The Estate will feature many technological firsts such as double slab technology.
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Life at the top: where the world’s lavish penthouses can be found

There's no better place for the man who has arrived. 
Partner Feature | Jul 15 2019

Penthouses are without a doubt considered the pinnacle of apartment living. Expansive spaces atop skyscrapers and a 360 skyline view, each unit is a sought-after hit among those who can afford convenience and luxury rolled into one. The most expensive penthouses can be found in some of the world's richest cities, each almost a landmark in the arena of luxury homes.


220 Central Park South, New York

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New York is known for its high cost of living, and this 24,000 sq.ft. penthouse is further proof. Sold at $240M, the coveted 220 Central Park South unit covers four floors with scenic views of Central Park which can be enjoyed from each of its five balconies. Its Robert A.M. Stern-designed interiors boast of classic pre-war details, herringbone floors, custom moldings, and millwork.


One Hyde Park, London

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The luxury penthouse at One Hyde Park in Knightsbridge was designed by Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners. It comes with a 21-metre pool, private cinema, library, and a magnificent panorama of the city's finest views..  Tagged as the UK’s most expensive property, it is being sold at a whopping £160M or $180M.


One Palm, Dubai

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Dubai’s most expensive neighborhood One Palm by Omniyat on the Palm Jumeirah islands boasts a 24,000 square foot penthouse sold at Dh73M or an estimate $20M, making it Dubai’s second most expensive penthouse ever sold. The five-bedroom luxury apartment offers vistas of the Dubai Marina’s skyline and the Arabian Gulf with a landscaped rooftop terrace that comes with a pool.


The Marq on Paterson Hill, Singapore

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The Signature Tower, The Marq on Paterson Hill’s 17,500 sq ft penthouse unit, is regarded as Singapore’s most expensive penthouse priced at $128 million. It comes with a dedicated lift, a private lobby in the car park and four designated carpark lots.


The Estate Makati, Philippines

At the heart of the busy district of Makati lies this high-end condominium of refined spaces. Located along the last piece of land in Ayala Avenue, each unit is priced at $10,500 or a whopping P550,000 per square meter, making it the most expensive in Metro Manila to date, according to Colliers International.

Developed by SMDC and Federal Land, along with British architectural firm Foster+Partners, The Estate Makati will feature 763 sqm. multi-level super penthouse suites, aside from its equally expansive two-bedroom and three-bedroom flats.

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The lobby will feature areas where one can entertain such as at the long bar. 

Arrive in privacy at The Estate. The driveway boasts a gradual 2-metre elevation from the street level. 

Lifestyle Unit 

Long Bar Lounge 

Part Room and Pool Deck 


Wine Tasting Lounge 


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