Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in August 2016

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.


$137,000,000 USD | Palm Beach, Florida | Sotheby’s International Realty – Palm Beach Brokerage

“Landmarked by the town of Palm Beach, the 1930s Italian Renaissance mansion measures about 60,350 square feet with six bedrooms, two elevators and a 50-foot living room with an elaborately carved wooden ceiling”

Internet Entrepreneur Jim Clark Lists Palm Beach Estate for $137 Million – Wall Street Journal

A Berkeley Mansion, Empty for a Decade, Hits the Market at $7.5 Million – Bloomberg

Grammy-Winning Jazz Vocalist Bobby McFerrin Lists Philadelphia Home for $3.495 Million – Mansion Global

6 Stunning Homes in the Chicago Suburbs – The Week

A Los Angeles Home Modeled After a French Chateau for $13 Million – Wall Street Journal

A Villa in St. Barts, Where the Sound of Surf Beckons – Mansion Global

$1,400,000 Homes in California, Connecticut and Pennsylvania – The New York Times

Home of the Day: Divine Dwelling in South Pasadena – Los Angeles Times

Three Homes for Sale with Lavish Bathroom Vanities – Wall Street Journal

Why this Billion Dollar Startup is Moving Offline – CNN Money

Homes in the South of France Have Become Less Costly – The New York Times

Why San Francisco’s Pacific Heights Stands Out in the High-End Market – Financial Times

6 Homes Perfect for Pool Parties – The Week

Ridgefield, Conn., is Far From the New York Crowd – Wall Street Journal

House Hunting in… Buenos Aires – The New York Times

Modern and Charming: These Country Mansions are the Best of Both Worlds – Elle Decor

Pebble Beach Car Auctions Set Records – Forbes