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Mohammed Hadid building mansion next door to Meghan and Harry

Notorious property developer Mohamed Hadid is building a giant mega-mansion next door to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Beverly Hills hideout, DailyMailTV can reveal. 

The father of supermodels Bella and Gigi Hadid – who so infuriated neighbors at the other mega-mansion he built in Bel Air that a judge ordered it to be torn down – owns a 100-acre spread of hillside land near Hollywood tycoon Tyler Perry’s $18 million estate where the royal couple is now living.

Hadid has started building a 55,000 square foot colossus on the land – almost twice the size of his half-built house in Bel Air that’s about to be demolished – and it will boast four stories, 15 bedrooms, 22 bathrooms and two swimming pools. 

But DailyMailTV has learned Hadid recently ran into trouble with LA city planners over the new mega-mansion.

He was ordered to stop work on his giant project after city inspectors found he wasn’t complying within conditions allowed in his building permits.

Mohamed Hadid’s  100-acre spread of hillside land is adjacent toHollywood tycoon Tyler Perry’s $18 million estate where the royal couple is now living

Notorious property developer Mohamed Hadid is building a giant mega-mansion next door to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Beverly Hills hideout, DailyMailTV can reveal

Notorious property developer Mohamed Hadid is building a giant mega-mansion next door to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Beverly Hills hideout, DailyMailTV can reveal

He started building a 55,000 square foot colossus - almost twice the size of his half-built house in Bel Air that's about to be demolished - and it boasts four stories, 15 bedrooms, 22 bathrooms and two swimming pools

He started building a 55,000 square foot colossus – almost twice the size of his half-built house in Bel Air that’s about to be demolished – and it boasts four stories, 15 bedrooms, 22 bathrooms and two swimming pools

Hadid owns a 100-acre spread of land near Tyler Perry's $18M estate where the royal couple is now living

Hadid owns a 100-acre spread of land near Tyler Perry’s $18M estate where the royal couple is now living

But DailyMailTV has learned Hadid recently ran into trouble with LA city planners over the mega-mansion. He was ordered to stop work on his giant project after city inspectors found he wasn't complying within conditions allowed in his building permits

But DailyMailTV has learned Hadid recently ran into trouble with LA city planners over the mega-mansion. He was ordered to stop work on his giant project after city inspectors found he wasn’t complying within conditions allowed in his building permits

The father of supermodels Bella and Gigi Hadid  was ordered to stop work on his giant project after city inspectors found he wasn't complying within conditions allowed in his building permits

The father of supermodels Bella and Gigi Hadid  was ordered to stop work on his giant project after city inspectors found he wasn’t complying within conditions allowed in his building permits

It’s also understood that LA’s Department of Building and Safety is now threatening to revoke 12 of his building permits, including the ones for the main house, its two swimming pools, a half-mile access road and a 20,000 square foot ‘guest house,’ if the violations aren’t corrected. 

It was similar permit violations that landed Hadid in criminal court in July 2017 when he pleaded no-contest to three charges of illegal construction after he repeatedly ignored orders to stop work on the Bel Air Strada Vecchia mega-mansion, which is just six miles from Harry and Meghan’s place. 

His angry neighbors also sued him in civil court where a judge found that the Bel Air hilltop house – originally permitted for 15,000 square feet but illegally enlarged to around 30,000 square feet – was unsafe and a ‘clear and present danger’ to neighboring homes, ordering it to be razed to the ground. 

Hadid, 71, has spent years quietly buying up several parcels of land that together make up the 100 acres of prime Beverly Hills real estate neighboring Prince Harry and Meghan’s sprawling ultra-luxury home. 

The mogul ran into trouble when he fenced off part of the picturesque Hastain Trail – a popular hiking route through Coldwater Canyon that’s also close to the royal home – because it was on his land. 

Protesting hikers went to court in 2012 and a judge ordered Hadid to take the fence down. 

But four years later in 2016 another judge sided with Hadid and reversed that decision, barring hikers from the property. 

The maverick real estate tycoon’s latest problems with his planned 15-bedroom, 22 bathroom house on his Beverly Hills land began last fall when city inspectors found construction work that didn’t comply with building permits. 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their one-year-old son Archie have called Perry's $18 million mansion neighboring Hadid's land home since moving to LA at the end of March, sources said.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their one-year-old son Archie have called Perry’s $18 million mansion neighboring Hadid’s land home since moving to LA at the end of March, sources said.

Fifty-year-old Perry's eight-bedroom, 12-bathroom Tuscan-style villa sits on 22 acres on the top of a hill in the ultra-exclusive Beverly Ridge Estates guard-gated community, offering sweeping views of the city from the backyard (pictured)

Fifty-year-old Perry’s eight-bedroom, 12-bathroom Tuscan-style villa sits on 22 acres on the top of a hill in the ultra-exclusive Beverly Ridge Estates guard-gated community, offering sweeping views of the city from the backyard (pictured)

But according to LADBS's website, of the building permits which were issued for Hadid's Beverly Hills site, a dozen of them were flagged 'Intent to revoke.'

