Aurora owns over 150 properties throughout major US cities.  Their expertise is in adding value to unique and complicated assets through redevelopment and ground up construction.  Aurora is one of the largest developers in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District and SoHo neighborhoods.  The firm’s recent high profile retail leases include flagship stores for retailers such as Nike, Victoria’s Secret and Restoration Hardware.


William Gottlieb Real Estate was at one time considered one of the largest real estate developers in New York City, with multiple holdings in Greenwich Village, the Meatpacking District, and the Lower East Side. Gottlieb’s focus was to seek out buildings that were “architecturally notable,” such as old carriage houses on cobblestone streets. The firm was known for never selling its acquisitions. Today, the firm is controlled by the Bender family, relatives of William Gottlieb, and is active in Lower Manhattan, with developments along 14th Street and Gansevoort Row.


JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of 83,500 as of March 31, 2018. JLL is the brand name,


Founded by MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang works as a collective of architects and urban designers to produce innovative buildings that enhance the public space around them. The Studio is currently designing towers in Chicago, San Francisco, New York, Toronto, and Amsterdam as well as the new US embassy in Brazil. Established in 2014, the New York office is designing the American Museum of Natural History expansion and a new facility for Brooklyn’s Fire and Rescue Company 2, and recently completed a new office space for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. 40 Tenth Ave is Studio Gang’s first tower in New York City.