Luxury  high-rises are being built on many locations in Miami but occasionally there is a gem being built.

Missoni Baia got our attention because the legendary fashion and design house Missoni is involved and when do you see a sculptural luxury condominium tower where a famous fashion brand has a hand in it? We couldn’t find any. Now the time has come.

Construction of Missioni Baia is in progress in Edgewater, Miami, right on the edge of Biscayne Bay. It will be towering 57 stories high (649 ft in height). Can you imagine the awesome views? It will be amazing!!

Right now the foundation has been finished and with building a single story every week OKO Group and its partner Cain International gave word that Missoni Baia is well underway to be finished end of 2020.

This elegant building will have 249 luxury residences ranging from one- to five bedrooms and 776 to 3,788 sqft and are offering city and/or waterviews. wouldn’t be if we didn’t have some great impressions for you.

The interiors will show the hand of Missoni featuring beautiful design palettes and the Missoni Home furniture collection.

Residence owners will have full access to amenities including a 398 car parking garage with 17 private parking stalls, four swimming pools including an Olympic sized lap pool and a kid’s pool, a tennis court and a super sized fitness and spa center. Enough possibilities to work on your health!!


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Author: Ton Peelen


Inspired Luxury Living at 242 Broome, Lower Manhattan.

Inspired luxury living is what we like to show on MillionDollarVillas and this luxury residence at 242 Broome hits the jackpot so to speak. It has everything going for it as you can see hereunder.

This residence has an artistic feel as ASH NYC, the staging company, has been influenced by the Lower East Side art scene and has mixed 50’s style modern furniture with bold contemporary art from nearby Denny Gallery. The result is a warm interior with a contemporary feel for the young at heart.

Interior architect DXA studio used rich materials like white oak floors, grey-veined marble and warm-toned millwork for the interior and that really looks good in this 1,353 sq.ft. luxury residence, which is situated on the 12th floor of 242 Broome and has 2 bedrooms and 2,5 bath rooms and amazing views of Lower Manhattan.

In the kitchen, Calacatta marble countertops and custom-designed cabinetry have been used together with Gagganau appliances and the result is absolutely stunning.
For the master bath DXA studio used honed marble and a custom-built vanity with wall drawers with a single slab of polished marble gives it a fantastic look. And what to say about the polished chrome Dombracht fixtures they used throughout? Absolutely marvelous!!

This luxury condo can be acquired for just $2,955,000

Author: Ton Peelen

Putting a dream home together in NYC

What do you get when elite professionals like designer Daniel Romualdez, Eggersmann kitchens, Interior Marketing Group and architectural firm SOM partner together? Yes, you gathered that from the title; a dream home!

You may say that this is truly their crown jewel and spread across the whole 65th floor, this ultra luxury penthouse boasts 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms on 8,139 square feet (756m2), 12’9 ceilings and 360 degree views of New York City including Central Park, George Washington Bridge and the East River. And let’s not forget to mention there are 2 private balconies. How beautiful can it be? You just have to look at the images hereunder to see how amazing the view is. It is like living on top of the world!!!

Daniel Romualdez, the amazing AD100 interior architect, was very picky in his choices and what he found was spectacular. Horizontal grain walnut cabinetry with Hanstone glass countertops are featured in this magnificent luxury penthouse and white oak floors are present throughout this luxury home. Daniel used polished white Nanoglass walls and a custom-designed bathtub for the bathrooms and it really looks astonishing.

The entire north side of this penthouse is occupied by a huge living and dining room. It is more than large enough for entertaining a large number of guests and it includes a fireplace. The south side has an expansive master suite with generous and luxurious him-and-hers bathrooms and dressing rooms and a wet bar.

Daniel Romualdez also is responsible for designing an amazing collection of luxury amenities including the exclusive 34th Floor Club, electric car charging stations, a 75-foot swimming pool, a state-of-the-art hydrotherapy circuit spa, a gated interior porte-cochère with New York City’s largest residents-only automated parking garage (how convenient is that!!), a dog playroom and grooming station, a children playroom and much more. There is also a personalized concierge services by Luxury Attaché. Ain’t life grand!

Ton Peelen

Luxury living high above New York City at 30 Park Place, NYC

It is common knowledge in corporate world that the higher your office is located, the higher you rank in corporate dynasty. The CEO has the office on the highest floor because view is King. Makes one wonder how that is with private luxury residences.

Living in the highest terraced luxury penthouse in NYC in the same building that is home to Larry Silverstein, Priyanka Chopra, Matthew Perry and Yolanda Hadid, 870 ft above the streets of New York City on the 82nd floor of 30 Park Place with panoramic views of Midtown Manhattan, the New York Harbor, the Hudson and East Rivers and the Statue of Liberty, certainly will make you feel special.

Living high above the streets of NYC

Expect to find floor-to-ceiling windows for a light and bright ambiance, a butler’s pantry, a spacious reception hall for receiving your guests, a library with a St. Tropez limestone fireplace, a formal ding room with adjacent family room and a master bedroom suite with him-and-hers marble master bedrooms. The interior space is 4,538 square feet and the 4 terraces are 732 square feet together.

