Golf’s 10 best entrances, ranked

 What makes a great golf course entrance? Go ahead, scoff now if you must. It might feel like a meaningless and superficial detail, but when done right, a proper entrance immerses you in the new world you’ve entered and builds anticipation of the course you’ll soon experience. It’s an appetizer that every great golf course […]

Yerba Buena Island Debuts San Francisco’s Premier Townhome Collection

The new Townhomes within The Cove Residences enclave redefine luxury living with a focus on sustainability and community. San Francisco, renowned for its vibrant city life juxtaposed against breathtaking natural beauty, now offers a rare gem that marries urban living with a serene, vacation-like experience. Nestled atop the naturally formed Yerba Buena Island, between Downtown […]

First Peek: The Keep at McLemore Resort

The second course at this Peach State resort/community promises an unparalleled mountain golf experience Already equipped with a layout that offers one of the game’s best finishing holes—a 435-yard par four with a stunning green perched atop a mountain precipice—northwest Georgia’s McLemore Resort is upping the ante and betting big with its second 18-hole design […]

Vogue Global Spa Guide: The Spa at the Inns of Aurora

Welcome to Vogue’s first-ever spa guide—a compendium of the 100 best spas worldwide, pulling from the expertise of our global editors. There is a lot out there in the world of wellness, and we are here to sort the cryo from the cold plunge, the infrared light treatment from the IV infusion. Or if your […]

LAF Announces Its 2024 Olmsted Scholars

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) has announced the 94 exceptional student leaders honored as 2024 LAF Olmsted Scholars, including the two national winners and six finalists. Two independent juries selected the winners and finalists from a group of 52 master’s and 42 undergraduate students nominated by their faculty for their exceptional leadership potential. The nominees […]

Cabot bringing world-class golf experience, luxury homes to Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Residences will feature Alpine-inspired architecture and stunning panoramic views Cabot, a prominent developer of world-class golf course communities, has an expansive new project underway at Revelstoke Mountain Resort southeast of the city of Revelstoke. The project is taking shape at the base of Mount MacKenzie, renowned not only for having North America’s highest lift-accessed vertical […]

Ben Shapiro Named 2024 Hart Howerton Fellow

The UVA School of Architecture congratulates Ben Shapiro (March ’25), who received a 2024 Travel Fellowship with Hart Howerton In 2006, Hart Howerton began an educational initiative to provide a select number of Fellowship positions to undergraduate and graduate students at design schools. Each summer, the Fellowship allows the firm to offer internships in their […]

Inside America’s Priciest Resort, Where the Cheapest Homes Cost Millions

Sea Island’s 31561 ZIP Code is so exclusive that properties trade without ever having hit the market Located about halfway between Savannah, Ga., and Jacksonville, Fla., on Georgia’s Atlantic Ocean coast, is a family-owned resort called Sea Island. It was established in 1928 with the opening of the Cloister at Sea Island hotel, around which […]

Council approvals set stage for Breakers’ Mediterranean Courtyard renovation

The resort is planning a major revitalization project that would bring new life to the courtyard, including more seating and cover from the elements. For decades, the Mediterranean Courtyard at The Breakers resort has remained the same: a rectangular hole carved from the behemoth property’s middle, mostly paved and open to the elements. Now, a […]

The Breakers resort is set to undertake the final phase of its three-decade, multi-million dollar restoration with the renovation of its Mediterranean Courtyard

The Breakers resort, a landmark property known for its opulent architecture and historical significance, is poised to embark on a transformative renovation of its Mediterranean Courtyard This ambitious project, which has just received unanimous approval from the Town Council, represents the culmination of a meticulous, multi-decade restoration effort that has revitalized every corner of the […]

New chalets give front row access to all of Cabot Revelstoke’s fun

Swiss-style chalets will be located steps from the ski gondola and the first tee of the golf course for the best of both seasons. As our helicopter slowly spins around at the far end of the development, the full scale of the Cabot Revelstoke project — including, of course, the spectacular Rod Whitman-designed golf course […]

How Outrigger completed an $80M beachfront renovation

In July, the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort completed an $80 renovation project that began before the COVID-19 pandemic and continued through travel bans, temporary closures and the boom of “revenge travel.” In July, the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort completed an $80 renovation project that began before the COVID-19 pandemic and continued through travel […]

