Related Companies is the most prominent privately owned real estate firm in the United States. Formed over 40 years ago, Related is a fully integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, marketing and sales. Headquartered in New York City, Related has offices and major developments in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, South Florida, Washington, D.C., Abu Dhabi, London and Shanghai and boasts a team of approximately 3,000 professionals. The Company’s existing portfolio of real estate assets, valued at over $30 billion, is made up of best-in-class mixed-use, residential, retail, office and affordable properties in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets. Related has developed preeminent mixed-use projects such as Time Warner Center in New York and CityPlace in West Palm Beach and is currently developing the 28-acre Hudson Yards project on Manhattan’s West Side. Related also manages approximately $3 billion of equity capital on behalf of sovereign wealth funds, public pension plans, multi-managers, endowments, and family offices.
Related is staunchly committed to sustainable design with over $15 billion in green development completed or underway. The firm developed one of the first LEED-certified residential buildings in the nation, Tribeca Green in Battery Park City, New York and Chicago's first LEED-certified residential building, 340 on the Park. Related has since delivered 15 additional LEED Silver, Gold and Platinum certified properties, and has over 30 LEED building and neighborhood projects in design and construction, across all asset classes.
Related also owns Equinox® Fitness Clubs, further expanding the company's capabilities into the health and fitness arena and enhancing the value of its properties through an exclusive, branded amenity and lifestyle offering. Related is also a partner in CORE, a boutique residential brokerage. For more information about Related Companies please visit www.related.com.
HFZ Capital Group is a real estate development company headquartered in New York City. The company’s success can be attributed to their real estate professionals’ unique ability to uncover value. This expertise has allowed HFZ Capital Group to capitalize on market inefficiencies across a range of real estate types, including residential, hospitality, mixed-use, urban infill, entertainment and adaptive re-use properties. The company has expertise in a broad range of real estate disciplines, including analytics, structured finance, investment, development, construction and asset management. Their accomplished team has enabled the company to sustain positive returns over time in all market conditions. HFZ Capital Group has built its reputation on its breadth of talent, creative deal structuring and ability to manage risk. The company’s depth of experience gives it the insight and skill to turn their vision into strong returns for partners and investors.
George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg, founders of the internationally renowned design firm Yabu Pushelberg, were named two of the “101 People You Must Meet in 2011” by Town & Country Magazine. Their firm is a winner of the James Beard Award for excellence in restaurant design and has been inducted into Interior Design magazine’s “Hall of Fame”. It has also been named to Condé Nast Traveler Magazine’s “Hot Interior Design Firm” list, and Elle Décor’s “A-List.” Yabu Pushelberg’s client roster is filled with leading innovators of hotel groups, retailers and top chefs, including Ian Schrager, Barneys and Daniel Boulud among others. Residential projects they have designed include Superior Ink in New York City and Opus in Hong Kong. With over 100 employees and offices in New York, Toronto and China, George and Glenn name New York as “the best place on earth, no matter what people say” and are inspired by its energy. There is no typical day for the design duo, who frequently find themselves in no less than four different cities in one week alone. They have traveled to over 125 countries but feel “there is always more to explore and learn, especially when designing and applying techniques towards our work.”
New York-based BKSK Architects creates architecture that is aesthetically distinctive, contextually appropriate and environmentally conscious. Founded in 1985, BKSK’s diverse range of work extends beyond any one building type or form and includes award-winning residential, cultural, civic, and educational projects. BKSK has been honored with over 40 design awards, including an American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Housing Award for a new luxury residential development, an AIA Committee on the Environment Award for a LEED® Platinum-rated visitor center, and two Palladio Awards for traditional residential architecture.
Cetra/Ruddy is an award-winning architecture and interior design firm that is at the forefront of innovative urban residential design with the philosophy that the typology of urban residential architecture can be elevated to a level of profound cultural impact and distinction. For the past 25 years, Cetra/Ruddy has designed unique homes for New York’s most discerning residents and developers. The firm crafts memorable architectural experiences that are grounded in thoughtfulness, quality and attention to detail. Cetra/Ruddy designs projects rooted in a commitment to the integration of client goals and inspired architecture. The challenges of new construction, renovation, and adaptive re-use are addressed with intelligence, resourcefulness and sensitivity.