Janet Jackson sells New York apartment for $8.8 million

Pop star Janet Jackson has sold her Manhattan apartment for $8.8 million, just below its asking price of $8.995 million, real estate records show.

The house offers a view of Central Park.

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Ms Jackson listed the Central Park West property, which she had owned for about 25 years, in April. She bought the condo for $2.8 million in 1998 through a legal entity known as the Puffy Trust, records show.

The buyer is listed in the property records as Nanyang Real Estate Holding, a limited liability company.

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The approximately 2,100 square foot home features three bedrooms. Offering views of Central Park and Billionaires’ Row, it features a wood-panelled library and an open-plan living/dining room.

Ms Jackson could not immediately be reached for comment. In an April statement, Ms Jackson said she had always cherished the home: ‘As I walked through its threshold, I instantly felt so tranquil and at peace.

Listing agents Juliette Janssens and Allison Koffman of Sotheby’s International Realty declined to comment.

Ms. Jackson, sister of the late pop star Michael Jackson, is known for her hits like ‘Miss You Much’ and ‘Together Again’.

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