Carlos Slim Buys Duke-Semans Mansion For $44 Million

by Upscale Swagger on July 29, 2010

Carlos Slim, the world’s richest man, added a new piece of property to his portfolio. The Billionaire purchased the Duke-Semans Mansion in New York for $44 million. The mansion is said to be the only private mansion left on Fifth Avenue and was originally listed at $50 million. According to the Wall St. Journal, Slim reportedly got it for $6 million less than the asking price. The five-story residence was built in 1901 has 12 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms. It also has 11 fireplaces and a doctors office in the basement.

Back in April, Slim also purchased a 11-story office building in New York City for $140 million.

Via Luxist

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  • Sak Serevini

    Carlos Slim, bought a handful of defunct companies in Mexico and Latin America and turned most of the into Profitable ones. He recently bought a stake in the NYTIMES and now is buying NY real estate. Some people claim he owns a monopoly but then again look at Bill Gates, dosent he own a monopoly in computer operating system?.

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