AIG Provides $280M Refinancing for Mixed-Use Building in Brooklyn
NEW YORK CITY — AIG has provided a $280 million loan to refinance Empire Stores, a newly redeveloped retail and office building in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn. The six-story property, which is located at 55 Water St., is comprised of 377,929 square feet of office space and 65,082 square feet of ground-floor retail. Aaron Appel, David Sitt, Jonathan Schwartz, Adam Schwartz, Keith Kurland, Jackson Sastri and Eliott Zeitoune of JLL Capital Markets secured the 15-year loan on behalf of the borrowers, Midtown Equities and HK Organization. Terms of the financing were undisclosed.