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Billionaires And Their Toys

Billionaires And Their Toys

Is Either of These Two Nigerian Billionaires Among One57′s Billionaire Bad Boys?

Aliko Dangote, possibly requesting that his apartment be 1 trillion times larger than the space between his hands.

What timing! No sooner was it revealed that a number of the world’s billionaires have bought into Extell’s One57 tower than Forbes releases its annual list of the world’s billionaires. Good luck figuring out who some of the Chinese or British money men who bought in the building are—they number in the dozens by now—but how about the Nigerians? With only two billionaires in the country, it would appear one of them has to be among Gary Barnett’s big hitter tenants.

Either Aliko Dangote (#76 on this year’s list of the World’s Billionaires), Africa’s cement king, or Mike Adenuga (#248), the “reclusive” head of Conoil Producing, an oil company, will soon be rubbing elbows with the rest of the world’s billionaires inside Barnett’s luxury tower at 157 West 57th Street. Read More

Billionaires And Their Toys

Billionaires Belly up for Barnett’s Bold Building, One57

One57's target buyer

Extell Development’s Gary Barnett and One57, his gleaming 1,005-foot tower, have become a magnet for billionaires.

Of the nine full-floor spreads that have sold at the West 57th Street luxury tower, all have been purchased by billionaires of various international backgrounds, The New York Times reports.

The 0.00001 percenters who will soon be taking up residence at Read More