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Foster Tower #1705 (Waikiki)

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2500 Kalakaua Ave #1705, Honolulu

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Description
This fully furnished Waikiki studio is right across the street from world famous Waikiki Beach, where everything from shops and eateries to surfboard rentals and lessons, Kapiolani Park and The Zoo and so much more are all within close proximity. It's truly a beach lovers paradise. Unit is fully furnished, fully remodeled, and boasts an amazing ocean view. Building is secure, pet friendly (verify), offers guest parking, and amenities include a rooftop salt-water pool, exercise room, sauna, meeting room, and community laundry. As of July 2021 Maintenance Fee goes down to $629.90, and electric will be sub-metered and not included in maintenance fee.
Recent Activity
  • Jun 15, 2021 In Escrow
  • Jun 10, 2021 Listed at $468,000
  • Feb 19, 2016 Sold for $538,000
  • Dec 17, 2015 In Escrow
  • Oct 02, 2015 Listed at $550,000
  • Aug 27, 2015 Withdrawn
  • Jul 02, 2015 Price $550,000
  • May 29, 2015 Listed at $560,000
  • Sep 23, 2014 Withdrawn
  • Jul 01, 2014 Price $550,000
  • Jun 16, 2014 Listed at $575,000
Recently Sold
(Foster Tower)
  • #1602: 839 sqft @ $1M (3/18/21)
  • #303: 802 sqft @ $720K (11/23/20)
  • #1001: 1,182 sqft @ $1.275M (11/19/20)
  • #1006: 441 sqft @ $400K (10/30/20)
  • #205: 520 sqft @ $318K (10/23/20)
  • #1604: 1,138 sqft @ $380K (4/23/20)
  • #2203: 927 sqft @ $800K (2/12/20)
  • #2001: 1,182 sqft @ $1.6M (12/30/19)
  • #1004: 1,245 sqft @ $920K (10/15/19)
  • #601: 2,064 sqft @ $1.675M (8/26/19)
  • #404: 798 sqft @ $130K (8/23/19)
  • #602: 1,062 sqft @ $995K (8/8/19)
  • #703: 915 sqft @ $720K (7/16/19)
  • #502: 822 sqft @ $310K (3/25/19)
  • #203: 802 sqft @ $600K (3/21/19)
  • #903: 805 sqft @ $680K (3/14/19)
  • #1206: 441 sqft @ $550K (3/13/19)
  • #702: 822 sqft @ $410K (2/1/19)
  • #304: 1,111 sqft @ $178K (1/31/19)
  • #1603: 814 sqft @ $335K (1/29/19)
  • #2501: 2,069 sqft @ $2.535M (10/22/18)
  • #2305: 529 sqft @ $570K (8/8/18)
  • #506: 441 sqft @ $210K (4/13/18)
  • #2003: 814 sqft @ $1.195M (11/3/17)
  • #1505: 529 sqft @ $245K (11/2/17)
  • #202: 903 sqft @ $1.25M (9/13/17)
  • #1101: 1,329 sqft @ $1.625M (9/8/17)
  • #1906: 441 sqft @ $470K (8/22/17)
  • #701: 1,625 sqft @ $2M (8/4/17)
  • #1103: 805 sqft @ $400K (6/27/17)
  • #1201: 1,329 sqft @ $1.275M (6/27/17)
  • #2106: 441 sqft @ $490K (6/23/17)
  • #803: 915 sqft @ $430K (6/2/17)
  • #1801: 1,182 sqft @ $1.51M (3/10/17)
  • #1106: 441 sqft @ $525K (2/13/17)
  • #2405: 527 sqft @ $553K (9/23/16)
  • #1404: 1,138 sqft @ $480K (8/3/16)
  • #1705: 529 sqft @ $538K (2/19/16)
  • #1405: 525 sqft @ $343K (5/22/15)
  • #501: 1,184 sqft @ $1.1M (5/14/15)
  • #2306: 441 sqft @ $488K (3/31/15)
  • #1205: 525 sqft @ $580K (11/13/14)
  • #1802: 998 sqft @ $1.06M (9/15/14)
  • #1804: 1,138 sqft @ $650K (8/12/14)
More Details
  • HOA Fees / Interior Sf: $1.38
  • Price / Interior Sf: $885
  • HOA Fees Include: Cable TV, Electricity, Hot Water, Internet Service, Sewer, Water
  • Owner, Tax & Resale History: Click here
  • Zoning: X6 - Resort Mixed Use Precinct
  • Elementary School: Jefferson
  • Middle School: Washington
  • High School: Kaimuki
  • Any View: Ocean
  • Owner Occupancy: 60%
  • Management Company: Touchstone
  • Security Features: Card, Key, Security Patrol, Video
  • Amenities: Community Laundry, Exercise Room, Heated Pool, Meeting Room, Patio/Deck, Resident Manager, Sauna, Security Guard, Trash Chute
  • TMK: 1-2-6-26-14-90
  • Tax Assessed Land: $47,300
  • Tax Assessed Improvements: $401,600
  • Tax Assessed Total: $448,900
  • Courtesy: Carvill Sotheby's Intl. Realty
  • MLS: 202115193
Related Articles
The MLS properties are based on information from the Multiple Listing Service of Hicentral MLS, Ltd. Listings last updated on June 23, 2021. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
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Foster Tower #2306
Studio | 1 Bath
441 sqft
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Leasehold
$299,000
Foster Tower #404
2 Beds | 1 Bath
798 sqft
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Leasehold
$250,000
Foster Tower #503
1 Bed | 1 Bath
915 sqft
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Foster Tower #1004
2 Beds | 2 Baths
1,245 sqft
About Foster Tower
  • Address: 2500 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815.
  • Built in 1962 with 133 Units on 25 Floors, Studio & 1 to 2BR Floor plans, Pets: OK (verify).
  • Amenities include Heated Pool, Fitness Center, Sauna, 24-Hour Security.
  • Foster  Tower was the 1st high rise built in Waikiki.