The building itself boasts a giant 40.000 square feet of amenities and residents also have access to a full suite of hotel services managed by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.


Ton Peelen

Two Waterline Square Penthouse Inside Look

Million Dollar Villas wrote about the Two Waterline Square Project a couple of months ago and want to update you about this prestigious luxury project and show you some inside looks in a luxury penthouse that is available for just $17.25 million.

That luxury apartment is located in the largest of the three buildings at Two Waterline Square, situated along Riverside Boulevard from 59th to 61st Street and sits atop on the 38th floor with majestic views on the Hudson River, the Manhattan Skyline and New Jersey. In case you didn’t know it yet, it is the last remaining waterfront development on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. We won’t say hurry up in case you are interested to buy it because you are smart enough to think that yourself.

This luxury gem can be found in the largest and tallest of the three buildings and is designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox firm. You know them from the Petersen Automotive Museum in LA, the Echelon Seaport in Boston, the Brickell Arch in Miami, Hudson Yards in New York City and many, many more impressive projects around the globe.

This 4,134 square foot (384,1 square meters) luxury residence has interiors by the famed Yabu Pushelberg duo and features 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, a powder room, floor-to-ceiling glass windows and an outdoor terrace to die for. A more than generous living and dining area large enough to accommodate guests occupy the center of the floor. Furthermore a spacious master suite with his-and-hers dressing rooms and his-and-hers marble bathrooms has found a place here.

Living here will give you access to Two Waterline Square’s amenities but you also will have access to the Waterline Club. Here you find more than 100,000 square feet of luxury amenities in sports, leisure and lifestyle spaces. We mention a music room where you can play instruments, a soccer court, an indoor tennis court, a basketball court, two swimming pools, a game room, pet spaces and children’s rooms.

A covered porte-cochere at ground level gives the residence a convenient and perfect entrance to the building. You will certainly like this amenity when it is raining or snowing. Just off the lobby the first-ever upscale Cipriani’s food hall will be available for some great Italian food.

Written by Ton Peelen
Photo credits: Noë & Associates with the Boundary

Living a dream on Palm Beach Island

Some say it’s too hot and humid, we say it’s hot and fabulous living in Palm Beach!!

Enjoy magnificent sea views over turquoise waters, a luxury lifestyle with direct access elevators, private entry foyers, private balconies in an elegant setting close to word class restaurants, shopping and art galleries. And that is not all!

Roof deck living in Palm Beach with ocean view!!

It has been more than a decade that there has been a development on this location in Palm Beach and very recently 3550 South Ocean has reached it’s highest point since starting building last summer.

The developer DDG from New York and California teamed up with GarciaStromberg, GS4studios of Palm Beach, Kobi Karp Architecture of Miami, Champalimaud of New York and KAST Construction to design and build this striking, timeless and contemporary art piece.

Situation and building impression

The condos have modern interiors with open and expansive chef-caliber kitchens, solid oak floors, top-of-the-line appliances, floor-to-ceiling glass windows with sliding doors to private covered balconies so there is a light and airy living environment. And that is just what you need when living in Florida on the beach.

A bright living room with adjacent balcony

They were very picky when choosing the amenities at this location as they realized that a luxury lifestyle at the beach must be very exclusive for its residents. Private beach access is one of them of course and you will also find a beach front saltwater swimming pool and sun terrace, a fitness studio to keep you or get you in shape. Also there is a surfboard and peddle board storage so don’t forget to bring them along. And there is more!!

Enjoy your Florida lifestyle!!

The developer DDG partnered up with The Wright Fit in order to provide lifestyle services like on-demand in-residence massages, indoor and outdoor private training, yoga and fitness for residents. A partnership with Star Jets International provides residents with custom-tailored jet services, such as door-to-door car transfers, itinerary customization, jet selection, onboard catering and more. How good life can be!!

Wish you were here, sleeping in paradise!

More info? Visit or go to 205 South Ocean Boulevard, Manalapan, Florida.

Ton Peelen

The art of living in a luxury residence in central New York City

Ever wondered how it would be to live in a luxury residence in the heart of New York City? Of course the apartment would be grand but what about the amenities, how would they be? And what about the art?

We are taking you to One Hundred East Fifty Third Street in New York City. This is not just an ordinary high-rise, this one is state of the art with luxury apartments and luxury lofts priced from mid 2 Million to 65 Million hence the amenities (and the residences) must be awesome to say the least.

The luxury residences

First we show you some images of the amazing luxury residences you will find here and as you can see they are spacious and have a smart layout as you may expect in this price range.

luxury kitchen example
Luxury kitchen in which high quality materials and products are used.


An amazing spacious living room, here with polished high quality concrete floors.


A sea of light in this living room coming from floor-to-ceiling glass walls giving it a spacious. light and airy feel.


