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NEW YORK CITY-Last summer, TIAA-CREF put the Seagram Building, one of the city’s trophy properties, up for sale for a reported asking price of $350 million. Today, RFR Holding LLC closed on the landmark at 375 Park Ave. between 52nd and 53rd Streets for $375 million. Tenants in the 820,000 sf, 38-story building include Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Alleghany Corp., Montgomery Securities, NASCAR, Fiat USA, Exxon-Mobile, DaimlerChrysler and the Four Seasons restaurant. Leases for three quarters of the building’s tenants are set to expire within five years.

Commenting on the purchase, RFR Holdings principal Aby Rosen says, “based on the property’s central location and superior design, we believe the building will attract credit-worthy corporate tenants regardless of the ups and down of the real estate market.” The firm also owns the nearby Lever House, which it bought two years ago and renovated for multiple tenants. RFR Holdings also owns 16 other office buildings in Manhattan.

TIAA-CREF bought the building, designed by Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson, more than 20 years ago for a little over $70 million. The financial services organization has over $290 billion under management, and more than $39 billion in real estate investments.

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