The Upper East Side’s co-op conundrum

When ex-hedge fund manager David Ganek and his novelist wife, Danielle, listed their duplex at the fabled Upper East Side co-op building 740 Park Avenue in 2014, they had their sights set on a profit of more than $24 million. The Ganeks paid $19.1 million for the...

Johnny Depp’s old Kentucky home to hit the auction block

The sun shines bright on Johnny Depp’s old Kentucky home, or at least we assume it does. Back in 1995, the financially troubled actor Johnny Depp picked up an equestrian paradise. The 41-acre estate in Lexington included a 6,000-square-foot brick house, a guesthouse...

The Closing: Sam Zell

Sam Zell is the brash and outspoken chairman of Equity Group Investments, a private equity and venture capital firm he founded more than 45 years ago. He made his fortune — which has been pegged at $5 billion — by investing in an array of industries, including...

Katharine Hepburn’s Connecticut estate sells for $11.5M

From LLNYC: The main property on the original Hepburn family estate was recently lowered from the original asking price of $14.8 million to $11.8 million. And guess what? Now it has found a buyer. It was sold at $11.5 million by New York developer Frank Sciame,...

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