Mark Pordes, president and CEO of Pordes Residential, the sales and marketing company for Veer Towers, estimates that 60 percent of the residences sold are vacation homes.
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Las Vegas’ premier poker couple, Barry and Allyn Shulman, decided to go all in and build a Louis XIV-inspired, three-floor penthouse in the Metropolis, and the result is stunning.
Gone are the days when building a home personalized to your design tastes are reserved only for custom homes. Semicustom builders and some production-home builders offer designs found in custom homes and lifestyle magazines. They may even be able to enlarge or combine rooms, extend the garage, reconfigure the kitchen layout or create a spa-inspired master bath.
Making changes to a home’s structure is more complicated than asking a builder to pour a larger foundation or to construct walls at different locations because of building permits.
If a man’s home is his castle, Michael Garrett must be Superman, because his house is super-sized.
When developer Rich MacDonald began building the premier homes in the MacDonald Highlands community, nothing like it had been built before in the valley. Nesting homes in a mountain range? Blasting rock formations? Creating roads winding up a mountain range?
It’s rare to have two generations of a family building homes in Nevada, but Cindy Coletti and her son, Daniel, have forged a successful partnership in their 27 years in Las Vegas running Sun West Custom Homes LLC.
Anthem, known as one of the southern most communities in Henderson, located along the foothills of the Black Mountains and south Eastern Avenue, welcomes guests with a picturesque waterfall entrance.
High-end design and luxury high-rise living were focal points of a February education appreciation celebration at the luxury Mandarin Oriental hotel-condo within CityCenter on the Strip.
“Behold, the Mojave Desert,” Spanish Trail Country Club marketing director Jeff Drothler jokes, gesturing out over a lush expanse of grass and lagoons dotted with geese, blue mountains rising in the distance.
“Behold, the Mojave Desert,” Spanish Trail Country Club marketing director Jeff Drothler jokes, gesturing out over a lush expanse of grass and lagoons dotted with geese, blue mountains rising in the distance. Indeed, standing inside Spanish Trail, it’s hard to believe that you’re in Las Vegas at all, and for residents of this gated, 640-acre oasis, that’s the point.
Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series about the restoration of Liberace’s former mansion at 4982 Shirley St.
Although the name Touchstone Living might not ring a bell to some longtime Las Vegans, the people behind the company are not new kids on the block.
As a successful custom homebuilder, Curtis tells his clients that upscale master suites are what increase the value of their home. For his home in The Ridges, he spent $30,000 on the bathroom. The negative-edge tub alone cost $6,000.
Two weeks ago, mob associate Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal’s former home at 972 Vegas Valley Drive was placed on the market.
There are man caves, and then there’s Michael Levy’s man cave. Housed on the second floor of a two-story penthouse in Turnberry Place, the ultimate dude retreat includes a minicasino with craps and blackjack tables, a roulette wheel and rows of slot machines.
Goodbye, tile roofs, beige stucco and ornate details. Hello to streamlined shapes, local materials and homes topped with solar panels that seem to blend seamlessly into the land around them. Desert contemporary architecture is on the rise in Las Vegas, and the architects behind a new luxury-home community aim to give the trend some staying power.
Gordon Miles, president of Americana Holdings, which includes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchises in Nevada and Arizona, has been named a director of the nonprofit Golden Rainbow. The nonprofit group provides housing, financial assistance and education to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in Southern Nevada.
Net zero energy homes are a burgeoning trend in the new-home market, and Blue Heron’s award-winning New American Home 2015, unveiled for an award ceremony last week during the National Association of Home Builders’ International Builders Show in Las Vegas, is a dazzling energy-efficient gem.
Horse communities are scattered throughout the Las Vegas Valley. They vary in age, but none is brand new. In a city where lot sizes have shrunk steadily for the past two decades, the way to become a horse property owner is to buy an existing one — if you can.
Horse communities are scattered throughout the Las Vegas Valley. In a city where lot sizes have shrunk steadily for two decades, the way to become a horse property owner is to buy an existing one.
Most of us are happy if we have enough space in our homes to set aside for a couch, La-Z-Boy recliner, and a 50-inch television. A few lucky Las Vegans have both the space and the budget to build a dedicated, full-blown home theater that provides a better-than-authentic movie theater experience.
When HGTV’s popular series stars Jonathan and Drew Scott decided to build their dream home after three years of doing so for others on “Property Brothers,” they chose Las Vegas for their base.
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