Extell’s Gary Barnett with 77 West 66th Street (Extell, iStock, Pocketsights, Illustration by Shea Monahan for the Real Deal)

Extell’s Gary Barnett with 77 West 66th Avenue (Extell, iStock, Pocketsights, Illustration by Shea Monahan for the Authentic Offer)

Gary Barnett’s Extell Advancement has locked down an additional slice of the Upper West Side, securing funding for the obtain of component of the previous Walt Disney Organization-owned ABC campus.

Extell a short while ago ordered the West 67th Street home from Silverstein Properties and Seven VAlleys for about $930 million, the Business Observer noted. The developer scored at least $900 million in acquisition financing from Guggenheim Partners and Aquarian Holdings.

Aquarian, Beaumont Associates and JVP Management are all fairness investors in the headquarters acquire, according to the Observer. The exact volume of funding each individual supplied is unclear.

Gary Phillips and Will Silverman of Eastdil Secured brokered the sale to Barnett, in accordance to the Observer, when Aquarian aided in the arrangement of financing for both by itself and Guggenheim.

Barnett agreed to invest in the residence past thirty day period, even placing down a $50 million deposit on the buy. The qualities integrated in the deal are 149 and 147 Columbus Avenue, 7, 47 and 77 West 66th Avenue and 30 West 67th Road.

The purchase is only component of the previous campus. In 2019, Nuveen and Taconic Investment decision Associates teamed up to acquire a portion of the complex for $230 million. The house owners planned to change at minimum one of the 3 buildings they bought into a area for daily life-science tenants.

Larry Silverstein’s agency paid $1.2 billion to invest in the broadcast headquarters in 2018. Similar Providers also reportedly bid on the campus, irrespective of rumors the true estate holdings of Disney could be disrupted by its $52 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox.

That forecast has come to go, as Disney is setting up a 19-story, just about 1.3 million-sq.-foot making at 4 Hudson Sq., which will include retail place on the ground flooring and places of work starting on the 3rd ground. Disney acquired the development website from Trinity Church for $650 million in 2018 and is expected to home Disney’s New York operations.

Disney will carry on to lease the Upper West Facet area as design carries on on its new headquarters. Barnett’s strategies for the longtime campus area are presently unclear.

[CO] — Holden Walter-Warner

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