Neighborhood Notes

Profiles of High-End Neighborhoods around the World, Offering Insight Into Their Amenities, Appeal and Outlook For the Future

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Jerónimos, Madrid, Looks to Benefit From the City’s Strong Market

Jerónimos, Madrid, Looks to Benefit From the City’s Strong Market

Madrid’s Jerónimos, sandwiched between Retiro Park and the tree-lined boulevard of Paseo de Prado, is small and peaceful, yet it packs a punch: Some of Madrid’s most iconic buildings and public spaces  Read more
Santiago’s Vitacura is Near the City’s Business Center But Feels a World Away

Santiago’s Vitacura is Near the City’s Business Center But Feels a World Away

Centrally located Vitacura is Santiago, Chile’s most affluent enclave. Whether shopping at luxury boutiques, gallery hopping or dining in its fashionable restaurants, this is where well-heeled Chilean  Read more
Stately, Historic Homes Make Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill Postcard Pretty

Stately, Historic Homes Make Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill Postcard Pretty

Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill, historically a farming community, became popular among the wealthy classes for their summer retreats during the 19th century. It has since evolved into a thriving, urban   Read more
London’s Fitzrovia Offers a Less Formal Luxury Living Experience

London’s Fitzrovia Offers a Less Formal Luxury Living Experience

London’s inner-city neighborhood of Fitzrovia has been tipped for significant development and price-growth potential since work started on Crossrail five years ago. A train station at the nearby Totte  Read more
Pathumwan, Bangkok’s Most Luxurious Area, With Plenty of Shopping and Dining Options

Pathumwan, Bangkok’s Most Luxurious Area, With Plenty of Shopping and Dining Options

Conveniently set in central Bangkok, the Pathumwan district is this capital city’s most enviable neighborhood for both fashionable locals and foreigners alike. Marked by luxury malls, a massive public  Read more
Frankfurt’s Westend, Popular Amongst Bankers, Offers Historic and New Homes Alike

Frankfurt’s Westend, Popular Amongst Bankers, Offers Historic and New Homes Alike

This attractive, traditional neighborhood, which forms part of the city’s high-rise financial district, is known for its historic, elegant atmosphere and pretty parks. Sometimes referred to as Frankfu  Read more
Killiney and Dalkey: Two Irish Coastal Villages That Make Up Dublin’s Priciest Suburb

Killiney and Dalkey: Two Irish Coastal Villages That Make Up Dublin’s Priciest Suburb

Drive nine-and-a-half miles southeast of Dublin and you’ll discover the two tiny coastal villages of Killiney and Dalkey, which together comprise the city’s most affluent suburb. The neighboring hamle  Read more
For Traditional Pueblo Architecture, Santa Fe’s Historic Eastside Is Hard to Beat

For Traditional Pueblo Architecture, Santa Fe’s Historic Eastside Is Hard to Beat

With an international arts scene and top-notch shopping and restaurants, Santa Fe, New Mexico, is a small city with a sophisticated feel. But it’s the weather and the unique landscape that often draw   Read more
Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 Sees Luxury Real Estate Boom

Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 Sees Luxury Real Estate Boom

Vietnam’s bustling Ho Chi Minh City is the country’s largest city, with a population nearly the size of New York City’s. However, luxury real estate offerings comprise only a tiny fraction of the coun  Read more
Pinciano Is Away From Rome’s City Center—With Beautiful Park Views to Boot

Pinciano Is Away From Rome’s City Center—With Beautiful Park Views to Boot

Located just north of Rome’s historic center and off the main tourist trail, Pinciano is a magnet for wealthy working professionals and has one of the city’s busiest property markets. Here the streets  Read more
Seattle’s Bellevue Neighborhood Is a Haven for Outdoor Enthusiasts, Tech Employees

Seattle’s Bellevue Neighborhood Is a Haven for Outdoor Enthusiasts, Tech Employees

Just east of Seattle sits Bellevue, the fifth-largest city in Seattle’s metropolitan area, and with waterfront access, leafy neighborhoods and cosmopolitan restaurants and boutiques, it attracts buyer  Read more
Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island Has Culture and Natural Beauty

Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island Has Culture and Natural Beauty

Saadiyat Island, a natural island in Abu Dhabi, is being transformed into a cultural destination with a roster of art galleries and museums designed by world-famous architects. The world’s second Louv  Read more
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