Carlyle, Stonehenge Undertake $235M Renovation of Manhattan Apartment Building
NEW YORK CITY — A joint venture between an affiliate of The Carlyle Group and full-service real estate firm Stonehenge NYC has begun renovations of The Ritz Plaza, a 479-unit apartment building located within Times Square in Manhattan, to the tune of $235 million. Deutsche Bank provided the financing for the project, which will fund capital improvements to unit interiors and common areas. Hodges Ward Elliot arranged the funds. Stonehenge has owned and managed the property, which offers studio, one- and two-bedroom units plus amenities like a pool, fitness center and rooftop terrace, since 1996.