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Luxury Highrise

Bleu Ciel: Prices For This Luxury High-Rise Continue Up, Up and Away

By Jon Anderson / March 3, 2016 / 0 Comments

In April 2015, just a few months after I started this gig, I noticed that Bleu Ciel’s prices had jumped. Well, it’s done happened again! Today saw a further 2 to 4.5 percent increase on top of the 15-ish percent they’d jumped since pricing was announced. For the “teaser” units on the MLS that translates […]

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Condo Developers Running out of Rich People? Build for the Middle Class

By Jon Anderson / January 29, 2016 / 4 Comments

In December, I spent a month writing about Hawaii real estate. Several of the articles showcased new and planned high-rises in the Kaka’ako area of Honolulu that were almost exclusively targeting foreign investment and wealthy local buyers wanting to trade their nest for a high-rise perch. You may also recall that many of these buildings […]

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BombSHELLS: Vendome Mega-Penthouse Features the World’s Longest Widow’s Walk

By Jon Anderson / September 11, 2015 / 2 Comments

Basking in the metaphorical Marlboro-hazed afterglow of the recent Exxxotica confab, I remembered there’s another penthouse stripped down to its skivvies and waiting to be dressed up. This time it’s the Vendome’s 12,370-square-foot penthouse 20 D/E/F being marketed by Dallas high-rise pioneer herself Judy Pittman. No, I didn’t slip a decimal point, it is twelve-thousand, […]

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Summer Staff Meeting Comes to Unit 2508 at The W Residences

By Jon Anderson / June 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

  Remember our first Staff Meeting? Well, it’s a “thing” now. This quarter, on June 17th, we’re toodling over to Victory Plaza to celebrate this high-rise stunner at the W before it finds a new owner. Want to attend? Email jo@candysdirt.com. This home is made stunning not only because of the home, but the homeowner’s […]

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Prices Are Movin’ Further Into The Ciel at Harwood’s Bleu Ciel

By Jon Anderson / April 23, 2015 / 6 Comments

This morning’s Ebby Alert contained a surprise. Prices at the Bleu Ciel (the next rich, rich, rich highrise in Dallas) are rising right along with construction. So if you’ve been fiddling and diddling about putting a deposit down, it’s gonna cost ya! Originally the 158 units had starting prices of $700,000 for the smallest 1,373-square-foot […]

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Sexy High Rise Unit Inside The W Residences Won’t Ransack Your Wallet

By Joanna England / January 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

Highrise living — and we’re talking living at the tippy-top, y’all — doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg and leave you with that vague sinking feeling. Would you believe me if I told you that you could live on the 20th floor in the W Residences at Victory Park for less […]

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