The story behind the cancellation of luxury condo Vida at 888 Ala Moana

The story behind Kobayashi Group and The MacNaughton Group’s cancellation earlier this year of their Vida at 888 Ala Moana luxury high-rise condominium project started many months before the developers decided to ultimately nix the development. B.J. Kobayashi, co-founder and partner of Kobayashi Group, who was a panelist at a commercial real estate industry event […]

Honolulu developers interested in re-visiting building in Kakaako

The MacNaughton Group and Kobayashi Group would like to revisit developing projects in the Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako again in the future, an executive from one of the Honolulu firms told PBN. Earlier this year, the two developers canceled plans to build the Vida at 888 Ala Moana luxury high-rise condominium project and develop a […]

Hawaii agency strikes agreement with New York firm to build Kakaako project

A Hawaii agency has approved a development agreement with a New York developer to build a low-income Honolulu rental project that will include smaller, efficient units such as micro-units. The Hawaii Community Development Authority, which regulates development in the Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako, on Tuesday voted to approve its development agreement with Bronx Pro Group […]

Kamehameha Schools’ $90M Keauhou Lane

Kamehameha Schools’ $90 million Keauhou Lane mixed-use project is scheduled to break ground next month in the Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako, the developer said Monday. It includes 209 rental units and about 32,300 square feet of restaurant and retail space Oregon-based Gerding Edlen is developing the project on behalf of the state’s largest private landowner, […]

Foodland Farms lease at Ala Moana Center tops $24M

Foodland Super Market Ltd. has signed a lease with General Growth Properties calling for it to pay $24.3 million over an initial 20-year term for what will be its largest store in Hawaii — a 47,395-square-foot Foodland Farms store at Ala Moana Center. The lease, which is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2036, with […]