August 2015

Found 11 blog entries for August 2015.

Harbourside Place, Jupiter FL
An exciting waterfront attraction in Jupiter just earned a major award from the Urban Land Institute Southeast Florida/Caribbean.  The award was presented recently to Harbourside Place, making it a 2015 Project of the Year winner.

The prestigious award has been handed out for decades, honoring excellence in private and public development projects.  The award encompassed the entire developmental process, with emphasis on development and design, plus land planning and more.  Winning projects emphasize high achievement in the excellence of such things as urban/mixed use, office, commercial/retail and residential projects.   

Harbourside Place collected the award for a private sector project.  Opening in fall of 2015, the $150 million entertainment project

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Jupiter Homes For Sale Near Jupiter High School

While some think of August as still just another month of summer, others view it as that dreaded time of year when students start thinking about going back to school. Here in Jupiter, area high school students already kicked off the 2015-2016 school year earlier this week, and for local and regional schools that still haven’t had their first day back yet, chances are it’s right around the corner.

In some ways, getting back to some sort of structure and routine is always nice, but few will argue those first days back can sometimes seem agonizing. In addition to August being designated as the official ‘back-to-school month,' it’s also around that time of year when things usually start picking up again on the real estate side of things, as home buyers

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Palm Beach County Beaches

In case you missed it, Palm Beach and Delray Beach made Travel Channel’s most recent list of the Top 10 Beaches in Florida, and for those of us who already live in Palm Beach County, it’s hardly a surprise that each of these two gorgeous destination spots are getting recognized for their incredible beauty and awesome waterfront amenities. But if you’re not from the area or are perhaps thinking about making a move to the Palm Beach area, here’s just a glimpse of what makes each spot so special:

Palm Beach

As the easternmost town in all of Florida, few places connect Florida beach-goers with the ocean like Palm Beach. But along with that, Palm Beach is also lined with some pretty spectacular waterfront homes for sale as well, giving visitors a whole

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Located in the peaceful neighborhood of Rocky Point this spacious 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home sits on a quiet street and offers close to 3/4 of an acre of land. This large home has tons of space throughout with vaulted ceilings in the family room which features a wood burning stone fireplace. Open to the family room lies the massive kitchen with ample amount of cabinets and counter space and includes a breakfast bar. Cabinets feature pull outs. Just beyond the kitchen is a formal dining room, great for entertaining lots of guest. All bedrooms are substantial in size with the master having a walk-in closet and private bath. Enjoy peace and serenity in the large enclosed patio which overlooks lush landscaping and the spectacular backyard space which is

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With the price of condominiums headed back up it’s a great time for investors to cash-in on the real estate market.  With a highly sought after location, this is especially true for some of Jupiter’s top condo developments.

3000 Ocean Way

With designer finishes and high-end amenities, the new condominium homes of 3000 Ocean also provide impressive direct access to the beach.  Other unique features of these homes include the indoor secure parking, large terraces and luxurious interiors.  With open layouts and privacy due to the nearby nature preserve, 3000 Ocean Way is sure to be a hot ticket for investors.

Jupiter Yacht Club Condos

With five waterfront buildings, the view from the Jupiter Yacht Club condos is hard to beat.  All units include

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New Construction Homes For Sale in South Florida

It’s been roughly a decade since home builders have been as confident in the housing market as they are right now, and here in South Florida where both the luxury and new construction segments of the market have been especially red hot as of late, that confidence couldn’t be more evident.

According to the National Association of Home Builders’ most recent Housing Market Index (HMI), home builders rated the current market at its highest level since November 2005, which is based largely on current sales of new single-family homes, sales expectations for the next six months, and current traffic of potential home buyers.

The Housing Market Index, which is essentially a survey given every month to home builders in order to gauge current market conditions,

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Flavor Palm Beach 2015

Although we’re still a couple weeks away, many of us are already getting excited for Flavor Palm Beach—a month-long dining promotion that allows locals and visitors to the area a chance to sample some of the hottest restaurants in the Palm Beach area at a discounted rate.

This year, nearly 20 restaurants are already on board and expected to participate in the event, which requires them to offer a three-course menu, with three different options to choose from in each course. Prices, which exclude beverages, tax, and gratuity, are $20 for lunch, and either $30 or $35 for dinner.

Flavor Palm Beach was first introduced back in 2008, making this year the 7th straight year for what’s arguably the area’s most anticipated culinary event. And as for who and

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Jupiter Small Business Spotlight
When it comes to resort wear and dressy wear, there’s just one place to head in Jupiter.  The Harbor Clothing Boutique includes women’s clothing appropriate for a stroll on the beach, or a special occasion.  The full-service boutique carries top brands such as Frank Lyman, Mesmerize and Ming Wang, among others.

In addition, the store offers a large and impressive jewelry department, including an in-house jewelry designer, capable of helping you design a one-of-a-kind piece that you won’t see anywhere else.  As well, the Harbor Clothing Boutique also carries shoes and handbags, along with concierge service to help make your visit special as the “Harbor Girls” work to find just the right item to suit your needs.  In addition, the store offers private…
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All Aboard Florida

A planned intercity rail project is closer to becoming reality for Palm Beach County.  The high-speed rail line, All Aboard Florida, is projected to someday run dozens of daily trains, connecting Downtown Miami with Orlando, including stops in West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale along the way.   

Construction is already well underway on the stations, with plans to use nearly 200 miles of already exiting rail lines up and down the coast.  The first service to open to passengers should be between West Palm Beach and Miami sometime in early 2017, followed later in the year with full service available between Miami and Orlando.  

In West Palm Beach the station will be located just a few blocks away from downtown’s Clematis District, as well as close to the

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Rialto Lakefront Stockton model situated on a nice quiet street. 4 bedrooms 3 baths, den/office and 3 car garage. Lush landscaping surrounds the home. Tile flooring in main living areas, granite kitchen with stainless appliances, hurricane impact windows throughout. The master suite is very generous in size and has two true walk in closets. The master bath is complimented with a jacuzzi tub, his and hers walk in shower and dual vanities. The floor plan is a very functional split plan with the master suite separated. The three oversized guest bedrooms are conveniently located. Views of the lake from the kitchen and great room create a perfect place to unwind after a long day. Outside you will find an extended covered lanai, fully fenced yard and serene

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