Monday, July 26, 2021

UPPER Bracket: "Billionaire Fawaz Alhokair Lists Elegant Manhattan Penthouse for $169M"

Upper as in "too far UP to take the stairs should the power go out" though in this case I'd assume some sort of rooftop egress and departure has been accounted for. 

Also the price but as the story points out, the man has a tendency to ask the moon and stars for property.

From American Luxury, July 24:

Fawaz Alhokair listed his pied-a-terre in Manhattan this summer. Alhokair — a property developer based in Saudi Arabia — is asking $169 million for the eagle-view residence.

A stout sum, but the location is 432 Park, the fairly recent addition to the New York skyline that dwarfs all others; at the time of opening, it was the tallest building in the hemisphere. That would make Alhokair’s penthouse unit in the building the crown jewel, if one were so inclined to arbitrate on behalf of the rest of the hemisphere.

The full-floor flat measures in at 8,255 sq. ft. Evocations of scale within include a main living area that spans 93 feet in length, and 12.5-foot ceilings throughout. The glassy design of the gigantic pilaster-like tower translates to 240 linear feet of glass in this particular residence, and floors are in herringbone-pattern white oak and marble....