RENT Magazine Q4 '21



Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos recently purchased his fifth apartment at 212 Fifth Avenue in New York’s Flatiron District for $23 million, bringing his total investment in the building to $1.19 billion. The 109-year-old neo-gothic building overlooking Madison Square Park was built as an office building but was later converted to 48 apartments. Amenities include a doorman, concierge, fitness center, golf simulator, screening room, boardroom, game room, children’s playroom, a lounge and cold storage for fresh food deliveries.

Ellen DeGeneres

It’s well known that Ellen DeGeneres loves to buy, renovate and sell real estate. Her latest project is a five-bedroom, four and a half-bath Beverly Hills pool home built in 1961 that she bought this summer for $8.5 million. The single-level, mid-century modern residence encompasses 4614 square feet in Hidden Valley Estates, a guard-gated community of just 33 homes located in the Beverly Hills Post Office area. It was built by renowned architect Robert Skinner and was restored by architect John Bertram.

Leonardo DiCaprio

After buying and listing three Los Angeles and Malibu homes since May 2021, Leonardo DiCaprio ended the summer by acquiring another Malibu home, this time in the ultra-exclusive community of Blue Dolphin Estates. (The small, gated enclave of just five residences is also home to Neil Diamond.) According to public records, DiCaprio’s oceanfront purchase was built in 2005 and includes four bedrooms and five baths in 3268 square feet. The price of the private transaction was $13.8 million.

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