The luxury amenities

The amenities, divided over 2 floors, are awesome, as you can see here. The 60-foot swimming pool is the centerpiece. Smokey black granite and a lush bamboo garden catch the eye and give a comfy luxury feeling. Also you will find other state-of-the-art wellness facilities like a cardio room, pilates/ballet room, a weight room, yoga room, sauna and a steam room together with spa treatment rooms and his-and-hers changing rooms. Also William T. Georgis designed a library for the residents with custom furnishings and a highly curated collection of titles for those interested in literature and non-fiction.

luxury amenities
The luxury amenities are divided over 2 floors.


The amazing 60 feet long swimming pool, large enough for working on your condition.

The relax nook in the pool area.

The gym room has everything you need for building a perfect body.


Time to relax after an extensive workout or just for some quality time in the sauna.

The awesome library designed by The awesome designed library by William T. Georgis

The arts

Nowadays it seems that luxury developments are being used as art galleries and yes you will find art pieces here too and we give you some views.

Contemporary sculptures and fascinating paintings are abundant.


Of course relaxing areas have wonderful art too as you can see here.


Art in the lounge areas are plentiful and beautiful


Ton Peelen

350 Central Park West Luxury Homes

There will be a new luxury kid on the block. It is called 350 Central Park West and it isn’t just a new high rise. No, they are planning to seamlessly combining two historic buildings and to create one beautiful designed boutique condominium with 38 luxury residences ranging from two – to four bedrooms and, imaging that, seven of which offer private outdoor space.

If you are on the market for a luxury home with a contemporary interior and luxury amenities in a striking building with an array of luxury amenities this could be a serious option.

The entry – credits Alan Hill Design


Prices start at $1.750 million and considering the high-end finishes of the luxury residences these prices are very competitive. Additional private storage is also available for sale.

The building has been designed by DXA studio and the developer is DNA Development. shows you some renderings to give you an impression of what may be expected.

Of course you may expect top-notch amenities and these include a full staff and a 24/7 attended lobby, a fitness center, a library, a playroom for the young ones, bicycle storage and a magnificent landscaped roof terrace with an entertaining place with seating and of course a gas grill.

Rooftop Garden Bedroom – credits Alan Hill Design

Construction is expected to start in March. Stribling Market Associates is the sales and marketing firm.

Editor: Ton Peelen

Inside a Luxury Model Residence at 555TEN

We have a lot of new images of the recently completed luxury model residence at Extell’s luxury rental building, 555TEN for you to view.

This three bedroom – three bathroom apartment’s interior has been designed by Jonathan to a glamorous heaven high in the sky stating: “The apartment is on a high floor—it’s like being in the clouds. I wanted the apartment to be serene and calm; the perfect retreat from the endless energy of New York City. The cool color palette and squishy furniture are comfortable, and the layered accessories—which add just the right dash of eccentricity—make this a glamorous cloud in the sky for a young, urban family.”

This luxury rental was designed to reflect sophistication, cheerfulness, warmth and welcomeness through a combination of sleek and modern luxury pieces with cheerful accents and colorful pieces like Barcelona lamps, colorful art, textured tile cub boards, patterns and plush textures.

Jonathan kept the furniture low in the dining area with a white chair and white table to keep uninterrupted sweeping views on New York’s Skyline.

Opposite from the residence’s living and bedrooms, the dining area with white chair and a white table places emphasis on the towering windows with sweeping views. Furniture is low and sleek to ensure the view for residents is uninterrupted.

555TEN is a 56-story, 650 feet high luxury rental building overlooking the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline located in Hell’s Kitchen offering a unparalleled level of luxury services in the rental market.

Available are lofts and one to three bedroom luxury apartments. Also, and very important for a luxury rental building like 555TEN are the amenities and you can expect an outstanding fitness center, an impressive saltwater lap pool, a private bowling alley, an arcade, a children’s playroom, a rooftop bar and lounge and also a sundeck with private cabanas, chaise lounges and swimming pool.


By Ton Peelen

Ellipse Update received an update regarding the luxury and very fancy amenities at The Ellipse, the new high-end rental high-rise in Newport, Jersey City’s waterfront neighborhood. LeFrak, the developing company just put in the finishing touches and we want to show you what it’s all about.

The amenities we are referring about are:

  • A fitness center, which is really state-of-the-art and has incredible views of the Hudson River
  • A game room with ping pong tables and billiards in a luxury setting
  • A game room for children which we will call a playroom, safely equipped with a rubber floor and a road rug.
  • A multi-purpose lounge with huge flat screen TV’s and curated art on the walls.
  • For those work-at-home workers there is a co-working space with felt-covered study carrels, a conference table and bookcases. An ideal place for in-house networking opportunities.
  • The lobby with a 24/7 doorman and featuring really cool plant wall.
    In the summer of 2018 an amazing outdoor pool will be opening.

The Ellipse is conveniently located just a few minutes from the Hoboken Path train station and in close proximity to the Newport train station, the light rail station and the Holland Tunnel so you can be in Manhattan in just a few minutes.

It is already nearly 90% leased and that is including four out of its five penthouses of which one is the most expensive rental listing in Jersey City’s history.

Did we mention that Newport is the largest mixed-use waterfront community in the United States with access to fantastic restaurants and an amazing amount of shops.


By Ton Peelen