But according to LADBS's website, of the building permits which were issued for Hadid's Beverly Hills site, a dozen of them were flagged 'Intent to revoke.'

But according to LADBS’s website, of the building permits which were issued for Hadid’s Beverly Hills site, a dozen of them were flagged ‘Intent to revoke.’ Pictured building and swimming pool plot plans that were included in Hadid’s permit 

'The project is on hold right now,' David Lau, consultant engineer on the construction, told DailyMailTV. 'Mr. Hadid ran into some issues, some problems with the city.' Lau added: 'The permits will be revoked if Mr. Hadid does not correct the problems and bring the construction into compliance. But as far as I know he is working to try to straighten out these issues'. Pictured: Hadid's signature on a building permit

‘The project is on hold right now,’ David Lau, consultant engineer on the construction, told DailyMailTV. ‘Mr. Hadid ran into some issues, some problems with the city.’ Lau added: ‘The permits will be revoked if Mr. Hadid does not correct the problems and bring the construction into compliance. But as far as I know he is working to try to straighten out these issues’. Pictured: Hadid’s signature on a building permit 

‘The project is on hold right now,’ David Lau, consultant engineer on the construction, told DailyMailTV. ‘Mr. Hadid ran into some issues, some problems with the city.’ 

Lau said he didn’t know exactly what permit violations led Hadid afoul of LA Department of Building and Safety and LADBS didn’t reply to repeated calls from DailyMailTV. 

But according to LADBS’s website, of the building permits which were issued for Hadid’s Beverly Hills site, a dozen of them were flagged ‘Intent to revoke.’ 

Lau added: ‘The permits will be revoked if Mr. Hadid does not correct the problems and bring the construction into compliance. But as far as I know he is working to try to straighten out these issues.’ 

To add to the confusion, it appears Hadid has put the whole 100-acre property up for sale. 

LA realtors Lally and Saniei who have the listing, describe it as an ‘Extraordinary single land listing in Beverly Hills…100 acres… just over one mile from the Beverly Hills Hotel with views from the ocean to downtown. Plans approved for a 75,000 square-foot modern home… property can be the site of one incredible view estate or subdivided into multiple lots to develop a prime Beverly Hills gated community.’

The site showed a computer rendering of Hadid’s mega-mansion, a map showing the boundaries of the 100 acres of land and aerial shots of the canyon it covers. 

But according to engineer Lau advertising the land for sale is not an uncommon move. 

‘It’s not unusual for developers working on a project to list it for sale, especially when that project runs into problems with the city. 

The site showed a computer rendering of Hadid’s mega-mansion, a map showing the boundaries of the 100 acres of land and aerial shots of the canyon it covers

It appears Hadid has put the whole 100-acre property up for sale

It appears Hadid has put the whole 100-acre property up for sale

This proposed modern mega mansion will be located on Cedarbrook Drive in Beverly Hills. It was designed by CLR Design Group and will be built by Mohamed Hadid. It will feature approximately 50,000 square feet of living space with 15 bedrooms & 22 bathrooms.Outdoor features will include multiple terraces and swimming pools

This proposed modern mega mansion will be located on Cedarbrook Drive in Beverly Hills. It was designed by CLR Design Group and will be built by Mohamed Hadid. It will feature approximately 50,000 square feet of living space with 15 bedrooms & 22 bathrooms.Outdoor features will include multiple terraces and swimming pools

Hadid, 71, has spent years quietly buying up several parcels of land that together make up the 100 acres of prime Beverly Hills real estate neighboring Prince Harry and Meghan's sprawling ultra-luxury home. Pictured: The access gate to Hadid's 100 acres of land where he's planning to build

Hadid, 71, has spent years quietly buying up several parcels of land that together make up the 100 acres of prime Beverly Hills real estate neighboring Prince Harry and Meghan’s sprawling ultra-luxury home. Pictured: The access gate to Hadid’s 100 acres of land where he’s planning to build

The maverick real estate tycoon's latest problems with his planned 15-bedroom, 22 bathroom house on his Beverly Hills land began last fall when city inspectors found construction work that didn't comply with building permits

The maverick real estate tycoon’s latest problems with his planned 15-bedroom, 22 bathroom house on his Beverly Hills land began last fall when city inspectors found construction work that didn’t comply with building permits

BEL AIR: It was similar permit violations that landed Hadid in criminal court in July 2017 when he pleaded no-contest to three charges of illegal construction after he repeatedly ignored orders to stop work on the Bel Air Strada Vecchia mega-mansion (pictured), which is just six miles from Harry and Meghan's place

BEL AIR: It was similar permit violations that landed Hadid in criminal court in July 2017 when he pleaded no-contest to three charges of illegal construction after he repeatedly ignored orders to stop work on the Bel Air Strada Vecchia mega-mansion (pictured), which is just six miles from Harry and Meghan’s place

