The Hottest Development Opportunities Around the Globe

Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

Pictured above, 10427 Corfu Lane in Bel Air

Our agents represent the world’s finest luxury estates, but for some ambitious buyers, nothing beats the chance to fully customize a home or resort from the ground up. From a serene offering in the hills of Bel Air to expansive oceanfront parcels in Malibu, Los Cabos and Turks and Caicos, these exceptional development opportunities are among the world's most coveted empty canvases. 

10427 CORFU LANE | BEL AIR

This exceptional development opportunity, represented by Daniel Stevenson, offers a feeling of absolute privacy and serenity in a lush, canyon setting. The proposed conceptual Bel Air farmhouse was conceived of by noted developer Justin Barth of Barth Partners, the mastermind behind 1281 Stone Canyon Road, a 9,125-square-foot, ultra-modern farmhouse listed for $13.3 million that recently sold to a certain NBA star. Designed to blend seamlessly with its natural environment and poised to join the ranks of L.A.’s storied architectural homes, 10427 Corfu Lane offers buyers the opportunity to design an unparalleled custom home with the developer. Specifically chosen for its featured attributes, including a striking approach up a private driveway, flat building pad, view profile and commanding presence, the lot is secluded within one of the city’s most coveted neighborhoods, with views of Century City and the Beverly Hills skyline to boot.

PORTFOLIO OF PRIME DEVELOPMENT LAND | MALIBU

Comprising more than 70 acres across eight expansive residential and commercially zoned parcels in Malibu, this exclusive collection of land stands as one of the most significant development opportunities in the country. Ranging in size from 1.11 to 24.88 acres, the sites possess rare entitlements for residential, mixed office, retail and restaurant uses, each exceptionally located within moments of Malibu’s esteemed beaches and neighborhood offerings. Says Mauricio Umansky, who represents the portfolio with Billy Rose, alongside Savills Studley, “With the purchase of this vast real estate portfolio, the buyer will become one of the most significant landowners in Malibu overnight. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime real estate opportunity that has boundless opportunities for the right investor.”

1426 HARRIDGE DRIVE | BEVERLY HILLS

Featuring commanding, front row views from Downtown L.A. to the Pacific Ocean, this unparalleled offering in Beverly Hills, listed by Angel Kou, presents the opportunity to build a true dream estate, with fully-engineered plans by award-winning architects ShubinDonaldson. Situated at the end of the street and surrounded by multi-million dollar redevelopments, the offering includes permits for a sprawling, seven-bedroom, 15,600-square-foot modern home. 

DOS PLAYAS | LOS CABOS

Showcasing a staggering 242.2 acres of land along the new Cabo San Lucas’ Todos Santos Highway, this exceptional development offering touts a prime beachfront location with unobstructed ocean views. Listed by Andreola Velleryd, the land is a comfortable 15-minute drive to downtown Cabo San Lucas via the new toll highway, a 30-minute drive to downtown San Jose del Cabo, and 40 minutes to the International Airport of Los Cabos. Meanwhile, the Pueblo Mágico of Todos Santos is just 30 minutes to the north. Almost completely protected from the north winds by its own topography, nearly 70 percent of the land boasts unobstructed ocean views with 940 meters of private, virgin beaches.

2335 WINTER SUN DRIVE | PALM SPRINGS

Part of the esteemed Desert Palisades collection of homesites nestled along the hillsides of Chino Canyon, this exceptional offering, represented by Marc Sanders, sits on .59 acres and offers southern views to the windmills and valley floor, along with northern and eastern views toward the mountains. Leading a movement in modern architectural design, Desert Palisades’ mission is to create a cutting-edge, sustainable, and visually enriching enclave that harmonizes eloquently with the landscape, while representing the very best in midcentury and contemporary architecture. 

1635 BLUE JAY WAY | LOS ANGELES

Originally owned by the developer of Blue Jay Way, this incomparable trophy property, listed by Jeff Kohl and Michael Druker, is just moments from Sunset Boulevard and boasts breathtaking views from Downtown to the Pacific. Included with the site are fully approved plans and permits for an elegant, contemporary estate designed by renowned architect Grant Kirkpatrick of KAA Design and conceived with a harmonious indoor-outdoor flow for quintessential California living. Perfect for the car enthusiast, the approximately 11,000-square-foot residence features a private, gated entry court which accommodates three cars as well as a lower level garage for an additional five.

14914 CORONA DEL MAR | PACIFIC PALISADES

Situated on the Huntington Palisades Bluffs and boasting unobstructed, panoramic views from the beach cities to Malibu, this more than 33,000-square-foot lot is one of the most exceptional estate locations in Los Angeles. Listed by Don HellerSantiago Arana, and Alejandro Aldrete, the purchase comes with coastal approved plans for a nearly 14,000-square-foot ocean-view estate boasting a modern, innovative style designed to satisfy the most discerning buyer. Expansive glass walls invite ample natural light while taking full advantage of exquisite views, while a host of luxury amenities include a lavish Italian kitchen, scenic gardens, and a zero-edge pool overlooking the sea.

PARCEL 1A EAST CAICOS CENTRAL | TURKS AND CAICOS

This spectacular, 894-acre parcel, listed by Ian Hurdle and Nieve O’Neill, offers 5,097 feet of flawless northern beachfront on East Caicos, long considered "the next Providenciales." Spanning from the northern beach to the southern water and banks, ownership offers a developer the unique opportunity to control access to the rest of the island well before the proposed government plans are formally announced and underway. The parcel can be combined with its eastern neighbor, which comprises 532 acres and nearly 3,500 feet of pristine beach frontage.  

 

 

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