Kanye West’s nearly $60 million Malibu beach house is far from finished

PICTURED: Kanye West’s nearly $60 million Malibu beach house is far from finished

  • The rapper previously bought the property in 2021 for a whopping $57.3 million
  • The planned residence remains empty except for a chair and a desk
  • West’s home itself sits on nearly 5,700 square feet of lot with prime beach access
  • Construction of the home required “1,200 tons of poured concrete, 200 tons of steel rebar and 12 pylons driven 60 feet into the ground.”
  • West’s property is just 30 minutes from the compound he previously shared with Kim Kardashian in Hidden Hills

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Kanye West’s nearly $60 million Malibu construction project is far from finished.

The 45-year-old artist previously bought the beachfront property in 2021 and has since started renovating it for personal use.

However, new images reveal the modernization of the proposed residence is far from complete, with a tarp covering the gutted lot and a table and desk on the upper levels of the home.

Work in progress: Kanye West’s nearly $60 million Malibu construction project has turned out to be far from complete

West’s home was designed by architect Tadao Ando, ​​and according to Dirt, the rapper first encountered his work during a visit to the art island of Naoshima, where it features prominently.

The planned residence is just one of a few that the Pritzker Prize-winning character has designed in the United States.

The 3,665 square foot home, located on a 5,672 lot, was planned to have a total of 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.

The residence was originally offered for an outstanding $75 million, although West traded it down to $57.3 million.

Best intentions: The 45-year-old actor previously bought the beachfront property in 2021 and has since started renovating it for personal use;  he will be seen in May

Best intentions: The 45-year-old actor previously bought the beachfront property in 2021 and has since started renovating it for personal use; he will be seen in May

At least there's a prospect: However, new images show that the modernization of the planned residence is far from complete, with a tarpaulin covering the gutted lot and a table and desk on the upper levels of the home

At least there’s a prospect: However, new images show that the modernization of the planned residence is far from complete, with a tarpaulin covering the gutted lot and a table and desk on the upper levels of the home

The property last changed hands in 2003 when it was purchased for $1.9 million by financier Richard Sachs, who extensively renovated the structure.

According to the media outlet, the residence required “1,200 tons of poured concrete, 200 tons of steel rebar and 12 pylons driven 60 feet into the ground.”

The property itself is nestled tightly between two other houses and has no courtyard, although the rear of the house faces the shoreline.

The lowest level of the residence has three guest rooms, while the middle level is reserved for public areas and the upper is intended for the owner’s use.

Modern masterpiece: According to media reports, the residence required

Modern masterpiece: According to media reports, the residence required “1,200 tons of poured concrete, 200 tons of steel reinforcement and 12 pylons driven 60 feet into the ground”.

The home’s previous decor was described as minimalist yet warm by the architectural firm Marmol Radziner, who worked with Ando on the property.

West’s home is about a half-hour drive from the Hidden Hills compound, which he previously shared with ex-wife Kim Kardashian and their four children.

The former couple began buying property in the area in 2014, not long after the birth of their eldest child, North, who was nine.

The couple bought several neighboring houses in the celeb’s favorite city.

Not far: West's home is about a half-hour drive from the Hidden Hills resort, which he previously shared with ex-wife Kim Kardashian and their four children;  he will be seen in November

Not far: West’s home is about a half-hour drive from the Hidden Hills resort, which he previously shared with ex-wife Kim Kardashian and their four children; he will be seen in November

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