Red Carpet Real Estate
We knew that the Material Girl wasn’t going to get the nearly $20 million that she last asked for her sprawling pad on 41 Central Park West—brokers told the Wall Street Journal last week that it sold for “considerably less”—but it’s still sad to see the pre-war beauty fall short: her co-op ended up closing for $16 million, according to city records.
Madonna has gone through so many reinventions and costume changes over her career that it’s actually quite shocking to learn that she’s stuck with the same piece of scenery at 41 Central Park West since the early 1990s.
Now, the pop megastar is finally selling, reports The New York Post. That is, if she can find a buyer willing to pay $23.5 million for her 6,000-square-foot spread at Harperly Hall. Central Park West is a desirable address, to be sure, but Harperly Hall is not the San Remo, the Beresford, the Dakota or even the Majestic. And the building’s biggest asset is moving out—her presence was said to have added 25 percent to the value of other units in the building.
Could Alex Rodriguez still be rounding the bases looking for home?
In February, the Yankees slugger was reportedly warming up to buy a four-bedroom condo at the two-towered Rushmore on Riverside South. The full-floor-spread was said to cost between $5.5 million and $6 million. Extell Development even released a statement in which founder Gary Barnett Read More
New York Ranger, Vogue intern, barkeep and general man-about-town Sean Avery has just sold his two-bedroom condo at The Chelsea Club, according to city records. Unlike the Rangers, who have not had a losing season since 2003-2004, Avery’s sale of the unit at 444 West 19th Street finds him below .500.
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New York Ranger Henrik Lundqvist has capped off his 30-game winning streak with yet another victory, selling his luxury bachelor pad for a respectable $1.68 million.
Mr. Lundqvist bought the 20th-floor duplex in The Bromley at 225 West 83rd Street in 2006 for $1.75 million, which is exactly what he listed it for in the spring with Read More
According to city records, Howard Michaels, the fearsome head of the real estate investment concern the Carlton Group, recently invested some of his own money—$9,367,900 to be exact—in a seven-bedroom combined unit at The Lucida, the Upper East Side’s brand-spanking new, first ever LEED-certified condominium gargantua at 150 East 86th Street.
The 110-unit, 20 story Read More
Look, you can see Britney Spears’ former penthouse,” said real-estate agent Adam Modlin, pointing out one of 50 windows at the triplex penthouse at 704 Broadway. That long greenhouse? “No, no, look—five windows in. It’s the top three floors under the roof and the glass on top …. I sold it last year for $4 Read More
Since Britney Spears first put her Noho penthouse on the market in summer 2004, the pop star married Kevin Federline, gave birth to her first child and is reportedly pregnant once again.
There was also Chaotic, her reality show; a perfume line; innumerable glossy-magazine covers; a greatest-hits collection; divorce rumors; even a flirtation with Read More
Advertising works! Last time The Real Estate checked in on love birds Luke Wilson ditches Trump Tower for the hipper confines of the Village, according to the New York Post. Also, Ronald Perelman, Sherry Lansing, and the ex-wife of Time Warner’s Steven Ross all make moves.
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