Amazon CEO and the world's richest man simply purchased a Los Angeles mansion for $ 165 million, breaking a metropolis's earlier residential gross sales file set a couple of months earlier .
Based on the Wall Road Journal, Jeff Bezos purchased the Beverly Hills property from Hollywood tycoon David Geffen and in doing so set data with the costliest residential deal ever within the Los Angeles space. The sale passed off off the market and with out an agent.
Generally known as the Warner Property, the property sits on 9 acres of land and was designed by Warner Brothers chief Jack Warner within the 1930s.
The property features a 13,600 sq. foot mansion, tennis courtroom, nine-hole golf course, swimming pool and its personal fuel pump and generator, so the realm is roofed within the occasion of an influence outage. The settlement being hidden in secret, only a few images of the inside of the manor can be found on-line.
Geffen has owned the Warner Property for the reason that 1990s, when he purchased it for $ 47.5 million, his personal file on the time.
As Amazon prepares to construct a second headquarters in Crystal Metropolis, Virginia, simply outdoors of DC, Bezos has bought actual property throughout the nation. His enterprise capital agency just lately paid $ 90 million for undeveloped land in Los Angeles "as an funding", whereas Bezos himself just lately spent greater than $ 80 million on three residences in New York.
Lachlan Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch's eldest son and co-chair of Information Corp, set a earlier file in December by buying a Bel-Air property previously used as a Clampett mansion within the "Beverly Hillbillies" for $ 150 million.
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