Recently, director Tyler Perry won a bid to buy a substantial portion of the shuttered and abandoned Fort McPherson property near downtown Atlanta.
Perry wanted to build 16 movie studios and a film production facility on the 488-acre property. But there was a hitch in his plans: Georgia Governor Nathan Deal had already put in a $10 million bid to buy the property to relocate the police academy, according to 11 Alive News.
Power couple Kanye West and Kim Kardashian reportedly purchased a French-style 8,000 square foot cottage in the rolling hills of Calabasas, CA. The Hidden Hills estate was formerly owned by Michael Jackson‘s ex-wife Lisa Marie Presley.
Calabasas is also home to Hollywood stars including Kim’s sisters, Khloe and Kourtney, Will and Jada Smith, Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine, and his 3 children, Prince Michael, Paris and Blanket.
Singer Beyonce is apparently preparing for life after her divorce from rap mogul Jay Z, 45. For weeks now the 32-year-old mother of one has been living the life of an independent single mom. Beyonce, who is taking a break from her and Jay Z’s joint “On the Run” tour, was spotted apartment shopping in NYC without Jay Z.
Jackie Kennedy Onassis‘ childhood home is on the market for a modest $44 million. Hedge fund manager David Ganek just listed the 2-story apartment at 740 Park Avenue where Jackie spent her youth from ages 2 through seven.
If you happen to have an extra $44 million laying around your bank vault, there’s a few things you should know before you call your broker. No mortgages are allowed in the world’s richest building. Come with cash or don’t come at all. And by “cash,” they mean assets of $100 million liquid. You must also be approved in a vetting process by board members who won’t even show up if they’ve never heard of you. And maintenance fees in this 19-story building of 31 units exceeds $50K a month.
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Senegalese singer/songwriter Akon Thiam is listing his 5 bedroom, 6 bath, ultra modern Woodland Hills, CA. home for $3.5 million, or $4 million fully furnished with all-white furniture and studio equipment thrown in.
According to Zillow.com, Akon purchased the 4,098 sq ft home for $1,900,000 back in January. After renovating the mansion from top to bottom, he’s flipping the house for a quick profit.
Fashion designer and millionaire socialite Tamara Mellon has tired of her Upper East Side mansion penthouse with its to-die-for walk-in shoe closet. The 47-year-old Jimmy Choo co-founder is listing her posh penthouse for $34 million, according to Curbed NY.
NFL star Reggie Bush just sold his 3 bedroom, 6 bath mansion in the Hollywood Hills for a modest $5.5 million. Bush and his girlfriend, Lilit Avagyan, outgrew the 4,831 square-foot house after their daughter Briseis was born last year.