Sketchy $85M ‘trip to space’ home yanked from market – Algerie Express

Sketchy $85M ‘trip to space’ home yanked from market

New York’s most expensive– and phoniest– home is history.

Listed for $85 million, the penthouse of the Atelier at 635 West 42nd Street had actually commanded an excellent position on Manhattan’s property market given that 2013. Last week, the New York Post as soon as again exposed the listing for what it was: an astronomically enthusiastic bait and switch scene.

Now under fresh analysis, the “penthouse’s” listing broker– corrupt structure manager Dan Neiditch– has actually yanked it off the marketplace.

As previously reported, the so-called penthouse on the 45th and 44th floors remained in fact comprised of roughly a lots occupied homes. Property professionals knowledgeable about the offer told the Post that the listing’s prominent put on real estate site Streeteasy was utilized to draw eyes to the structure’s lower systems and raise the status of the building in the eyes of prospective purchasers.

Dan Neiditch Christian Johnston That was hardly the structure’s only scandal. Last week, the Wall Street Journal exposed the financial ties in between Neiditch– who is likewise the building’s condo board president and supervisor– and a Spanish short-term rental company that turned the 475-unit tower into a massive Airbnb racket.

On Oct. 12, the Mayor’s Workplace of Special Enforcement robbed the structure and issued 33 offenses for illegal short-term rentals.

Now that the heat is on, Neiditch has vanished his flashiest marketing gimmick, however that doesn’t imply he’s done playing video games. Unit 27K, at the building is still on Streeteasy asking $50 million. The listing describes the unit as having 18-rooms and 12,500 square feet. However, the condo structure’s statement reveals that system 27K is, in truth, simply 1,070 square feet. It too, is on the market with Neiditch’s brokerage River 2 River Real estate.