Laule’a Wins 2018 Best in American Living™ Award

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The Luxus Group is thrilled to announce that its project The Residences of Laule’a, an exclusive community within the Mauna Lani Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii, has won the Platinum 2018 Best in American Living™ Award (BALA) for their Detached Home in the Single Family Production category by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Now in its 35th year, BALA recognizes outstanding achievement by builders and design professionals in all sectors of the residential housing industry. BALA is built on the principle that all great homes start with great design, and they spotlight how building industry professionals can set their project apart with today’s highly educated and discerning home buyers. The team from The Residences of Laule’a attended the annual NAHB International Builders’ Show awards gala in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 20, 2019 to receive this prestigious honour.

The award-winning detached home in The Residences of Laule’a was designed by Wayne Morimoto of Kahiau Design Group and built by Maryl Construction. Several other outstanding partners came together to complete this incredible project:

  • Interior Design, Luxus Living
  • Developer, The Luxus Group
  • Land Planner, Kahiau Design Group
  • Landscape Design, Umemoto Cassandro Design Corporation from Kailua

Welcome to Momentum: The Luxus Group Blog!

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Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jared Smith, and I have recently made the exciting leap from my business of 20 years (I am the former owner of Incite, a strategic marketing and communications firm) to join The Luxus Group. My primary role will be to help lead our marketing and sales efforts towards a strategic, thoughtful and proactive path to sustainable growth.

I have been an ambassador, referrer and advisor to Luxus for nearly 10 years, and over that time I have watched this incredible business grow from a concept (with no infrastructure or track record) into an industry-leader that combines the advantages of property ownership with the benefits of varied, consistent and luxury travel experiences.

Whether you are an owner, an investor, an approved user, a friend, or just passing through – welcome! Over the past 10 years, our team at Luxus has managed over 10,000 vacations for 400+ families and we have amassed an incredible wealth of knowledge on topics that include:

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  • hidden destinations and experiences
  • vacation planning and design
  • the connection between mental wellbeing and vacations
  • … and so much more.

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