His angry neighbors also sued him in civil court where a judge found that the hilltop house - originally permitted for 15,000 square feet but illegally enlarged to around 30,000 square feet - was unsafe and a 'clear and present danger' to neighboring homes, ordering it to be razed to the ground
Rendering of Hadid's Bel Air mega-mansion

BEL AIR: His angry neighbors also sued him in civil court where a judge found that the hilltop house – originally permitted for 15,000 square feet but illegally enlarged to around 30,000 square feet – was unsafe and a ‘clear and present danger’ to neighboring homes, ordering it to be razed to the ground

‘If Mr. Hadid is offered a good price for this piece of property with permitted development on it he could walk away from his problems there and make a profit too.’

Hadid’s project, according to planning documents, is being run by Mishel Munayyer, of Treetop Development LLC. 

Hadid is listed as the company’s manager. Another shell company called Casablanca Grand LLC is also involved, while in the past Hadid’s other firms, Lydda Lud LLC and Coldwater Development LLC have also been linked to the land. 

Hadid listing the 100 acres for sale could of course mean the tycoon has finally had his fill of trying to build mega mansions in Los Angeles due to the city’s planning red tape – possible but unlikely. 

Jesse Lally, who works for Hilton and Hyland, the real estate company that listed Hadid’s land, told DailyMail.com that the picturesque 100 acres is worth an estimated $80-$90 million.

‘That would be my guess for a beautiful pieces of land like this, a mile from the Beverly Hills Hotel with the front 20 acres having amazing views to the ocean and with permit approval for a house project like this on it.

‘When Mr. Hadid first listed the property it was as 100 acres of undeveloped land. But after he got permit approval to build there, we changed the description on the listing to include the house.’

Lally said that he showed the property to ‘half a dozen’ potential buyers ‘but the land’s such a long way from being developed that we didn’t get any real offers.’

Asked about LA Department of Building and Safety threatening to revoke Hadid’s building permits over reported building code violations, Lally added: ‘I don’t know anything about the current status of the building permits.’

He spent 11 years – and many millions of dollars – trying to build the huge Strada Vecchia house in Bel Air, only to see it condemned for demolition. 

He is still facing an upcoming trial in the lawsuit that his Bel Air neighbors brought against him, where losing would likely cost him millions in damages. 

Now he once again finds himself butting heads with LADBS. 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their one-year-old son Archie have called Perry’s $18 million mansion neighboring Hadid’s land home since moving to LA at the end of March, sources said. 

They had been staying at a waterfront home in Vancouver Island since announcing they were stepping down from their royal duties in January, but made a beeline for California after Canada announced it would be restricting its borders due to COVID-19. 

It is not known whether Harry, 35, and Meghan, 38, are renting Tyler's property or staying there as guests, but there is no record of the mansion having been sold

It is not known whether Harry, 35, and Meghan, 38, are renting Tyler’s property or staying there as guests, but there is no record of the mansion having been sold

On Monday it emerged the couple had black screens erected around the home, after it was discovered people could see directly onto the grounds. The area surrounding Beverly Ridge Estates features a steep hill which leads to the edge of the property and gives walkers an advantageous viewpoint

On Monday it emerged the couple had black screens erected around the home, after it was discovered people could see directly onto the grounds. The area surrounding Beverly Ridge Estates features a steep hill which leads to the edge of the property and gives walkers an advantageous viewpoint

The couple has been spotted only a handful of times since their move to LA, first volunteering for a local charity dropping off food to locals who are at a high risk of catching coronavirus, as well as taking their beloved dogs out for a walk. 

Fifty-year-old Perry’s eight-bedroom, 12-bathroom Tuscan-style villa sits on 22 acres on the top of a hill in the ultra-exclusive Beverly Ridge Estates guard-gated community, offering sweeping views of the city from the backyard. 

It is not known whether Harry, 35, and Meghan, 38, are renting Tyler’s property or staying there as guests, but there is no record of the mansion having been sold. 

On Monday it emerged the couple had black screens erected around the home, after it was discovered people could see directly onto the grounds. 

Workmen were pictured outside the property on Saturday – the first day Los Angeles County allowed some hiking trails to reopen as authorities relaxed lockdown measures.

After Parks & Recreation let Californians back onto popular hiking routes such as the Beverly Drive – Franklin Canyon Connector Trail on Saturday, locals taking dogs for walks and doing their daily exercise could see exactly where the couple are staying with their son Archie. 

The area surrounding Beverly Ridge Estates features a steep hill which leads to the edge of the property and gives walkers an advantageous viewpoint. 

But as the area is elevated about 800ft, the family can also see what’s going on in the vicinity as Perry’s property is surrounded by security cameras. 

It’s believed Harry and Meghan are only staying at the mansion while they search for a permanent place.

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