Trump Tower residents mull selling amid protests: report

They're having a difficult time getting in and out of the building

New York /
Nov.November 11, 2016 10:50 AM

It’s a hard-knock life for the residents of Trump Tower right now, and some are considering jumping ship.

Protesters are making it difficult for residents to get in and out of the building, where the president-elect lives in a triplex penthouse, the New York Post reported. Security at the Fifth Avenue tower is ramped up. So, according to the Post, some residents are mulling selling their units.

“They can’t get into their own homes without being stopped and frisked and having to show ID,” one broker told the Post. “These are wealthy people. They don’t need this, and they can’t take it any longer. They no longer want to stay there. Some of them are already planning on moving out, and they’ll decide later whether or not they want to sell.”

Before Tuesday’s election, the Secret Service warned that if Trump TRData LogoTINY won the election, he shouldn’t stay at his penthouse at Trump Tower when he visits New York. At the time, officials told the Post that the building’s security measures weren’t president-ready. [NYP]Kathryn Brenzel 


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Make Greenland Great Again? Trump wants to buy Arctic territory
Make Greenland Great Again? Trump wants to buy Arctic territory
Make Greenland Great Again? Trump wants to buy Arctic territory
Hamptons’ priciest summer rental to host MAGA extravaganza next month
Hamptons’ priciest summer rental to host MAGA extravaganza next month
Hamptons’ priciest summer rental to host MAGA extravaganza next month
Trump Plaza New Rochelle at 175 Huguenot Street and Donald Trump (Getty, Anthony22/Wikimedia)
Trump Plaza New Rochelle dumps Trump Org as property manager
Trump Plaza New Rochelle dumps Trump Org as property manager
Donald Trump with Trump International Hotel in Washington DC (Getty, Trump Hotels)
Trump Org in “advanced talks” to sell DC Hotel lease
Trump Org in “advanced talks” to sell DC Hotel lease
Donald Trump and Trump Tower at 725 5th Avenue (Getty, Jorge Láscar/Wikimedia)
Trump PAC a key tenant at strained Trump Tower
Trump PAC a key tenant at strained Trump Tower
The agency is challenging $21 billion in deductions over a three-year period (Getty)
IRS probes promoters of tax-deductible property easements
IRS probes promoters of tax-deductible property easements
Texas broker pleads guilty to misdemeanor for involvement in Capitol riot
Texas broker pleads guilty to misdemeanor for involvement in Capitol riot
Texas broker pleads guilty to misdemeanor for involvement in Capitol riot
Can Trump International Chicago bounce back?
Can Trump International Chicago bounce back?
Can Trump International Chicago bounce back?
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...