Best Guide To The Cosmopolitan Houston Condos For Sale

The Cosmopolitan

Located along the exciting Post Oak Boulevard at the heart of Galleria, The 23-story Cosmopolitan is one of Randall Davis’ constructions.

The Cosmopolitan Executive Summary

A Randall Davis project (the same developer behind The Astoria, The Marlowe, Empire Lofts, and Rice Lofts), the Cosmopolitan is one of The Galleria’s condo buildings featuring upscale and hotel-like amenities.

The high rise features:

  • POST OAK BOULEVARD LOCATION: The Cosmopolitan sits is located along Post Oak Boulevard. Residents enjoy “next door living” to more than 50 world-class restaurants and around 200 upscale shops like BLVD Place and Post Oak Shopping Center.  Just 5 miles north of Post Oak Boulevard, Memorial Park features a three-mile running course, an 18-hole golf course and facilities for swimming, tennis, softball and volleyball, and more.
  • LUXURY AMENITIES: The Cosmopolitan features exclusive amenities and five-star hotel-like living. Amenities include a 24-7 concierge, world-class lobby, movie theater, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a 7th floor infinity pool terrace with South Beach style cabanas and stunning views of Houston.
  • FANTASTIC SHOPPING: The Galleria area’s premier shopping trifecta (The Galleria, Uptown Park and Highland Village) are all less than 2 miles away from the Cosmopolitan. The Galleria houses couture boutiques, fancy cafes, and fine dining. Uptown Park provides an alfresco shopping experience with its Italian-inspired shopping villa. Shoppers also get to enjoy Highland Village, a historic retail center with a collection of national brand and local retailers.
  • PROXIMITY TO MAJOR BUSINESS CENTERS: Major thoroughfares border the Galleria, one of Houston’s most accessible districts. The Cosmopolitan is near the I-610 and Southwest Freeway, providing residents direct access to and from Houston’s major business centers. Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, is home to 54 world-class medical and research facilities. Downtown features 40 million sq. ft. of office and retail space housing about 3,500 businesses with more than 150,000 employees.
  • GOOD APPRECIATION RATES: The 23-story highrise features a 20th century architecture with contemporary design. Over the last 5 years, The Cosmopolitan had strong appreciation rate with a median price around $600,000 to upwards of $1,000,000.

Buying in the Cosmopolitan can be tricky. New buildings are going up in the area which have the opportunity to change the views of certain units. In addition, some of the floor plans tend to have higher days on market during resale than others.

To get personal advice on buying or selling a Cosmopolitan unit, contact Paige Martin, one of Houston’s best condo realtors and one of the top ranked Realtors in the United States.

 

“Paige Martin and her team are THE condo experts in Houston. Paige has literally written the book (The Definitive Houston Condo Buying Guide) about buying a condo in Houston. They know what buildings to avoid, what floor plans to be wary about, and they have relationships to help with off market inventory and sales. If you’re considering buying or selling a condo (new construction or one of the current buildings) I would highly recommend you talk to them. You won’t find any other Realtor or team who is as knowledgeable as they are about the pro’s and con’s of Houston’s highrise buildings. They are fabulous to work with, are very candid with their advice and will look out for your best interests. I highly recommend the HoustonProperties.com team.”

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Cosmopolitan Condominium HOA Fees & Amenities

The following Cosmopolitan Condo amenities are covered by HOA fee:

Building Amenities:

  • 24 hours concierge
  • 80 units with 10 exclusive penthouses
  • 7th floor pool with stunning panoramic view of Galleria skyline
  • Party room with kitchen
  • Private meeting room
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • Movie theatre

Unit Amenities:

  • 4″ wide hardwood flooring in either Cherry, Oak, Walnut or 2 1/4″ select Maple
  • Units have 10′ ceiling and 12′ ceiling in penthouse
  • Gourmet kitchen with Miele Kitchen appliances, wall ovens, natural gas cook tops, stunning 40″ vent hoods, built-in state-of-the-art coffee-cappuccino maker, warming drawers, wine coolers and Kitchen-Aid refrigerators
  • Oversized balconies designed by Nelson Water Garden
  • Multi-level garage and private garage for Penthouse units

Uptown Park Dining

Cosmopolitan residents enjoy upscale amenities, proximity to premier retail centers, stunning panoramic view of  Houston’s skyline, and the ability to “lock and leave” anytime.