See San Francisco’s newest luxury homes on island in middle of bay with stupendous views

The Townhomes, single-family residences on Yerba Buena Island in San Francisco, California, are unveiled Taking a page from classic San Francisco row homes, the first single-family residences on Yerba Buena Island have been unveiled. The multi-story floor plans with bay windows and expansive terraces offer views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands, Angel Island […]

Condos on this S.F. island are as high as $4.4 million

What life is like for the first residents From his sixth-floor condo on Yerba Buena Island, Michael Lee looks out at the idling freighters and crisscrossing ferries, the Port of Oakland’s white cranes, and Berkeley’s green hills. Occasionally, San Francisco-bound friends will hit him up from the Bay Bridge as they are about to motor […]

Yerba Buena Island Unveils a Collection of Luxury Townhomes in San Francisco

The exclusive collection of single-family homes span two- to four-bedroom layouts with stunning Bay views. If you frequent San Francisco’s Bay Bridge, you may already be familiar with one of the city’s most important redevelopments in history. In 2011, Yerba Buena Island, the land mass that the bridge touches down on as it crosses San […]

Forty-Seven New Residences Planned At Waterfront Daniel Island Phase III

East West Partners recently announced the launch of its third collection of residences. The new release for The Waterfront Daniel Island includes 30 condominium residences, 11 townhomes, and six cottages. The cottages are single-family residences and will be located along the rerouted waterfront trail.“Designed to blend seamlessly into the natural landscape, this collection reflects the […]

In San Francisco, Two High-End Housing Projects Are Making a Long-Awaited Debut

Space and new developments have been hard to come by in the city, but these amenity-filled launches are ready for their close-up Two new amenity-rich developments—Yerba Buena Island and Treasure Island—are redefining the luxury housing market in San Francisco, a space-limited city that has a reputation for making it exceedingly difficult to get projects approved. […]

Is Las Vegas a city of the future?

Summerlin helping office market ‘defy gravity’ Las Vegas’ office market continues to be a bright spot in a rather cloudy U.S. commercial real estate outlook, a national site selector said. “Vegas has really defied gravity with respect to so many other urban doom loop cities that are struggling with empty office towers,” John Boyd, principal […]

The Best Ski Resort Spas for Après Relaxation

World-class skiing deserves next-level pampering. These nine destinations offer the best of both worlds. A ski destination’s aprés scene often ranks highly in determining the best places to ski around the world. But, as much as we love a boozy hot chocolate on a sun-drenched patio with a mountain looming in the background after a […]

Crossroads: Golf’s Newest 9-Hole Course Is Versatile And Reversible

The first new golf course in South Carolina’s Lowcountry in almost two decades The first new golf course in almost two decades within the sprawling South Carolina Lowcountry community of Palmetto Bluff is 54 acres of fun and flexibility. South Street Partners has unveiled Crossroads, a reversible nine-hole course from the design team of Tad […]

Hollywood Park’s second apartment building opens near SoFi Stadium

 The Crosby features 213 apartments More housing has come online at the massive Hollywood Park complex now taking shape around SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. In May 2023, construction was completed for The Wesley at 3988 E. Hardy Street, which features 101 apartments a short walk from the home of the NFL’s Rams and Chargers. Eight […]

One Night in a Five-Star Resort at the Center of Big Sky’s Transformation

An up-close look at what major development has meant for the formerly sleepy Montana mountain community. One of the most touted new properties in Big Sky is the aptly named Montage Big Sky, part of the newer offerings from luxury hotel management brand Montage International. Opened in 2021, the hotel is spotless, and on several […]

The 12 Best Private Golf Clubs in the U.S., From California to South Carolina

World-class private facilities are emerging across the country, enticing a national member base drawn to the clubs’ unique course layouts. One of the biggest impacts of Covid on the golf world was the proliferation of new public golf clubs, which are still sprouting up like spring flowers due to increased demand for the sport. But […]

Hunt Realty plans $5B downtown Dallas redevelopment

The proposed project will include a dozen new apartment buildings, a hotel, shops and offices next to the new convention center. Hunt Realty Investments released plans last week to redevelop 20 acres around the Reunion Tower in downtown Dallas at a cost of around $5 billion, The Dallas Morning News reported. The redevelopment will be […]

