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

BYO Bowls and Cracking the Millennial Code

BYO Bowls and Cracking the Millennial Code

When you look at the BYO Bowls concept in Hawaii Kai Town Center, it may seem like an unusual crossover for this healthy, modern concept to be the brainchild of Teddy’s Bigger Burgers founders Ted Tsakiris and Rich Stula. But not only is it their proud creation, it is also a familiar journey for the two of them. In the …read more