River Village Grand Opening

July 30, 2010

Ready, set, fish! The River Village at the HomeWaters Club East in Spruce Creek, Pennsylvania, is now open and ready for the 2010 fishing season. The River Village consists of a Clubhouse, fly-casting challenge course and several new and renovated lodging options. The brand new accommodations in the River Village at the HomeWaters Club include […]

Lovely Estate in Lovell, Maine

July 30, 2010

Rich in history and enveloped by breathtaking views of the majestic Mount Washington, the Garcelon Estate in Lovell, Maine, is more than just another lakefront property. Built more than 100 years in 1908, Garcelon Estate was constructed and designed by a staff of European master craftsmen. Though it has been updated, the home encompasses old […]

Luxury (and Print) Are Far From Dead

July 29, 2010

By Kathleen Carlin-Russell Editor in chief Good news came in the form of report released earlier this week. Spending on luxury goods is estimated to grow by $28 billion in 2010, according to the annual Survey of Affluence and Wealth in America, released by American Express Publishing and the Harrison Group. That additional spending will […]

Penthouse Villa at Grand Isle Resort, Bahamas

July 29, 2010

This top-floor penthouse villa at the Grand Isle Resort in Exumas offers spectacular views of Ocean Bight and Emerald Bay as well as the nearby islands. Surrounded by sparking blue waters, each villa is move-in ready, fully furnished with custom woodwork and state-of-the-art appliances. Owners will have access to the resort’s world-class Sea Star Spa, […]

The Hamptons and swimming 55 stories up

July 28, 2010

This week’s Top of the Tweets By Camilla McLaughlin Patrician or Proletarian? When it comes to watches, less is more according to a tweet from the Wall Street Journal’s Robert Frank linked to an article, “The Four Species of Wealthy Consumers,” http://bit.ly/cfzJb1. Although watches were the jumping off point, researchers at the USC’s Marshall School […]

European Textiles Now at Chicago’s Design Center

July 28, 2010

LinenMe is the newest showroom at The Design Center at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. A hallmark in luxury design, The Design Center is the world’s largest, with 150 showrooms and more than 2,500 luxury home items. Positioned throughout five floors, The Design Center features everything from home furnishings and fabrics to art and antiques. […]

Actor Stuart Damon Joins Coldwell

July 28, 2010

From silver screen to real estate scene, Coldwell Banker Previews International welcomes renowned soap opera star Stuart Damon and son Christopher as The Damon Group. Partnering with Joyce Rey, one of the nation’s most influential brokers, the father-son team is armed with a dynamic business confidence and a link to Hollywood’s most influential entertainment and […]

Berry Gordy’s Former Residence for sale

July 27, 2010

Berry Gordy, founder of Motown, is on the move. His former residence in Detroit’s Boston-Edison neighborhood is on the market for $1.395 million. The 8,500 square-foot home features nine bedrooms, five full bathrooms, four half-baths, a five-car garage and a 4,000-square-foot pool house. Built in 1917 by lumber magnate Nels Michelson, the Motown mansion features Italian […]

Yahoo! Partners with Zillow for More Real Estate Options

July 27, 2010

Search engine giant Yahoo! has recently partnered with Zillow, a homes listing website, to bring targeted ads that brokers and agents purchase from Zillow to Yahoo Real Estate. In addition to the ads now appearing on Yahoo’s real estate section, Zillow will be responsible for managing a set of listings available on both websites, while […]

The Ultimate Pool/Outdoor Entertainment Space

July 26, 2010

Voting is over, and our readers overwhelmingly selected Frank McKinney’s Acqua Liana as having the Ultimate Pool/Outdoor Entertainment Space as part of our yearlong Ultimate series. Built on spec and listed for $22.9 million by Pascal J. G. Liguori of Premier Estate Properties, the home was featured on our November 2009 cover as “The Greenest […]