About Foster Tower
The Foster Tower Waikiki condos is a crucial piece of both old and modern Waikiki. It personifies the modern aspects because of the dominance of high-rise condos today, of which it was the first, replacing the many single family homes that once lined the streets. Yet it keeps the old life alive by the fact that it's the only purely residential building left on the main strip of Kalakaua Ave. Without it, that would be the end of the local presence on this significant piece of real estate.

That will not be for some time, fortunately, as indicated by the recent renovations of the building's lobby. The Fee Interest can also be purchased, if it hasn't already   ....click here to read more
Other Waikiki Condos
Pacific Monarch #806
1 Beds | 1 Baths
443 sqft
Discovery Bay #3314
2 Beds | 2 Baths
1,003 sqft
Keoni Ana #1009
2 Beds | 1.5 Baths
820 sqft
Four Paddle #2004
1 Beds | 1 Baths
553 sqft
Canterbury Pl #39C
2 Beds | 2 Baths
1,180 sqft
Royal Kuhio #3601
2 Beds | 2 Baths
1,060 sqft
  • Asking Price: $468,000
Description
This fully furnished Waikiki studio is right across the street from world famous Waikiki Beach, where everything from shops and eateries to surfboard rentals and lessons, Kapiolani Park and The Zoo and so much more are all within close proximity. It's truly a beach lovers paradise. Unit is fully furnished, fully remodeled, and boasts an amazing ocean view. Building is secure, pet friendly (verify), offers guest parking, and amenities include a rooftop salt-water pool, exercise room, sauna, meeting room, and community laundry. As of July 2021 Maintenance Fee goes down to $629.90, and electric will be sub-metered and not included in maintenance fee.
Inquire / Showing / Video Tour
Call agent (808) 343-5000 or use contact form.
    The MLS properties are based on information from the Multiple Listing Service of Hicentral MLS, Ltd. Listings last updated on June 23, 2021. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
    • Jun 15, 2021 In Escrow
    • Jun 10, 2021 Listed at $468,000
    • Feb 19, 2016 Sold for $538,000
    • Dec 17, 2015 In Escrow
    • Oct 02, 2015 Listed at $550,000
    • Aug 27, 2015 Withdrawn
    • Jul 02, 2015 Price $550,000
    • May 29, 2015 Listed at $560,000
    • Sep 23, 2014 Withdrawn
    • Jul 01, 2014 Price $550,000
    • Jun 16, 2014 Listed at $575,000
    • Address: 2500 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815.
    • Built in 1962 with 133 Units on 25 Floors, Studio & 1 to 2BR Floor plans, Pets: OK (verify).
    • Amenities include Heated Pool, Fitness Center, Sauna, 24-Hour Security.
    • Foster  Tower was the 1st high rise built in Waikiki.

    About Foster Tower
    The Foster Tower Waikiki condos is a crucial piece of both old and modern Waikiki. It personifies the modern aspects because of the dominance of high-rise condos today, of which it was the first, replacing the many single family homes that once lined the streets. Yet it keeps the old life alive by the fact that it's the only purely residential building left on the main strip of Kalakaua Ave. Without it, that would be the end of the local presence on this significant piece of real estate.

    That will not be for some time, fortunately, as indicated by the recent renovations of the building's lobby. The Fee Interest can also be purchased, if it hasn't already   ....click here to read more
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    Foster Tower #2306
    Studio | 1 Bath
    441 sqft
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    Leasehold
    $299,000
    Foster Tower #404
    2 Beds | 1 Bath
    798 sqft
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    Leasehold
    $250,000
    Foster Tower #503
    1 Bed | 1 Bath
    915 sqft
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    Foster Tower #1004
    2 Beds | 2 Baths
    1,245 sqft
    You do not own the land, but have the right to use the land until an expiration year. At expiration the ownership typically reverts back to the land owner.
    Buyer and Seller have reached an agreement and are under contract. However, the sale is still subject to one or more contingencies.
    We have handled many transactions for clients who purchase Hawaii real estate without visiting. By request, we can prepare thorough property videos to ensure you are familiar with every detail necessary. All documents can be signed remotely.
    Buyer and Seller have reached an agreement and are under contract. The sale is expected to close / record soon.
    We will be happy to work with you as a Buyer's agent. Call us to learn more: 808-943-9000.
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