NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG), New York City's largest commercial
landlord, today announced an agreement to sell 16 Court Street, a
317,600 square foot office building in Brooklyn, NY, for a gross sale
price of $171.0 million to CIM Group, a full service real estate
and infrastructure fund manager. This transaction is expected to close
during the fourth quarter of 2017, subject to customary closing
conditions. The sale will generate net cash proceeds of approximately
SL Green acquired the 36-story office building in 2007 for $107.5
million through a joint venture, and subsequently took full ownership in
2013. SL Green implemented a strategic repositioning plan that included
a lobby renovation and elevator upgrade, among other improvements
designed to attract new tenants and enhance the building's profile.
Occupancy in the building is currently 94%.
SL Green Co-Chief Investment Officer Isaac Zion commented, "This
transaction underscores SL Green's strong track record of identifying
and unlocking value in New York City office buildings. We foresaw the
demand for revitalized office product in downtown Brooklyn and are very
pleased with the successful execution of our business plan."
Darcy Stacom of CBRE represented SL Green in this transaction.
About SL Green Realty Corp.
SL Green Realty Corp., an S&P 500 company and New York City's largest
office landlord, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust, or
REIT, that is focused primarily on acquiring, managing and maximizing
value of Manhattan commercial properties. As of June 30, 2017, the
Company held interests in 119 Manhattan buildings totaling 47.4 million
square feet. This included ownership interests in 27.5 million square
feet of Manhattan buildings and debt and preferred equity investments
secured by 19.9 million square feet of buildings. In addition, the
Company held ownership interests in 29 suburban buildings totaling 4.6
million square feet in Brooklyn, Long Island, Westchester County,
Connecticut and New Jersey. To be added to the Company's distribution
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