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$55M Walker Tower penthouse signed in record-breaking deal

October 31, 2013 02:36PM

Douglas Elliman's Vickey Barron and Penthouse One at Walker Tower

Douglas Elliman’s Vickey Barron and Penthouse One at Walker Tower

Walker Tower’s crown jewel penthouse has gone into contract for just under the $55 million asking price — after a month on the market.

If the deal at the JDS Development- and Property Markets Group-developed conversion at 212 West 18th Street closes, it would set a new record for a condominium price Downtown, topping the $42 million close at 18 Gramercy Park and a $47 million deal for the penthouse at 56 Leonard, which has not yet closed.

Douglas Elliman’s Vickey Barron, who took her exclusive marketing assignment at Walker Tower with her when she departed CORE for Elliman earlier this year, described the 6,000-square-foot, five-bedroom pad as the “cream of the crop.” The unit hit the market in late September, asking $55 million.

Among the top-floor home’s features are harbor and 360-degree unobstructed Manhattan views, 479 square feet of outdoor space, 13-foot coffered ceilings and heated flooring throughout. [NYT] — Julie Strickland

4 Responses to “$55M Walker Tower penthouse signed in record-breaking deal”

  1. October 31, 2013 at 5:06 pm, Me said:

    Vickey Barron is the best broker in NYC hands down

  2. October 31, 2013 at 10:24 pm, Michael Thacker - Realtor said:

    That is just incredible money for a unit!

    Congrats to Vickey for bringing it under contract so quickly. Sounds like some great marketing on her part!

    Michael Thacker
    Louisville, KY

  3. November 03, 2013 at 12:00 pm, That_Brooklyn_NY_Guy said:

    Where do these people get all this money from ? Also am i the only black guy on this website ?

  4. November 04, 2013 at 10:14 am, Ann said:

    stealing from the rest of us hard working stiffs!! that’s how.

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