The Real Deal New York

How the priciest Manhattan pads stack up against, well, everything

The average sales price of an apartment in New York City in 2014, a new record, up from 2013’s high of $1.5 million
By Jennifer White Karp | March 09, 2015 04:10PM

From the March issue: Just three years ago, a penthouse at 15 Central Park West sold for $88 million, shattering the record for the priciest New York City home sale ever. Gary Barnett’s Extell Development closed a $100.5 million penthouse at One57. Here’s a look at how these, and some other, record-breakers compare to everything from the world’s most expensive homes to municipal budgets to the economies of small countries. [more]