Howard Hughes Signs Two New Leases at 1700 Pavilion in Downtown Summerlin

Snell & Wilmer, one of the largest law firms in the Western U.S. with offices in 16 locations throughout the United States and Mexico, will occupy the entire 7th floor spanning 27,542 square feet. Douglas Elliman, one of the largest independent residential real estate brokerages headquartered in New York City with operations in Florida, California, Texas, Colorado, […]

‘One-of-a-kind’ Point Hardy opens at Cabot Saint Lucia

Cabot Saint Lucia has opened a new Coore & Crenshaw design, at Point Hardy Golf Club on the northern tip of the Caribbean island. The 18-hole layout has been built along one-and-a-half miles of coastline. Nine of the holes – six to nine and fourteen to eighteen – play directly on the rocky cliffs that […]

The Caribbean’s Most Anticipated New Golf Course Is Open in Saint Lucia

 It’s the most anticipated new golf course in the Caribbean in decade The project, part of the Cabot Saint Lucia development, includes comfort stations, a food and beverage concept, a retail shop and sports courts. The plan is for a beach club, a clubhouse, wellness facilities and luxury residences currently in development. It’s the latest […]

Rod and gun club proposed as first compact rural community in eastern Collier County

It’s a sometimes overused word, but a new community planned in eastern Collier County is unique. It’s not a town, or a village. It’s a compact development, the first one proposed under the county’s Rural Lands Stewardship Area, or RLSA, program. The community’s name reflects its rural character. It’s dubbed the Collier Rod and Gun […]

Who will be the winner of the south Florida golf boom?

Ken Bakst, the founder and developer of Friar’s Head on Long Island, crouches into the driver’s seat of a two-man Gator utility vehicle and cranks the engine. We’re off to explore what will become The Ranch, his soon-to-be 36-hole golf club in Martin County, Florida. We drive for half a mile across barren pastureland and […]

Hart Howerton is ranked one of ENR’s Top 225 International Design Firms this year.

Distinct geopolitical challenges frequently are the major force behind revenue changes for the Top 225 International Design Firms. Yet as climate change, energy transition and decarbonization goals drive forward a global shift to sustainability, firms are distinctly reconfiguring operations to generate more sustainable solutions. This year Hart Howerton charts at 167, up from 217 last […]

America’s Best Small Spa and Wellness Town Is a Lakeside Gem in Upstate New York

When it comes to small towns with big reputations, lakeside Aurora, New York, is top of the class. The 724-person village, hugging the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake, is probably best known as the headquarters of MacKenzie-Childs, the homewares retailer that still paints its distinctive serveware by hand in the blissful quiet of this stretch […]

America’s best small spa, wellness town is in Upstate NY, review finds

Aurora, N.Y. — Upstate New Yorkers have long known that the tiny village of Aurora is a quiet, lakeside gem. Now, the rest of the nation is finally starting to take notice. Aurora, a community in Cayuga County that’s home to fewer than 800 people, has been named America’s best small spa and wellness town by Travel […]

Tom Doak’s New Golf Course Design In Scotland Features A Very Rare Routing Element

Tom Doak and the Cabot team have unveiled plans for the new course being built at Cabot Highlands in Inverness, Scotland. The 18-hole layout, which will join the existing Castle Stuart course designed by the late Mark Parsinen and Gil Hanse, is situated near the property’s 400-year-old castle and will meander through hillsides and expansive […]

Meta and Signature Development move ahead on Menlo Park urban village

Meta Platforms and Signature Development Group have moved forward with plans to turn a former tech campus into a 59-acre urban retail village in Menlo Park. The Facebook parent, based in the city, and the Oakland-based developer have won Planning Commission approval for four architectural plans at 1350-1390 Willow Road, 925-1098 Hamilton Avenue and 1005-1275 […]

Menlo Park Planning Commission Approves Architectural Plans For Willow Village

The Menlo Park Planning Commission has approved four architectural plans for Meta’s Willow Village in San Mateo County. The city reviewed Safdie Architect’s glass-domed meeting and collaboration space, the town square, the office campus, and two apartment buildings. Facebook’s parent company is working with Signature Development Group in a joint venture called the Peninsula Innovation Partners. Writing to YIMBY, Signature Development Group president Michael Ghielmetti said, […]

