The New Relationship Between Luxury & Technology

Palm Beach Island real estate

If you’ve been paying attention to the luxury industry, you’ve probably noticed some overlap between luxury and technology. In some ways, it’s almost as if the two are becoming synonymous with one another. The relationship has proved to be mutually beneficial, and the bond between these industries is sure to grow even stronger as technology […]

Don’t judge Palm Beach luxury homes listings at first glance

Don’t judge Palm Beach luxury homes listings at first glance

American standards of living have changed drastically in the past decade. Homes fulfill more than just the basic functions. Family structures have changed, as have the way they live and use the home. What hasn’t really evolved is the way we refer to rooms in the home. This makes it challenging when we create listings […]

Palm Beach listings are selling quickly!

Palm Beach Listings Going Quickly

Being a real estate expert in the Palm Beach area, I get to experience firsthand the high demand for the luxury homes in this area. From $1.5 million to upwards of $10 million, the homes in the Palm Beach area rarely stay on the market for more than 30 days. Our most recent listing, which […]

1609 Lands End Road | Manalapan FL

1609 Lands End Road | Manalapan FL

Another Jack Elkins Palm Beach Luxury Homes exclusive! Mediterranean 5 bedroom Waterfront home with 110 feet on the Intracoastal Waterway. This 6,798 square-foot home highlights high wood-beamed ceilings, stain glass accents and wood floors throughout. Other features include library with fire place, wood paneled office with water views and a theater/media room. French doors lead […]

Jack Elkins sells El Castillo Palm Beach for $19.8 million

EL CASTILLO PALM BEACH

The deal is confidential and no one is speaking of the details, but the beautiful home at 4 Bravo Way in Palm Beach has been sold to a Deleware based entity for $19.8 Million dollars. With roughly 16,000 square feet inside and out including a guest apartment above a 5 car garage and a 5 […]

Is Palm Beach the new ‘suburb’ of Wall Street?

own your own private island

Mayor Levine’s recent comment about Miami Beach being a tax haven, a “Monaco” if you will, for Wall Street finance types, and thus angering the tech scene when he dissed them in the process, sort of makes sense and then again sort of doesn’t in light of this news: all those Wall Streeters are going […]

Why Palm Beach, Florida is the ‘New Greenwich’ for Wall Streeters

CASA BRISAS

Behind a semicircular brick drive and a lawn as manicured as a putting green sits a 30,000-square-foot masterpiece of Italian Renaissance architecture called Casa Nana. John Porter, a real estate associate for Corcoran who oversees some of the largest sales in Palm Beach County, Florida, points out the spiral staircase, built by famed 1920s architect […]

Why wouldn’t Wall Streeters move to Florida

we stick to a niche and this is why

It’s on a typical cold and white-out day like today when you might be saying: Gee, that DuJour Magazine sure has a point. Now, if I could just find that $1.2 billion I misplaced… In the year-old luxury quarterly’s Winter 2013 edition, there is a piece of unabashed Gatsbysque gloss about Palm Beach County, Fla. […]

801 S. County Road Prohibition

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This 1929 Maurice Fatio-designed home at 801 S. County Road has a tunnel, crawl spaces and a large storage space — not directly accessible from the house — that allowed the home’s owners to enjoy alcohol without detection, according to a number of sources. Courtesy of the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach.

Chinese buyers can’t resist lure of Florida homes

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WASHINGTON – May 15, 2013 – The National Association of Realtors says foreigners – primarily from Canada, China, and Latin America – made $82 billion in U.S. real estate purchases last year. Chinese buyers, in particular, seem to have a hearty appetite for American real estate – especially in California, New York and Florida. Garrett […]