HotelHomes.com News Recap November 2, 2013

In this week’s hotel homes news: a new listing at Ritz-Carlton Battery Park in New York hits the market, Jumeirah Group has big plans for growth, Timbers Resorts takeover Ritz-Carlton Club Bachelor Gulch and Bangkok’s Mahanakhon Development is making smooth progress.

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HotelHomes.com News Recap for October 18, 2013

In this week’s news recap: hotel branded residences among recent top sales in Boston and San Francisco, Ritz-Carlton Waikiki could expand its plan for more residences, plus openings in London, Bangalore, Israel and Charlotte.

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HotelHomes.com News Recap for September 26, 2013

This week’s news recap includes the introduction of Peninsula Hotels’ first residences (in Shanghai), a $40 million penthouse sale at Fairmont Pacific Rim Vancouver, a troubled auction for Trump Toronto,  new project updates for the Cayman Islands, Sarasota, and Regina, Saskatchewan… plus, could Starbucks make the next great hotel brand?

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HotelHomes.com News Recap for September 9, 2013

This week’s news recap includes new openings from W in Switzerland and Fairmont in Saudi Arabia, new plans for a Ritz-Carlton in Kazakhstan, and a Helmut Jahn condo and hotel project in Lower Manhattan… plus updates from Las Vegas, the Maldives, Boston, and San Francisco!

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HotelHomes.com News Recap for August 8, 2013

These week’s news recap includes a record-breaking sale at the Ritz Carlton Residences Bangkok, a new record asking price at the Residences at Mandarin Oriental Boston, a new CEO for Four Seasons, Laura Ashley’s new hotel brand, a buyout for Commune Hotels, and new projects for Cartagena, Columbia, Knoxville, Tennessee, and Cairns, Australia!

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HotelHomes.com Weekly News Recap for July 18, 2013

This week’s news recap includes a look at the Residences at the Ritz Carlton LA Live’s Fendi Penthouse, new projects for Boston, Brooklyn, Montevideo, and Ottawa, and the future of New York’s Helmsley Park Lane Hotel!

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HotelHomes.com Weekly News Recap for July 3, 2013

This week’s news recap includes top hotel residences in New York and Boston, 38 buyer lawsuits at Trump Toronto, hotel sales at the Four Seasons Bengaluru and the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco, a twin in the works for the Ritz-Carlton Waikiki Beach, and a five-star “cave hotel” in China!

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HotelHomes.com Weekly News Recap for June 19, 2013

This week’s news recap includes new Aman villas in Bali, a major bulk sale at Las Vegas’ City Center, interior design competition at the Residences at Mandarin Oriental Atlanta, a new hotel and condo development in Lower Manhattan, and more!

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HotelHomes.com Weekly News Recap from May 24, 2013

TV’s Judge Judy Buys $10.7 million condo at Montage Residences Beverly Hills
http://realestalker.blogspot.ch/2013/05/judy-judy-buys-in-beverly-hills.html

$90 million Penthouse Buyer at One57 Revealed as Hedge Fund Investor
http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2013/05/16/ackman-leads-group-paying-record-price-for-manhattan-penthouse/

One & Only Hotel Planned for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia with Residences
http://www.hotelsmag.com/Industry/News/Details/42115

Atlantic Associates Real Estate Close on $5.2 million sale at the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton Towers Boston
http://boston.curbed.com/archives/2013/05/one-last-pricechop-then-big-trade-at-ritzcarlton.php

Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences Nearing Completion on the Swiss Riviera
http://theluxurychannel.com/magazine/couture-developments-swiss-through-and-through/

Hotel & Condo Project Coming to Saskatchewan, Canada
http://www.leaderpost.com/business/Capital+Pointe+project+being+relaunched+with+interactive+timeline/8417062/story.html

Trump Planning Golf Resort in Israel
http://www.algemeiner.com/2013/05/17/donald-trump-plans-world-class-golf-course-in-israel/

Rising Prices in New York and Miami, featuring One57, Sherry Netherland, The Pierre and the Residences at the Miami Beach Edition
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/26/realestate/the-year-of-audacious-real-estate-pricing.html?_r=1&

$40 million Combination Penthouse Proposed at the Residences at W New York Downtown
http://www.sacbee.com/2013/05/21/5436646/40-million-duplex-mega-penthouse.html

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Maestro Selling Residence at the Ritz-Carlton Dallas
http://frontburner.dmagazine.com/2013/05/16/why-is-jaap-selling-his-swanky-ritz-carlton-digs/

