Amity University Buys 170-Acre University Campus in New York for $22.4 Million

by Katie Sloan

Oakdale, N.Y. — Amity University, a non-profit international educational organization, has acquired St. John’s University’s 170-acre campus, located at 500 Montauk Highway in Oakdale for $22.4 million.

The campus includes 11 buildings totaling 260,000 square feet. The acquisition enables the seller, St. John’s, to continue offering its existing academic programs under a lease agreement through June 2017 as Amity University assumes control of the property immediately.

Helen Hwang and Karen Wiedenmann, formerly of Cushman & Wakefield, along with Andrew Merin, David Bernhaut, Gary Gabriel, Brian Whitmer, Ryan Dowd and David Pennetta of Cushman’s Metropolitan Area Capital Markets group, represented St. John’s in the transaction.

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