Ferrari , Porche, Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Maserati, Lotus.. the list goes on and on of the beauties that were on display at the 8th Annual Cars on Fifth in Naples on February 11, 2012. More than 450 exotic, classic, muscle and sports cars were on display along the 5th Avenue South, the most well known street [...]
As we come to terms with leaving Bali and the 24 hour flight ahead of us we leave you with some of our favorite images of the beauty and stillness of this enchanting location. We started this adventure with no expectations but instead shear joy at our good fortune that this journey was possible. We [...]
The Balinese believe that integrating internal and external environments is the only way to live. It allows for harmony and balance. This relationship is seamless and provides a variety of spaces to sit and observe the world. The notion of bringing the “outdoors in” is something the West has begun to implement only recently while [...]
We just got done visiting the most inspiring site to date. Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple in the world with 504 buddha statues in place, and over 1400 reliefs depicting his story. Some buddhas have been removed or partially destroyed in temple raids or as a result of time and degradation since its completion [...]
We just arrived at the Phoenix Hotel in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and are enjoying all that this beautiful country has to offer. Yogyakarta is located on the island of Java and is known as the center for Javanese fine art and culture. This important city stood as the countries capital in the 1940′s before Jakarta took [...]
While we reported in our last segment that there is firm evidence that British consumers have returned to their old shopping habits, we can’t help but wonder how the property market has been impacted since the downturn in the market.
Our contacts noted that student housing market throughout the United Kingdom is booming, and upon further review it makes perfect sense.In areas like Liverpool or Nottingham where universities have thrived, student populations have swelled, naturally increasing the demand for student housing. As a result, rental rates remain strong and therefore a solid investment for investors exists.Outside of the student accommodation options, few developers were active throughout the dire recession. Yet those who have been successful came to market with “no frills” new build property options, where pretty extras like tiled floors and granite work surfaces are left to the purchaser to install after they move in. Price has been the driving factor in making deals; prompting buyers to move and investors to open their wallets.
From student housing accommodations to small and large residential schemes the British public and foreign investors are a bit spoiled for choice. With so much commotion we look forward to reviewing the up and coming new build schemes that will ride on the coattails of the 2012 Olympics in London .. and how the market will react!