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Casa Casuarina, or more casually known as the Versace Mansion, is up for lease, reports The Real Deal, and possible uses could include luxury retail, financial advisory services, high-end dining and lounge space, a hotel, an auction house, an art gallery, or myriad other uses.
Two years ago this beachfront property (and at one point, probably the only "house" on Ocean Drive) was bought for $41.5 million by Jordache Enterprises, the same company that created Jordache Jeans and bought the Setai last year, which the Nakash family now co-owns with Alexander von Furstenberg, son of Diane.
For the past two years it has been The Villa, Casa Casuarina, an ultra luxury hotel, restaurant, and event space where a bikini clad klan of Kardashian sisters stayed while in Miami last year and made headlines. Everything inside has been left almost exactly the way it was on the fateful day when Gianni Versace was murdered on its doorsteps, from the 24-karat gold swimming pool to its lavish, baroque style furniture.
Right now the property isn't for sale, but for lease. And as Miami New Times points out, what makes it special isn't its structure, but what it contains, as the house still holds all the furniture and decor that Versace himself selected for his 90s party home. We're wondering what he would have thought about his home becoming an office suite...