As Covid-19 hit the world, Big Island real estate saw a curious growth of interest. Today, a year into this pandemic that continues to fundamentally change people’s lives across the globe, Hawaii’s property market is performing strongly, in ways that are now more readily understood.
With great conversation and good company, memories are made around the table. We at Luxury Big Island are happy to share some fine dining options off the beaten path.
Those seeking a special escape into paradise, will certainly find it here on the slopes and shores of Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. A magical place that will rival anything else you have seen and supersede your highest expectations.
The Kohala Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii is simply the place for a premier day of golf. Dramatic ocean views, perfect rolling greens, and a climate that is absolutely perfect.
Big Island of Hawaii - custom luxury homes within award winning resorts is not the only place where you can find your next tropical escape. For many years, visitors and second home owners have been searching the world over for luxury real estate that is unique and true to it’s kind. Luxury Big Island is a top source of such exquisite finds.
Every so often, a beautiful one of a kind structure is brought before our eyes. This process involves years of innovation complimented by a deep desire to accomplish only the best. An exclusive new listing is being offered for those who seek a once in a lifetime opportunity. An immaculate custom estate with elegant craftsmanship and exceptional finishes.
For those who have had the pleasure of traveling the world over, many of them know that there is something secretly tasteful and special about Hualalai Resort. For those lucky enough to afford it, a purchase within this gated community becomes even that much more attractive.
Hawaii's Kohala Coast exhibits some of the finest golf available anywhere in the world. Mauna Lani Resort has two spectacular golf courses that fall directly into this category.
As fall dissipates and the winter season in Hawaii arrives, so do listings that are sure to please and meet even the pickiest of buyer's wants and needs. This finely appointed renovated Mauna Kea Resort estate exceeds all of the must have items on everyone's list. The location is beyond fabulous and the neighborhood has always been highly desirable. Since it's initial inception when Rockefeller decided to break ground at Mauna Kea this magical place has continued to thrive.
For the super wealthy finding a place of refuge for privacy coupled with spectacular ocean views may not be as easy as the majority may think. Several different factors play a role in these decisions and some of them include, demographics, security, privacy, distance to quality infrastructure, and travel proximity to a primary residence and/or business. The Kohala Coast of the Big Island is starting to slowly but surely make it's mark on these needs even though there is still more to be fulfilled.
There once was a hidden secret where ancient Hawaii was much simpler than it is today. Villages and communities all knew it’s residents by name. No HOA fees, No gates, and really not all that much to be worried about when it came to building codes and deed restrictions for a simpler way of putting it. One of these sparse and unfamiliar places was - Puako. An old ancient fishing village where settlers where able to provide and thrive in unison.
One challenge that most of us have is to be able to control and limit our level of desire for dessert. Especially, when on vacation it is really easy to let our guard down. However, the ability to work hard and take some time off should have it's perks and rewards.
An Immeasurable amount of time, money, and energy has been spent on this property and it is now being offered for sale. Hopefully the new buyer who acquires it will have the same level of appreciation as those involved in building it. These are the types of rare and unique luxury real estate offerings that seldom come to market. They are far and few in between. In our opinion (and simply put), this Mauna Kea luxury home is the best value for the money in the entire state of Hawaii.
There are opportunities that present themselves only ever so often... and when they do... they certainly may not last. This is one of those times and our professional advice is to go for it before it's too late.
The time has come for the Kona Iron Man Championships competition. This coming Saturday October 12th 2019 from 6;30am to 1pm it happens once again. Our team is volunteering this year during the peak hours in the afternoon. Our community involvement is important to us and a key aspect of making sure that we give back through philanthropy. Many of these top tier athletes rely on us for their Big Island luxury real estate needs be it through luxury home sales or finding the best possible resort properties on the Kohala Coast.
Life on the Big Island has more than it’s perks. For the tennis enthusiast, it’s just another added benefit of being able to play tennis year round. The perfect climate allows players of all levels to pick up a racquet and head to the courts to improve their game. All of our luxury resorts cater to tennis in one way or another. Most offer match level play as well is private, semi-private, and group lessons. Clinics are readily available so you can meet new residents. Competitive and round robin play is also being offered as a bonus.
Unless you have lived here all your life, you can relate to bad weather and all that is actually associated with it. The Big Island of Hawaii offers some of finest average temperatures available anywhere in the world. There is a saying here in the islands that goes something along the lines of this; sunny, blue skies, and in the low 80’s just about every day of the year.
