Real Estate

Preserving Newport

The Preservation Society of Newport County, long the model for similar organizations around the country, marked a significant milestone this month when its longtime Board Chair, Donald O. Ross, passed the baton to his successor, Monty Burnham. Don had served on the board since 1989 and was named chair in 2010. During his tenure, the …

Grass is Greenest

Helene Barre caters to the community of Greenwich, Connecticut, as an agent with Sotheby’s International Realty. Here, we chat with Barre about her experience as a resident of the town—an enclave that “offers a sophisticated lifestyle while being so family friendly.” Q: Explain your background—why real estate? HB: My career of 25 years began in …

Bellini Williams Island

Rising 24 stories over the meticulously landscaped and tranquil Williams Island in prestigious Aventura, Florida, Bellini is a chic, contemporary condominium with high-end features and an intimate ambience. Occupying the last parcel of residential land on Williams Island, Bellini is the crown jewel of the community, developed by the esteemed Martin Z. Margulies—known just as …

Become Enamored with Bucks County

Bucks county beckons from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania—a respite from the intensities of the city, situated an hour and a half from New York. But Bucks County, unlike the Hamptons (which wears its sophistication rather boldly), is a haven where the rich, and sometimes the famous, come to relax “under the radar,” appreciating the seclusion …

Palm Beach: Pretty in Pink

A confection of a property: 680 South Ocean Boulevard in Palm Beach, Florida, is a stunning oceanfront estate inspired by the brilliance of the Atlantic Ocean on an oversized, approximately 3/4-acre lot. Available on the market for the first time, this oceanfront dreamscape features extensive indoor and outdoor living areas with beautifully manicured gardens featuring …