New York City — Extell Development Co. closed on a $1.1 billion construction loan for Central Park Tower on Dec. 29, 2017.
The financing package comprised a $900 million senior construction loan syndication led by J.P. Morgan and a $235 million preferred equity loan from a hedge fund. Situated on 57th Street, the 1,550-foot Central Park Tower will be the tallest residential building in the world. Designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, the building will feature 179 residences, stratospheric views and a full-service amenity package, as well as a seven-story, 300,000-square-foot Nordstrom department store. Extell is co-developing Central Park Tower with SMI USA, the U.S. subsidiary of Shanghai Municipal Investment.