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Blackstone Group

345 Park Avenue Lb4
New York, NY 10154
(212) 583-5000
Website
info@blackstone.com
Blackstone-Group
Blackstone Group

The Blackstone Group is a private equity firm. Jonathan Gray leads the firm's real estate division, which was established in 1991. With approximately $81 billion in assets under management, the division is known for the size of the transactions is it capable of executing and the speed with which it is capable of executing them. In April 2015, the firm partnered with Wells Fargo to purchase most of the assets of GE Capital Real Estate in a transaction valued at approximately $23 billion, and in 2007, Blackstone bought Sam Zell's Equity Office Properties for $39 billion. Its real estate portfolio includes hotel, office, retail, industrial and residential properties in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. It owns the Hilton chain of hotels, Invitation Homes (one of the largest owners of single-family houses in the United States), shopping malls in China and office buildings in cities across the world.

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345 Park Avenue, New York, NY, (212) 583-5000
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345 Park Avenue, New York City, NY, 212 583 5000
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345 Park Avenue, New York City, NY, 212 583 5000
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345 Park Avenue, New York City, NY, 212 583 5000
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345 Park Avenue, New York City, NY, 212 583 5000
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  • Event Sales
  • Address 44 Wall Street
  • Neighborhood Wall Street
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 289,049
  • Price $ 111,300,000
  • Price per foot $ 385.00
  • Publication Date 08/01/2016
  • Event Date 06/17/2016
  • Party 1 Obligo
  • Party 2 Blackstone Group
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The office building sold for $111.3 million.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 1065 Avenue of the Americas
  • Neighborhood Midtown
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 9,131
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The insurance company signed a lease.
  • Event Sales
  • Address Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village Village
  • Neighborhood Stuyvesant Town
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Price $ 5,300,000,000
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The 11,200-unit famous housing complex sold for $5.3 billion.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 151 West 54th Street
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Price $ 382,000,000
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The 54-story, 563-key London NYC hotel sold for
  • Event financing
  • Address 233 Broadway
  • Neighborhood Tribeca
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Price $ 320,000,000
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A $320 million loan was arranged.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 1095 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Times Square
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 1,200,000
  • Price $ 2,200,000,000
  • Price per foot $ 1,833.33
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The office building sold for $2.2 billion.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 229 West 43rd Street
  • Neighborhood Hell's Kitchen
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 27,000
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The photo sharing app signed a lease to occupy the 15th and 16th floors. The reported asking price was $85 per square foot.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 1740 Broadway
  • Neighborhood Midtown
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Price $ 605
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  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 1140 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Grand Central
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 12,750
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The urgent care provider signed a lease for the entire 11th floor, which will house its New York headquarters.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 1140 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Grand Central
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 5,284
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The hotel company signed a lease for part of the 15th floor.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 1140 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Grand Central
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 12,750
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The commercial mortgage REIT signed a lease for the entire fifth floor.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 1140 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Grand Central
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 5,284
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The hedge fund signed a lease for part of the 16th floor.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 1140 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Grand Central
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 8,500
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The hedge fund signed a lease for the entire 20th floor. The tenant is relocating from elsewhere in the Bryant Park area.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 229 West 43rd Street
  • Neighborhood Times Square
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 20,432
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The tech company signed an expansion lease on the fifth floor. The tenant now occupies about 50,000 square feet at the building.
  • Event Retail Leasing
  • Address 120 West 42nd Street
  • Neighborhood Times Square
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 30,000
  • Publication Date 06/01/2013
  • Event Date 04/22/2013
  • Party 1 Blackstone Group
  • Party 2 Equinox
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The fitness chain signed a lease to be the first anchor tenant at the retail project, Crain's reported.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 229 West 43rd Street
  • Neighborhood Times Square
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 29,391
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The technology firm signed a lease.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 1140 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Grand Central
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 236,000
  • Price $ 98,250,000
  • Price per foot $ 416.31
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The loan secured by the property's leasehold interest sold for $98.25 million.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 229 West 43rd Street
  • Neighborhood Times Square
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Price $ 160,000,000
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The office-condo portion of the building sold for $160 million. The office space includes floors five through 16 and a portion of the fourth floor.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 1065 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Times Square
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 23,000
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The advertising agency signed a 15-year lease.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 1065 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Times Square
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 36,344
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The retail company signed a new office lease.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Building Name World Apparel Center
  • Address 1411 Broadway
  • Neighborhood Garment District
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 35,160
  • Price per foot $ 48.00
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The financial services firm inked a 12-year lease for the entire 28th floor and a portion of the 29th floor. The company is relocating from four floors at 600 Fifth Avenue.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Building Name World Apparel Center
  • Address 1411 Broadway
  • Neighborhood Garment District
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 380,000
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The fashion company signed a 15-year lease renewal and expansion on the third through fifth floors, the 15th through 22nd floors and the 32nd and 37th floors.
  • Event Retail Leasing
  • Address 1460 Broadway
  • Neighborhood Times Square
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 1,935
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The women's footwear chain signed a 10-year lease for its second Manhattan location.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Building Name World Apparel Center
  • Address 1411 Broadway
  • Neighborhood Garment District
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 44,183
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The fashion company signed a lease.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 1065 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Times Square
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 11,000
  • Price per foot $ 45.00
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The trio of nonprofit business-improvement organizations inked an eight-year lease to relocate from 500 Fifth Avenue. The nonprofits, which share the same staff, leased the 24th-floor space effective Jan. 1, 2010.
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