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Rob Gronkowski Purchases at Hudson Yards; Bentley Will Bring 200 Residences With In-Condo Parking to South Florida

Apr 16, 2021 | By: LX Collection

Rob Gronkowski Purchases $7 Million Hudson Yards Spread

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski has scored a $7 million residence at 35 Hudson Yards, the New York Post reports. The 2,652-square-foot corner condo has three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, and Hudson River views, with interior design by Tony Ingrao. The Post also reports that Gronkowski has commissioned a piece by the street artist Kai for the residence. 

The Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed building is home to the 60,000-square-foot Equinox Fitness Club & Spa, and includes an additional 22,000 square feet of amenities exclusive to building residents, including a screening room and a lounge overlooking Thomas Heatherwick’s public art installation Vessel. The Super Bowl champ also owns a 3,850-square-foot condo at Miami’s Marquis Residences that he purchased in 2019 for $1.7 million.

Bentley Will Bring 200 Residences With In-Condo Parking to South Florida

The first Bentley-branded residences in the world are coming to Sunny Isles Beach in South Florida, with condos priced from $4 million, the Miami Herald reports. The 60-story building will have 200 residences, each with in-unit parking for up to four cars facilitated by an automobile elevator similar to the one created for the nearby Porsche Design Tower. At 749 feet, the Sieger Suarez Architects-designed building will be the tallest beachfront residential tower in the country. Completion is slated for 2026.

“Partnering with Bentley Motors, a true global luxury brand, and being able to create another first in the Miami marketplace is an extraordinary opportunity,” said Gil Dezer, president of Dezer Development, in a press release. “With Bentley Motors, we will create something inspiring, powerful and iconic—a true game-changer when it comes to luxury living.”

Venice Biennale Architecture Exhibit Will Welcome Public In-Person This Summer

The Venice Biennale, the biennial international display of contemporary art and design, will open its 17th architecture exhibition to the public from May 22 through Nov. 21, ArchDaily reports. The exhibition, called “How Will We Live Together?” is curated by Lebanese architect Hashim Sarkis and seeks to address how architecture can create shared spaces amid widening political divides and growing economic inequalities. The exhibition will include the work of 112 participants from 46 countries, including, for the first time, participants from Grenada, Iraq, Uzbekistan, and Azerbaijan. Admission is ticketed.

Finance Chief Plans South Florida’s Largest Penthouse

Scott Minerd, the chief investment officer of global investment firm Guggenheim Partners, has purchased two Miami penthouses with the intention of creating what Forbes believes to be the largest penthouse in South Florida. Combined, the units create a 22,547-square-foot spread with 12 parking spaces, two swimming pools, 11 bedrooms, and over 4,000 square feet of outdoor space. The residences, in the 51-story Biscayne Beach tower, each have a wine room, sauna, library, and private elevator access. Forbes reports that Minerd plans to make Florida his new primary residence, joining a slew of other high-net-worth-individuals who have migrated to the state within the last year.

One Hyde Park Penthouse Seeks $241 Million in Off-Market Deal

Bloomberg has learned from an unnamed source that a sprawling penthouse in One Hyde Park, a luxury condo development in London’s upscale Knightsbridge neighborhood, is being offered for $241 million off-market. The roughly 18,000-square-foot penthouse covers two floors and includes five bedrooms, a champagne room, a wine room for 750 bottles, a private spa and gym, two wraparound terraces, and parking for four cars. Developer Nick Candy confirmed to Bloomberg that offers for the property in the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum will be considered. If the penthouse sells this year, it will be the second major deal in the building in 2021: Bloomberg also reported that hedge fund founder Suneil Setiya is nearing a deal to purchase an unfinished penthouse in the building for $110 million.