As in New York and other major cities, the Hong Kong real estate market is characterized by its limited spaces, the kind that spawned the notion of micro-living. Many residents – even those with the means – live in small apartments, which industry pundits predict can grow even smaller in the next years as the population continues to grow.
This century is marked by humankind’s increasing reliance on technology to make life easy. At the same time, most people curiously still crave to be around nature, observes Luxury Big Island, whose Big Island real estate business places him right at the heart of Hawaii’s real estate developments – and in $50+million-dollar homes, too.
When choosing properties to invest in, the stability of the particular real estate market is an important factor to consider. Buyers should endeavor to find homes whose value can increase over time, and a location where the conditions for doing business are optimal for growth.
Mauna Kea, a prime destination for the world’s most affluent individuals eliciting thoughts of paradise with its crescent shaped white sand beach which has also been called “America’s Best Beach”. With new developments coming to the area and a multitude of sophisticated amenities, it is the perfect time to come and explore your next home on the Big Island.
On the Big Island of Hawaii, wealthy businessmen from Hong Kong have found their home away from home. According to Luxury Big Island, the island has been drawing more and more of Asia’s richest, because of its proximity.
The Big Island is kicking off the new year with the Waimea Ocean Film Festival. With over 60 films of inspirational stories and epic adventures, this makes for a truly immersive experience. The event will be held across four remarkable venues . Learn more here!
If you can’t seem to make up your mind over which of the Hawaiian islands to visit, the Four Seasons has a newly debuted experience offering its signature elegance, exclusivity and top-of-the-line adventures. Hawaii by Four Seasons is available for up to four people with a helicopter and a private jet as transportation, this 12-day getaway offers you the best of the best at every step of the way.
On the Big Island, real estate investors will be quite elated to find properties that have been built with care. As Luxury Big Island shares in a conversation with architect Branko Pahor, homes in this market feature meticulous construction that inspires pride in craftsmanship.
From the sugary white sand beaches at the Mauna Kea Resort to the renowned Jack Nicklaus golf course at the Hualalai Resort, there is no wonder the Big Island is a prime destination for the worlds most affluent. It’s an oasis, a refined playground where ultra-wealthy individuals are given a rare opportunity to explore and enjoy what Hawaii has to offer while maintaining their anonymity.
With the ultra-demanding schedule of most affluent clientele, it is completely understandable why having to deal with decoration is a hassle instead of an enjoyable activity. This breathtaking Hualalai home is offered turnkey to allow you to immediately enjoy the benefits of your home and lifestyle in absolute luxury.
With half of China’s ultra-wealthy moving overseas, it has sparked the question who exactly are Asia’s richest families? Explore the list for a breakdown of the 9 Hong Kong families recently mentioned on Forbes’s 2017 list of Asia’s richest families.
Four Seasons Hotels and Resort, the top luxury hospitality company in the world today, has revealed their private jet itineraries for 2019. Their custom-designed state-of-the-art Boeing 757 offers an unparalleled exclusive experience for which the Four Seasons name is recognized for.
Whether you’re looking into the Big Island real estate and lifestyle or simply coming for vacation, figuring out the hottest spots for a culinary adventure is surely on everyone’s lists for an unforgettable time. We have put together this month’s prime selections of the most delectable locations to dine at.
On the Big Island of Hawaii, a world of opportunities awaits real estate developers and investors. This is what leading Hawaii real estate firm Luxury Big Island shares in a conversation with architect Branko Pahor.
For those seeking the most exclusive real estate, Luxury Big Island has the keys to the most highly coveted real estate on the Big Island with his knowledge of the territory and the most extensive portfolio out of all brokers on the island. We invite you to take a deeper look inside this brand new Hualalai Resort property. After all, the best part of getting away from it all is being able to afford to not have to go back.
Hualalai is a picturesque destination of natural beauty with its enchanting Big Island landscapes. Covered with pristine white sand beaches and wrapped in black-lava landscapes; this has become an oasis for the worlds ultra-wealthy who seek privacy, exclusivity and absolute paradise. We have asked our very own to reveal the top activities that the world’s most affluent individuals can afford during their visit to Hualalai.
While best known for its deep blue ocean waters, sweeping views of mountains and seascapes, and gorgeous sunsets, Hawaii isn’t all beaches.
