Friday, June 13, 2014

New Real Estate Record: sale penthouse in Manhattan for $ 110 million

The housing market continues to break records beyond our borders. A month ago was sold in London for 170 million euros, a luxury penthouse with 1,500 square meters of Hyde Park. An unusual amount ever paid in the UK for a home. Only two months earlier, came to light that the project will be the world's most expensive penthouse and will be located in Monaco: 3,300 square meters for 300 million euros: 91,000 euros per square meter.

Now, the scene moves to New York. In particular, the island of Manhattan, where he has gone on sale a luxury apartment of 800 square meters for $ 110 million. This is what the Anglo-Saxon slang known as penthouse apartments that usually occupy the upper floors of really tall buildings. This operation to succeed, that is, to find buyer could break the New York property market. The apartment in question is located in the Woolworth Building, which was earlier in the century the tallest skyscraper in the world.

Unmistakable by its more like a church for its neo-Gothic gargoyles and pinnacles, which give a very particular aspect, the building has undergone a genuine inner face wash that has led to 34 luxury apartments ranging in price from 3.5 million dollars for 370 square meters to 110 million asking Alchemy Properties, author of transformation, which will occupy the apartment building's dome, as reported by U.S. media. The company acquired in 2012 the last 30 floors of this legendary building.

Undoubtedly, the attic will have spectacular views of the entire city of New York and its price, 110 million dollars, converted, if finally finds buyer at the highest ever paid for an apartment in Manhattan real estate history.

Among the luxuries of this apartment, which has nine floors and own elevator, stand terrace of 50 square meters, a library or a winery. The sale will start in autumn this year, but remodeling will not be completed until 2016.

The building was completed in 1913. Has 60 floors and 241 meters high made it the tallest building in the world until 1930, when the tower number 40 Wall Street and the Chrysler Building were built, and the Empire State Building in 1931.

The penthouse starts at 50-51 plants, where is located the living area of ​​the house. The main room and winery are located on the 53rd floor, while the 55 to 58 in full dome of the building, the library is located and a gazebo.

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