Think your rent is too dang high? Then this story will either amuse you, or REALLY annoy you. The most expensive home in the United States has just sold…for a cool $238-million. The owner? New York Hedge Funder Ken Griffin.
What does one obtain for such a price…rolling hills, hundreds of acres? Nope. A sweet 24-thousand square foot, four-story condo in New York City’s Central Park South. And by the way? It’s not even finished being built yet!
If you’ve got the extra scratch laying around and want in, your neighbors would also include Sting and Trudie Styler. And while most tenants are being kept under wraps, it’s been reported that developer Steven Roth is “assembling tenants as if the building is his own private clubhouse.” As for what the primo property will include,
About Griffin? It’s not like he has a tough time parting with his money. Among his properties, Griffin has a $58.75-million condo in Chicago; a $60-million penthouse in Miami at Faena House; a $122-million London mansion…and $250-million worth of land to build a Palm Beach compound. Aside from property, he also likes art. In 2016, the billionaire spent a total of $500-million for a pair of works by the famous abstract expressionist artists. He dropped $200-million for a Jackson Pollock painting and $300-mill for a Willem de Kooning. And ladies? He appears to be single. Griffin and his second wife divorced in October 2015.