Ko Olina developer sells interest in Four Seasons Resort to Hong Kong’s richest man

Original Article Hawaii developer The Resort Group has sold its share of the Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina to its partner in the luxury hotel at Ko Olina Resort, a company owned by the richest man in Hong Kong, for an undisclosed amount. The sale of The Resort Group’s interest in the hotel […]

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Cushman & Wakefield Honors Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which celebrates the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Original Article MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: STEVE SOMBRERO Malama Meals provides food security and comfort to our community in need amidst the growing concern for COVID-19. What inspired you to partner with Malama meals program*? […]

Turn Your Rent Renegotiation into an Honest Give-and-Take, Not a Tug of War

Advice from both sides of the fence and the agents who sit in the middle, including separate tip sheets for tenants and landlords. Original Article Many businesses are struggling to pay rent as they scale back operations or close their doors entirely amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. “As a landlord, this is the worst thing […]

Looking Beyond the Pandemic to Rebuild

Steve Sombrero, who is also president and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield ChaneyBrooks and a partner in ChaneyBrooks Choice Partners, likens the coronavirus pandemic to a major hurricane and said Hawaii should focus on coming out on the other side to rebuild. Original Article Growing up on Guam, Steve Sombrero learned the importance of rebuilding […]

Q4 2019 U.S. National MarketBeat Reports

Original Article The U.S. economy ended the year on an optimistic note. Businesses continued to add jobs at a healthy clip. Employment in the key office-using sectors increased by 150,000 jobs in the fourth quarter. Consumer confidence remains high. Wages are rising faster than inflation, yielding extra spending power, reflected in the 18.8% increase in […]

Cushman & Wakefield’s 2019 COOL STREETS Report & Interactive Map – OUT NOW!

Check out our latest Cool Streets report and interactive map that features Honolulu! Original Article While cool streets remain strong in major metropolitan markets and so-called “24-hour” cities like Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle and Toronto, affordable housing and employment are driving the 18-hour Cool Street in cities like Boise, […]

Waikiki Retail and Other Real Estate Trends

Original Article Waikiki is the economic engine of Hawaii, contributing to the State GDP in tourist spending, especially in retail and hotel stays. What are the differentiating factors for the unique high-end Waikiki retail market? Is it changing due to different tourist demographics? Andrew Starn is a Waikiki retail expert who can shed light on […]