Hotel chain off the hook on $1.4 million tax bill

Regal Hotels chain appealed a determination that it owed transfer taxes in connection with its UN Plaza Hotel deal. In 1997 the City, the United Nations Development Corporation, and the New York City Economic Development Corporation put out a bid for proposals to purchase and operate the United Nations Plaza Hotel, currently the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, situated within two adjacent buildings. The 39-story first tower, known as One UN Plaza and located at 787 … <Read More>