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NEW YORK CITY-Donald Trump made an offer to Hisham Elzanaty, one of the investors of the Park51 site proposed for an Islamic center, according to published reports. The deal reportedly came in at the price paid plus 25%, all in cash. Elzanaty rejected the $6-million offer, despite paying a reported $4.8 million for the site.

Elzanaty’s $4.8 million paid for roughly half of the site, and he has been reported as saying that he would like to see the cultural center built, but that he is in it for profit. He has been quoted in the Associated Press offering a casual estimate at $18 million to $20 million for a purchase price of the property.

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