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poipu: Kauai Absorption Rate For March 2012 - 03/16/12 04:49 PM
The inventory picture continues to improve on Kauai. At one time all areas of the island had a supply of homes well into the undesirable "red" zones, now there are many that are approaching a balanced market. The Central/Lihue market continues to be the best performing. Big improvements are still needed in the Poipu and Kapaa area resort condos.
Aloha! (4 comments)
poipu: Kauai South Shore Condo Sales - 03/16/12 12:32 PM
Kauai's South Shore condos include those in Kalaheo, Koloa, and Poipu. Poipu is one of Kauai's premier resort areas and home of world-famous Poipu Beach. While most Kauai properties are fee simple, Kiahuna Plantation is one of the exceptions where price does not include the land which is leased. 2012 Kauai South Shore Condo Sales (as of March 15) *VDA = Vacation Destination Area, eligible for short term vacation rentals. Aloha! (0 comments)
poipu: Kauai Real Estate Continues to Move Toward a More Balanced Market - 01/14/12 12:20 PM
Kauai Absorption Rates Show A More Balanced Market Kauai absorption rates continue to move toward a more balanced market. The Lihue area leads the way with a supply of homes and condo well below 12 months. The South Shore, once a very troubled area, has also seen a dramatic recovery and now has the least supply of all of Kauai's resort areas (Princeville, Kapaa, Poipu).
The horizontal color bands in the chart indicate market health from a seller's perspective (red is ugly). Foir more information, see the color code definitions to the right of the chart.
Makahuena is an oceanfront resort condominium perched on a rocky coastline of nearly 3 acres at Makahuena Point in Poipu. It has 79 units in 6 buildings, all 3 stories except for the 2-story oceanfront building and a detached unit once owned by Kauai's famed ice cream guru, Walter Lappert. The resort features a pool, hot tub, tennis courts, and the sight and sound of waves rolling in on the rocky coastline. Many offer stunning views of the ocean plus whales "cruising by" during the winter months. Most units have 2 bedrooms with 2 or 2.5 baths. Some top floor (11 comments)
poipu: Description of Poipu Kai Resort on Kauai's South Shore - 08/22/10 07:50 PM
[ Poipu Kai Resort is located on 84 acres of Kauai's almost-always-sunny South Shore close to world-famous Poipu Beach. It includes a mix of 355 condominium units and 94 homes/lots including Kahala, Makanui, Manualoha, Poipu Sands, Regency, Regency Villas, Bayview, Lanai Villas, Crestview, and Sugar Mill Cottages. Also included is the Poipu Kai Racquet club with pool, and 8 tennis courts. An excellent Poipu Kai Resort description by the management company is located HERE. A property map can be found HERE. Area golf courses include Kiahuna Golf Club and Poipu Bay Golf Course, the former home of the Grand Slam (4 comments)
poipu: Kauai News--You heard it here first - 05/19/10 02:20 PM
A press release is to be issued today regarding the lucury condominium project in Poipu, Koloa Landing. Koloa Landing will be part of the high-end Wyndham Grand Collection. This project has been under construction since June 2008 and Phase I is due to be complete this year. It will consist of 322 units located in a prime location on 25 acres close to world-famous Poipu Beach. The project website is located HERE. Although I'm not personally afiliated with the project, I continue to be impressed with its unsurpassed quality and beauty. Interested parties may contact me for assistance in making a (10 comments)
Koloa Landing, the new condominium complex under construction in Poipu on Kauai's South Shore, held a Broker's Open House last week for brokers and agents to preview completed and furnished 2 bedroom & 3 bedroom units. This is one of the few Kauai projects that has continued during the market downturn and it promises to be one of the most luxurious. The units are spacious and very nicely furnished. Window-walls open up to let the outside in which is what Hawaii living is all about. A series of pictures of both (0 comments)
poipu: Poipu Shopping Experience Going Upscale - 08/23/09 09:11 AM
Kukui'ula Shopping Village (Hit your browser refresh button if picture does not show) Photo taken before access opened to public Poipu on the island of Kauai is a major resort destination yet has had limited shopping for tourists and residents. That is in the process of changing with the phased opening of Kukui'ula village. Kukui'ula Village is the shopping component of a huge 1,000 plus acre Kukui'ula development adjoining Poipu on the Western side. On Friday, a handful of stores opened for business in the 87,000 plus square foot shopping village and the total is planned to increase to around 50 (2 comments)
poipu: She's got her steer at Kauai's annual rodeo - 07/18/09 01:11 PM
Today is the kickoff for a week-long celebration of Koloa Plantation Days. This year's theme is "From Sugar to Statehood". This year is extra special as it's the 50th anniversary of Hawaii statehood. Some fun events for today include the historic Hapa Trail walk, steer roping at CJM stables, and evening entertainment by Willie Kahaiali‘i at the Sheraton Kauai. The best is coming a week from today with the annual Koloa Days Parade and a full rodeo at CJM stables. On Kauai, much of our entertainment is free and these events are no exception. Here's a photo of one of the (1 comments)
poipu: Kukuiula Back on Track on Kauai's South Shore - 05/27/09 09:39 PM
It was announced today that the Kukui'ula developers will invest $165M to complete the facilities and recreational amenities that had previously been on hold. Co-developers A&B Properties and DMB Associates are reported to have renegotiated their agreement leading to this infusion of capital. This thousand acre planned residential community is located on Kauai's South Shore just West of the Poipu resort area. This development combined with the Kukui'ula Village retail center will be a huge upgrade for the area. The retail center itself is slated to open for business this Summer. Aloha, Search Kauai/Big Island | Search Maui | Email | (7 comments)
poipu: Poipu Beach Hotel Reopens after 17 years - 04/14/09 01:43 AM
