Game worn Air Jordans, Fifa Jules Rimet Trophy among sports memorabilia up for sale at December auction

Stanley Rous, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh posing for a photo: Game worn Air Jordans, Fifa Jules Rimet Trophy among sports memorabilia up for sale at December auction

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Game worn Air Jordans, Fifa Jules Rimet Trophy among sports memorabilia up for sale at December auction

It seems the world’s hunger for Air Jordan sneakers is insatiable.

In May, a pair of signed, game-worn Air Jordans sold for a record $560,000 at an auction in New York.

Now there is yet another chance to acquire AJs worn by the basketball legend. Sotheby’s & Goldin Auctions are conducting a sale of over 100 lots of rare sports goods, for which bids will be accepted till December 7. The collection is called ‘A Century of Champions’.

Up for grabs are three pairs of AJs. All of them are likely to fetch at least a half a million dollars. In fact, the most prized among them, the AJ Dunk Sole used by Jordan in the 1985-86 season, is expected to go for $800,000. The pair is extremely rare, one

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Atlanta Luxury Realtor, Debra Johnston, Lists a Harrison Design Buckhead Trophy Estate

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November 24, 2020 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) —
Top Luxury Atlanta Realtor, Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices GA Properties, offers an unparalleled 15,500 square foot stone masterpiece residence situated on nearly 2 acres of spectacular grounds.

ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / November 24, 2020 / Debra Johnston of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties presents an exceptional custom trophy estate and grounds offered for $10,500,000. A spectacular monument to traditional luxury beckons in prestigious North Buckhead with this European-influenced trophy estate. Brand new, it’s been brought to life by the acclaimed Harrison Design team to be a majestic and coveted masterpiece. A first-class example of enduring beauty, with exceptional interiors and timeless architecture, it sets a new benchmark for a lavish and unparalleled lifestyle.


More information on 1150 W Garmon Road, Atlanta GA 30327 can be

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Excess Inventory and Sluggish Sales Mean Discounts for Buyers of Trophy Homes in NYC

Well before the outbreak of Covid-19, the luxury real estate sector in New York City was in trouble. The 2010s saw a boom in the construction of high-end new developments, but by decade’s end, apartments in expensive high-rises were lingering on the market.

The oversupply was particularly an issue in Manhattan: By the end of last year, 25% of the borough’s new condos built in the previous six years were still unsold, and that number climbed to 40% for the new construction along Billionaires’ Row, the stretch of super-prime new high-rises around the southern edge of Central Park.

The coronavirus lockdown has only exacerbated the issue: sales of homes priced at $4 million and above in Manhattan were down by 67% from March to August, compared to the same period the year before. Brooklyn’s luxury sector is struggling, too, with sales down by 36% in the third quarter of 2020

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Ventas Life Science and Healthcare Real Estate Fund Acquires Trophy Life Science Portfolio in South San Francisco for $1.0 Billion

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) (“Ventas” or the “Company”) today announced that the Ventas Life Science and Healthcare Real Estate Fund, L.P. (the “Fund”) has acquired a trophy life science portfolio in the premier South San Francisco life science cluster for $1.0 billion. Ventas is the Sponsor and General Partner of the Fund, which is a perpetual life vehicle focused on investments in core and core plus life science, medical office and senior housing real estate in North America.

“We are pleased to further expand our growing research & innovation footprint into the premier South San Francisco life science cluster with the acquisition of this outstanding lab portfolio,” said Debra A. Cafaro, Ventas Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Strong and growing capital flows into the life science sector are accelerating innovation and discovery. These flows support the demand for first class lab space in dynamic markets like South San

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Grizzlies Owner Robert J. Pera Goes Coast to Coast Buying Trophy Homes

Robert J. Pera, an under-the-radar, 42-year-old tech billionaire who owns the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies, has been steadily adding real estate to his asset portfolio.

Over the past four years, the youthful founder of wireless equipment maker

Ubiquiti Networks

has pieced together a collection of properties across the country, including at least four for a combined roughly $70 million. He has purchased in some of the most expensive and exclusive buildings in both New York and Seattle, and is building a brand-new mansion on a highly exclusive island in Miami Beach, according to public records and people familiar with his dealings.

Mr. Pera owns an apartment at the Four Seasons Residences in Seattle, which he bought for $3.03 million in 2016.


Benjamin Benschneider

Mr. Pera didn’t respond to numerous requests for comment on his purchases, which were transacted under a number of different limited-liability companies.

In New York City, an

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