Team

Sponsors

William Macklowe Company (WMC) is a vertically integrated real estate development and investment platform lead by Billy Macklowe. WMC, and its principal’s activity at its predecessor firm, have accounted for over $15 billion in real estate transactions as one of the more prolific owners, managers, acquirers, and developers of prime Manhattan residential and commercial properties over the past 20 years. Dedicated to developing timeless buildings of distinguished design, WMC’s deep engagement with the design process includes initiating this phase at the outset of a property’s development. This approach yields residential products of true luxury — where thoughtful spatial planning, functionality, and comfort combine with quality materials and exceptional aesthetics for a superior living experience.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base including corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.

The real estate group within the Merchant Banking Division at Goldman Sachs has invested more than $45 billion across approximately 800 investments with an aggregate total cost in excess of $191 billion. The group currently has $24 billion in assets under management, diversified across product type and geography.

Architect

Selldorf Architects

Selldorf Architects is a New York City based architectural design practice founded by Annabelle Selldorf in 1988. Since its inception its guiding principles have been deeply rooted in humanism. At every scale and for every condition, Selldorf Architects designs for the optimal experience of the individual. As a result, its work is brought to life — and made complete — by those who use it. The firm creates public and private spaces that fuse contemporary sensibilities with enduring impact. By giving form to the needs and desires of people and communities alike, the architectural solutions that emerge are equal parts purpose and poetry.

The firm’s clients include cultural institutions and universities such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, The Clark Art Institute, Neue Galerie New York, New York University, and Brown University. In addition, the firm has created numerous galleries for David Zwirner Gallery, Hauser & Wirth, and Gladstone Gallery among others, and has designed exhibitions for Frieze Masters, Gagosian Gallery, and the Venice Art Biennale.

Executive Architect

SLCE

Founded in New York City in 1941, SLCE Architects has a proud heritage of creating architecture in the world’s most complex urban environments. Completing over 7.5 million square feet annually, SLCE provides a full range of design and technical services in large scale residential, hospitality, mixed-use, and commercial developments.

SLCE has unrivaled experience in collaborative projects and the essential technical expertise required for the successful completion of every project. In recent decades SLCE has become one of the most prolific firms in the New York metropolitan area, and enjoys a growing presence nationally and internationally.

SLCE believes in providing sophisticated design which adheres to the client’s program, remains sensitive to the site’s context and ultimately results in a successful building with regard to functionality, time constraints and budget. SLCE aims to provide flexible, professional service and quality architectural solutions which yield projects of distinct personality.

Landscape Designer

Future Green Studio

Future Green Studio is an innovative landscape design and urban ecology firm in Brooklyn, New York dedicated to the union of beautiful spaces and green solutions. At the forefront of a global movement focused on establishing place and identity through ecological design, Future Green work on a variety of scales and project types ranging from block-sized post-industrial sites to intimate residential gardens; from the sustainable enhancement of private mixed-use developments with amenity spaces to city-wide research and visioning. Collectively, their projects form a patchwork of productive and performative landscapes that transform homes, neighborhoods, and cities.

Future Green’s portfolio encompasses recent high-profile commissions from institutions such as Metropolitan Museum of Art and Brooklyn Children’s Museum, urban park and streetscape projects such as Journal Square Park in Jersey City, NJ and the Half Street Streetscape in Washington DC, and luxury roof gardens for celebrity clients.

Marketing and Sales

Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group

With over 30 years of experience in marketing and collective sales in excess of $40 billion, Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is the recognized industry leader in the planning, design, marketing, and sale of luxury residential development.

Representing properties throughout the United States and in select international locations, Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group’s portfolio contains a curated collection of the world’s most desirable new addresses.

Design, Branding and Rendering

Wordsearch

 

Wordsearch is the world’s leading creative agency for real estate and architecture, with over 30 years’ experience in the property industry, and a history of branding some of the world’s most spectacular buildings.

Wordsearch covers the entire real estate spectrum, developing brand strategies that engage customers and help clients achieve their goals, through print, websites, film, CGI and more.