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Portuguese Beach Resorts Peak International Interest

Algarve and Cascais are tops for high-end buyers<p>By Laura Whateley<p>Rafael Ascenso, manager of estate agency Porta da Frente, sold homes near Lisbon …

The New Tax Law Has Made It a Great Time to Invest in Real Estate. Here's How to Get the Most From Your Investment.

Paying attention to both the investment and operational sides of the business will make it a success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Changes in the new tax law mean it's a great time to invest in real estate. Between lower effective tax rates for LLCs, potential drops …

Real Estate

Forget Dorms: Increasingly, International Parents Buy Luxury Condos for Kids Attending U.S. Colleges

From New York to Miami, a look at what families are looking for to house their kids as they go back to school<p>Tuition may be costly in the U.S., but …

Real Estate

Direct international flights are Miami’s pipeline to new real estate buyers

Historically, South Florida has had a direct relationship between direct travel routes and real estate growth and prosperity.<p>In the 1920’s, the “Big …

Real Estate

Maximize Views, Choose the Right Materials, and Other Tips for Decorating a Beach House

Light and airiness are key<p><i>Each week Mansion Global tackles an interior design topic with an elite group of designers from around the world who work</i> …

Home Decorating

Miami Beach penthouse at 321 Ocean resurfaces for $35M

Previously asking as much as $53M<p>The gorgeous 321 Ocean penthouse in Miami Beach has returned to the market with a new price tag of one dollar under $35 million.<p>It initially listed for $53 million in December 2015, six months after its owners purchased the five-bedroom unit for $20 million. In …

Staging’s a Necessary Expense When Selling Luxury Real Estate

Successful projects often include custom-made artwork and furniture<p>Whether it’s for a $500,000 South Florida condo or a $100 million-plus Beverly …

Real Estate

Coral Gables is on the cusp of a retail revolution

While Miami-Dade County’s emerging neighborhoods are experiencing substantial development and investment, one of its most established communities — …

Real Estate

Miami metro has the most dire need for affordable housing in the country, per report

Entailing the Miami metro area of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach<p>A new report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to Congress indicates the Miami metro area (Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach) has the highest share of low-income renters with the “worst case …

Water Views vs. City Views in Miami: What’s the Scene Out Your Window Worth?

Condos with water views are increasingly selling for twice as much as identical ones with city views.<p>Location, location, location. The old adage …

Real Estate

Inside Brickell City Centre's Italian food hall, Estates at Acqualina & more

The developers of Brickell City Centre, the Estates at Acqualina, Akoya Boca West and others just released a slew of new renderings.<p><b>La …

Take Your Time When Searching for Real Estate, Says Time Equities Chief

To get the most bang for their buck, developer Francis Greenburger suggests looking for desirable locales experiencing down cycles<p>Francis …

Real Estate

Vivian Toppe Realtor

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July was a slow month for South Florida home sales: Realtors reports

Aerial view of Miami-Dade<p>Condo and home sales in South Florida posted year-over-year declines in July, with the exception of Miami’s existing condo …

Where to Stay in Miami’s Most Popular Neighborhoods

Resorts where you can relax and rejuvenate in the Magic City.<p>Miami is known for Latin American influences, a vibrant nightlife, energetic, diverse …

Art Deco

Revised plan to redevelop strip club site has stripped-down commercial component

Rendering of Uptown Biscayne<p>CK Privé Group is downsizing its plan to redevelop Dean’s Gold strip club in North Miami Beach as a mixed-use project, …

Miami rents have declined in many popular neighborhoods

Especially in South Beach<p>Miami rents are dipping across many popular neighborhoods, according to the latest report by Zumper.<p>While rent in the city itself still remains expensive—the median one-bedroom apartment price of $1800 ranks 9th in the country—a year-over-year decrease is noticeable in …

Real Estate

Two residences at Miami’s Privé at Island Estates sell for $12M

The project is nearing completion in Aventura<p>About a month out from completion and Privé at Island Estates, one of the most unique residential developments under construction in Miami, just inked a couple of big sales totaling $12 million.<p>The twin-tower project rising on its own island in Aventura …

Real Estate

Miami developer sells $5.3M penthouse, Brickell’s biggest sale of 2017

The initial ask was about $7 million<p>A gorgeous penthouse owned by a Miami developer recently sold for $5.3 million, making it the most expensive sale in Brickell this year.<p>Unit 4707 at Jade Brickell was sold by Harvey Hernandez, president and CEO of Newgard Development Group, reports The Real Deal. …

Real Estate

New Miami penthouse overlooking Biscayne Bay seeks $9.5M

Located atop the newly completed Biscayne Beach in Edgewater<p>Biscayne Beach was among Miami’s hottest new developments when the 51-story condo opened a few months ago at 99 percent sold.<p>The Edgewater development offering a private beach club and direct views of Biscayne Bay still has its premier …

Don't Call It Glamping: 10 Amazing Luxury Camping Adventures

Who says you have to rough it to enjoy the great outdoors? Here are 10 ways to head for the hills, beaches, and mountains without leaving behind your favorite amenities.<p>Glamping has given luxury camping a bum rap for far too long. The extravagant, posh term referring to experiences where glamour …

21 of London's most exclusive private members' clubs, ranked by price

The capital now boasts one of the most diverse selections of clubs in the world.<p>While areas such as Mayfair and Pall Mall are still synonymous with the members' club scene, an explosion of more accessible, affordable, and arguably trendier clubs have shaken things up.<p>Whether you are looking for a …

England

Skift New Luxury Newsletter: Vacation Rentals for the One Percent

<i>The Skift New Luxury newsletter is our weekly newsletter focused on the business of selling luxury travel, the people and companies creating and</i> …

Tourism

The 16 most expensive skyscrapers built in the last 30 years

Business Insider rounded up the most expensive towers built in the last 30 years, defining a skyscraper as a building that measures at least 500 feet tall. As you will see, not all skyscrapers feature a slender design.<p>Check them out below, in order from lowest to highest construction cost.

Skyscrapers

Is silence the next wellness luxury?

Back in the day, when your mom banned you from watching television and told you to go to your room to sit quietly in silence, it definitely wasn’t …

Emma Watson

14 Luxury Camping Trips Around the World

We all love camping...at least in theory we all love camping. In practice, some people take pleasure in the exhaustive prep work, set up, and break …

The Ego Is A Seafaring Catamaran Superyacht Straight From A James Bond Movie

Ego Catamaran Superyacht<p>Posted in Rides<p>Looking for an aptly named yacht to satisfy both your luxurious needs and sense of self? The Ego may be …

Super Yachts

The tequila that costs $30,000 a bottle

Luxury tequila is having a moment right now.<p>And Mexico's Clase Azul tequila brand is capitalizing on the craze.<p>Clase Azul -- which sells bottles ranging from $100 to $30,000 each -- has been served at some highly exclusive affairs, including movie premieres, the Screen Actors Guild Awards and …

Alcohol

Meet the rich and powerful people who live on 'Billionaire Lane' in the Hamptons

And there may be no more exclusive place to own an East End home than Southampton's Meadow Lane, which Forbes once dubbed "Billionaire Lane."<p>Take a look at some of the most exclusive properties and their billionaire owners, below:<p>Megan <i>Willett contributed reporting to an earlier version of this</i> …

Real Estate