SL Green/Moinian JV Sells Downtown Office Tower


SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG) and joint venture partner, The Moinian

Group, today announced an agreement to sell 180 Maiden Lane for $470

million. The buyer is a venture led by Murray Hill Properties and

Clarion Partners, a leading real estate investment manager. The sale is

expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2014, subject to

customary closing conditions.

SL Green and The Moinian Group formed the joint venture to recapitalize

and refinance 180 Maiden Lane in November, 2011. Along with taking a

49.9% ownership position in the joint venture, SL Green assumed

management and leasing responsibilities.

SL Green Co-Chief Investment Officer Isaac Zion commented, “We are very

pleased with the outcome of our investment in 180 Maiden Lane. It

represents the most recent example of what we believe is our unsurpassed

ability to find intrinsic value in an asset and to generate significant

returns for our shareholders, as evidenced by our internal rate of

return on the investment of approximately 16%. The monetization of our

equity in this transaction will allow us to redeploy capital into other

value-creating opportunities.”

He continued, “We have a longstanding relationship with Joe Moinian and

the outcome at 180 Maiden Lane is just the latest example of our

continued success together.”

Joseph Moinian, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Moinian

Group stated, “We are thrilled with the outcome at 180 Maiden Lane and

look forward to future opportunities with our excellent partners at SL


About SL Green Realty Corp.

SL Green Realty Corp., New York City’s largest office landlord, is a

fully integrated real estate investment trust, or REIT, that is focused

primarily on acquiring, managing and maximizing value of Manhattan

commercial properties. As of June 30, 2014, SL Green held interests in

94 Manhattan buildings totaling 44.9 million square feet. This included

ownership interests in 28.0 million square feet of commercial buildings

and debt and preferred equity investments secured by 16.9 million square

feet of buildings. In addition to its Manhattan investments, SL Green

held ownership interests in 35 suburban buildings totaling 5.9 million

square feet in Brooklyn, Long Island, Westchester County, Connecticut

and New Jersey.

About The Moinian Group

Founded by Joseph Moinian, The

Moinian Group today owns and operates a diversified portfolio of

assets across the United States and is among the only national real

estate entities to develop, own and operate properties across every

asset category, including office, hotel, retail, condos and rental

apartments. The Moinian Group’s holdings include high-profile assets in

America’s leading cities, including New York, Chicago, Dallas and Los

Angeles. For the past three decades, The Moinian Group has been a

pioneer in the development of emerging areas of New York City such as

Downtown and West Side of Manhattan, developing commercial, residential

and mixed-use projects that combine luxury living, modern office space

and high quality retail. The Moinian Group maintains a reputation for

developing state-of-the-art, aesthetically distinguished properties as

the firm continues to strive for excellence.

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SL Green Realty Corp.
Andrew Mathias

Shlimak, 212-594-2700
Director, Investor Relations

Source: SL Green Realty Corp.

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