Who will live in the secret and expensive skyscraper of Manhattan

Tower height of about 300 metres, towering over the southern part of Central Park in new York, not yet completed, but has already acquired a reputation as the most exclusive residential complex in the city. Moreover, the most secret. The Builder flatly refused to publish the interiors of the apartments, and the chief Executive officer has not given any interviews.

But as the project implementation is nearing completion, the media is leaking information about the prices which range from $12 million to $250 million, and some buyers decided to acquire a «nest» in the building.

Among the most likely tenants are mentioned:

  • billionaire Daniel Och is the founder, CEO and Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of a major hedgeway Fund company Och-Ziff;
  • Andrew Zaro, the owner of the company Cavalry Portfolio Services, and his wife, actress Lois Robbins;
  • Ofer Yardeni — Executive Director of Stonehenge Management, a real estate company in Manhattan.

Some sources claim that housing is in a secret tower also bought the musician sting and his wife Trudie Styler. As the hedge Fund Manager Kenneth Griffin, who signed a contract for the purchase of several apartments with a total value of more than $200 million If Griffin has United all bought apartments in one megaproject, it would be the most expensive residential property ever sold in the United States. Although officially confirm all these purchases, their owners refused.

Many of the contracts relate to the Golden days of 2015, when the Manhattan real estate market flourished, can not be said now, when completing the construction of the tower. Since the market is now on the decline, and expensive housing in Manhattan surplus, some real estate agents hope that the sale of apartments in a classified building will set the uptrend in the market.

Others argue that the skyscraper at 220 Central Park South — it’s too unusual building for the real estate market. Especially given the incredible price for the unit of area hit a record of $13 thousand, recorded in 2012 in the adjacent condominium at 15 Central Park West.

However, as it became known, by the end of the 3rd quarter the building was sold 83% of the apartments, 26 of 27 flats (valued at $50 million or more), each of which occupies a full floor, have already found their owners. In total, the developer expects to receive profit of about $1 billion.