After rumors that the billionaire Prime Minister of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani, had purchased several blockbuster properties in Manhattan, The New York Post reported that the Sheikh had actually purchased a 71st Street townhouse in June for $47 million. the 21,000-square-foot home, which had at one time been listed for $75 million.
A 30,000-square-foot mansion located in Indian Creek Village in Miami sold for $47 million to an unnamed foreign buyer in August. It had initially been listed for $60 million.
Billionaire fashion tycoon Lawrence Stroll, who, along with partner Silas Chou took Michael Kors public in 2012, paid “just under $50 million”for a full-floor unit at soon-to-open luxury highrise One57 in September.
Hong Kong billionaire and fashion tycoon Silas Chou, half the team that took fashion brand Michael Kors public earlier this year, paid “just over $50 million” for a full-floor unit above the 80th floor at One57 in September.
Billionaire St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke bought the 123,000-acre Broken O Ranch in Montana in November. While the final sale price was not revealed, if Kroenke paid anywhere near the $132.5 million asking price, it would have been by far the biggest residential real estate sale in the U.S. this year. It was sold by the estate of William and Desiree Moore, the late founders of the Kelley-Moore Paint Company.