Over the last decade, the number of high-end built-in barbecues has steadily grown and now accounts for at least 75 percent of sales in the category.

In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal's Real Estate section, writer Aili Mcconnon highlights four models that satiate the male shoppers, who "care about the gauge of the steel and how hot the grill will get" and the female buyers who reportedly are more interested in the "elegance of the product, safety features and how long it will last."

In the mix is a hybrid fire grill from Kalamazoo; a new high-tech smart grill by Lynx; a restaurant-inspired model from Alfresco Open Air Culinary Systems; and a "magical" edition by Echelon Diamond Grill. Read More