Perhaps explaining the lights that have been shimmering in the place, it looks like 180 Ludlow Street has a new owner in BD Hotels, who picked the place up for a cool $25,000,000. Maybe after winning the favor of the rabbinical court, the delayed rental no-wait it's a hotel again might actually see the light of day. After years of speculation, BD Hotels — the team involved with the Maritime, Chambers, Greenwich, Jane and Bowery hotels — has finally sealed the deal on the 170-room Hotel Ludlow site. Ladies and gentlemen of the Lower East Side, get ready for a lot more hotel chatter.
· 180 Ludlow Street Coverage [Curbed]