Blackstone Provides $724.2M Loan for Refinancing of Hudson Commons Office Building in Manhattan
NEW YORK CITY — Blackstone Mortgage Trust has provided a $724.2 million loan for the refinancing of Hudson Commons, a 698,000-square-foot redeveloped office building in the Hudson Yards submarket of Manhattan. The borrower, a partnership between Cove Property Group and The Baupost Group, purchased the former warehouse from Emblem Health in December 2016. Hudson Commons is now 65 percent leased to tenants including Peloton and Lyft, which will occupy 336,000 square feet and 100,000 square feet, respectively. Kohn Pedersen Fox handled design of the redevelopment project. Grant Frankel, Phil McKnight and Ethan Pond of Eastdil Secured LLC arranged the refinancing loan.