From the September issue: It’s been a year of firsts for Manhattan real estate. Six months ago, the $88 million deal for Sanford Weill’s 15 Central Park West apartment set a new record for the most expensive Manhattan condo ever sold. Only a few months later, a mystery buyer reportedly signed a contract to pay between $90 and $100 million for a duplex penthouse at Extell Development’s One57. Then in April, a new record for Manhattan’s priciest co-op sale was set when Howard Marks, the chairman of global investment management firm Oaktree Capital Management, paid $52.5 million for Courtney Sale Ross’s duplex at 740 Park Avenue. [more]
The next records to be broken
Which properties that may have what it takes to break new barriers?