Early-morning fire reported at Howard Hughes condo project under construction in Honolulu

An early-morning fire on Wednesday was reported on a high floor of The Howard Hughes Corp.’s $403 million Waiea luxury condominium project under construction in Honolulu’s Kakaako neighborhood. Honolulu Fire Department spokesman Capt. David Jenkins said fire crews first received a call at 4:57 a.m. about a two-alarm structure fire at 1044 Auahi St. He […]

Luxury Honolulu condo Waiea foregoes … trash chutes?

The Howard Hughes Corp.’s Waiea luxury condominium, currently under construction in the Texas-based developer’s 60-acre Ward Village in Kakaako, was designed and is being built without trash chutes, the developer confirmed to PBN. The 36-story, 171-unit condo going up on a former parking lot across from the Ward Consolidated Theatres is one of the first […]

Half of units in Howard Hughes’ luxury Honolulu towers sold to Hawaii residents

More than half of the buyers in The Howard Hughes Corp.’s first two luxury condominium towers in Honolulu are from Hawaii, with the remaining buyers from Japan, Canada, China, Korea, Australia and the Mainland, the Texas-based developer said Friday in a letter to its shareholders. The Howard Hughes Corp. (NYSE: HHC) said that 25 percent […]

Howard Hughes Corp. says Honolulu luxury towers three-quarters sold

The Howard Hughes Corp. said Monday that 88 percent and 78 percent of the units in its two luxury condominiums in Kakaako — 171-unit Waiea and 311-unit Anaha — werre under contract as of Feb. 1, according to the Dallas-based developer’s 2014 annual report. Located on a former surface parking lot fronting Ala Moana Boulevard, […]

Howard Hughes Corp. secures $600M construction loan for Hawaii condo projects

The Howard Hughes Corp. said Monday it has secured a $600 million construction loan from Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies to built the Waiea and Anaha condominium towers at its Ward Village in Honolulu. Dallas-based Howard Hughes Corp. (NYSE: HHC) broke ground on Waiea, across from the Ward Entertainment Center, in June, and started work […]

Living on top of the world — Hawaii style

Amenities mean everything when money is no object In a model unit of the planned Howard Hughes Corp.’s Ward Village in Kakaako, which will soon be home to two ultra-luxury condominium buildings called Waiea and Anaha, and where a yet-to-be-built penthouse. “Wave at the toilet,” Shanefield, the project’s development manager, tells a guest. With a […]

Howard Hughes Corp. breaks ground on Waiea condo tower in Honolulu

Howard Hughes Corp. President and CEO David Weinreb was joined by Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell Saturday for the groundbreaking on the Waiea condominium tower at Ward Village in Kakaako Saturday morning, with the governor saying that the massive residential, commercial and retail community will be like nothing Hawaii has seen […]