Darrell Hofheinz

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Darrell Hofheinz writes about real estate, architecture and interior design for the Palm Beach Daily News. A history buff, he also edits the newspaper’s “Home & Loggia” section, where his “Beyond the Hedges” real estate column runs weekly. Follow him on Twitter @PBDN_hofheinz.

Latest from Darrell Hofheinz

Russian-owned lot in Palm Beach with Trump link listed at $42 million
 The Russian billionaire who in 2008 bought an oceanfront estate for a recorded $95 million from President Donald Trump could make his investment back — and then some — if the last remaining lot there sells for anywhere near its asking price of $42 million. The lot at 525 N. County Road this month re-entered the market...

Posted: 17 hours ago

The Russian billionaire who in 2008 bought an oceanfront estate for a recorded $95 million from President Donald Trump could make his investment back — and then some — if the last remaining lot there sells for anywhere near its asking price of $42 million. The lot at 525 N. County Road this month re-entered the market...
North End house still under construction changes hands for $7 million
 Michele “Shelly”’ Borislow, widow of communications entrepreneur Dan Borislow, has paid a recorded $7.07 million for a house still in construction at 198 Via Linda on the North End. The property was developed and sold by businessman and real estate investor Jyrki Salminen, who initially planned the house as...

Posted: 20 hours ago

Michele “Shelly”’ Borislow, widow of communications entrepreneur Dan Borislow, has paid a recorded $7.07 million for a house still in construction at 198 Via Linda on the North End. The property was developed and sold by businessman and real estate investor Jyrki Salminen, who initially planned the house as...
Reports: Single-family sales broke out of doldrums in fourth quarter
 Well, it took a while, but Palm Beach appears to have finally shaken off the real estate doldrums that accompanied the uncertainty surrounding President Donald Trump’s candidacy, election and what can only be described as a precedent-breaking first year in office. Just-released real estate sales reports from four agencies that do business...

Posted: a day ago

Well, it took a while, but Palm Beach appears to have finally shaken off the real estate doldrums that accompanied the uncertainty surrounding President Donald Trump’s candidacy, election and what can only be described as a precedent-breaking first year in office. Just-released real estate sales reports from four agencies that do business...
Price of Netscape co-founder’s Palm Beach estate drops by $20M to $95M
 Netscape co-founder Jim Clark has greeted the New Year by lowering the price to $95 million for Il Palmetto, his ocean-to-lake estate on Billionaires Row. That’s a $20 million drop from its previously listed price of $115 million, which was down from the original $137 million Clark was asking nearly 18 months ago. The new...

Posted: 2 days ago

Netscape co-founder Jim Clark has greeted the New Year by lowering the price to $95 million for Il Palmetto, his ocean-to-lake estate on Billionaires Row. That’s a $20 million drop from its previously listed price of $115 million, which was down from the original $137 million Clark was asking nearly 18 months ago. The new...
Palm Beach real estate: North End spec house sold to Asplundh LLC
 Another North End house built on speculation has found an owner, this one from a family with longtime ties to the island. Businessman Carl Hj. Asplundh III has used a limited liability company to pay $7.3 million for a never-lived in house built on speculation at 110 Indian Road on the far North End, the deed shows.  With...

Posted: 6 days ago

Another North End house built on speculation has found an owner, this one from a family with longtime ties to the island. Businessman Carl Hj. Asplundh III has used a limited liability company to pay $7.3 million for a never-lived in house built on speculation at 110 Indian Road on the far North End, the deed shows.  With...
Report: Billionaire Ken Griffin sets real estate record in Chicago
 Ken Griffin
            , whose under-construction oceanfront mansion on Billionaires Row has generated plenty of headlines, this week made real estate news of a different sort in Chicago, where his hedge-fund firm Citadel is headquartered. PHOTOS: Ken Griffin’s seaside house plan Griffin paid a recorded $58.5 million for the top four...

Posted: 7 days ago

Ken Griffin , whose under-construction oceanfront mansion on Billionaires Row has generated plenty of headlines, this week made real estate news of a different sort in Chicago, where his hedge-fund firm Citadel is headquartered. PHOTOS: Ken Griffin’s seaside house plan Griffin paid a recorded $58.5 million for the top four...
Renovated Palm Beach house built in 1928 wins preservation award
 A 1928 house in Midtown earned a preservation award Wednesday for the homeowners who carried out a historically sensitive re-do after they bought their Spanish Mediterranean-style home nearly three years ago. Keith Johnson accepted the annual Polly Earl Award during a ceremony at the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach. He and...

Posted: 8 days ago

A 1928 house in Midtown earned a preservation award Wednesday for the homeowners who carried out a historically sensitive re-do after they bought their Spanish Mediterranean-style home nearly three years ago. Keith Johnson accepted the annual Polly Earl Award during a ceremony at the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach. He and...
Palm Beach Country Club president’s house brings $22.25 million
 Standing on one of the highest points in Palm Beach, a Colonial-style house built in 1938 at 726 Hi Mount Road has sold for $22.25 million, according to the deed recorded today by the Palm Beach County Clerk’s office. The four-bedroom lakeside house was the longtime home of investments executive Jeffrey B. Lane and his...

Posted: 8 days ago

Standing on one of the highest points in Palm Beach, a Colonial-style house built in 1938 at 726 Hi Mount Road has sold for $22.25 million, according to the deed recorded today by the Palm Beach County Clerk’s office. The four-bedroom lakeside house was the longtime home of investments executive Jeffrey B. Lane and his...
After buying Ivana Trump’s house in Palm Beach, couple sells other home
 Fashion designer Tomas Maier and his husband have sold their beachfront house in Gulf Stream after moving into the Palm Beach mansion they bought three years ago from Ivana Trump and substantially renovated. Maier and Andrew Preston sold their house at 3377 N. Ocean Blvd. — about 20 miles south of Palm Beach — for a recorded...

Posted: 10 days ago

Fashion designer Tomas Maier and his husband have sold their beachfront house in Gulf Stream after moving into the Palm Beach mansion they bought three years ago from Ivana Trump and substantially renovated. Maier and Andrew Preston sold their house at 3377 N. Ocean Blvd. — about 20 miles south of Palm Beach — for a recorded...
Palm Beach house brings $11.45 million — $3.5 million more than in 2015
 A North End oceanfront house that changed hands for just under $8 million two years ago has sold for $11.45 million, according to the price recorded with the deed. That’s a difference of more than $3.5 million. And both buyer and seller of 1230 N. Ocean Blvd. have ties to Virginia. The buyer, entrepreneur Joseph Edward Kasputys, also...

Posted: 10 days ago

A North End oceanfront house that changed hands for just under $8 million two years ago has sold for $11.45 million, according to the price recorded with the deed. That’s a difference of more than $3.5 million. And both buyer and seller of 1230 N. Ocean Blvd. have ties to Virginia. The buyer, entrepreneur Joseph Edward Kasputys, also...
Brinker: Fund to help displaced Puerto Ricans, others with breast care
 Palm Beacher and Susan G. Komen founder Nancy Brinker is helping spearhead a new fundraising initiative aimed at connecting cancer care providers with two vulnerable populations in South Florida — people in financial need and those who have moved to Florida from Puerto Rico and other areas following recent hurricanes. Susan G. Komen...

Posted: 11 days ago

Palm Beacher and Susan G. Komen founder Nancy Brinker is helping spearhead a new fundraising initiative aimed at connecting cancer care providers with two vulnerable populations in South Florida — people in financial need and those who have moved to Florida from Puerto Rico and other areas following recent hurricanes. Susan G. Komen...