Our Week in Real Estate: Joseph Chetrit; Uncle Junior; 100K-Foot Leases; David LaChapelle; Sting; Trophy Tower Rents
Tom Acitelli July 8, 2011, 4 p.m.
We learned a lot about Joseph Chetrit, buyer of the Chelsea Hotel.
Maureen Orth, Vanity Fair writer and mother of Luke Russert, sold an apartment on the Upper West Side.
David LaChapelle sold one on the Lower East Side.
Sting’s kid, Jake Sumner, got a deal on one on Orchard Street, apparently.
Du Ponts swarmed a property on Bleecker (they’re WASPs—”swarm,” get it?)
Mystery maestro Harlan Coben sold his writer’s lair.
A Goldman Sachs VP sold his place in R*ver H*ouse.
The number of 100K-foot office leases has shot up.
As have rents in trophy towers about town.
Brookfield’s Grace Building grabbed one of the biggest law firm leases of `11.
A barbecue joint will join a beer bar in our building.
Manhattan apartment rents just don’t seem to vary that much.
And Uncle Junior got whacked on the Upper East Side.
And so much more…