Real Estate Record Prices

Pierre Penthouse Hits Market for $125M

Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 12:11 PM
Martin Zweig penthouse at 2 East 61st st at Pierre - nyc

Just yesterday SAC Capital’s Steven Cohen listed his One Beacon Court duplex at 151 East 58th street for a record-breaking price of $115 million. Who would expect that only 24 hours later another apartment would roll over that price and surpass it by $10 million? That apartment is the 16-room penthouse of the recently deceased financial expert, Martin Zweig, located at 2 East 61st street inside the famous Pierre hotel.

The Aldyn Sells Condo for $13.7M - Record

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 04:01 PM
The Aldyn in NYC and Cheryl Mercuris

The Luxury Condominium The Aldyn, located at 60 Riverside Boulevard, has sold a pad for $13.7 million – a record for the building. The buyer is Cheryl Mercuris, a millionaire entrepreneur, who has received media attention by spending a half million dollars for a two-week summer rental in the Hamptons. Cheryl is founder and owner of the Florida-based marketing company Quality Resources and is known for being out on the prowl meeting and dating new men.

18 Gramercy Park Penthouse Sells for $42M

Saturday, 06 Oct 2012 09:01 AM
18 Gramercy Park Penthouse sells for $42M

A new record has been set! The 18 Gramercy Park full-floor penthouse will be the highest price ever paid for a NYC apartment south of 59th street, provided the apartment under contract closes. The five-bedroom, 6,300-square foot penthouse, commanding the 17th and 18th floors, boasts a 40-foot-wide terrace facing the Chrysler Building. The apartment also has 3 other terraces, two of them with a pool and whirlpool.

Manhattans Next $95 Million Apartment

Monday, 24 Sep 2012 01:09 PM
Sherry Netherland's $95 million apartment

The latest member of the "$100 million apartment club" is inside the Sherry Netherland at 781 Fifth Avenue. The 7,000-square-foot, 15-room, 7-bedroom, 8-bathroom apartment occupies the entire 18th floor and is in possession of some fairly stellar views.

New Buyers for Manhattans’ One57 Unveiled

Sunday, 23 Sep 2012 08:27 PM
Lawrence Stroll and Silas Chou buy into Manhattan's One57

Fashion moguls and business partners Lawrence Stroll and Silas Chou have each signed a contract to buy a full-floor $50 million apartment inside One57, according to The Post. Both apartments are allegedly above the 80th floor and each paid 25 percent up front.

One57 Becomes New Yorks’ Hot Spot For Billionaires

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 02:56 PM
One57-Manhattans' New Billionaires' Club

Living in New York’s tallest residential building seems to attract an incredible amount of billionaires. Compensating for something, lads? Although, the facts are impressing:

Superscraper 432 Park Ave Updates Prices

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 06:12 PM
432 Park Avenue Manhattan

The luxury super-scraper at 432 Park Avenue might still be in development, but prices have increased for a second time. The total asking price for all 122 condominiums will be $2.43 billion provided no price increase takes place until 2015 when the building is completed and condos go up for sale. That makes an average square-foot-price of $5,941, which is just slightly lower than One57’s which cashes in at $6,000 per square foot.

CitySpires $100M Penthouse Developer Confirms and Designer Denies

Friday, 31 Aug 2012 03:17 PM
Juan Pablo Molyneux - Steven Klar and the City Spire Penthouse

Chilean-born decorator and designer Juan Pablo Molyneux, who designed the incredibly hyped penthouse at City Spire, denies that the design of the apartment is his, according to the NY Times. Mr. Molyneux told the NY Times that he drew the original plans for the layout 18 years ago, but then was excluded by the developer and owner Steven Klar before he had the chance to execute his plans for the actual penthouse.

Apartment owners at 15 Central Park West get richer

Friday, 17 Aug 2012 02:10 PM

Trends in New York can border on ridiculous sometimes, but they tend to catch on like irritating wild fire. This particular one started with the record condo sale of $88 million at 15 Central Park West. Since then, buildings and condo owners around the city have been trying to emulate it with one owner in particular trying to sell his apartment for nearly $100 million.