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• Hedge funder Scott Bessent has dropped the price of his duplex at One Sutton Place South for the second time since first listing it for $12.5 million in October. The protégé of George Soros is now selling the 11-room spread for $9.995 million, which is about $2 million less than he paid for it in 2007. [Cityfile, BHS]
• National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman and his wife Michelle have paid $1.95 million for a 20th-floor condo at the Grand Beekman at 400 East 51st Street. [Cityfile]
• Real estate heiress Caroline Cumming's 12,128-square-foot townhouse at 11 Spring Street, which went on the market for $39.8 million in September and was reduced to $36.5 million in November, has been reduced once again. The home can now be yours for $29.5 million. [Cityfile, CORE]