Wednesday, October 28, 2009


Apartment hunting is always a tough challenge but even more so if you’re looking in London, England’s apartment complex, One Hyde Park. It is here that there are four penthouse apartments have been developed by Candy & Candy and designed by architect Richard Rogers. In addition to the penthouse apartments, there are also eighty apartments all of which have access to communal spas, squash courts, and a wine-tasting facility open only to residents. The building is expected to have construction completed in 2010, although all of the units sold out in 2007. When finished, the building will cost 1.5 billion pounds, approximately three billion dollars American. It is being funded by Qatar’s foreign minister.

The most expensive apartment in the world is one of the penthouse units in this high-class building, costing over 100 million pounds, about 200 million dollars American. Every penthouse will feature bulletproof glass, panic rooms, and an underground tunnel that leads to a hotel nearby, among other security features. If you like the look but don’t have that kind of cash, you can buy another one of the units for 20 million pounds, approximately 40 million dollars American.

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