Sears Tower Sale Nets $90 Million Profit America's tallest building, Chicago's Sears Tower, is sold for $835 million, passing from MetLife Inc. to a New York investment group. Although the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks caused many tenants to fear that the Sears Tower could become a terrorist target, the sale price represents a $90 million profit. NPR's David Schaper reports.
NPR logo

Sears Tower Sale Nets $90 Million Profit

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1784239/1784240" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Sears Tower Sale Nets $90 Million Profit

Sears Tower Sale Nets $90 Million Profit

Sears Tower Sale Nets $90 Million Profit

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1784239/1784240" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

America's tallest building, Chicago's Sears Tower, is sold for $835 million, passing from MetLife Inc. to a New York investment group. Although the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks caused many tenants to fear that the Sears Tower could become a terrorist target, the sale price represents a $90 million profit. NPR's David Schaper reports.