Hollywood Park’s first apartment building opens for residents in Inglewood

In Inglewood, construction is complete for the first residential building at the Hollywood Park complex, the sprawling mixed-use development that L.A. Rams owner Stan Kroenke is building around SoFi Stadium. “We are excited to open The Wesley at Hollywood Park and welcome our first residents,” said Sofi Stadium and Hollywood Park managing director Jason Gannon in a news […]

Golden Golf Destinations 2023: Luxurious Links Well Worth the Trip

Looking to explore bold, new golf frontiers this summer? Take a gander at these simply magnificent golf courses to up your game, all while delivering a compelling travel experience in spades. At Jetset, we revel in our golf obsession—from the latest and greatest graphite-shafted irons, to rewatching classic Masters moments, to the best craft brews on tap at […]

Hollywood Park’s New Design-Forward Residence, The Wesley, Now Open

Hollywood Park, the largest urban mixed-use mega-development under construction in the Western United States, officially welcomes its first residents at The Wesley, making this the landmark destination’s residential debut. Following a successful pre-leasing launch, the thoughtfully crafted residences offer the best of Los Angeles living, with walkable access to Hollywood Park’s forthcoming dynamic line-up of restaurants, […]

Inside the newly renovated Vinoy

The first phase of an ongoing renovation of the 100-year-old historic Vinoy Resort and Golf Club is now completed. The extensive transformation project of the resort, operated by Marriott International, kicked off 2021, with the initial renovation of the Palm Court Ballroom and The Vinoy Grand Ballroom. The first completed phase entails upgrades to The […]

From Holiday to Forever Home

Alys Beach glistens in the distance as you drive on Northwest Florida’s Scenic Highway 30A along the Emerald Coastline. The white masonry buildings dot the landscape underneath brilliant blue skies. The small-town atmosphere permeates every facet of the community, with winding pedestrian paths, small pockets of green grass, the owner-exclusive Beach Club, and unique shops […]

Real Estate Deals: The Bristol condos offer a new view of San Francisco Bay

The Bristol, a 124-unit condominium building atop Yerba Buena Island, opened in June 2022. It provides residents with access to approximately 72 acres of natural habitat along with panoramic views of the San Francisco skyline, iconic bridges, the bay, and East Bay hills. Read the full article in SF Biz Journals.

How One Resort Is Changing the Montana Ski Scene in Just Its Second Season on the Slopes

Perched on 3,530 acres of Montana’s Spanish Peaks mountain range, Montage Big Sky has managed to swiftly redefine luxury skiing in the area since opening in December 2021. Checking into Montage Big Sky this past December, I was immediately blown away by the resort’s design. Natural wood and stone blend seamlessly with modern touches to create a charming and sophisticated […]

Brian Depolo named one of the Top 25 CFOs of San Francisco for 2023!

Finance and Investing is pleased to announce The Top 25 CFOs of San Francisco for 2023. Dubbed as “The Golden Gate City,” San Francisco is usually known for its rich and diverse history, landmarks, and colorful neighborhoods. But its robust technology sector also comprises some of the largest technology companies in the world, boasting famous […]

5 Most Luxurious Destinations to Take Your Private Jet this Summer

The world of travel is changing in 2023. Private aviation is becoming increasingly popular while commercial aviation is facing difficulties with delays, high prices, and low-quality options. In addition, innovation in private aviation, such as fractional ownership models (where multiple individuals own a single aircraft) and jet cards (which allow travelers to purchase a set […]

Inns of Aurora planning next hotel project

LEDYARD — The Inns of Aurora is planning its next major project, and it’s located on the same property as the luxury hospitality company’s last one. The company plans to open a hotel inside a three-story, 6,000-square-foot farmhouse on the same property as its newly opened Spa at the Inns of Aurora. Corey Guerrette, the […]

17 Cozy Inns Around the U.S. Perfect for Your Next Getaway

Looking for your next escape? Here are 17 charming inns around the U.S. that are perfect for your next relaxing getaway. What makes an inn, cottage, or bed and breakfast uniquely cozy? No matter the location, it’s the total opposite of a sprawling property with hundreds of rooms and a cookie-cutter aesthetic. These places instead […]

Naples Beach Club presents new plans for mixed-use multifamily development

Naples Beach Club in partnership with Hart Howerton architectural firm presented a preliminary design concept for multiple buildings across what will be a Four Seasons resort at the site of the demolished Naples Beach Hotel. The Athens Group, which owns luxury hotels across the country, purchased the property in 2021 for more than $362 million, […]

Historic Vinoy Resort unveils renovated lobby, patisserie, and veranda

One of St. Petersburg’s most iconic destinations is making quick progress on renovations to further enhance its beauty. In the fall of 2021, the historic Vinoy Renaissance began a “comprehensive transformation” of its property through a series of renovations and redesigns, and this week the hotel unveiled its newly-completed lobby, patisserie and veranda. Locals who […]

Is This Your New Bucket List Golf Course?

