real estate

  • 02 Jul 2014 at 2:24 PM

Sleep Where George Soros’s Daughter Hath Slept


It may not be a dream apartment on East 85th Street, but it’s not exactly a dump, either. Read more »

Do you find yourself among the hordes of New York hedge fund managers that Floridians say are moving to Florida? Looking for a suitable base in the new Greenwich, Palm Beach? Maybe something not-quite-Rosensteinesque, but with a little something extra? Something presidential, perhaps?

If so, you’re in luck: One New York private-equity guy who thinks Palm Beach is a great place to visit but no place to live is cashing out of a little piece of Camelot: the former home of bootlegger, insider-trader, inaugural SEC chairman, presidential and senatorial father, and all-around Renaissance man Joe Kennedy. Read more »

  • 12 May 2014 at 12:31 PM

Clear Steve Cohen’s Schedule


Back in April 2013, Steve Cohen put his 9,000-square-foot One Beacon Court apartment on the market for $115 million, which would have represented a modest 379.16% return. In January, he dropped the price to 98 mill. Four months later, a buyer has yet to materialize and the Big Guy is pissed. Embalm someone and suspend them in formaldehyde pissed. Read more »

No one took a bite at $115 million but at 98, this thing’ll practically sell itself! Read more »

Time was, you needed a bag filled with at least $10 million in unmarked twenties to buy a house in Greenwich, CT, where many a multi-billionaire hedge fund manager reside, and it’s a legitimate insult to have a newspaper claim your home is a measly 14,000 square feet. Now? Thanks to the global financial crisis, job cuts, and bonuses that leave people sobbing under their desks? Sellers no longer have the luxury of standing their ground and waiting for someone to come along who appreciates their Bloomberg Terminal-shaped pool and the $50 million price tag that comes with, allowing practically anyone to buy in, and even those who have the means to spend 8-figures on a house, on the spot, no questions asked, are holding out for bargains, like common riff-raff. Read more »

Banning unsightly barbecues and violin practice at all hours of the night is one thing but no pigs? No menageries? No nude to semi-nude performances? Those are going to be several bridges too far for some million and billionaires previously interested in the property. Read more »

Were they baited with promises of meeting the Donald in the flesh, only to be offered an opportunity to stand in line for a photo-op with a poster bearing his face? Maybe. Did thousands of Trump College alums nevertheless give the school an A+, tuition well spent? Supposedly, yes. Read more »