Entries by Malia L. Meenderman

New affordable project by SamKoo starts next month

New affordable project by SamKoo starts next month. The project is located near Atkinson Drive and Kapiolani Blvd. The Korean Developer plans a 45-story building with 484 units. A total of 60% of the units will be considered affordable.  The units will include studio, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, and three bedrooms ranging in size from 460 […]

Major changes could be coming to Kakaako housing requirements

Major changes could be coming to Kakaako housing requirements.  The changes are being considered by the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA). The changes surround the parameters for affordable housing. A committee is recommending changes. Some of the charges are lowering the maximum sale price on affordable units. Other changes are allowing the HCDA to buy back […]

The Collection condo has been topped – Kakaako

The Collection condo has been topped. The Collection condominium at South Street and Ala Moana Boulevard in Kakaako has reach the top of the their construction at the 43rd floor.  The tower section of the condominium is sold out. There are town home units remaining. The townhouse have their own garages and entrances separate from the […]

New Condotel project in Waikiki to start construction in 2017

A new condo hotel (condotel) project is planned for the Kyo-Ya Restaurant on Kalakaua Avenue.  Construction is proposed to start in 2017 with a target completion in 2019. Best Hospitality LLC a Honolulu organization, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Tsukada Global Holdings, is currently developing plans for the property.  The building located at 2055-2057 Kalakaua Ave will be […]

Oahu properties sell faster – April 2016 statistics

Oahu properties sell faster in April 2016. The Oahu real estate statistics for the month of April 2016 are released today. According to the analysis by the Honolulu real estate board, using data collected from its computerized Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system, the Oahu Hawaii island housing statistics are: Oahu (Hawaii) Single-Family Home Re-sales Number […]

Upsurge in Oahu home sales in March 2016 statistics

Upsurge in homes in March 2016. The Oahu real estate statistics for the month of March 2016 are released today. According to the analysis by the Honolulu real estate board, using data collected from its computerized Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system, the Oahu Hawaii island housing statistics are: Oahu (Hawaii) Single-Family Home Re-sales Number of Oahu […]

Three of the largest Honolulu condos for sale

There are 2 types of people in this world: Condo people and house people. There is always a preference. People that live in condos though occasionally have complaints and it is usually because of lack of space. Most Honolulu condos are on the small side. Furthermore, the smallness is compounded by a lack of storage. Storage […]

Castle & Cooke plans home project in Waipahu, Hi

Castle & Cooke developers has planned a 40 unit home project near Waikele in Waipahu. The project will be coated on Koaki street in Waipahu. The homes will be 2 story structures with most being 2-family dwelling units with 2 single family homes. The property for this project was originally an off-site parking spot for […]

The Collection condo targets November 2016 completion

Alexander and Baldwin have announced that their condo, The Collection, will be completed in November 2016. Alexander and Baldwin announced at their quarterly earnings that all 450 units are under contract. Approximately 85% of the units are being sold to local residents. The building is located in Kakaako at 600 Ala Moana blvd. This is […]