Haute Estates

Michael Bloomberg’s Luxurious New York Properties

Michael R. Bloomberg, the billionaire mayor of New York, may prefer diners to power-breakfast spots, but he is certainly no everyman, jetting around the world in his own private plane and giving away hundreds of millions in charity. And when it comes to real estate, his tastes are rather heightened, especially with two of his properties — a town house on East 79th Street and one in Cadogan Square in London — and, perhaps soon, a $20 million Georgian mansion in Southampton, a 35-acre estate known as Ballyshear. Read More

Chelsea Nouvel Penthouse For Sale

A new two-full floor penthouse at Jean Novel's Chelsea Nouvel tower at 100 Eleventh Avenue has been listed on the market for a whopping $39 million. The 14-room, 9,493-square-foot unit is listed with Antonio Cosentino, vice president and associate broker with the Corcoran Group. Read More

Donald Trump Barters Property For Gold

Apmex, one of the nation's largest and most active precious metal dealers has traded three 32-ounce gold bars with Donald Trump in exchange for a 10-year lease for 40 Wall Street’s 50th floor valued at a security deposit of about $176,000. This trade also sets a record as it is the first time the Trump Organization has accepted 99.9% pure gold bullion. Read More

Urban Splendor Atop Nob Hill

Although San Francisco’s über wealthy have long since abandoned Nob Hill for the eponymous Billionaire’s Row in Pac Heights, this gracious beauty atop Nob Hill plays second fiddle to no one. Read More