December 2, 2020

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Look to Make New York Real Estate Moves

They rose to fame together with the success of their movie “Good Will Hunting” that they cowrote and costarred in and have remained best friends despite all the ups and downs of Hollywood life.
So Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, who have both lived in Los Angeles the past few years, will no doubt be happy that each other is making moves in New York’s real estate world.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Damon, who is said to be moving back to the East Coast after a brief stint in L.A., is in contract to buy a sprawling penthouse with its own terrace at The Standish, a luxury apartment block in Brooklyn Heights, that was last asking $16.6 million. If this price is realized, it will set a new record for Brooklyn.
The building was previously a hotel, thought to have been the inspiration behind Clark Kent’s apartment at The Standish Arms Hotel in Metropolis in the Superman comic book.
At the same time, Affleck and his new girlfriend, Lindsay Shookus, have reportedly been checking out rental apartments in Manhattan, including a particularly pricey one at 15 Central Park West, one of the city’s most exclusive buildings.
The New York Post reported that the

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