Neighbors Excited about new Hard Rock Hotel & Condo in Daytona Beach, Florida
http://www.news-journalonline.com/article/20130520/NEWS/305209980/1040?Title=Hard-Rock-project-leaders-tell-Daytona-residents-about-beachside-hotel-plan

Mixed-Use Bellevue, Washington Complex to Get $1.2 billion hotel, residential expansion
http://seattle.curbed.com/archives/2013/05/kemper-development-adding-12b-expansion-to-bellevue-collection.php

New Generation of Skyscrapers Under Construction in New York
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/19/nyregion/boom-in-luxury-towers-is-warping-new-york-real-estate-market.html?hp

Hotel Zoning Laws Deem Airbnb Illegal in New York City
http://realestate.aol.com/blog/on/airbnb-ruled-illegal-in-new-york-city?ncid=edlinkusreal00000001&ts=1369368564

Pattaya, Thailand-based Tulip Shifting Focus From Residences Back to Hotels
http://www.etravelblackboardasia.com/article/91296/tulip-group-to-focus-only-on-hotel-development

Gansevoort Hotels President Talks Expansion, Success in Turks & Caicos
http://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/In-no-rush-to-expand-Gansevoort-learns-from-Miami-misstep/

St. Regis Deer Valley Gets Refinanced
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/sonnenblick-eichner-company-arranges-59500000-of-financing-for-the-st-regis-deer-valley-deer-valley-utah-2013-05-21

A Bright Outlook for the Luxury Market
http://ehotelier.com/hospitality-news/item.php?id=D25598_0_11_0_M

New Mumbai Complex Considering Residential Branding
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/real-estate/news/sunteck-evaluates-branded-residences-for-a-bkc-project/articleshow/20135251.cms

New York’s Park Lane Hotel For Sale, Could Be Redeveloped into Condo
http://commercialobserver.com/2013/05/helmsley-estate-to-sell-park-lane-hotel/

HotelHomes.com News Recap for May 9, 2013

New JW Marriott Hotel and Condos Planned for Turks & Caicos
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/jw-marriott-luxury-brand-heads-to-the-white-sand-beaches-of-turks-and-caicos-2013-05-06?reflink=MW_news_stmp

$1.9 million condo at Trump Soho for Sale Using Bitcoin
http://www.cnbc.com/id/100701345

Paramount-branded Hotel Condos Being Considered for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
http://www.constructionweekonline.com/article-22320-damac-plans-second-paramount-hotel-in-riyadh/

Private Equity Fundy Back in the Market, Financing Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323687604578469173757375686.html

Langham Place to Take Over Management of 400 Fifth Avenue, New York from Setai
http://www.hdmag.com/hospitalitydesign/industry-news/Langham-Place-Brand-8488.shtml

Enrique Norten Unveils Incredible Design for Library at Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/new-york-public-library-unveils-designs-new-20m-branch-w-53rd-st-article-1.1336959

High-Floor Custom Combination Sold at The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton Towers Boston
http://boston.curbed.com/archives/2013/05/were-off-to-a-strong.php

Manmade Island off Barcelona to Welcome 300 meter tower with 2000 rooms and condominiums
http://www.hotelsmag.com/Industry/News/Details/41717?loginSuccess

Living Large at the Residences at the St. Regis Bal Harbour
http://miami.cbslocal.com/2013/05/03/living-large-at-exclusive-inclusive-st-regis-resort/

Thai Developers Marketing Their Properties in Abu Dhabi
http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.regcon&contentid=20130504164127

Legal Move to Protect Confidential Trump License Agreements at Panama Project
http://blogs.wsj.com/bankruptcy/2013/05/07/trumping-transparency/

Charlotte to Get New Condo-Topped Hyatt Place
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/05/08/4030138/manager-named-for-new-hyatt-place.html

Travel and Leisure Study Declares Ritz-Carlton Preferred Luxury Brand
http://www.luxurytravelmagazine.com/news-articles/ritz-carlton-named-preferred-luxury-hotel-brand-of-wealthy-19293.php

Trump Planning New Golf Course Project for Dubai
http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com/index.php?fuseaction=wanappln.showbriefdetail&newsid=1938

Another new Ultra-Luxury Skyscraper to Join One57 on New York’s 57th Street
http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-07/nyc-tallest-condo-corridor-gets-new-entrant-with-steinway.html

New 111-story tower planned for Dubai
http://www.coldwellbanker-ae.com/en/resi/mediacenter/111-storey-tower-coming-up-on-dubais-sheikh-zayed-road.html

Increasing Trend of Multiple Brands Under One Roof
http://www.hotelchatter.com/story/2013/4/30/163033/393/hotels/New_Trend%3F_Dual_Hotel_Brands_Under_One_Roof_