State Farm Realty Mortgage provided the 10-year loan, which has a fixed rate of 3.73 percent and full-term, interest-only payments. The new loan refinances a loan made by Sovereign Bank in June 2010.
Meridian’s Carol Shelby negotiated the deal.
The transaction comes hot on the heels of a $65 million refinancing of The Blake, BLDG’s multifamily property located at 220 East 63rd Street between Second and Third Avenues on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. A life company—Principal Real Estate Investors—also provided that loan, and Meridian arranged the debt.
“This is the second refinance that we’ve negotiated for BLDG Management in less than a month and we are very familiar with their business plans, which have proven to be successful in the market,” Shelby said.
The York is a 13-story, 233-unit multifamily building located at 435 East 79th Street with three ground-floor retail spaces, and a parking garage. The property’s amenities include a 24-hour doorman, a concierge, and a fitness center.
“The York’s desirable location and various amenities attracts a wide range of home seekers, and given the client’s impressive portfolio and reputation, we were able to achieve a favorable structure and full-term interest-only payments,” Shelby added.
A spokeswoman for State Farm declined to comment. Officials at BLDG could not immediately be reached for comment.