Thurstan Bannister’s father, his lordship Roger Bannister, was—rather famously—the first man ever to run a mile in under four minutes. It took the younger Mr. Bannister, who works in business development at the financial firm Atrevida Partners, slightly longer to sell his 2,942 square-foot co-op at 151 Central Park West—closer to the 46 days his father held on to the title of fastest miler—but the unit nonetheless moved with haste. Arthur Koenig entered contract for the asking price of $12.5 million, according to city records, when the property had spent a mere two months on the market.
Roxanne, those days are over, Sting has finally sold his apartment at The Brentmore at 88 Central Park West.
Originally listed in 2006 for $24.9 million with the late broker to the stars, Linda Stein, Sting and wife Trudie Styler‘s luscious layout has since suffered a $5 million price chop and a brokerage switch, leaving it listed for Read More
Last November, after three years of writing about magnificently overpriced New York residential real estate, I moved to the Wall Street beat. It is sober and civilized by comparison. What I feel nostalgic for isn’t the real estate itself. Even though it’s fun to visit cosmic Manhattan homes—like the hand-built third floor of the Plaza, Read More
Nearly a month into the trial of Linda Stein’s accused killer, jurors finally heard details of how the 62-year-old real estate broker to the stars was killed.
Stein’s attacker beat her 24 times, continuing even after she was lying paralyzed and unconscious on the floor of her Fifth Avenue co-op, according to Tuesday’s testimony by a coroner Read More
After her best friend became her enemy, Natavia Lowery beat Linda Stein on the back of her head until she was dead, according to the videotaped confession played for jurors Thursday in court.
“How do you go from, like, a best friend,” Ms. Lowery asked of her boss, real estate broker Ms. Stein, “to an Read More
Natavia Lowery broke down just before dawn in a Lower East Side precinct, after detectives told her that security footage disproved her story about a masked intruder clad in black.
“I want to die here,” Ms. Lowery began her written confession of the murder of real estate broker to the stars Linda Stein, made around Read More
Natavia Lowery had a close and troubled relationship with her boss Linda Stein. That’s according to the testimony of Stein’s coworkers at Prudential Douglas Elliman’s top brokers.
According to broker Louise Stocker, Ms. Lowery had said, “We’re going to have to put an end to this,” when asked about working for Stein a couple of days before Stein’s October Read More
Linda Stein suspected the night before she was murdered that someone was stealing from her.
Ending the first week of testimony in the murder trial of Stein’s former assistant, Natavia Lowery, prosecutors called Mark Benecke, who worked with Ms. Stein selling pricey homes to the stars at real estate firm Douglas Elliman. The judge abruptly Read More
After giving a tearful account Monday of her mother’s murder, the daughter of high-powered real estate broker Linda Stein said Tuesday that their relationship was tumultuous.
Mandy Stein, 34, described her mother as “controversial,” under cross-examination by defense attorneys. They fought over money, and several weeks before her death the Manhattan broker kicked Mandy Read More
Natavia Lowery was a thief but not a killer, her lawyer said at the opening of the young woman’s trial for killing Linda Stein, Manhattan real estate broker to the stars.
The indebted Ms. Lowery, now 28, stole repeatedly and often brazenly from her boss, whose star-studded Rolodex included Sting, Angelina Jolie and close Read More