Savanna Completes Sale of 31 Penn Plaza to Vanbarton Group
NEW YORK CITY — Savanna, a New York-based real estate private equity and asset management firm, has completed the sale of 31 Penn Plaza to Vanbarton Group LLC for an undisclosed sum. Located at 132 W. 31st St., the 18-story property features 444,000 square feet of office space. Savanna acquired the property in 2011 and completed a $20 million renovation, including redesigning the lobby, security infrastructure and entrance, modernizing the elevators, restoring the façade, upgrading coming areas and adding retail amenities. During the period Savanna owned the property, the firm entered into 260,000 square feet of lease agreements with tenants that included Friedman’s, Pennsylvania Six and Dee Daa. Douglas Harmon, Adam Spies, Joshua King, Adam Donegar and Michael Saclarides of Eastdil Secured represented Savanna in the transaction. Christopher Price and Adam Kopald of Goodwin Procter served as the seller’s counsel for the sale.