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10,000 Pieces from Ritz Paris Up for Auction this April

February 13, 2018

According to Robb Report, over 10,000 pieces from the iconic Ritz Paris will be auctioned off this April. Artcurial will be organizing the auction which will be held from April 17 through 21 and feature pieces from the hotel’s 120 years in business. See Robb Report article

The Ritz Paris reopened in 2016 after being closed for over four years for a full renovation. The hotel originally opened in 1989 and hosted visitors from around the globe including the designer, Coco Chanel who had her own suite for over 30 years. Furnishings to be auctioned off include pieces from the Coco Chanel Suite, a large Louis XV-style chandelier and the first en-suite bathtub ever installed at a hotel. See Auction Details

Luxury furnishings demand a luxury residence. Check out a few of Nick Malinosky and Randy Ely’s Exclusive Listings:
6161 North Ocean Boulevard, Ocean Ridge; a brand new oceanfront home listed for $24,950,000
3545 North Ocean Boulevard, Gulf Stream; an oceanfront compound just reduced to $14,950,000
1200 North Ocean Boulevard, Gulf Stream; a Wyeth original waterfront compound just reduced to $7,995,000

Contact Nicholas Malinosky and Randy Ely for more details and to schedule a showing.

Photo courtesy of Ritz Paris.

Johnny Carson’s Former Malibu Oceanfront Mansion is Listed for $81.5 Million

October 24, 2017

Johnny Carson’s former Malibu oceanfront mansion is listed for $81.5 million. According to Robb Report, the four bedroom home hit the luxury real estate market earlier this month for $81.5M. The four bedroom home is located high above the Point Dume bluffs and overlooks the Pacific Ocean. See Robb Report article

Johnny Carson, the legendary host of the The Tonight Show lived at the residence for 20 years. The home was built by modernist architect Ed Niles in 1978 and features 30-foot glass walls offering stunning views. The property also features a saltwater swimming pool, koi pond and tennis pavilion. According to Robb Report, ‘œthe 7,083 square foot estate is currently owned by film producer Sidney Kimmel and his wife Caroline, who bought the property in 2007.’

Douglas Elliman knows California’s luxury real estate market. This summer, Elliman acquired the Beverly Hills-based Teles Properties, a fast-growing firm that claimed $3.4 billion in revenue last year. The acquisition added 20 offices and 500 luxury agents to Elliman’s California operation. What does this mean for Douglas Elliman clients? The expansion translates into an even broader network of luxury agents working together to connect buyers and sellers across the nation. It also strengthens the Elliman brand as a luxury leader solidifying the firm’s new marketing campaign; It’s Time for Elliman.

Whether you are looking to buy or sell a luxury home in California, New York or South Florida, Douglas Elliman agents, Nicholas Malinosky and Randy Ely are ready to discuss your luxury real estate goals. Contact Randy & Nick for more details.

Photo: robbreport.com/Mary E. Nichols

Da Vinci Masterpiece to be Auctioned for $100 Million at Christie’s New York

October 10, 2017

The last Da Vinci masterpiece is scheduled to be auctioned off for $100 Million at Christie’s New York in November 15. It is believed that fewer than 20 of Leonardo da Vinci’s paintings survive and all of the others are in museums. The early 16th century painting, ‘œSalvator Mundi’ (Savior of the World) is expected to sell for more than $100 million. See Robb Report article

The painting is currently owned by Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev. Christie’s in New York plans to offer the Da vinci for $100 million next month ‘“ a record asking price for an Old Master at auction. The painting will be marketed alongside Andy Warhol’s ‘œSixty Suppers’, a wall-size silkscreen homage to the Da Vinci masterpiece, “The Last Supper”. The Warhol piece is projected to sell separately for $50 million. See Wall Street Journal article

According to Christie’s website, ‘œSalvator Mundi’ is an oil on walnut panel and most likely was painted either at the end of Leonardo’s Milanese period in the later 1490’s (‘œThe Last Supper’) or slightly later in Florence (‘œMona Lisa’) where the artist moved in 1500. Records show that the painting belonged to King Charles I (1600-1649) and was sold at the ‘œCommonwealth Sale’ on October 23, 1651. The painting was returned to the Crown by an act of Parliament when Charles II was restored to the throne. The painting disappeared from 1763 until 1900 when it was privately acquired and had been extensively altered. The painting was then auctioned in 1958 and disappeared again until 2005 when it was purchased from an American estate.

In 2007, an extensive restoration of the painting was completed by Dr. Dianne Dwyer Modestini who documented the process and concluded that the painting was an autograph work by Leonardo da Vinci. According to the Christie’s website: ‘Salvator Mundi is a painting of the most iconic figure in the world by the most important artist of all time,’ says Loic Gouzer, Chairman, Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s in New York. ‘˜The opportunity to bring this masterpiece to the market is an honour that comes around once in a lifetime. Despite being created approximately 500 years ago, the work of Leonardo is just as influential to the art that is being created today as it was in the 15th and 16th centuries. We felt that offering this painting within the context of our Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale is a testament to the enduring relevance of this picture.’ See Christie’s Website

Stay tuned to find out who purchases the Da Vinci. A stunning art collection requires a luxury home. Whether your collectibles consist of contemporary pieces or rare works by the Masters, Nicholas Malinosky and Randy Ely can help you find the perfect residence to display your collection.

