Sunday Real Estate Round-Up
The latest in the biggest, most expensive house contest is a $155 million home being built by Tim Blixseth at the Yellowstone Club near Bozeman, MT. Forbes has a slide show of the pricey palace.
From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
--Jay-Z has found a new place to hang his hat, an apartment in Trump World Tower for around $65,000 a month.
--Investment banker Ron Baron will pay around $100 million for Adelaide de Menil's 40-acre oceanfront estate on Further Lane in East Hampton.
--The Central Park South apartment previously owned by Mark Swartz, the incarcerated former Tyco CFO, is back on the market for the third time in three years. This time the space is being sold as raw space for $21 million. The listing is here.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--Heiress Libet Johnson has sold off her the last bit of her real eastate at Trump International on Central Park West, getting rid of a 5,000 penthouse for $18.5 million.
--Wallace Shawn and Deborah Eisenberg have bought a duplex penthouse in a West 23rd Street brownstone near 10th Avenue for $2,158,530.
--Hair experts turned real estate chamos, Alan Adler and Thomas Frasca have sold their townhouse on Perry Street for $9.1 million.
From the NY Times Big Deal:
--The Urban Glass House in New York may soon lose its lovely views when a planned Sanitation Department garage goes up, blocking much of the view of the river from many apartments.
--Craig Nevill-Manning, who invented Google's Froogle shopping service, has bought the rooftop English castle topped by a live-in copper dome at 150 Nassau Street. He and his wife paid $6.45 million for the penthouse, which has 6,400 square feet of space spread over three floors but no plumbing or electricity or interior walls.
--Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have put their TriBeCa condo on the market for $14 million. They bought it for $7.95 million just a couple of years ago. The listing is here.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Real-estate developer Herb Miller and his wife, Patricia, have agreed to sell their Washington, D.C. house in a potentially record deal. The property was listed this past spring for $28 million and is expected to beat the city's $15 million sale record.
--A lakefront home in Seattle belonging to Andrea Selig, the ex-wife of developer Martin Selig came on the market earlier this month for $27 million but has now been taken off.
--Nobel Prize-winning economist Myron S. Scholes and his wife, attorney Jan Blaustein-Scholes have sold their 1906 San Francisco home for $12 million.
From Big Time Listings:
Model and actress Devon Aoki has bought a house in Beverly Hills for the $1,899,000 asking price.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman are selling their Beverly Hills home for $31.9 million. The Wallace Neff designed home has five bedrooms and two pools. The listing is here.
--Britney Spears has finally officially listed her Malibu home at $13.5 million.She bought it for $6.9 million in 2004. The listing is here.
*--Local news anchor Marc Brown has sold his home in the Nichols Canyon area of the Hollywood Hills for nearly $1.8 million.
From The London Times:
A country estate in Berlin belonging to infamous Nazi Joeseph Goebbels is being sold by the city of Berlin.