Qatar Investment Authority through the entity QIA SR NY Hotel LLC paid Marriott International’s St. Regis New York Operating LLC $298 million for 2 East 55th Street in Plaza District. The deal closed on October 31, 2019, and was recorded on November 7, 2019. The transaction consists of commercial condominium units (R5).
The last time the property sold was June 15, 2006, for $236,455,870. JLL Hotels & Hospitality were advisors to Marriott on the deal. Marriott will continue to operate the hotel.
The DOB issued a major alteration (A1) initial temporary certificate of occupancy for the building with 420 hotel units on August 22, 2014.