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    Thread: First $1 million parking spot to soon debut in NYC

    1. Member DSG-TDI's Avatar
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      05-21-2012 12:30 PM #1
      Quote Originally Posted by NBCNewYork
      The city's first $1 million parking space is soon expected to hit the market.

      The private parking spot is located inside an eight-story luxury condominium building at 66 E. 11th St., and will come with its own deed and sales contract, the New York Post reports. Like a condo, it will be charged maintenance fees.
      http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local...152203095.html

      The perfect car for a $1 million parking spot? Better be this:

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    2. 05-21-2012 12:32 PM #2
      For that much money, I would rather buy some land and build my own race track.

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      05-21-2012 12:34 PM #3
      yeah parking spots are going up, plenty of spots in boston going for 100-250k, there are plenty for less, but not where you want your parking spot to be!
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      05-21-2012 12:34 PM #4
      For $1 million, it ought to come with a pair of burly men named Hans and Franz who guard it in shifts 24/7.
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      05-21-2012 12:35 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by DSG-TDI View Post
      http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local...152203095.html

      The perfect car for a $1 million parking spot? Better be this:

      The Veyron is not worthy of that parking spot

      I am thinking a 250 GTO

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      05-21-2012 12:36 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Calcvictim View Post
      I am thinking a 250 GTO
      I'm doubtful the $1M parking spot has the kind of security measures most 250 GTO owners demand. All you're paying for is location and access, not extremely high-value physical security.
      Last edited by freedomgli; 05-21-2012 at 12:39 PM.

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      05-21-2012 12:43 PM #7
      Knowing NYC it is probably going to a beat up Lexus with taxi scars and door dings on all 4 corners.

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      05-21-2012 01:02 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by freedomgli View Post
      I'm doubtful the $1M parking spot has the kind of security measures most 250 GTO owners demand. All you're paying for is location and access, not extremely high-value physical security.
      Maybe not a 250 GTO, but something worth more then a million dollars I guess.

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      05-21-2012 01:07 PM #9
      $1 million to say, yea thats my personalized, private spot. would love to see what fine it would be if someone parked there ,like any other person lol

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      05-21-2012 01:18 PM #10
      Eight story luxury condo....

      No wonder they have to charge so much. Not really a money making type of building is it. Why not build a 30 story luxury condo and slightly lower the price per suite... build further down, have many more $500k parking spots etc.

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      05-21-2012 01:23 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Calcvictim View Post
      Maybe not a 250 GTO, but something worth more then a million dollars I guess.
      but VEYRON is worth more then a million dollars, its around 2.6 million

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      05-21-2012 01:32 PM #12
      and you still get charged maintenance fees. That's awesome

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      05-21-2012 01:39 PM #13
      Put a 4 post lift in the spot and split it between 2 supercars! Hehe
      I really wish everyone would update their location in their profile!

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    14. 05-21-2012 01:47 PM #14
      More money than sense...

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      05-21-2012 01:49 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      For that much money, I would rather buy some land and build my own race track.
      Anyone with half a brain would.
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    16. 05-21-2012 01:51 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by romanl View Post
      but VEYRON is worth more then a million dollars, its around 2.6 million

      Depending on the year.
      The one pictured is an earlier model worth between $1-1.9 million, depending on year and mileage.

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      05-21-2012 01:52 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by Obin Robinson View Post
      Knowing NYC it is probably going to a beat up Lexus with taxi scars and door dings on all 4 corners.

      obin
      Sounds about right.

      People ask me why I don't want to live in a city, and that is one of many reasons why. (Well, not that it runs $1M, but the complete lack of)

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      05-21-2012 01:59 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Live-Wire View Post
      Eight story luxury condo....

      No wonder they have to charge so much. Not really a money making type of building is it. Why not build a 30 story luxury condo and slightly lower the price per suite... build further down, have many more $500k parking spots etc.
      The idea isn't to make many inexpensive units - it's about making the biggest, most outlandish condos you can. The developer paid $120 million for the building in order to convert it into 8 large, expensive units. Remember, the 1% never stopped spending.

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      05-21-2012 02:04 PM #19
      IIRC, Seinfeld bought a building to park his cars in NYC.

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      05-21-2012 02:12 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post

      Depending on the year.
      The one pictured is an earlier model worth between $1-1.9 million, depending on year and mileage.
      if im buying a VEYRON im im buying NEW
      used cars are for the other 99%

    21. 05-21-2012 02:14 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by romanl View Post
      if im buying a VEYRON im im buying NEW
      used cars are for the other 99%
      I would assume that someone buying one of these spots would have already bought the vehicle they wish to park in the spot...
      And you stated worth and not cost.

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      05-21-2012 02:16 PM #22
      Not really that expensive when you consider that the penthouse is $38MM.

      Plus, it has direct street access from the space. That's RARE in Manhattan. You can't have your own curb cut there and expect it to be reasonable.
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      05-21-2012 02:16 PM #23
      I want to see where that spot is, like what it looks like and who parks next to you. Also, imaging buying the spot but not living in the building. Would you rent it out?
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      05-21-2012 02:24 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by cryption View Post
      I want to see where that spot is, like what it looks like and who parks next to you. Also, imaging buying the spot but not living in the building. Would you rent it out?
      Nobody parks next to you. It's literally one space.



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      05-21-2012 02:30 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by Calcvictim View Post
      Maybe not a 250 GTO, but something worth more then a million dollars I guess.
      Who the hell would be dumb enough to drive something worth > $1m into the city daily?
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      05-21-2012 02:32 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by Obin Robinson View Post
      Knowing NYC it is probably going to a beat up Lexus with taxi scars and door dings on all 4 corners.

      obin

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      05-21-2012 02:34 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by ATL_Av8r View Post
      Who the hell would be dumb enough to drive something worth > $1m into the city daily?
      Someone who has money

    28. 05-21-2012 02:35 PM #28
      Having lived in Manhattan before, I know what a chore parking can be. Also knowing that any luxury condo i that particular neighborhood will be well north of a million (probably well north of several million) I wasn't too surprised.... then I read this:

      [quote]The parking space isn’t the only amenity: the shower water will be pumped full of vitamin C and aloe, and the apartments will have heat reflexology flooring.

      Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/t...#ixzz1vWiBUEzf [quote\]


      The million dollar parking space I can handle, this water business is beyond the pale...

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      05-21-2012 02:37 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by Calcvictim View Post
      Someone who has money
      ....would take their helicopter
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      05-21-2012 02:39 PM #30
      Just did a Google Street View and its located next door to an Avis rental place. Doesn't seem like a very ritzy, $1.0M parking spot neighborhood.

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      05-21-2012 02:40 PM #31
      [QUOTE=VAsteve;77474832]Having lived in Manhattan before, I know what a chore parking can be. Also knowing that any luxury condo i that particular neighborhood will be well north of a million (probably well north of several million) I wasn't too surprised.... then I read this:

      The parking space isn’t the only amenity: the shower water will be pumped full of vitamin C and aloe, and the apartments will have heat reflexology flooring.

      Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/t...#ixzz1vWiBUEzf [quote\]


      The million dollar parking space I can handle, this water business is beyond the pale...

      Why you wanna take away vitamins from the filthy rich?

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      05-21-2012 02:43 PM #33
      [QUOTE=GS Audio;77474915]
      Quote Originally Posted by VAsteve View Post
      Having lived in Manhattan before, I know what a chore parking can be. Also knowing that any luxury condo i that particular neighborhood will be well north of a million (probably well north of several million) I wasn't too surprised.... then I read this:




      Why you wanna take away vitamins from the filthy rich?
      It turns out the homeless are very rich in vitamin C so it's actually ground up homeless placed into the water supply.

    34. 05-21-2012 02:51 PM #34
      Very disturbing...

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      05-21-2012 03:04 PM #35
      [QUOTE=Fritz27;77474965]
      Quote Originally Posted by GS Audio View Post

      It turns out the homeless are very rich in vitamin C so it's actually ground up homeless placed into the water supply.
      we should put solar panels on homeless people. ?
      pardon my 'merican

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