Posted by Leonard Steinberg on September 25th, 2013 As a follow up to last night’s BLURB, take note of another mega-priced listing: the presidential penthouse of the Trump Soho New York just hit the market for a whopping $50 million. The 10,000-square-foot (Maybe $ 5,000/sf is cheap compared to its competition?), customizable spot that’s being listed… [Read More]
IS THERE REAL LUXURY? OR IS IT JUST A BIG CON?
In this morning’s Financial Times, Aswath Damodaran, the NYU business school professorwho moonlights as the guy who teaches Goldman Sachs trainees about how to value companies, said he defined luxury as an industry that has figured out how to leave people feeling good about being suckered. He also said you can’t value luxury; it’s in the… [Read More]
THE MOST EXPENSIVE DOOR IN THE WORLD?
Yes, this door, a simple door located in THE CALEDONIA fronting onto The High Line Park, could very well be the most expensive door in the world….. Reliable sources have told us that negotiations between the building and the Parks department have broken down after the building was asked to pay an annual fee of… [Read More]