SL Green Agrees to Sell Manhattan News Building for $815M

NEW YORK CITY — SL Green has agreed to sell 220 East 42nd Street, also known as The News Building, in Manhattan for $815 million. The 37-story building, originally the headquarters for The New York Daily News, was 97 percent occupied at the time of sale by tenants including the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, local television station WPIX and the United Nations. Adam Spies and Doug Harmon of Cushman & Wakefield facilitated the transaction along with Robert Verrone of Iron Hound Management. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020. Commercial Observer reported that the buyer was Jacob Chetrit of The Chetrit Organization. SL Green purchased the property in February 2003 for $265 million

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