Besides Candy Spelling, who else bought units in the Century?

century4.jpgJust to remind everyone, that's the 42-story tower in Century City that the big developer Related built on what used to be the St. Regis hotel. Spelling, who moved from her Holmby Hills estate, received lots of attention when she bought two penthouse duplexes (combining them into one unit). But the WSJ has identified a few others, including ex-"X-Factor" judges Paula Abdul and Cheryl Cole, actress Elizabeth Berkley and her husband, Greg Lauren (nephew of fashion designer Ralph Lauren). Qualcomm co-founder Younes Nazarian and chef Nobu Matsuhisa. More than half of the units are still for sale, according to the Journal. If you're interested, prices range from about $2.3 million for an average two-bedroom, 2,400-square-foot unit to $21 million for a full-floor penthouse. Related says sales are picking up.

The building boasts some distinctly L.A. amenities, like a 16-seat screening room, a Pilates studio and several public parking spaces, so residents don't have to call the valet for their cars. There's a 75-foot lap pool, outdoor kitchens and dining rooms for entertaining and, a new restaurant opening later this year that will offer in-home dining services for Century residents. Those amenities attract buyers looking for a turnkey home that requires little work, such as international buyers--as well as downsizing baby boomers.

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