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Waikiki’s Condotel Reality – Cash Flow vs Lifestyle

Condotels are hot! Condotels offer a unique combination of maximum rental income potential with maximum rental flexibility, because condotels allow short-term (less than 30-days per tenant) vacation renting, Your condotel investment property could have a clever dual purpose: A.) Generate maximum short-term vacation rental income, and B.) Enjoy it as your personal vacation getaway. Yes, you can have your cake and eat it too. At least with some properties, up …Read More

The Block 803 Waimanu: New Affordable Housing in Kakaako

For more information please contact The Block 803 Waimanu sales office (808) 548-0900 / sales@theblock803.com or visit the sales gallery 677 Ala Moana Blvd Suite 111. News Feb 18, 2017: Some reserved housing units are still left and 77 additional units will soon be released – mix of affordable housing (different from reserved housing) and market priced units. The affordable units will start in the mid $200,000’s. The sales office …Read More

Honolulu’s 8 Luxury & Ultra-Luxury Condos

The world of Honolulu condos has a number of properties in it that could be, and are, called ‘luxury’. They’re known for incredible views, for excellent amenities and for impressive floor plans. The reality is that they’re only ‘luxury’ in the general sense. What you’ll find here, though, is Luxury with a capital ‘L’, as well as a class even above that. Properties that are so extraordinary they achieve new …Read More

May Update on Honolulu’s New Condos (Video)

Video Transcription Hi this is Kristian Nielsen with Honolulu HI 5. Today I am going to review the condo developments currently taking place in Honolulu. We are going to review condo projects being offered in Kakaako, Ala Moana and Waikiki and also finally go over a few projects that are in the planning, but are currently not being offered. In Kakaako we have Ward Village and there are currently four …Read More

Trump Tower Waikiki #1215 (sold – previously for sale)

We just listed for sale Trump Tower Waikiki #1215, a preferred 1-bdr + Den, 2-bath condotel (condo / hotel). This brief video shows the interior and the ocean view from the lanai. Trump Tower Waikiki is considered the finest luxury condotel in Waikiki.  Learn more about all Waikiki condotels. Also check out some of the Trump Tower Waikiki amenities on the lobby level, including pool and ocean views beyond Fort Derussy Park.. See all Trump …Read More

Colony #6319 at the Hawaii Kai Peninsula

We just listed for sale the Colony #6319, a 2/2/2 condo within the gated community ‘Hawaii Kai Peninsula’, aka Peninsula at Hawaii Kai. This newer popular project was completed in 2004 and features double gated security, two swimming pools, 24h gym and a desirable marina front location. Condos at the Colony come with central AC, 10ft ceilings,  modern kitchens with granite counters, double vanities in the master bath and a nice walk-in closet. …Read More

The Watermark Waikiki: 02 Unit Layout & Features

Recently, 4/20/2015 we sold The Watermark #3602 at $1.475 Mill.  This is a high floor 2-bedroom, 2-bath middle unit with 2 covered parking stalls and awesome ocean views. This short video shows some of the unique features of the Watermark Waikiki -02 middle unit layout. The Watermark -02 unique unit features include: Both bedrooms and the living room face the ocean offering spectacular views of the ocean, Ala Moana Beach Park, Yacht …Read More

The Watermark Waikiki: 01 Corner Unit Layout & Features

Recently, 3/20/2015 we sold The Watermark #3201 at a record $1.6Mill.  This is a high floor 2-bedroom, 2-bath corner end unit with 2 covered parking stalls and awesome ocean views. The Watermark -01 units tend to sell at a premium over some other 2-bedroom floor plans in the building.  This short video will explore the reasons why and show some of the unique features of this particular layout. The Watermark -01 unique unit …Read More

8 Reasons The Watermark is Waikiki’s Premier Luxury Condo

The Watermark condo project was completed summer 2008 on the edge of Waikiki. It is one of only a handful of new condo projects that was added to Waikiki’s skyline during the past two decades. We think it is also the very finest. What makes one condo better than another may depend on personal taste and preference. There could be many different factors to consider.  See if you agree with our …Read More

Price Reduction! Moana Pacific condos II-903, II-1203 & II-1507

Honolulu HI 5 had recently listed a total of seven Moana Pacific condos for sale. The building was completed in 2007 and is located in the midst of the exciting upcoming Kakaako neighborhood. The Moana Pacific project features two modern oval shape towers with floor to ceiling windows throughout. All units have fabulous views. A multitude of amenities include a pool, hot tub, kids pool, 2 gyms, 2 movie theaters, 2 party …Read More