NEW YORK CITY — New York REIT (NYSE: NYRT) has entered into a contract to sell the Viceroy Hotel in Manhattan for $41 million. The buyer is Arden Group. After the sale of the Viceroy Hotel, New York REIT, which is in the process of liquidating, will have sold all properties aside from a remaining 50.1 percent interest in Worldwide Plaza in Manhattan. Located at 120 W. 57th St., the 29-story, 240-room hotel features a rooftop lounge and bar, fitness center and restaurant. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the third quarter.