Investment Property

Nov. 7, 2019

Honolulu's Bill 7 Features and Incentives

Honolulu Hale Bill 7

Here are some of the features and incentives provided by Bill 7 

  • The building is not required to provide parking spaces according to a mandated ratio. This allows the developer to determine the optimum number of parking spaces that will yield the most apartments, given the demand in the ...
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Oct. 29, 2019

Honolulu Bill 7 FAQ's

Honolulu Bill 7 Properties

What size properties qualify for Bill 7 redevelopment?

Lots with area up to 20,000 square feet qualify for Bill 7.  The minimum front yard must be 10 feet, or the minimum required by the underlying zoning, whichever is less. The minimum side and rear yards must be 5 ...

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July 13, 2019

Sales Increase 2 Years After Marco Polo Fire

Tomorrow marks two years that have passed since the tragic Marco Polo fire. Last year I wrote an article about the real estate sales in the building a year after the fire. At that time, there were only 2 cash sales that took place. Fast forward to today and sales ...

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Oct. 31, 2017

Happy Halloween, Harcourts and 6 Hawaii Real Estate Deals

In the spirit of Halloween, it's Logan here (a.k.a The Wolverine) and I've decided to swap out my Dog Tag for a Harcourts Tie and tell you about some great real estate deals here in Hawaii.

3 Great Condo Deals in Town

Cabana at Waikiki #203

1. Cabana @ Waikiki #203 ...

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Nov. 16, 2016

What Does President Elect Trump Mean for Trump Tower Waikiki?

Typically you have to wait for a U.S. President to be out of office for awhile before you start hearing of buildings, libraries and schools being named after them. That's not the case for our new President Elect Donald Trump. We've already got Trump Tower Waikiki, which ...

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July 12, 2016

Cash Buyers Abound in Waikiki

I recently closed on a few deals in Waikiki where my Sellers received cash offers from Buyers eager to get in the market.

Ilikai Apartment Building #1603

Ilikai Apartment Building #1603 closed July 1, 2016

The first was a Mauka facing unit at the Ilikai. Within the first few days, we received 4 offers ...

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June 7, 2016

Recap: The 7 Creators of Wealth in Residential Real Estate

This past week I attended our East Oahu Regional Group Meeting for the Honolulu Board of Realtors at Waialae Country Club. The guest speaker was Peter Savio, President & CEO of the Savio Group. He's been a successful real estate broker, investor and developer over the past 40+ years in ...

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