Among Chinese millionaires with a net worth of at least $1.5 million, half are considering or outright planning to move abroad, according to a new survey from Hurun Report and Visas Consulting Group, as reported by CNBC.
The first half of the year has brought double-digit growth in visitor spending and arrivals to the Big Island, mainly as a result of increased direct air service from the Mainland and Japan. This translates to increased visibility of properties currently on sale, which sellers are well-positioned to take advantage of.
In the age of constant connectivity, there’s a stronger case than ever for you to rage against the machines: pack your bags, leave for tropical paradise, and get blissfully disconnected while on vacation.
If there’s one niche that finds continuing success in a volatile housing market, it’s the ultra-luxury segment. These homes, worth millions of dollars as substantial investments, need to be presented right to their target buyers.
Kukio isn’t dubbed the crowning glory of Kona Coast on Hawaii’s Big Island for nothing. Apart from boasting of 1,100 acres of oceanfront property, it provides exceptionally mild weather all year round for a tranquil, exclusive private resort experience. The soothing touch of nature is paired off with the Kukio Golf and Beach Club, the first of its kind in the state.
Interest rates and the economy are holding steady and the need nowadays for a second or third home is more apparent. Not only do you need a 2nd or 3rd home for your unique lifestyle but for income & investment purposes, as well.
It isn’t every day that one comes across a brand-new home – with such an exceptional take on modern luxury – dotting pristine Hawaiian oceanfront. This is why we can’t take our eyes off this 6,400 sq. ft. 5 Bed, 5.5 Bath Hualalai listing that boasts of contemporary open-concept living under the blessed Big Island sun.
Asian buyers are more eager than ever before to capitalize on value – and invest their money on luxury real estate in Hawaii for its continuing strength, stability and diversity.
Always the purveyor of the most exclusive listings on the prime Hawaii destination, Luxury Big Island proudly offers a 16,455-acre property featuring six miles along the island’s southwestern coast.
There isn’t a shortage of things to do on a tropical paradise like Hawaii’s Big Island. From watching molten lava flow into the sea to playing a hard course at one of the championship golf courses, Big Island is a year-round treat for the luxe sportsman, adventurer, nature lover and sun worshipper rolled into one.
“Who are these people burning cash on the Big Island’s luxury properties?” It is not uncommon to be asked this question, particularly in light of more and more real estate getting sold on the prime Hawaii location over recent years, valued at around $5 million each.
Kukio, nestled on the beautiful Kona Coast, is paradise in action. It’s not the Big Island’s most exclusive neighborhood for nothing: it’s an enclave boasting of the first private equity Golf and Beach Club in the state, and it’s open only to homeowners and their expected guests.
Sometimes, you wonder about that one big question: what if you went on a dreamy island getaway and never left?
In their search for their own earthly paradise, most prospective luxury home buyers focus on the uniqueness of listing, its hidden edens and world-class amenities, proximity to the beach, ocean views, and specifics involving $$$ and market prices.
The who’s who in Silicon Valley count among the staunchest real estate buyers in Hawaii’s Big Island, and for reasons that demonstrate luxury and spending power.
The Big Island real estate market has drastically changed through the years to accommodate a thriving full-time resident population, not just tourists who want to stay for the weekend. Your luxury home listing should therefore be more than capable to meet constantly evolving needs and preferences that come with the changing tides.
Celebrities, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, and other high-net worth individuals don’t flock to Hawaii’s Big Island for nothing. The various communities on the Big Island are the pinnacle of luxury: built on pure exclusivity, a meticulous eye for recreation (think of championship golf courses and world-class water sport facilities), and near-perfect weather that would draw any metropolis-weary soul languishing in the contiguous 48 states.
Nothing is average about a Big Island resort. It’s a far cry from the picture of an average tourist trip to Hawaii that one may call to mind: a highly-populated Honolulu beach, fruity cocktails and a bed of seafood, and some flower lei. Big Island belongs to the Seven Wonders of the World as far as luxurious destinations go: it’s the billionaire’s dreams coming to life, taking all forms of tropical pleasure and exclusivity imaginable.
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From all of us at Luxury Big Island, we wish you good health, happiness and prosperity in this year of the monkey. Whether you are visiting the island to reconnect with family or to enjoy the splendor of Hawai’i, let us show you how home ownership on the Big Island can be right for you.
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