Will This Be LeBron James’ New Home?

by Mark Wellborn

Lebron’s new home in the sky?

In this week’s departure from all things DC real estate, we head up to New York City for some serious professional basketball scuttlebutt.

The New York Observer recently reported overhearing a Manhattan real estate agent saying that she had shown basketball phenom LeBron James a unit at 25 Columbus Circle Tower, one of the tonier addresses in Manhattan.

Now, a basketball star looking at a luxury condo is not big news. However, when that person is LeBron James, the most sought-after free agent perhaps in the history of the National Basketball Association, it is worthy of mention. Other than Cleveland, the city where LeBron currently plays, New York and Chicago are the two big markets that are in the running to land James next year.


If James does indeed decide to not only play for the Knicks next year, but also buy this unit, he may be shocked by how little space you get for the money in one of the most expensive sections of Manhattan. Curbed has all the details on the unit that James looked at:

It’s a 3BR/3.5BA stunner on the 63rd floor of the 25 Columbus Circle tower, in the “rarely available A line, the only one with a 10-foot window in the master bath and eat-in-kitchen.” It’s listed at $14.95 million, or, gah, $5,671 per square foot.

We did not add a digit in that price per square foot calculation, by the way.

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  1. Dono said at 7:37 am on Friday June 25, 2010:

    We just got Wall, come to DC, LeBron!

  1. Ellis said at 8:57 am on Friday June 25, 2010:

    Just over 2,600 square feet? Seems like LeBron would need more room than that.

  1. Julia said at 11:48 am on Monday June 28, 2010:

    That’s actually pretty spacious for NYC - I would have thought those condos went for more.

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