Chinese buyers seeking lifestyle properties have added Hawaii and Colorado on their list of hot spots to check out, says Hawaii Life following a webinar held in liaison with Luxury Portfolio International (17 July 2014). The US is the most popular destinations for Chinese buyers, and New York, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia are favourite cities of choice. Now, ski resorts in Colorado and oceanfront properties in Hawaii are climbing up the list to capture the interest of Chinese property hunters. According to – the highest ranked Chinese international property portal on, the top search engine in China – more than 50% of Chinese buyers state lifestyle as their motivation, followed by education (23%) and investment diversification (19%).