From left: A rendering of One57 and Guoqing Chen (Credit: China Institute of America)
UPDATED, 6:06 p.m., Feb. 5: The founder of China’s largest private airline company paid $47.4 million for a full-floor condo at Extell Development’s’s One57.
Guoqing Chen, co-founder of HNA Group, closed on the 86th floor unit on Jan. 21, paying $7,645 per square foot for the luxury condo, according to property records filed with the city today. Public documents list the buyer One57 86 LLC, but Chen’s name is listed on the $30.2 million mortgage. [more]