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For years, spec developer Nile Niami has teased “The One” 1️⃣ — a 100,000-square-foot mega-mansion ⛲️ in Bel-Air 🌴 that he hoped to sell for $500 million. But his plans are now in peril 😱. Niami, known for his brazen personality and wildly ambitious real estate projects, borrowed $82.5 million from Hankey Capital in 2018 to build the extravagant home 🏯. Over the last three years, that debt has ballooned 🎈 to more than $110 million, and Hankey wants its money 💸.
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