Real Estate Rumors
It’s a basketball brotherhood troika. Latvian-born NBA star player Kristaps Porzingis just scored a new pad in Midtown West. The 7-foot-3-inch player has leased a corner penthouse that was asking $8,000 a month at Sky, the mammoth rental tower at 605 W. 42nd St. He also nabbed another two high-floor units for his two brothers, Martins and Janis, because “they are close and like to be near each other,” a source said.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson: New York traffic and rent are disrespectful!!! Y’all gotta compromise take some cars out or take some numbers down lol. If you do not live in NY you should have to drive to the surrounding areas to park in a garage and have to use public transportation.
A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of outgoing Spurs star Tim Duncan against an area real estate agency. According to attorneys for Duncan, the suit alleges Robert Elder of Keller Williams Realty manipulated an existing photograph of Duncan used for public art to appear as an advertisement for the realtor.
The original photograph, as seen on the ‘1005 Faces’ Facebook page in a 2014 post, shows Duncan holding a placard which reads ‘Good, Better, Best / Never let it rest / Until your good is better / and your better is your best.” Photographer Sarah Brooke Lyons took the image of Duncan as part of a project which “reimagines the face of San Antonio as a cosmopolitan cultural epicenter of interesting people.”
Bruce Springsteen has sold off one of his Rumson homes to Newark native and NBA player Randy Foye for $1.737 million, according to Monmouth County records and Zillow.com. The 4-acre property on Bellevue Avenue was not listed on the open market, but Zillow says the deal closed on April 25. Monmouth County records show Foye and Springsteen’s trustees signed a contract to purchase the home in February. RedBankGreen.com first reported the transaction.