rumour: The Prime Minister Of Qatar Bought Huguette Clark's Apartments And Wants To Build A $56 Million Pad

hamad bin jassim bin jaber al thaniQatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani

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We learned last week that all three Upper East Side apartments owned by the late heiress Huguette Clark had sold for $55 million, their combined asking price.Now celebrity real estate blogger The Real Estalker says he knows the identity of the buyer of the two eighth floor apartments, which together sold for $31 million: Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani.

While he doesn’t reveal his sources, The Real Estalker also says he also heard that the PM was considering buying another trio of apartments on the seventh floor of the building.

Could the billionaire ruler be scheming to build a mega-apartment with more than 40 rooms and 15,000 square feet of space?

It remains to be seen, but given the Qatari ruling family’s penchant for buying up art, yachts, and even islands, we think this rumour could have some legs.

[via Curbed]

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