Photo: christies.com

Ferrari Celebrates Its 70th Birthday in Manhattan this Weekend

October 7, 2017

Ferrari is celebrating its 70th birthday in Manhattan this weekend. According to Robb Report, Ferrari will display several of its most iconic cars throughout Manhattan on October 7 and October 8 ending with a Champagne toast Sunday evening followed by a private reception. See Robb Report feature

After many global stops, the 70th Anniversary Celebration is visiting the Big Apple at locations including Rockefeller Plaza and the Sotheby’s location at 1334 York Avenue and 71st Street. The exhibit includes the Ferrari F2001, the Formula 1 racecar from the 2001 Monaco Grand Prix, a LaFerrari Aperta, a 512 BB LM, a 488 GTB, a long-wheelbase 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso and an 812 Superfast, to name a few. Check out Ferrari 70th Anniversary details.

Whether you are interested in high performance cars or South Florida’s real estate, luxury demands the finest. And when only the finest will do, Nicholas Malinosky and Randy Ely with Douglas Elliman Delray Beach are industry leaders. Randy & Nick enjoy showcasing their exclusive listings through short films and high-end videos. Check out one of the team’s favorites, “Sister Steals Ferrari” featuring their oceanfront listing at 1255 North Ocean Boulevard perfectly matched with a red Ferrari.

Photo: Robb Report

Robb Report’s Car of the Year 2016

April 10, 2016

The results from Robb Report’s annual Car of the Year 2016 event are in’¦and the winner is’¦the Ferrari 488 GTB. With a top speed of 205 mph and a 3.9-liter twin-turbocharged V-8, this year’s winner starts at $245,400. The judges enjoyed test driving a $335,000 model that can go from zero to 60 mph in 3 seconds. See Robb Report article by Robert Moss

Can you guess what other luxury cars made the list? Here are the contenders:
#2: McLaren 650S Spider
#3 Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce Roadster
#4 Tesla Model S P90D
#5 Mercedes-AMG GT S
#6 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS
#7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible
#8 BMW 750i xDrive
#9 Bentley Mulsanne Speed
#10 Jaguar F-Type R Convertible
#11 Cadillac CTS-V
#12 Mercedes-Maybach S600
#13 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider
See Robb Report’s full list

If you buy one of these luxury, high-performance sports cars, you will definitely need the perfect luxury residence with a stunning garage. That’s where Randy Ely and Nicholas Malinosky enter the scene. With an exceptional listing inventory and over 35 combined years specializing in the luxury beach area real estate market, Mr. Ely and Mr. Malinosky can help you find the perfect oceanfront compound or waterfront estate to meet your needs.

Ready to park that sports car in an air-conditioned six bay garage? Take a look at Randy Ely and Nicholas Malinosky’s exclusive oceanfront listing at 1255 North Ocean Boulevard, Gulf Stream listed at $17.995M. Be sure to check out Mr. Ely and Mr. Malinosky’s signature luxury video showcasing this oceanfront masterpiece in the short film, Sister Steals Ferrari Featuring 1255 N Ocean Blvd, Gulf Stream, FL.

Please contact Randy Ely and Nicholas Malinosky for more information about the area’s luxury real estate market.

Heesen Yachts Launches Superyacht

April 7, 2016

Heesen Yachts launched its superyacht in March. The Galactica Super Nova is a 229-foot ‘œsporty, speedy yacht that makes a statement on the water’ according to the Robb Report posting this week. The boat is one of the fastest of its size, reaching a top speed of 30 knots.

The super luxurious yacht features a waterfall and glass-bottomed swimming pool on deck, a helipad that doubles as an outdoor cinema with pop-up movie screen, six staterooms, spiral staircase and elevator. There are also lots of toys to enjoy on board like an amphibious Quadski. See Robb Report Post written by Rebekah Bell

According to a March posting on SuperYachts.com, ‘œthe design, drawn by Espen Oeino, and interior decor by Sinot Yacht Design is both an evolution of Heesen’s long experience in the superyacht sector and combines that pedigree into one incredible project.’ Visit SuperYachts.com

The Galactica Super Nova will be tested in the North Sea and delivered to the owners. The yacht will be introduced at the Monaco Yacht show this fall. Visit Heesen Yachts Webiste

Thinking of buying a waterfront estate to dock your yacht? Need an direct Intracoastal residence for your fishing boat? Randy Ely and Nicholas Malinosky can help you find the perfect luxury residence to accommodate your needs. Here are just a few of their exclusive waterfront listings:
3232 Polo Drive, Gulf Stream listed at $7.45M
1002 Seasage Drive, Delray Beach listed at $6.975M
617 Palm Trail, Delray Beach listed at $5.95M
2352 South Ocean Boulevard, Highland Beach listed at $4.795M
124 Marlin Drive, Ocean Ridge listed at $3.495M
920 Gardenia Drive, Delray Beach listed at $2.695M
3 Waterview Drive, Ocean Ridge listed at $1.895M

Please contact Randy Ely and Nicholas Malinosky for more information about the area’s luxury real estate market.