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Is LA Fitness CEO Louis Welch the Mystery Buyer of Walker Tower’s $40.73M PH 2?

Unsurprisingly, the deed that turned up in city records today for Penthouse 2 at Walker Tower, that is 212 West 18th Street, lists as the buyer an anonymous corporation–BBC Chelsea, LLC, to be exact. Douglas Elliman’s Vickey Barron, who handles sales at the building, declined to name the proud new owners when she spoke to the Wall Street Journal in November about the $40.73 million deal’s closure, saying only that they were Californians planning to use the 6,700 square-foot place as a pied-à-terre. This, too, was unsurprising. We can’t expect such frugal, all-cash buyers, who couldn’t find it in their hearts to pay the full, $47.5 million original asking price to squeeze into such a closet full time, after all.

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