From the Real Estalker:
--George Lindemann Jr., the son of billionaire George Lindemann and brother of art maven Adam Lindemann, has put his 11,388-square-foot mansion in Miami, shown above, on the market for $29.9 million. The listing is here.
--Cher isn't just auctioning off two new homes at the Four Seasons Four Seasons Hualalai, she has also dropped the price of her Malibu mansion from $45 million to $41 million.
--Russell Brand and Katy Perry have picked a home in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles for $3.25 million.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Director-producer Gil Junger has sold a gated compound in the Beverly Hills Post Office area for $4.31 million.
--Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have sold their Bel-Air property for $7.5 million.
--Former Columbia Pictures and Universal TV head Frank Price has purchased an ocean-view condominium in Santa Monica for $3.1 million.
--Patrick Dempsey has sold his Bel-Air home for $2,571,500.
Gallery: Patrick Dempsey in Los Angeles
From NY Magazine:
--U2 guitarist, The Edge, is building five houses on a ridge in Malibu but has met with opposition from locals. Los Angeles Times reporter Steve Lopez (who was recently portrayed by Robert Downey Jr. in The Soloist) has taken on the cause and has written a skewering op-ed piece on the project.
--From Cityfile's Buyers and Sellers:
--Barbara Gutmacher Girard and her mother Rose are teaming up to sell their apartments at the Plaza. The two units on the building's 18th-floor, which Barbara and Rose bought last year for $4.74 million and $3.4 million, respectively, are listed separately for $8.995 million and $5.995 million.
----James Savage, the founder of Savage Capital, and his wife, literary agent Nancy Trichter, have put their four-bedroom co-op at 285 Central Park West on the market for $7.995 million.
--Vicki Rosen-Solomon, the widow of private equity executive Adam Solomon, has gone into contract to sell her co-op at 956 Fifth Avenue. The three-bedroom apartment was first listed this past September for $14.575 million.The listing is here.
--Stephen Rotella, the former president and chief operating officer of Washington Mutual and his wife, Esther, put down $4.1 million for a two-bedroom co-op at 101 Central Park West.
--Josh Grotstein, the CEO of the video sharing site Motionbox, and his wife Leslie sold their apartment at 300 East 77th Street for $2.75 million.
--via the Real Deal, Lily Safra is making a move at 820 Fifth Avenue. The billionaire widow of Edmond Safra has sold her 12th-floor apartment for $40 million to Ken Griffin, the CEO of Chicago-based Citadel Investment Group. She paid $33 million to buy developer Ara Hovnanian's apartment on the 4th-floor, so she'll only be moving downstairs.
From the Chicago Tribune's Elite Street:
--Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich took a major loss on the sale of his four-bedroom house in Deerfield, which just sold for $730,000. He bought the home new in the summer of 2004 for $906,500.
--Movie reviewer and Chicago Sun-Times columnist Richard Roeper has taken his three-bedroom, duplex penthouse condominium unit in River North off the market after most recently listing it for $1.699 million.
--A five-bedroom mansion in Lincoln Park that retired TV anchor Walter Jacobson once owned has been listed for $2.55 million. The property website is here.