The building’s HOA fee covers shared amenities to provide a hotel-like lifestyle and experience. These amenities include building and grounds, security, cable TV, concierge, courtesy patrol, and recreational facilities.

Cosmopolitan’s monthly HOA fee is $0.46 per square foot. Below you will see that it is relatively lower than other premier luxury high rises and Galleria condos.

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Cosmopolitan Condo Sale Trends

The Cosmopolitan is one of Houston’s most expensive luxury condo within the exciting Galleria area. Price of Cosmopolitan units on sale is around $900,000 to $1,800,000.

The Cosmopolitan is one of the luxury condos in Houston. Over the last 5 years, The Cosmopolitan’s shows high appreciation rate with median sales price of around $600,000 to upwards of $1,000,000

Below, please find the sales trends for The Cosmopolitan. For the most current version of this data, or to get assistance in buying or selling a Houston Condo, please contact Paige Martin, one of the top condo realtors in Houston.

(Data sourced from the Houston Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service and is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.)

For more information on available Cosmopolitan condos, please contact Paige Martin at 713-384-5177 or email Paige@HoustonProperties.com

12 Things Cosmopolitan Condo Buyers Should Know

Uptown Park Retail

  • Well-known developer Randall Davis led the construction of The Cosmopolitan in 2006. His portfolio includes Astoria, Renoir, Gotham, Metropolis, Manhattan, Empire, Rice Lofts, St. Germain, and Hotel Icon. His best known project is the re-development of Rice Hotel.
  • The building features 23 stories with 80 units and 10 penthouses.
  • The building sits at the corner of Post Oak Lane and San Felipe Street, the site where James Coney Island Restaurant previously sit. The owner contributed the land and partnered with Randall Davis to complete the high rise construction.
  • Residents are minutes away from Post Oak Boulevard’s upscale restaurants, boutique shops and entertainment hubs.
  • The condo building has immediate access, less than 5 minutes away, to main thoroughfares like Loop 610 and Southwest Freeway.
  • Residents are less than 20 minutes away from Houston’s key business and retail districts like Texas Medical Center, Downtown Houston and Museum District.
  • Premier shopping centers like The Galleria, Uptown Park and Highland Village are  few miles away from the Cosmopolitan.
  • The 23-story condo include five stories of parking and concierge and main lobby on the sixth floor.
  • Units in Cosmopolitan come with 10′ ceilings (12′ ceiling for the penthouses), 4″ wide hardwood flooring (Cherry, Oak, Walnut or 2 1/4″ select Maple), gourmet kitchen with Miele Kitchen appliances, to name a few. Each unit also features a hydrothermal massage tub and floor-to-ceiling glass windows for the panoramic views of the Galleria skyline.
  • Building amenities include a 24-7 concierge, infinity pool with Florida, Miami styled cabanas, movie theatre, private party room and state-of-the-art fitness center, among others.
  • The Cosmopolitan features 18 floor plans that features one-, two- and three bedrooms. Unit sizes range from  1200 square feet to more than 9000 square feet.
  • Prices for The Cosmopolitan condos for sale starts in the high $300,000 for one bedroom units, around $900,000 for two bedrooms, and $1,800,000.00 for three bedrooms. Penthouse units with more than 9,000 square feet and private garage are typically priced $2,800,000.

The Cosmopolitan Pet Policies & Management Office

The Cosmopolitan has an open pet policy and allows up to 2 pets per unit.

There is no restriction on weight but the management does not allow aggress

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