Major New York Real Estate Company Now Accepting BTC as Payment

Share Article
In Brief
  • Magnum Real Estate Group will accept Bitcoin as payment for the sale of 3 stores at 385 First Avenue in Manhattan.

  • Payments will be processed via BitPay with a 1% handling fee.

  • If the stores are sold, it would be the most valuable cryptocurrency real estate transaction to date, surpassing the $22.5M Miami penthouse sale.

  • promo

    Stake your points and qualify for the 200,000 USDT prize pool. Start staking now!

The Trust Project is an international consortium of news organizations building standards of transparency.

Magnum Real Estate is set to accept bitcoin as payment for a three-store retail condominium in Manhattan’s East Side.

Sponsored



Sponsored

Major real-estate opportunity for bitcoin investors

Magnum Real Estate is accepting the $29M payment for a three-store retail condominium space in Bitcoin, which would make it the first major income-producing real estate investment opportunity in the U.S. for Bitcoin investors.  The building at 385 First Avenue contains turnkey retail condominiums, located on Manhattan’s East Side. The three retail spaces are currently leased to M&T bank, Mighty Pita Restaurant, and ProHEALTH Urgent Care Clinic.

Magnum’s bullish outlook on crypto

Magnum Real Estate was the first New York company to accept crypto for its prime real estate. Ben Shaoul, managing partner at Magnum Real Estate, embodies the company’s bullish outlook on cryptocurrency. Their continuing partnership with BitPay who will receive the payment in Bitcoin on behalf of Magnum, and deposit the dollars into the real-estate firm’s account in USD, is indicative of their confidence in the cryptocurrency asset class.

Sponsored



Sponsored

Their confidence results in their belief that many more transactions can be processed via the blockchain. Sonny Singh, BitPay’s Chief Commercial Officer, is excited about this landmark offering, and believes it is a step towards proving that cryptocurrency is viable as a form of payment in real estate. BitPay will charge Magnum a 1% fee for processing the transaction.

Miami’s bitcoin jewel

Prior to Magnum’s retail condo listing, a 5067 square foot Miami penthouse was purchased for $22.5M dollars, making it the most expensive property ever purchased in cryptocurrency. The deal was the fastest real estate transaction, taking less than 10 days, and is a testament to the potential of decentralized finance, as recognized by the Miami property’s developers at the time of the sale, Alex Sapir and Giovanni Fasciano.  

What do you think about this subject? Write to us and tell us!

Disclaimer

All the information contained on our website is published in good faith and for general information purposes only. Any action the reader takes upon the information found on our website is strictly at their own risk.
Sponsored
Share Article

Ryan is a Fintech specialist with a passion for cryptocurrencies and blockchain adoption. A keen trader and investor in the market since 2016, he enjoys keeping up to date with the latest developments within the industry while finding the next 100x altcoin.

Follow Author

Limited offer! Learn to mine and trade crypto today for free

Join

Earn up to $10,000 USD every week in CoinFLEX AMM+ Arena!

Earn Now

Be our Supreme Scorer and qualify for a grand prize pool of 200,000 USDT!

Join