Ownership

Committed to building a better New York since 1952, GFP Real Estate is a vertically integrated owner, operator, property manager and developer of commercial real estate in the New York Tri-State Region. With over 50 buildings and more than 11 million square feet under Ownership, GFP’s portfolio includes some of the City’s most iconic real estate assets, including the Flatiron Building (175 Fifth Avenue), The Film Center Building (630 Ninth Avenue), 515 Madison Avenue, 1560 Broadway and 40 Worth Street. In addition to managing and leasing its own properties, GFP also provides management and leasing services to third-party building owners, representing an additional 22 buildings that cover more than 4 million square feet. The combined GFP portfolio of both owned and managed properties totals 72 buildings and approximately 16 million square feet, cementing the firm’s reputation as one of New York City’s premiere real estate owners and operators. GFP Real Estate delivers unparalleled service to their over 2,500 tenants, one-third of which are non-profits. The company employs more than 600 full-time professionals to oversee every element of real estate management. Their dedication results in a remarkable 90% tenant renewal rate and 99% occupancy rate.

Northwind Group was founded in 2008 and is a fully integrated real estate owner/operator based in Manhattan that focuses on office, residential, senior-living and hospitality properties. Since inception, Northwind has been involved in the acquisition, development, and management of properties valued at over $2 billion. Northwind’s main focus is the acquisition of assets that have been held for a long duration by the same ownership, where it recognizes the opportunity to implement various value-add strategies. In 2016, Northwind has made a strategic decision to allocate significant capital towards senior-living properties and since acquired 1,037 skilled-nursing beds and 348 assisted-living units in New York, Ohio and Northern Kentucky. In 2017, Northwind founded its lending platform which provides bridge financing backed by first position mortgages on real estate properties in the Tri-State area.

Leasing

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. With roots dating back to 1929, our strong foundation makes us one of the most trusted names in the industry. NKF prides itself on delivering the highest level of service to our clients to meet their needs and exceed their expectations. NKF’s fully integrated platform of services provides clients with a single-source solution for every phase of owning or occupying a property. We service prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe as well as owners, occupiers and developers of real estate.

Architect

S9Architecture is a team of 70 designers dedicated to giving form to our client’s pragmatic needs, with a unique design approach rooted in “modern contextualism” and inspired by urban narratives. Rejecting pre-conceived ideas and stylistic preoccupations, each design solution is informed by programmatic, physical, environmental, economic and contextual forces. We believe our projects are part of a larger whole, acting as glue that helps bind and enhance their context for human experiences.

Notable projects include: Empire Stores, Ponce City Market, Manhattan West, and Industry City

Creative

Visualhouse is a creative agency focused on creating compelling brand stories for architecture, design, and the built environment. We work worldwide with leading architects, developers, designers and agencies on landmark projects. Each one is unique, and to each, we bring passion and expertise with our multidisciplinary creative teams skilled in 3D visualization, still imagery, film, and animation, as well as branding and interactive.

Leasing Contacts

For Office Inquiries:

Hal Stein
Executive Vice President
(212) 233-8185
hstein@ngkf.com

 

Andrew Peretz
Executive Managing Director
(212) 233-8164
aperetz@ngkf.com

 

Ben Shapiro
Executive Managing Director
(212) 372-2421
bshapiro@ngkf.com

 

Travis Wilson
Managing Director
(212) 233-8167
trwilson@ngkf.com

 

Daniel Appel
Associate Director
(212) 359-1901
dappel@ngkf.com

For Retail Inquiries:

Benjamin Birnbaum
Vice Chariman
(212) 850-5474
bbirnbaum@ngkf.com

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