When Eli Broad put his full-floor co-op near the top of the Sherry-Netherland tower on the market for $15 million in September 2008, he was No. 48 on the Forbes Rich List. Two years later, he had fallen to No. 132—a good deal of his fortune was bound up in AIG—while the pied-à-terre of Read More
Mark and Renee Rockefeller know a thing or two about price cuts, having bought the Buckley maisonette at 73 East 73rd Street for $8.75 million in December, though it was once asking three times that amount. The Rockefellers only had to carve a quarter off the original $18.5 million price tag after their townhouse Read More
Real estate runs in Aaron Tighe‘s blood. Not only is the Credit Suisse managing director the son of Mary Ann Tighe, a CB Richard Ellis CEO and the chair of the Real Estate Board of New York, but he also got a 25 percent discount on his new home at 4 East 72nd Street, the 15-story co-op Read More
Long before 15 Central Park West rose menacingly from the earth to usurp its throne, 960 Fifth Avenue was simply the best building in the world.
Even 15 CPW designer Robert A.M. Stern has conceded his debt to the original Candela-designed limestone queen, in which each apartment is unique and grander than the last. Now, Read More
Just when we thought Conan was getting all the attention again, late night host Jimmy Fallon brings the camera back to himself with a real estate curveball.
In 2006, the SNL-alum and Brooklyn native, who is married to producer Nancy Juvonen, listed two seventh-floor apartments at the oldest New York City co-op building, Read More
Ports1961 CEO Fiona Cibani recently told an interviewer of her rejuvenation of the classic clothing brand: “Understated embellishment is what we’re all about.” Apparently, the fashion executive and her husband, Alfred K.T. Chan, a Chinese retailing giant who has owned the Ports1961 brand since 1989, extend their tastes for the understated but embellished beyond sharply Read More
Manhattan Transfers Cheat Sheet
-Real Estate mogul Aby Rosen‘s opulent townhouse at 22 East 71st Street, formerly the galleries of crooked art dealer Lawrence Salander and infamous for its $75 million 2008 pricetag, was pricechopped to $59 million early this summer. Now, according to Streeteasy, it’s listed as ”No Longer Available” and the Sotheby’s listing with Serena Read More
Last Wednesday, The Observer reported that the brokers Anne Corey and Serena Boardman would be marketing Bernard Madoff’s penthouse. But it wasn’t until late Friday that their $9.9 million listing finally came online.
The thing is a doozy.
Under the headline Sophisticated Penthouse Duplex, the brokers describe the villain’s lair thusly: “Perched atop a Read More
This July, a very select group of very proper Manhattan real estate brokers flocked to Bernard Madoff’s penthouse at 133 East 64th Street. “Everybody kind of wandered around the apartment, and they herded us into the living room,” one of the brokers complained afterward. “I just don’t see how they can make an evaluation Read More
When brokers from the most posh Manhattan brokerages filed into a penthouse at 133 East 64th Street for a secret meeting earlier this month, the fact that the place had been seized two weeks earlier by U.S. marshals from contemporary America’s greatest financial villain was not the only thing on their minds.
What must have Read More