What is the next condo to begin sales in Howard Hughes' master planned community of Ward Village in Kakaako? The answer to that is...Aalii! With Aalii, Howard Hughes Corporation continues its Kakaako plans to bring more Hawaii families to the urban core of Honolulu in a luxury condo comparable to Aeo, Symphony, Collection and Keauhou Place. In obtaining Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) approval for its newest 42-story, 751-unit condominium, the Howard Hughes can now proceed with the next step in the development phase. This next phase will be groundbreaking which is expected to be in the Fall of 2018.
The building itself will have studio, one, and two-bedroom units available to purchase ranging from 277 square feet to 835 square feet. In addition, Aalii will set aside 19,000 square feet for the project's 8th floor amenities which will include the standard pool, fitness center, community room/kitchen. However, here is the BONUS: there will also be amenities located on the 42nd floor of the tower that will be utilized by all the residents of the condo. Total area allotted for the Aalii amenities will be almost one (1) acre! WOW!
All sorts of recreational options surround homebuyers interested in purchasing a home at 'A'ali'i. High-end shopping can be done at the Ward Village as well as boutique shopping, and several restaurants like Merriman's and Nobu are serving delicious cuisines of all kinds. Ala Moana Beach Park is within walking distance allowing homeowners of the complex to take full advantage of the breathtaking beaches and pristine water.
The complex offers homeowners many amenities and specialties. A yoga studio and fitness center are available to residents, as well as a pool deck featuring amazing oceanic sights. ‘A’ali’i is a community with the intent to stay in line with trends and technology and with that, they offer an app that works with the residents and their homes. In an effort to help declutter, smartly hidden storage areas are available in the condos, helping to create an open, entertaining space. If you are interested in buying a home for sale in ‘A’ali’i, Hawaii, please contact us today by filling out the Aalii Interest List below. Mahalo and we look forward to meeting you or seeing you around Ward Village!
Experience on January 13, 2018 -- Waking up early Saturday morning on January 13, I headed over to the IBM Building where I found myself 18th in line. Overall, about 50 brave souls spent the night. I asked a couple more people to come and spend the night with me. In the end, I contracted 3 Aalii homes to owner occupants! Of course, by knowing other agents that were in line with me (and lucky that their clients didn't show up) I was able to acquire the #3, #14, #16 and #81 overall picks for my clients. I have to say they were extremely happy!
Almost 2 years ago, in December of 2016, I had the privilege of providing public testimony of why I felt that the HCDA Board should approve Aalii's construction and allow Howard Hughes to continue its master plan for Ward Village. Part of my testimony was quoted in the December 8, 2016 Honolulu Star-Advertiser as saying: "The Howard Hughes vision for Ward Village is great." It is a simple sentence but it means so much. Once completed, Howard Hughes' master planned Ward Village will be something special that the people of Hawaii will be proud of...and the next step for that vision is building Aalii.
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