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Lifestyles of the Rich and the Richer

The Wall Street Journal just published a piece all about the explosion of pied-à-terres, apartments in major cities owned by the mega rich to be (mostly-empty) urban footholds. What are buyers looking for? Per a London developer: "It has got to be that you could buy it and walk in and use it the next day. If the buyer wanted the fake lemons on the breadboard, they could have them." [WSJ]