Two More Tenants Sign on at 280 Park Avenue

  Two More Tenants Sign on at 280 Park Avenue

Leasing Activity Builds as SL Green and Vornado’s $125M Redevelopment Project
                                Moves Forward

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- April 24, 2013

SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE: SLG) and Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO) today
announced two new leases totaling 99,082 square feet at 280 Park Avenue, the
1.2 million-square-foot, 43-story Class A office building located between East
48^th and 49^th Streets.

  *Blue Mountain Capital, a prominent asset manager focused on the credit
    markets and equity derivatives markets, signed a 10-year lease covering
    49,541 square feet on the entire 12^th floor. Blue Mountain will relocate
    from the 5^th floor where it has a short term lease covering 22,250 square
  *Promontory Financial Group LLC, a leading strategy, risk management and
    regulatory compliance consulting firm focusing primarily on the financial
    services industry,  signed a  10-year lease, covering 49,541square feet on
    the entire 11^th floor. Promontory will relocate from the 40^th floor
    where it has a short term lease covering 19,495 square feet.

These transactions follow other recent 2012 leasing activity at the building,
including an early renewal with Cohen & Steers for 87,677 square feet and
renewal and expansion with Viking Global Investors covering 40,399 square

The leasing activity reflects market enthusiasm for the comprehensive $125
million redevelopment plan currently being executed by the SL Green/Vornado
partnership. The project will position 280 Park as a premier, state-of-the-art
property strategically located in the desirable Grand Central Terminal

The capital plan includes a new world-class lobby spanning the entire block
front between 48^th and 49^th Streets, a new center block interior courtyard
with reflecting pool, new glass curtain wall connecting the eastern and
western sides of the base floors, redesigned plaza, new elevator cabs and
bathrooms, new thin line perimeter induction units providing visibility to
windows with floor to ceiling glass, upgraded infrastructure including new
electric distribution, emergency generator, state-of-the-art security,
increased HVAC capacity and an extensive program to enhance environmental

Brad Siderow of Siderow Organization acted on behalf of Blue Mountain; there
was no tenant broker acting on behalf of Promontory Financial Group; joint
landlords SL Green/Vornado were represented by CBRE’s Mary Ann Tighe and Peter

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SL Green Realty Corp.
Steven Durels, 212-216-1617
Exec VP,
Director of Leasing and Real Property
Vornado Realty Trust
Joseph Macnow, 201-587-1000
EVP Finance & Administration
Rubenstein Associates
Melanie Keenan, 212-843-8092
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