This seems inevitable, after Jeter sold his luxury East Side apartment in October for a cool $15.5 million. The Yankees shortstop was looking to downsize, so he dumped his 5,400-square-foot Trump World Tower penthouse at 845 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017.
According to The Real Deal, the 38-year-old future Hall of Fame inductee has his eyes on a 5-bedroom, 4-bath unit in the Chelsea Quarter Condominium building.
If this 4,000-square-foot duplex sounds like downsizing, well, remember that Jeter is the man with a 30,000-square-foot custom home in Tampa.
No matter where the even-tempered star lands, he’s going to need an elevator. Jeter is still mending from an ankle break suffered during the American League playoffs in October. Jeter promised he will be ready for spring training, but for many who watched the aging Yankees flame out in the postseason, Jeter will once again face heavy scrutiny from the always in-your-face New York media.
Luckily, Jeter can handle it, especially when he’s looking to get himself a splendid $25,000-a-month rental to escape to when the heat is on.