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$190M in Seattle Real Estate, Three Miami Mansions

  • Jeff Bezos announced he was moving to Miami after 29 years in Seattle.
  • He took over three mansions on Indian Creek Island, leaving behind eight properties in Washington.
  • He has a huge real estate portfolio and is the 25th largest landowner in the United States, according to the Land Report.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has built a real estate portfolio that rivals some of America’s largest real estate owners. He is the 25th largest landowner in the United States, according to Land Report 2024, with at least 420,000 acres under his belt.

His collection includes three properties on Indian Creek Village, an island off the coast of Miami, where he announced in November that he would be moving with his fiancée Lauren Sanchez. He also owns eight properties in Seattle, his former home.

Bezos’ Seattle-area real estate empire is worth up to $190 million, according to Zillow estimates.

“I’ve lived in Seattle longer than anywhere else and have so many incredible memories here. As exciting as this move is, it’s an emotional decision for me. Seattle, you will always have a piece of my heart,” Bezos wrote on Instagram in November, announcing his decision. He added that he wanted to be closer to his parents and the operations of space company Blue Origin in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

In August, Bezos made his first known purchase in Miami, spending $68 million on a waterfront mansion. Two months later, he paid $79 million for the mansion next door.

On Tuesday, Bezos made his third purchase on the island known as the “billionaire’s bunker,” Bloomberg reported. He paid $90 million for the six-bedroom home in an off-market deal.

This isn’t the first time Bezos has spent huge sums on real estate: in 2019, he spent around $80 million on three adjacent New York City apartments in the most expensive real estate deal ever in the United States. south of 42nd Street in Manhattan.

The following year, Bezos purchased the nine-acre Warner estate in Beverly Hills for $165 million from billionaire David Geffen. At the time, it was the most expensive home ever sold in California history.

Bezos, worth $204 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, has purchased several properties with his ex-wife MacKenzie Scott. Their divorce was finalized in 2019, and it’s unclear which of these properties Bezos still owns, as divorce records have not been made public.

From two neighboring mansions in Beverly Hills to multiple estates located in the exclusive suburbs of Seattle, here are Bezos’ residential properties in the United States.

Caroline Cakebread, Katie Warren, Dominic-Madori Davis and Libertina Brandt contributed to an earlier version of this article.

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