View Property: Weekly News Recap for June 16, 2013

This week’s news recap includes: Nick Candy’s $59 million penthouse at The Plaza, new developments for Santa Monica, Virginia Beach, Bangalore, Chicago and Lanai, buyer insights at the Mandarin Oriental Residences in Bodrum, and the world’s first luxury index of hotel brands!

London Developer Nick Candy Asking $59 million for Penthouse at the Plaza Hotel in New York

Plans Updated for Santa Monica Wyndham Hotel, Residences

$5.69 million Penthouse on the market at Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown, in Washington, DC

Leela Palaces to Add Branded Residences in Bangalore

The Residences at Mandarin Oriental Bodrum Popular with GCC Buyers

Residences to Be Developed at Virginia Beach Cavalier Hotel Property

New Hotel and Luxury Homes Planned for Billionaire Larry Ellison’s Lanai Development

Vancouver Anticipates New Trump-Branded Tower

Four Seasons Private Residences Austin Sells Out

Trump Soho Launches Chinese-Language Website

New Lowes Hotel Tower in Chicago Will Also Offer 398 Apartments

Swire Properties’ “East” Hotel Brand to Anchor Brickell City Centre

NYU Hospitality Conference: Luxury Hotel Development Difficult Unless You “Trick It Up With Residences”

Trump Soho Files Lawsuit over Superstorm Sandy Claims

Far East Hospiality Rebrands Singapore Hotels and Residences to Village

Accor Launching New Serviced Apartment Brand for the Middle East Market

World Luxury Index Tracks Popularity of Hotel Brands