Press Release



Contact:
Matt DiLiberto
Chief Financial Officer
SL Green Realty Corp.
(212) 594-2700


Contact:
Joseph Macnow
Chief Financial Officer and
    Chief Administrative Officer
Vornado Realty Trust
(212) 894-7000


SL Green & Vornado Complete $1.2 Billion Refinancing of 280 Park Avenue

 

New York, NY -- August 24, 2017 -- SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG) and Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) today announced that they have closed a $1.2 billion refinancing of 280 Park Avenue, a premier 1,250,000 square foot Manhattan office building that is held by the companies in a joint venture.

The floating rate, interest-only loan carries a rate of LIBOR plus 1.73%, currently 2.97%, and matures in September 2024, as extended. The loan replaces the previous $900 million of indebtedness that bore interest at LIBOR plus 2.00% and was scheduled to mature in May 2023.

The refinancing comes after the lease up of the building to approximately 97%, including the addition of the world-renowned Four Seasons restaurant, following a $150 million transformational redesign and renovation of the building's facade and interior. Included in the renovations were the creation of an expansive world-class lobby, an extensive program to enhance environmental sustainability, a complete redesign of the building's adjacent plaza and building-wide infrastructure upgrades, including new elevator cabs and bathrooms, new thin line perimeter induction units, new electrical distribution and state-of-the-art security.

 

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