Frankfurt / New York – Frankfurt real estate magnate Aby Rosen (58) is the new owner of one of the most famous skyscrapers in the world: he buys the 319-meter-high Chrysler building in New York!
The real estate company of Aby Rosens "RFR Holding LLC" has put together the mega-deal with the Austrian "Signa Holding". Purchase price: 151 million US dollars.
A "bargain": the previous owner, the "Abu Dhabi Investment Council", had spent $ 800 million on the building in 2008, just before the financial crisis. The Chrysler Building was built from 1928 to 1930 for 15 million
According to the experts, much needs to be invested in the building: the experts speak of a quarter of a billion dollars.
New York's skyscraper market is highly contested: Hudson Yards, a new neighborhood between Chelsea and Hell's Kitchen has just been inaugurated.
With new skyscrapers, modern, flooded with light, fashionable. The Chrysler Building is more than an old lady, with a story and a coldness!
According to the Bloomberg agency, Aby Rosen is considering the possibility of transforming the iconic skyscraper of an old office building into a chic hotel.
Rosen belongs to Frankfurt u. to. ECB building on the Taunusanlage.