Billionaire Tom Barrack is building himself a massive Bel Air mansion

Los Angeles /
Feb.February 21, 2017 12:00 PM

Thomas Barrack Jr., chief executive of private equity firm Colony Capital and a close friend of President Donald Trump, is building a hideaway above the Bel Air Country Club.

The former Miramax chairman, who organized Trump’s inauguration events, filed plans to construct a 77,441-square-foot estate with a guest house and staff quarters, Curbed reported. Recent ariel photos show that construction on the giant house is already underway.

Controversial architect Peter Marino is designing the home, which will also have a pool, a cabana and a tennis pavilion, according to planning documents.

Barrack bought the property in 2010 for $35 million, records show.

Despite being Trump’s party planner, Barrack recently made headlines when he removed himself for consideration for a cabinet position in Trump’s administration.

But the investor still supports the president. Last year, he established a Trump Super PAC, which also drew $2 million from L.A. developer Geoff Palmer. [Curbed] — Subrina Hudson


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Mohamed Hadid and 901 Strada Vecchia Road (Getty, Google Maps)

Demolish this: Hadid’s embattled spec mansion lists as teardown

Demolish this: Hadid’s embattled spec mansion lists as teardown
Trevor Noah and the Bel Air house (Getty, Redfin)

Trevor Noah pays $28M for Bel Air mansion after selling another

Trevor Noah pays $28M for Bel Air mansion after selling another
Kathy Griffin and her Bel Air home (Getty, Douglas Elliman)

Kathy Griffin sells Bel Air mansion for $14M

Kathy Griffin sells Bel Air mansion for $14M
Clockwise from top left: 1801 Angelo Drive, 911 North Foothill Road, 1025 Loma Vista Drive and 1175 North Hillcrest Road (Google Maps)

Bezos, Geffen, Katzenberg dominate LA’s biggest resi sales of 2020

Bezos, Geffen, Katzenberg dominate LA’s biggest resi sales of 2020
Raj Kanodia and 908 Bel Air Rd (Williams & WIlliams Estates Group, Getty)

After 45% price cut, Bel Air spec mansion lists for $99M

After 45% price cut, Bel Air spec mansion lists for $99M
Nile Niami and "The One" mansion (Getty)

Niami’s “The One” to hit market

Niami’s “The One” to hit market
Ty Cueva and the home (Credit: Douglas Elliman PR)

Ty Cueva is no longer asking nine figures for his Bel Air spec mansion. Just $78M

Ty Cueva is no longer asking nine figures for his Bel Air spec mansion. Just $78M
Kathy Griffin and the home (Credit: Douglas Elliman and Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)

No laughing matter: Kathy Griffin wants $16M for Bel Air manse

No laughing matter: Kathy Griffin wants $16M for Bel Air manse
arrow_forward_ios

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

Loading...