The real estate industry is beginning to boom again. But the landscape is much different than it was at the onslaught of the big bust. For one, there is an overabundance of homes needing long overdue updates competing with new construction. Large estates are no longer as appealing to a now much more cautious buyer desiring a simplified lifestyle. We also have a new buyer on the market, the Millennial. But one of the biggest disruptors in the residential industry was HGTV which catapulted to the forefront of superior programming and subsequent skyrocketing viewership.
The penthouse residences at Hotel Valley Ho make their debut in an evening of glamour and luxury.
Tuesday marked the 8th annual Independent Woman Luncheon held at the Phoenix Art Museum. The Independent Woman Luncheon has quickly become one of the Valley’s most beautiful and beloved philanthropic events. I had the privilege of being included amongst a sold-out crowd of the Valley’s premier design community as we came together in support of Phoenix Art Museum’s commitment to excellence in visual arts and education.
With the first part of 2018 coming to a close, we begin to get an idea of where these next eleven months will take us. It’s important to keep an eye on design trends in particular; keeping just ahead of the style curve is essential to having a home that is trendy, presentable, and marketable, and not one that’s merely imitative and full of old news. Here are a few of the in-vogue looks we’ve picked up on so far.
When at their desk dreaming about the coming weekend, many Arizonians visualize sitting out on the patio enjoying a chilly evening in front of a warm fire with a nice bottle of wine. Nothing says luxury like being able to dip into your own wine cellar reserve to find that perfect bottle to uncork.
The demand for vintage and antique items has been constantly climbing over the past few years, and the small business owners of Phoenix have risen to answer that call. Whatever your preferred flavor of history, there is no lack of places to meet your every need—somewhere out there is someone’s abandoned junk destined to be your next statement piece. Here are some of our expert tips for finding the best of the best in pre-loved goods!