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.
Billionaire Carlos Slim recently picked up a new piece of real estate in New York City. Slim is under contract to pay $140 million for an 11-story New York City office building located at 417 Fifth Avenue. The building was owned by Joseph Moinian and Goldman Sachs and was originally bought with a purchase price of $250 million.