On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Honolulu City Council approved the transit-oriented development zoning for Avalon’s Development of Sky Ala Moana, a $510 million mixed-use residential and hotel condominium project. This is the city’s first project to offer for sale affordable units restricted by a 30-year buyback period. Click here to read the complete article
Cuzco Development, a Hawaii based development company, pitched its plans to build either two 42-story high-rises or two 37-story towers and a mid-rise to the Ala Moana -Kakaako Neighborhood Board on Tuesday night, the 23rd of October. They are hoping that their project will receive special transit-oriented development permits which will allow the buildings near planned rail stations to be significantly taller and denser than what regular zoning rules allow. Continue reading…
The first four days of sales, more than half of the market-priced condominium units at Azure Ala Moana, ProsPac Holdings Group’s 41-story mixed-use tower across from Walmart’s flagship Honolulu store, are under contract to owner-occupant buyers.
The developer ran its first newspaper ad on Friday and lines began as prospective buyers waited for sales to begin on Saturday.
HART is commencing with the Middle Street-to-Ala Moana phase of the $8 billion, 20-mile project starting with a utilities relocation project that began recently along Kamehameha Highway between Middle Street and Puuhale Road in front of the Oahu Community Correctional Center.
The Bratton Team sold the Luana Land at Honua Kai to Ledcor in August of 2017. Since the purchasing of the property, Ledcor has named the development’s townhome project, The Luana Garden Villas. It sits on 10 acres in the Honua Kai Resort & Spa on Maui and has sold out more than half of its 72 units since launching sales earlier this year.
The project is being built in “enclaves” of multiple two-story buildings, each containing four three-bedroom units, and is the last development in the Honua Kai Resort. Units in the first enclave are scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2019. Click here to read the full article.
Last week, the Howard Hughes Corp. broke ground on the Central Plaza at Ward Village. It will be a beautiful green space in the middle of the towers where residents and non-residents alike can enjoy outdoor movies, live music, yoga classes and more. Janis Magin writes in Pacific Business News, “The first phase of the plaza is being built with grass and native landscaping on a 1.5-acre space next to the Ward Entertainment Center that until recently was home to warehouse buildings…The park space, which was one of the requirements set by the Hawaii Community Development Authority as a condition for its development permits, is scheduled to open in January 2019. The developer did not disclose the cost of the project.” We believe this plaza and the park that they’re creating is a game changer for Ward Village. It will attract so many people to the area; both as a place to live and a place for recreation or retail. It’s also great to see that the plaza will be finished before all the towers are completed. It shows that the company is focusing on the community, the neighborhood, and its residents before thinking about themselves.
Besides the groundbreaking, Howard Hughes has generously donated $100,000 to a new fund administered by the Hawaii Community Foundation. This money will go to residents of the Big Island who have been displaced by the eruption of the volcano as well as residents of Kauai struggling from the floods in April. It’s so nice to see a company of this size give back to its own community. Besides just giving money, they’re creating a space for the residents and visitors of Oahu to enjoy. We can’t wait to see their progress on this project!