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    Morris Moinian

    Founder & President
    Fortuna Realty Group
    445 Park Avenue
    New York, NY 10022
    (212) 922-1220

    Morris Moinian is the founder and president of Fortuna Realty Group. Moinian, whose family is enmeshed in the real estate industry (his brother is famed developer Joseph Moinian, and his nephew Matthew is one of the heirs apparent to the empire). He has made his name developing and renovating hotels.

    Moinian began his career as co-founder of Chattanooga Manufacturing, one of the largest women's apparel suppliers. More than a decade later, he began using his Chattanooga earnings to invest in real estate, focusing on residential buildings in Upper Manhattan.

    In 1995, Moinian switched completely to real estate (having already founded Fortuna Realty Group in 1984) and began developing hotels and resorts in New York and around the Caribbean.

    Moinian also branched out with a financial arm at Fortuna Funding, which originates loans, as well as indoor cycling studio Revolve, which he hopes to expand beyond its two locations in New York and Washington, D.C.

    Moinian sits on the boards of the Grand Central Partnership, Sephardic Society of Manhattan, Gray Matters Inc., Columbia University, and the USVI Tourism and Hotel Association.

    • Event Sales
    • Address 1150 Sixth Avenue
    • Neighborhood Grand Central
    • Borough Manhattan
    • Square feet 48,000
    • Price $ 39,000,000
    • Price per foot $ 812.50
    • Publication Date 05/01/2012
    • Event Date 03/22/2012
    • Party 2 Morris Moinian
    The property sold for $39 million, the New York Post reported. The buyer plans to build a new hotel or office building on the site.
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    • Address 210 West 109th Street
    • Neighborhood Morningside Heights
    • Borough Manhattan
    • Price $ 8,250,000
    The Upper West Side building sold for $8.25 million.
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    • Address 215 West 108th Street
    • Neighborhood Upper West Side
    • Borough Manhattan
    • Square feet 31,425
    • Price $ 16,500,000
    • Price per foot $ 525.06
    The five- and six-story multifamily residential buildings sold for $16.5 million, or $525 per square foot. The price represents a capitalization rate of 5.7 percent and a gross rent multiple of 14.5. The units are primarily renovated two- and three-bedroom apartments; 31 units are free market. The properties have an additional 23,000 square feet of air rights. Includes 210 West 109th Street.
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    • Building Name 112-126 Ninth Avenue
    • Address 112 Ninth Avenue
    • Neighborhood Chelsea
    • Borough Manhattan
    • Square feet 60,000
    • Price $ 40,000,000
    • Price per foot $ 666.67
    The prewar building, which has 64 residential units and eight retail units, went into contract for $40 million. The property is expected to undergo major renovations and bring in new retail tenants.
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    • Building Name Dylan Hotel
    • Address 52 East 41st Street
    • Neighborhood Grand Central
    • Borough Manhattan
    • Price $ 78,000,000
    The two companies, both based in Spain, bought the hotel for $78 million.
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    • Address 129 West 29th Street
    • Neighborhood Chelsea
    • Borough Manhattan
    • Square feet 85,000
    • Price $ 26,000,000
    • Price per foot $ 305.88
    The multifamily residential loft building sold for $26 million, or $302 per square foot. The buyer plans to upgrade it to a Class B property.
    Manhattan, 10013
    523 Greenwich Street is a 48,704 square foot building in the Soho neighborhood...

    Manhattan tied Queens for the most hotel development plans submitted in October, with three future buildings totaling 386 keys, the biggest coming from Morris Moinian’s Fortuna Group, which is looking to construct a 310-unit Hotel Tower On Madison Avenue in hotel-heavy Midtown...