There is perhaps no part of Manhattan that is more coveted than Columbus Circle. Downtown neighborhoods like Tribeca and Soho may have the highest average sales prices in Manhattan, but by any measure Columbus Circle, the small area consisting of a few square blocks on the southwestern corner of Central Park, holds its own against those popular areas. After all, anyplace where a penthouse can sell for $88 million – as a pied a terre, no less – must be doing something right. As we’ve written about previously, the most popular condos for sale in Columbus Circle make it clear that the ultra-lux sales market in Manhattan is as strong as it ever was. It’s hard to draw any other conclusion when a penthouse in one of the best newly constructed buildings Manhattan has ever seen is asking for $110 million, and we’d be willing to bet they’ll get it.