Welcome to the latest edition of the MTLH eMagazine. In this edition there’s a quirky campaign to stomp-out litterbugs in Brisbane, a look at how international real estate markets fared in 2009 and where opportunities now lie, plus we feature the $5 million Pearl Carpet of Baroda. There’s also luxury homes in South Florida and Thailand, our weekly synopsis of global news headlines, plus we show the work of award-winning architect Noel Robinson and a San Francisco Bay Area perspective on the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. Enjoy and all the best, Michael Marquette & Simon Turner.
“Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.”
– Christopher Morley
DESIGN & TRENDS
Photographer Damien Bredberg’s “Rubbish” Campaign
Quirky and original, award-winning photographer Damien Bredberg teams up with the Brisbane City Council to put a light-hearted focus on the problem of litterbugs.
Jade Ocean Miami
Stunningly positioned on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, Jade Ocean offers luxury condo’s with resort-facilities.
REAL ESTATE RADAR
The Ups & Downs of the International Property Market
2009 was a tough year for lots of property markets. Some, however, fared better than others, and thus some represent better opportunities for investment right now.
The Pearl Carpet of Baroda Sold for $5 million
Created using thousands of pearls harvested from the Gulf, and encrusted with diamonds, sapphires, emeralds and more, the Pearl Carpet of Baroda was commissioned in the late 19th Century and recently sold at auction for $5 million USD.
LUXURY HOME/DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY
Nature Zone – “The Edge Village”, Thailand
Set on a cliff on 6 acres of national park and with its own private bay, the stunning home is ready to move in. Plans exist for an exciting boutique eco-development – it’s up to you!
DESIGN & TRENDS
Focus on…Architect Noel Robinson
Queensland-based, award-winning architect Noel Robinson has worked on projects throughout the world. We take a look at some of his work.
Earth Day 2010 – A Perspective from the San Fran Bay Area
International adventurer and our friend, Jim Walberg, writes of what Earth Day means to him, as a local of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Global Real Estate Headlines
A synopsis of news that made the headlines around the world last week.
The “View from the Bridge” look at what’s REALLY driving Australian property prices, plus there’s articles on the designers behind this years Swarovski Crystal Palace, what factors influence high-net-worth individual’s when buying their homes, plus there’s an iPhone app for foreclosures, a pasta fresca recipe from Tuscany, and a stunning Cape Town apartment.
Thanks for joining us!
Michael Marquette & Simon Turner
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