Ukrainian tycoon buys Britain’s costliest apartment

Ukraine’s richest man has set a record for property in Britain, spending $213 million on two London flats. The flats cover 2,323 square metres across three floors of a luxury development overlooking Hyde Park, and have been bought by Rinat Akhmetov. The oligarch plans to combine them to make a penthouse, including a further $93.6 million in interior improvements, according …

Victoria Scott-RichardsUkrainian tycoon buys Britain’s costliest apartment

Hollywood Hills Home

The Openhouse is embedded into a narrow and sharply sloping property, a challenging site that led to the creation of a house that is both integrated into the landscape and open to the city below. Retaining walls are configured to extend the first floor living level into the hillside and to create gardens on two levels. The front, side and …

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Ocean-to-Intracoastal lot

700 South Ocean Boulevard, Manalapan Beach, Florida : A look at the positioning of this luxury real estate could inspire anyone to dream of their ideal waterfront lifestyle. Offering quiet surroundings in the heart of Florida’s Gold Coast, the prestigious oceanfront enclave of Manalapan Beach lies in Palm Beach County, between the Town of Palm Beach and Boca Raton. Distinguished …

Victoria Scott-RichardsOcean-to-Intracoastal lot

Malibu home for $65 million

William J. Chadwick, a managing director of the real estate investment banking and capital management firm Chadwick Saylor & Co., has listed his 10,500-square-foot home in Malibu at $65 million, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday. Chadwick purchased the land on which the house was built from Pepperdine University in April 2002 for exactly $2,000,000 only, according to public records. …

Victoria Scott-RichardsMalibu home for $65 million

Shanghai luxury market likely to grow

Despite a slowing market, luxury home prices in Shanghai are likely to remain stable or grow in the second half of this year mainly due to the scarcity of land downtown, says Asia Property Report.

Victoria Scott-RichardsShanghai luxury market likely to grow