Hospitality/Fractional Ownership
Fractional: Fractional ownership set to boom

Fractional: Fractional ownership set to boom

Posted 11.09.2009 | Categories: Hospitality/Fractional Ownership | 1 Comment

Fractional ownership of real estate will become the ‘default’ way to buy leisure property over the next decade, and is set to see a surge in popularity, according to a panel of industry experts. Speaking at a seminar on shared ownership property at the recent OPPLIve/Property Investor Show in London, Graeme Grant of fractional ownership […]

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Fractional: Private residence memberships launched at North Carolina resort

Posted 10.01.2009 | Categories: Hospitality/Fractional Ownership | No Comments

Catatoga, a 308-acre resort community near Lake Toxaway in North Carolina, has launched private equity residence club memberships. The Residence Club at Catatoga offers one-eighth deeded interests in either a single-family residence on a private wooded home site or the Lake Lodge overlooking 22-acre Lake Catatoga. Both properties include full access to Catatoga Club’s extensive […]

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Fractional: The Affluent Shared Ownership Buyer – A Market Profile

Fractional: The Affluent Shared Ownership Buyer – A Market Profile

Posted 09.28.2009 | Categories: Hospitality/Fractional Ownership | No Comments

Affluent leisure travelers interested in resort real estate strongly believe in the value of their vacations, as nearly nine in ten report that vacationing is important to their well-being and to the health of their personal relationships. They appreciate leisure travel experiences and activities such as spending time with family and friends, exploring unique and […]

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Fractional: New airport to spark boom in Florida fractionals?

Posted 09.14.2009 | Categories: Hospitality/Fractional Ownership | No Comments

The Panama City area of Florida has been highlighted as an area for huge growth as a real estate destination, largely thanks to work starting on a new airport there. CNNmoney.com has named it as the best place to buy real estate in the US, while Stephen Cochrane, chief regional economist for Moody’s Economy, has […]

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Fractional: Strong Growth And Financial Stability In This Economic Environment Demonstrated By Quintess, The Leading Residences Of The World With Now More Than 500 Members

Fractional: Strong Growth And Financial Stability In This Economic Environment Demonstrated By Quintess, The Leading Residences Of The World With Now More Than 500 Members

Posted 09.14.2009 | Categories: Hospitality/Fractional Ownership | No Comments

Quintess, The Leading Residences of the World  issued its mid-year update to members, highlighting that building on its financial strength, it now has more than 500 members and continues to grow, add homes, and be a pioneer in the destination club industry. Despite the overall economic climate and some contraction in the destination club industry, […]

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Fractional: The Future of Fractional Real Estate

Fractional: The Future of Fractional Real Estate

Posted 08.19.2009 | Categories: Hospitality/Fractional Ownership | No Comments

Turbulent economies mean turbulent times for consumers and the last 18 months or so hasn’t been any different. But with the uncertainty and in some instances the increasingly isolated social groups that we find ourselves in, it does make us all go back to basics and question what’s important to our family unit and society […]

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Fractional: 47 Park Street, Grand Residences by Marriott

Posted 08.19.2009 | Categories: Hospitality/Fractional Ownership | No Comments

When Marriott launched London’s 47 Park Street under the Grand Residences brand in Mayfair in 2003, it was regarded Europe’s first urban fractional destination. Its highly flexible usage structure and well established operations remain unique within the UK’s fractional market today. Members are attracted to its versatility, sophistication and solid experience. It allows them to […]

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Fractional: New Mixed-Use Fractional Development To Seek LEED Certification In The Iconic Lake Tahoe Area

Posted 08.19.2009 | Categories: Hospitality/Fractional Ownership | No Comments

After fifteen years of project and municipal refinement, the mountain themed Mahalee Lodge and city center redevelopment project reached approval of the tentative map with the city of Markleeville, Tom Abdoo, project lead, announced today. The project is situated on 38 acres of prime real estate in Markleeville; nestled amongst the natural mountain beauty of […]

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Fractional: IFA Hotels & Resorts Records US$108m Profits

Posted 08.19.2009 | Categories: Hospitality/Fractional Ownership | No Comments

Dubai-based IFA Hotels & Resorts has posted year-end profits of US$108 million after diversifying its shared ownership offers. The company, which has interests in private residence clubs and a yacht ownership club achieved more than US$100 million of sales during the first six months of 2009.IFA’s offer includes both shared and fractional ownership products such […]

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Fractional: Timeshare Owner Protections Become Law Florida Legislature Passes Bill To Ensure Timeshare Exchange Not Subject To Tax

Posted 08.11.2009 | Categories: Hospitality/Fractional Ownership | No Comments

According to The American Resort Development Association (ARDA), recent passage of legislation by Florida’s state legislature ensures that important protections for timeshare owners are in place. In addition to ensuring timeshare owners will not pay tax on timeshare exchange transactions, the bill, HB 61, codifies a common industry practice regarding the taxation of transient stays […]

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