Golf writers are inundated with invitations. Many, like one I received this morning inviting me to write something about the cushioning benefits of a special new sock, are not particularly appealing. But occasionally, an invitation drops in that lifts the spirits, reminding this cynical golfing hack of what a privilege and thrill it is to […]

Florida’s Cabot Citrus Farms unveils a new 21-hole golf course concept

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – Cabot Citrus Farms will open a new 21-hole golf course concept this winter in the rural, rolling hills of Florida just north of Tampa. The Cabot brand already has golf resort communities in various stages of development in Scotland, British Columbia and St. Lucia, but the Florida site may be its most […]

Golf Digest names the greatest clubhouses in America for the first time

A clubhouse is a three-dimensional space that is the sum of the locker rooms, the bar, the dining rooms, and more. And it exudes a certain character through its architectural forms. We asked our 1,700+ course-ranking panelists to evaluate the greatness of golf’s best clubhouses on a 1-10 scale. We instructed our panelists to disregard […]

Builder strikes land deal for 1,200 homes near PGA’s new Frisco headquarters

The Fields development is aimed at the many professional golfers and fans expected to flock to the city. A Plano-based builder struck deals to buy land for the construction of more than 1,200 homes in one of North Texas’ largest and most anticipated new communities. Entities tied to North Texas homebuilder and developer John Landon […]

Cabot Saint Lucia: New Luxury Golf Resort Coming to the Caribbean

It’s no wonder the French and British spent centuries fighting over Saint Lucia. The mountainous Caribbean island has all the natural splendor of an Avatar fever dream. Lush rainforest blankets the Pitons, two mountainous volcanic spires that stretch above warm-water beaches; small fishing villages dot the coastline; and a series of dramatic waterfalls and coastal mangroves are ripe for […]

A 21-Hole Golf Course? Cabot Citrus Farms Unveils Plans For Unique Third Layout

Cabot has found a unique way to make its first U.S. property stand out, even in the best-supplied golf state in the nation: a 21-hole course. The unprecedented course concept at Cabot Citrus Farms in Central West Florida is appropriately named “The 21” and will feature a diverse mix of holes ranging from 85 to […]

9 New U.S. Course Openings in 2023

Given the wealth of golf options in the U.S., which has more places to play than the next 10 best-supplied countries combined, new course openings are exceedingly limited. As a result, it’s only natural there’s added excitement among golfers when it comes to the latest and greatest in new design. A glance around the golf […]

The Residences at Yerba Buena Island Redefines San Francisco Living

A new residential community takes shape within San Francisco Bay. Two decades in the making, The Residences at Yerba Buena Island provides San Francisco with a new landmark neighborhood. This urban oasis is nestled on the remarkably distinct setting of San Francisco Bay’s naturally formed island, and offers a first-of-its-kind living experience with sweeping panoramic […]

Hollywood Park, an Inglewood Jewel

Since the SoFi Stadium opened in 2020, the new home of the Los Angeles Chargers and Super Bowl champions the Los Angeles Rams, has brought much attention to a revitalized Inglewood. However, that was only the beginning. Spanning nearly 300 acres, Hollywood Park is the largest urban mixed-use development under construction in the Western United […]

The 18 Most Secluded Resorts in the World

From a stunning resort 2,300 miles off the coast of Chile to beautifully designed lodging in a Rwandan forest, these are the locales to visit if you need to get away from it all In a world of global connectivity, getting away from it all can seem like an impossibility. But for some travelers, there […]

Upscale office building near Las Vegas Ballpark gains 2 tenants

Two more businesses have signed leases for the Howard Hughes Corps.’ latest Class A office building in Downtown Summerlin Clark Hill International Law firm and ER Injury Attorneys will occupy the fifth floor of 1700 Pavilion, a 10-story steel-frame office building under development next to Las Vegas Ballpark. Clark Hill will occupy about 13,000 square […]