Good schools, a highly rated healthcare system and easy access to goods, services and opportunities draw people to the “Pearl of the Orient.”
If there’s one type of real estate that can be called aspirational, a castle would surely be it. Castles are the stuff of fairy tales, myths and legends. But for an elite few, they’re also attainable trophy properties.
The modern history of Gold Coast, a seaside city on the East Coast of Australia, began nearly a century ago with the construction of a bridge, a road extension and a hotel in the late 1920s. The holiday crowds flocked here, igniting one of the world’s great beach culture explosions.
The good news for dedicated anglers who want easier access to prime locales is that wherever there are well-stocked rivers, streams, or lakes--and the permits to fish them--there are opportunities to invest in luxury fly fishing ranches or lodges.
Boston is a city drenched in culture, sports and, of course, history. Every street has a story. There’s not a chance of being bored.
One of seven states that make up the United Arab Emirates federation on the Arabian Peninsula, Dubai is also an international city with a Western-style business model. In its annual survey, the global consulting firm of Mercer rated Dubai as one of the best places to live in the Middle East and Africa in 2014.
For wine connoisseurs, a cellar is experiential. It’s about the feel of the cool air and the anticipation of the selection. And then there is the satisfaction of having the foresight to build a custom wine cellar to enjoy the best wines money could buy--years ago.
The Dominican Republic holds the title of tourism market leader in the Caribbean, according to the fourth quarter 2013 Caribbean Market Update from Integra Realty Resource, a real estate valuation and consulting firm. It is an international gateway country, the beneficiary of eight international airports and expanding airlift service from many major U.S. cities. Miami is a two-hour flight away, making real estate in the Dominican Republic highly desirable
Of the three Islands surrounded by glistening turquoise waters that make up the Cayman Islands, the largest, Grand Cayman, is where the action is. This thriving tropical paradise is not just a tax-free haven known for off-shore banking and international finance. Grand Cayman is heralded for its year-round summer weather, excellent diving and snorkeling, scant crime and a well-planned infrastructure.