Calling All Developers: The Hottest Lots of 2018

Posted on Friday, January 19, 2018.

 

Whether you’re a buyer looking for the perfect place to build your trophy estate or a developer seeking the world’s most prestigious blank canvas, we’ve rounded up five of the most coveted development opportunities around the globe. From three acres in Bel Air’s esteemed Holmby Hills to an oceanfront parcel in Turks and Caicos, these phenomenal offerings are primed and ready for a dream development. 

144 N. BARODA DRIVE | HOLMBY HILLS

 

Situated on three acres in prime Holmby Hills, this gated estate presents a rare opportunity to develop in one of the most prestigious locations in the world. Represented by James Harris, David ParnesMauricio Umansky and Marisa San Antonio and situated amongst multi-million dollar homes, the property comes complete with shovel-ready, approved plans and permits for a 40,000-square-foot contemporary home by the award-winning architectural firm Whipple-Russell. Showcasing three acres of rolling, park-like grounds, the offering is one of the largest estate sites in Holmby Hills. Ideal for an owner-user or developer seeking a worthy canvas for their dream home, the opportunity combines a strategic location with the space and building conditions to fully realize an ambitious luxury project.

510 USHER PL. | BEVERLY HILLS

Represented by Angel Kou, this prime promontory estate in Beverly Hills’ esteemed Trousdale Estates showcases breathtaking views of the city, ocean and greenbelt from a flat, buildable pad. Complete with architectural renderings, this is an excellent opportunity for a developer looking to construct a stunning modern home that will further transform the prestigious neighborhood into a hotbed of significant architecture. The single-story, midcentury modern home currently on the site is perfectly situated with flat land for building and features expansive living spaces that open onto a roof deck, taking full advantage of incredible, unobstructed panoramas.

1410 STRADELLA ROAD | BEL AIR

 

This exceptional development opportunity in Bel Air showcases striking, 220-degree views of the city lights, canyons and reservoir from its prime hilltop location. Represented by Kristin Regan, the offering includes fully-engineered, permit-approved architectural plans by Labyrinth Design for a 14,000-square-foot contemporary masterpiece. The sophisticated home will feature a grand entry with 30-foot ceilings, a seamless, open-concept floor plan with walls of glass, a floating staircase, five bedrooms, elevator and smart home technology. A 5,000-square-foot outdoor area with an infinity pool and cascading waterfall, plus an expansive roof deck and subterranean parking, complete this singular opportunity moments from Sunset Boulevard and easily accessible to Beverly Hills, Downtown L.A., Sherman Oaks and the ocean.

 3657 WOODHILL CANYON ROAD | STUDIO CITY

 

Located in prime, south-of-the-boulevard Studio City, this one-of-a-kind offering presents the opportunity to develop one of the most significant home sites in all of the San Fernando Valley. Consisting of five separate parcels totaling 3.64 serene acres, underbuilt reports allow for a 40,000 to 50,000-square-foot compound. Represented by Craig Knizek and Ingrid Sacerio, the offering is in close proximity to the neighborhood’s prime shopping and dining, award-winning schools, studios, Hollywood and Downtown L.A. Sprawling, park-like grounds nestled against the protected land of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy ensure absolute tranquility for generations to come.

40203 BAMBARRA BEACH | TURKS AND CAICOS 

Showcasing 30 acres and 1,500 linear feet of beach frontage on the warm and tranquil waters of Bambarra Beach (with a total of 107 acres available for purchase) this extraordinary offering in Turks and Caicos, represented by Trevor Musgrove and Ian Hurdle, presents an unparalleled development opportunity for the discerning buyer. As savvy investors set their sights beyond Providenciales and Grace Bay, middle Caicos is welcoming buyers with its exceptional natural beauty. From the annual Valentine’s Cup Model Sailboat Race to the close proximity to the historical site of Bambarra, which has stood since the Loyalist Plantations of the 1700s, the offering speaks to the history, culture and positive energy of island living.

  


Keep your eyes peeled for an incredible new development represented by Justin Fichelson in the months to come. Poised to become one of the best new construction view estates in TIburon, CA, the ultra-private, approximately 5,000-square-foot home is set on nearly an acre and features a wraparound infinity pool and panoramic views of the San Francisco Skyline, Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay.

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