He does not want a mortgage.
Though Amazon is not bringing its second headquarters to New York Metropolis, CEO Jeff Bezos is reportedly about to snag a serious piece of downtown Manhattan luxurious actual property for a whopping $80 million.
Bezos is beneath contract to buy the three-story penthouse at 212 Fifth Avenue, which sits on the northwest nook of Madison Sq. Park in New York Metropolis’s Flatiron District, in addition to the 2 models instantly beneath it — in order that he can merge all 4 flooring into one mega-home, sources instructed The New York Submit.
The 10,079-square-foot penthouse, which spans the 22nd via 24th flooring, has 5 bedrooms, five-and-a-half bogs, three powder rooms, a personal elevator and it options two gigantic terraces, considered one of which is sufficiently big for a pool.
Nonetheless, because of landscaping and a singular brick wall, the 5,730 toes of out of doors house additionally gives one thing that is seemingly extra essential to the newly single Bezos: privateness. Sources instructed the Submit that was a serious draw for the billionaire, who’s transferring on after his divorce together with his new girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez.
The itemizing on StreetEasy describes the 1912 constructing as an “iconic neo-Gothic early skyscraper” that was transformed from manufacturing to condominiums in 2015. Lots of the models function “distinctive metropolis and park views.”
“The residents are all buzzing about it,” one insider instructed the Submit. “They’re so excited to have him as a neighbor as a result of it means their house costs will go up.”
The StreetEasy itemizing says that every residence has “flooring of strong oak and marble, a customized kitchen with Ash mill-work, marble counters and top-of-the-line Gaggenau home equipment, and loo finishes that embody honed, polished and fluted marble and hand-dyed sycamore cabinetry.”
Bezos, who’s value greater than $140 billion based on Forbes, apparently moved shortly to nab all three models in in the future. In accordance with the Submit, he’ll find yourself spending about $80 million in a package deal deal for all three models.
“The offers all went into contract on the identical day and can shut quickly,” a supply mentioned. “You assume he wants a mortgage?”