Ackman-Ziff Arranges $97M Loan for Site Acquisition, Development of Mixed-Use Project in Manhattan
NEW YORK CITY — Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group LLC has arranged a $97 million loan for the site acquisition and development of 540 Sixth Avenue in Manhattan’s Flatiron district. The site is located on the northeast corner of 14th Street and 6th Avenue at the nexus of three downtown submarkets: Flatiron, Chelsea and Greenwich Village.The borrowers, Landsea Homes and DNA Development LLC, acquired the property from Extell Development and plan to build a mixed-use building with residential and retail space at the site. An affiliate of Mack Real Estate Credit Strategies provided the loan, which was arranged by Patrick Hanlon, Sean Meehan and Ross Cumming of Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group LLC. A timeline for the project was not disclosed.