Poipu Beach Hotel is coming back online as the new Koa Kea Hotel & Resort Hurricane Iniki wiped out Kauai's South Shore hotels (and most of the rest) in 1992. Most have been rebuilt but two have remained closed. The two are the Poipu Beach Hotel and the Coco Palms remembered by many from Elvis' Blue Hawaii film. The Coco Palms is still an eyesore after developers gave up on renovations after running into issues with permitting. But finally the Poipu Beach Hotel is reopening tomorrow. It's been renovated and has a new name, the Koa Kea Hotel & Resort. For (0 comments)
poipu: Kauai Real Estate Inventory May Be Stabilizing - 01/06/09 01:49 PM
Overall Kauai real estate inventory continues to trend downward which could be a sign of good things to come in 2009. While it's still a bit early to declare this a trend, it is nevertheless encouraging after enduring a relentless climb that began 2 1/2 years ago. Unfortunately our resort area of Poipu is not yet improving as mainland buyers continue to stay away. Poipu has a large inventory of vacation condos which will only begin to sell once our mainland buyers return. Long term, Poipu's future would seem to be bright as it's within a Vacation Destination Area and thus (0 comments)
poipu: Kauai Gets A New Road - 10/29/08 12:17 PM
More Kauai News! According to the Kauai Garden Island newspaper, the Western Bypass Road in the Koloa/Poipu area has opened! This 1.5 mile road will offer an alternative to taking busy Poipu Road through Koloa. The Kukui'ula developers built the road, named Ala Kalanikaumaka (whew!), as a requirement for it's huge home/homesite and shopping village project in Poipu. It is reported that ownership has been turned over to the county who will patrol it's 25 mph speed limit. For those interested in becoming a part of the Kukui'ula lifestyle, you may contact me for information on this high-end, luxury community. Aloha! Search Kauai/Big (0 comments)
poipu: Kauai's Top 10 Brokerage Rankings Based on Sales--Updated - 10/04/08 09:14 PM
Century 21 All Islands continues to rank #1 on Kauai based on sales volume as shown in this Top-10 brokerage ranking. The Century 21 All Islands brokerage continues to have 3 offices on Kauai in addition to those on Maui and Oahu. One is located on the North Shore in the Princeville shopping center, one on the Kapaa's East Side in the Kapaa Professional Building, and one in historic Koloa near the South Shore's Poipu resort area.
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poipu: Kauai South Shore Condo Median Sales Prices Off Modestly From 2006 Peak - 10/04/08 08:39 PM
The decline in median sales prices for Kauai's South Shore condominiums has flattened based on several high-end sales in recent months. What previously looked like a 25% decline from the peak reached in 2006 is now more like a 7.5% decline. What a difference a few months of sales data can make! This data reflects what has sold and is not necessarily indicative of change in value of an individual unit. The chart contains data through the end of the 3rd quarter of 2008.
Data has been extracted from Hawaii Information Systems reports compiled from data submitted to them (2 comments)
poipu: Poipu Kauai Condo Sales - 09/24/08 11:34 PM
Since my office is in the Koloa/Poipu area, I track condo sales there very closely. The 2 charts below show a 12-month history and a 24-month history. Each chart shows median sales price and the number of units sold. Data is for fee-simple, full-ownership properties on Kauai's South Shore. The bold lines are trend lines and the dashed lines represent the underlying data. Data shows the number of sales has continued to decline while median sales prices are relatively flat. Data represents what is selling and not necessarily the value of an individual property.
I'm pleased that my clients just closed on their lot in Poipu Beach Estates on the island of Kauai. Sales price was $675,000 for a lot of 16,208 sf in a brand new community just minutes from world-famous Poipu Beach Congratulations to the new owners, Steve & Carla, and mahalo (thanks) for allowing me to assist in making your dream of Hawaii real estate ownership a reality. Contact me if you would like to consider a purchase in Poipu Beach Estates or a similar community on Kauai. Visit www.KauaiRocks.com for the latest in Hawaii real estate information. (0 comments)
poipu: Kauai's Hottest Real Estate Areas - 06/02/08 02:04 PM
What are the "hot" home sales areas on Kauai? Kauai residential home sales inventory is over twice what it was just 2 years ago. But the island has 5 very distinct regions and inventory varies greatly among them. Where are the "hot" areas (relatively speaking)? Well it's Kauai's busy South Shore area (Poipu, Koloa, Kalaheo, etc) and the central Lihue area. In those two areas, the residential absorption is just over a 1 year supply. This compares with 2 and 3 year supplies elsewhere on Kauai. Please refer to the July 17, 2006 Business Week article on their view of healthy (0 comments)
poipu: Koloa Makai Near Poipu, Kauai - 04/05/08 08:42 PM
Koloa Makai Townhome Condos Near Poipu The Ultimate in Luxurious Living Just Minutes From Poipu Project Overview These homes are fully complete and ready for occupancy. They were acquired by a new developer at a discount price and savings are being passed along to you, the buyer. Original developer prices have all been slashed by $100,000! You can capture this savings for your own pocket but only 3 are left so we recommend you act quickly! Koloa Makai is located on over 2 acres of land near Poipu on Kauai’s South Shore, a popular destination for Kauai visitors and (1 comments)
poipu: Koloa Makai brand new townhomes the best deal in town - 03/29/08 05:07 PM
Koloa Makai brand new townhomes the best deal in town! Stop by Koloa Makai daily open house event going on now through the end of the month. Reacquaint yourself with the best deal in town! Seller will give special consideration to all offers coming in by March 31st so don't let your clients miss out! Details to be given to those who show up!
Visit www.KoloaMakaiHomes.com for home details and interior photos Email us at Aloha@KoloaMakaiHomes.com
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