The Rising Tide of Hawaii’s RPT

The Rising Tide of Hawaii’s RPT

As in any real estate bull market, there are the predictable impacts on the general marketplace. After experiencing a few bull runs, most of us know what to expect for the most part and what the landscape of the market looks like when the run ends. Of course not every bull or bear market is identical so there are varying subtleties worth …read more

The Dream of Hawaii’s Affordable Housing

The Dream of Hawaii’s Affordable Housing

As in any market, there is a spectrum of housing costs but most of our attention get drawn to the top end. With eye-popping stats on a regular basis, it is easy to get enamored with Hawaii’s “equity elevator” and particularly so with the surge of the past several years. But the top end only represents one end of the …read more

Ali’i Trust Activity

Ali’i Trust Activity

The amount of recent activity in the development markets has garnered no shortage of attention. Th e product ranges from retail, to multi-family, to condominium, to single family homes. With the exception of office, nearly every development silo has been energetic the past 4-5 years. While the spotlight has focused on the end product, it is interesting to notice how …read more

TOP 5 STORIES of 2016

TOP 5 STORIES of 2016

1) INTERNATIONAL MARKET PLACE Very few projects were met with as much anticipation as the reinvention of International Market Place. Spanning almost eight years, the project from its inception to completion has been a high stakes endeavor at nearly 350,000 sf with construction occurring at the most meteoric trajectory in Hawaii’s history. The final product is beautiful and a hood …read more