The Amazon founder splurged on a trio of Manhattan apartments overlooking Madison Square Park in early 2019, paying a overall of $80 million. The Wall Avenue Journal claimed at the time that Bezos’s over-the-major buy could be 1 of the most pricey real estate transactions in New York Town for the year. (Eventually, nevertheless, a $240 million Manhattan penthouse defeat out Bezos’s jaw-dropping order.) The acquisition incorporated a three-floor, 10,000-square-foot penthouse with a grand ballroom, a 3-bed room unit down below that with higher-stop finishes, and an adjoining 4-bed room pad with oversized windows on three of its 4 sides.
The Blue Origin founder kicked off the calendar year with the invest in of a 2nd Kalorama home in Washington, D.C. for a significantly a lot more modest $5 million. According to The Washingtonian, the mansion is positioned correct throughout the road from his previous textile museum residence, major to speculations that his order was primarily built for privateness causes, as the mansion has a immediate line of sight into Bezos’s mega-mansion.
In February, he paid out a history $165 million for David Geffen’s historic Beverly Hills mansion. The massive 10-acre estate incorporates a 13,600-square-foot Georgian–style primary residence, two visitor properties, a nursery and a few hothouses, a tennis court, a swimming pool, expansive terraces, and a 9-gap golf training course. The grand motor courtroom even has its have service garage and gasoline pumps. A noteworthy characteristic of the main property is its antique wood flooring, imported from overseas and thought to be the incredibly ground that Napoleon stood upon when he proposed to Empress Joséphine.
In April, Bezos purchased a fourth device in the luxe Madison Square Park apartment setting up exactly where he’d snapped up 3 houses the past summer months, dropping $16 million for a 3-bedroom device adjacent to the two decreased-level models from the original obtain. Whilst it was unclear at the time what Bezos’s designs had been for combining all four models, developing permits have been submitted in fall 2019, so it is possible the fourth acquisition was meant to be an addendum to the previously-grand Manhattan mega-mansion.
In July, Bezos designed on his Beverly Hills holdings by purchasing the residence adjacent to Geffen’s estate for $10 million, a significantly more humble abode that is nevertheless even so deluxe by the typical person’s benchmarks. Measuring 4,615 sq. toes, the two-story conventional residence attributes 3 bedrooms and 4-and-a-fifty percent bogs, with substantially of the interiors upgraded by the vendor. French doors, 6 brick fireplaces, crown molding, and darkish hardwood flooring give the residence a fantastic volume of historic status, whilst an outdoor brick courtyard and vegetable and rose gardens total the offerings. He nonetheless owns both these homes.
Bezos even more invested in his Manhattan mega-mansion in early spring, choosing up a $23 million unit in the exact historic building where he had by now spent $96 million on four independent properties. This introduced the sq. footage of his holdings in the developing to more than 20,000 sq. ft.
His most current obtain is a $78 million compound situated on La Perouse Bay, a price tag tag that sets a report for priciest household on Maui. Though, in a relatively strange transfer, Bezos truly acquired out the holding enterprise that owns the land instead than purchasing the land outright. The home was never ever publicly mentioned, so minimal is regarded about it, but the home measures a whopping 14 acres and consists of numerous structures, like a 4,500-sq.-foot principal household and a 1,700-square-foot guest dwelling, equally of which had been crafted in the Hawaiian plantation model. A wood-clad out of doors kitchen and deck just off the principal dwelling give the perfect spot for entertaining and having in the scenic sights. There is also a 700-square-foot pool overlooking the property’s private white sand beach. Not a terrible put for Bezos and his companion, Lauren Sanchez, to invest their time now that Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO.