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Tycoon Won Yip Bought Most Expensive Penthouse In Netherlands

Most Expensive Penthouse In Netherlands

Amsterdam-based restaurant tycoon Won Yip won the bidding war for the most expensive penthouse in the Netherlands. The 1,400 square meter penthouse makes up the entire top floor of the currently under construction 90-metre tall ‘Pontsteiger’ building, which is due to be finished in 2017. Yip splashed out €16 million on it. For that price he’ll get luxury apartment on the 25th floor of a former timber yard site on the IJ waterfront, eight parking places and two berths for boats.

Most Expensive Penthouse In Netherlands
Most Expensive Penthouse In Netherlands

Besides being the most expensive penthouse ever sold in the Netherlands, it’s also the largest penthouse to be ever built in the country. The record was previously held by the upper floor of De Rotterdam in Rotterdam – 750 square meters sold to American buyers for 3.44 million euros.
Pontsteige skyscraper is the work of Dutch architecture firm Arons en Gelauff. The building has a very interesting shape and has already received its nickname – “New Gates of Amsterdam.” It will have about 300 apartments for rent and 100 apartments for sale, as well as its private marina, with enough space for 45 yachts.

Most Expensive Penthouse In Netherlands
Most Expensive Penthouse In Netherlands

Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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