Luxury Home Trends for 2014

luxThe luxury home buyer wants amenities, services and infrastructure.  Here’s the 2014 lux wish list.


  •  Range of common spaces: on-site fitness centers, pools, spas, theatres, lounges, roof gardens, art galleries
  •  Parking and storage


  •  Hotel-like services: concierge, doorman, housekeeping, dog walking, catering, fine dining
  •  Security and privacy


  • Flexibility for renovations
  • High ceilings
  • Finishes equivalent to a five-star hotel
  • Family kitchens along with commercial quality kitchens
  • Classic layouts and traditional materials such as stone and glass
  • Sustainability in mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems
  • High-end technology – smart homes

If you’d like to read my blog about the state of luxury real estate in three world class cities, click on the following link:  Luxury Defined  – Miami – New York – London.

Christie’s International Real Estate

I am a luxury residential specialist in Pinecrest, Coral Gables and Coconut Grove.  If you would like to schedule a buyer, seller or investor meeting, feel free to call me at 305.898.1852 or send me a note at


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