Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Tower in Norway confirmed as tallest timber building in world

March 21, 2019 - Norway
Mjøstårnet, a mixed-use building in Brumunddal, Norway, is the world’s tallest timber building.

Foster + Partners releases images for The Tulip tower in London

November 22, 2018 - London
London's had the Gherkin, the Cheese Grater and the Walkie Talkie and now, if the plans are approved, a new tower called the Tulip will join the skyline.

Vingroup starts work on Vietnam’s tallest luxury skyscraper

December 22, 2014 - Ho Chi Minh
Real estate firm Vingroup on Saturday began construction work on an 81-floor building in Ho Chi Minh City, which is expected to be Vietnam’s tallest and hold a few Southeast Asian records.

Xanadu, Beijing

March 06, 2013 - Beijing
The only residential project of this calibre located in Beijing’s CBD -just 50 metres from the CCTV tower -XANADU enjoys a prime location in the city’s central hub.

Hermitage Plaza Tower in Paris by Foster + Partners

November 06, 2012 - Paris Ile de France
The €2 billion ($2.66 billion) Hermitage Plaza Towers to be built in Paris's La Défense business district have received planning permission.

Ballymore announces the launch of providence tower, Canary Wharf, London

August 30, 2012 - London
Ballymore Group will launch details of its newest waterfront living scheme in London this month, creating a new investment opportunity at one of the UK’s most prestigious addresses. Details of Providence Tower will be unveiled at a press conference held in Hong Kong today, followed by two investor events in Hong Kong and Singapore in September.

Seoul building world's second tallest tower

August 29, 2012 - South Korea
At 640 m high, Digital Media City Landmark tower in Seoul, South Korea, will be around 180m shorter than the Burj Dubai, but it is projected to be the second tallest building in the world when it completes in April 2015.

Hanoi to get Asia’s second tallest building

July 23, 2010 - Hanoi
PetroVietnam Construction JSC (PVN) will build a tower block in Hanoi to become the tallest one in Vietnam and the second tallest in Asia.

Damac ties up with Versace on Lebanon tower

June 29, 2010 - Lebanon
DAMAC Properties - a leading private residential, leisure and commercial developer in the region today announced the launch of DAMAC TOWER, a magnificent and exclusive new high-rise building set to open its doors in 2013 located in down town Beirut. DAMAC has tied up with VERSACE, the world-renowned Italian fashion house synonymous with glamour and luxury to provide exclusive interior design by VERSACE HOME. "DAMAC TOWER" - a high rise luxury tower will feature spacious private units resplendent with custom designed interiors. All the common areas including the health and fitness facilities, the concierge reception, and the main lobby will feature VERSACE HOME products.

Mumbai to get world's tallest residential tower

June 09, 2010 - India
A Mumbai developer is about to start construction on what he claims will be the world’s tallest residential tower. If you are super rich, you can see what such lofty living feels like. Mumbai builder Lodha Developers Ltd. said it will finish the over 117-storey stack of private homes called “World One” in 2014. At more than 450 meters, it will be taller than the Empire State Building in New York or the Willis Tower, known until quite recently as the Sears Tower, in Chicago. It is also scheduled to beat the record for tallest residential tower which is currently held by the 323-meter residential complex in Australia called “Q1.