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Wednesday, January 01, 2014

ULTRA LUXURY REAL ESTATE - Top 10 record-breaker home sales of 2013

# 1 - $117.5 Million – 9 acre estate in Woodside, CA – purchased by Masayoshi San of Softbank Japan

# 2 - $75 Million – Howard Marks estate on along the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, CA – purchased by an anonymous Russian buyer

# 3 - $62.5 Million – Further Lane estate in East Hampton – purchased by Steve Cohen of SAC Capital Advisors

# 4 - $41.5 Million – Gianni Versace mansion Casa Casuarina in Miami Beach, FL – purchased by the Nakash family of Jordache jeans

# 5 - $32.75 Million – 48,000 sq.ft. Le Palais ‘The Crescent Palace’ estate in Beverly Hills, CA  – purchased by anonymous buyer

# 6 - $30 Million – Alex ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez’s customized waterfront estate on North Bay Road in Miami Beach, FL – purchased by Stephen & Petra Levin of Gold Coast Beverage Distirbutors

# 7 - $30 Million –  Waterfront Mediterranean-style estate ‘Castello Del Sole’ on La Gorce Island, Miami Beach, FL – purchased by Mike Ashley owner of Newcastle United

# 8 - $23.4 Million – 9,600 sq. ft. triplex apartment Abingdon “Maisonette,” in West Village, NYC – purchased by Steve Cohen, SAC Capital Advisors

# 9 - $28.8 Million – Moraga Vineyards estate in Bel Air, CA – purchased by Rupert Murdoch chairman of News Corp. and 21st Century Fox

# 10 – $15.45 Million – Luxury waterfront estate on Sunset Island, Miami Beach, FL – purchased by anonymous buyer


… and here are some from 2012…

$130 Million – 4 adjacent properties totaling nearly eight acres on Blossom Way in Palm Beach, FL – by Ken Griffin of Citadel LLC

$90 Million – One57 Tower penthouses in Manhattan, NY – by Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management LP

$88 Million – penthouse in New York City – by Ekaterina Rybolovleva daughter of Dmitry Rybolovlev

$49 Million – Hala Ranch, Aspen, CO – by John Paulson of Paulson & Co Inc.

$47 Million – Mansion on Indian Creek Island, Miami Beach, FL – by anonymous Russian buyer

$38.4 Million – Waterfront estate on Indian Creek Island, Miami Beach, FL – by Eddie Lampert of ESL Investments, chairman and CEO of Sears Holdings


source:  Forbes - "The most outrageously expensive home purchases of 2013"

 

 

 
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