells $29M Penthouse; COVID’s Effect on Floor Plans

Plus: A mansion in the metaverse and its real-world counterpart; and Extell’s 2021 sales record.

Culture

Ryan Serhant’s Predictions for the Luxury Real Estate Market in 2022

The real estate broker and cast member on Million Dollar Listing New York and Sell It Like Serhant talks about the best time to buy, the role of cryptocurrency in real estate, and supply and demand.

In Market

The Wales Debuts From $3.85M; Travel Exec Breaks Miami Record Twice

Plus: London sales over £15 million soar; and The Avery penthouse trades for $11.15 million in San Francisco.

Culture

Will Pandemic Office Vacancies Create a New Frontier For Luxury Real Estate?

With the pandemic driving commercial vacancies and reshaping the role of the office, will the luxury real estate sector seize the opportunity for adaptive reuse of these underutilized spaces? The answer is “it’s complicated.”

Amenities

How In-House Art Programs Inspire Tailored, Bespoke Home Collections

Creating a gallery-worthy private art collection can be a daunting task, but as accruing art continues to be an important means of wealth accumulation, some high-end condominium buildings are now offering services to help their residents master the art (so to speak).

In Market

Four Real Estate Trends That Defined 2021

From the continued boom in high-end markets across the world to the ongoing virtual land grab, 2021 was defined by trends that put an emphasis on the importance of the home. These four trends steered the conversation in 2021, inevitably giving shape to what will be important in the year to come.

In Market

Five Blockbuster Listings and Sales of 2021

It was an unstoppable year for luxury real estate, with crushing demand and sky-high prices to match. From an over-the-top London penthouse asking £175 million to a Miami penthouse that sold for $22.5 million in cryptocurrency, here’s a look at the year’s most remarkable residences on the market.

Architecture

Eight New and Noteworthy Buildings That Came to Market in 2021

From dazzling residences in a historic London building to Manhattan penthouses with breathtaking vistas of Central Park, here are a few new and noteworthy buildings that hit the market in 2021.

In Market

F1 Champ Sells $49.5M Triplex; Live in Luxury at Sea

Plus: A One Steuart Lane residence gets an artful staging; and a London penthouse with landmark views seeks £17.5 Million.

Architecture

Five Futuristic Metropolises That Could Redefine City Life

As the population of cities continues to grow, a handful of visionaries have set out to reimagine how we can live better closer together. From a town whose growth enriches its residents to a city covered top to bottom in greenery, these five destinations aspire to chart a new path for living.

In Market

Virtual Showings Cater to the Jetsetting Type

Buy an $18.3 million penthouse sight unseen? No problem. The entire condominium buying process has gone digital, and that’s not likely to change anytime soon. Agents across the country have embraced new digital tactics—Zoom client meetings, virtual walkthroughs posted on listings, and FaceTime calls—to clinch deals the world over.

In Market

Mandarin Oriental Announces New York Residences; World’s Second-Tallest Building Tops Out

Plus: Two penthouses in Rafael Viñoly’s The Bryanston hit the market; and 220 Central Park South nears $3 billion in sales.

Amenities

Exclusive Resident-Only Bars Bring the Social Scene Home

At a time when people are seeking out safer and more comfortable ways to gather and socialize, an in-building bar or lounge for only residents and their guests to enjoy, with a full staff at their service, is quickly becoming an attractive amenity.

Culture

Block & Lot: At Hudson Yards, a World-Class Destination Grows From Train Tracks

Welcome to Block & Lot, a series that takes a look at the blocks—the actual rectangles bounded by streets and avenues—that make up Manhattan. In this installment, we visit Block 702 in Midtown.

In Market

New London Buyers Seek Anonymity; Blockbuster Virtual Real Estate Sale

Plus: 17 Jane sells out, and Boffi|DePadova designs a Manhattan model residence.

Culture

Six New Design Books to Gift This Holiday Season

In a year that our homes have become the center of our lives, this holiday season is the perfect time to gift these coffee table books that are as beautiful outside as they are inspiring to read.

Amenities

Private Marinas Make a Splash in South Florida

As more and more Floridians embrace outdoor recreation and enjoy flexible work environments, some condominium developers have responded by offering an amenity that blows their competitors out of the water: private marinas.

In Market

Most Expensive ZIP Codes in the U.S.; Foreign Buyers Return to Miami

Plus: Two major New York penthouse sales; and Pendry announces a Tampa expansion

In Market

Macklowe Auction Nabs $676.1 Million; 1010 Park Avenue Sells Out

Plus: A New York sale nears a neighborhood record; and Diesel launches its first branded residences.

Amenities

Where the Screening Room Is the Feature

There’s no better way to unwind after a busy holiday than to kick back and enjoy a nice movie. These five developments offer the best screening rooms that residents could ask for.

Culture

At Art Basel Miami, Hero Pieces for the Home

Art Basel returns to Miami from November 30 through December 4 with a treasure trove of works by celebrated artists that radiate a sense of intimacy and can transform a living space. Here, designers discuss what pieces they have an eye on and how they would stage them in a home.

In Market

Unnamed Buyer Snags Entire Penthouse Floor; Two Prominent Projects Near Sellout

Plus: Manhattan new development deals jump 352% in October; Onda Residences breaks ground in Miami.

Amenities

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Style at These Buildings

With the holiday season upon us, condominium buildings are pulling out the stops when it comes to treating residents to services, experiences, and spaces that make entertaining a cinch.

Culture

Cryptocurrency and Real Estate: Arte Surfside’s Developers on Creating Opportunity for New Wealth Holders

Alex Sapir and Giovanni Fasciano, the developers of boutique Miami condominium building Arte Surfside, home to the largest known real estate cryptocurrency deal, talk about the future of digital currency in real estate and its role in wealth accumulation.

In Market

New Looks at Brazilian Luxury Resort; Toronto Condo Sales Boom

And New York’s pied-à-terre tax may be tabled for now.

Amenities

Five Above Par: Luxury Residences for Golfers

These destinations are a hole in one for any golf lover.

In Market

181 Fremont: A Grand Penthouse Above the Rest

Deserving of its name, the Grand Penthouse at 181 Fremont is a luxury experience from its bespoke interior elements by Bottega Veneta and Henge to its unrivaled 360-degree San Francisco views.

In Market

Real Estate Power Players to Watch; Bitcoin ETF Debuts On NYSE

Plus: International buyers return to London, and luxury condominiums welcome residents in Atlanta.

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