The Team

Development

RAL Development Services LLC (RAL) is a real estate development firm with a three-generation, 38-year track record of success in building complex, high-profile projects in New York, nationally, and internationally. RAL’s multidisciplinary in-house expertise includes predevelopment and approvals, urban planning, architecture and design, finance, construction management, landscape architecture, marketing, and leasing and property management. RAL operates both as a principal owner/developer and as an owner’s representative, bringing its expertise to residential, commercial, mixed-use, planned communities, hospitality, and other property types. RAL prides itself on its dedication to the communities it works with, creating strong and lasting relationships with local constituencies wherever they build, as well as employing union labor and collaborating with MWBE contractors. RAL uses and believes in the most current cutting-edge processes and technologies, but never substitutes them for the experience, ingenuity, creativity, passion, leadership, and professional judgment provided by its people.

Development

Oliver’s Realty Group builds on founder and Managing Partner David J. Wine’s three decades of real estate expertise. Mr. Wine has been responsible for guiding and overseeing the design, sale/leasing and marketing strategies for a portfolio of luxury rental and for-sale developments containing in excess of 25,000 units which are valued at over $8 billion, including some of Manhattan’s most critically acclaimed rental and condominium developments. Some of the standout New York luxury projects that Mr. Wine directed include the Residences at Time Warner Center, The Chatham, The Caledonia, and Superior Ink. Today, Oliver’s Realty Group, whose parent company has ownership in an expansive portfolio of rental properties throughout the US, focuses on ground-up luxury residential development and breathing new life into historic Greenwich Village and West Village townhouses.

Development

Vanke US is a trusted strategic partner to real estate developers on both residential and commercial projects. Its culture of collaboration and curiosity translates into dedicated partnerships that encompass financing, project management, design insight, and other value-add services that leverage Vanke’s diverse talent and deep corporate resources. Vanke US is the American affiliate of China Vanke Co., Ltd., #307 on the Fortune Global 500 and one of the world’s largest real estate companies, with an annual revenue of over $34 billion globally.

Interiors

Established in 1989, Marmol Radziner is an award-winning Los Angeles and San Francisco based design-build firm that integrates architectural design with a full range of construction services, as well as landscape, interior, and furniture design. The firm has designed residences for clients such as Tom Ford and Steven Meisel; boutiques for Oliver Peoples, James Perse, and Vince; and has designed interiors for several multifamily projects in Los Angeles and San Francisco for Related Companies and Brookfield. It’s pleased to design the interiors for Quay Tower, the firm’s first New York City multifamily new development.

Architect

Eran Chen is the founding principal of ODA. Since establishing the office in 2007 he has become one of the most prolific and influential architects in New York. Chen has gained a reputation for delivering imaginative designs that are radically innovative as well as socially, ecologically, and fiscally responsible. Seeking to reorder architectural priorities by putting people first, Chen challenges conventional perspectives of dwelling with hope that it will, over time, influence life in our cities. Amongst others his work has been recognized by the American Institute of Architects and the Society of American Registered Architects. Chen graduated with honors from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, where he serves on the board and as guest lecturer. He is a frequent speaker at design and development forums around the world, as well as architecture schools including Columbia University, Clemson University, Syracuse University, Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture, and The Technion.

Construction

Suffolk is a national building contractor with $3 billion in annual revenue and a strong, growing presence in the greater New York City market. Suffolk’s vision is to “transform the construction experience by building smart.” The organization is committed to challenging the status quo, pushing the boundaries of what is possible and redefining what it means to be a builder through the use of the most sophisticated processes and technologies in the industry. Suffolk is ranked #26 on the Engineering News Record list of “Top 400 Contractors” in the country.

Marketing & Sales

Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, a division of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, offers unmatched expertise in sales, leasing, and marketing for new developments throughout New York City, Long Island, Westchester, the Hamptons, South Florida, and California, as well as throughout the United States and internationally. The firm ranks amongst New York City’s most prominent sales and marketing firms with over 100 in-house development professionals and an over $70 billion global newdevelopment portfolio. Its hybrid platform of matching experienced newdevelopment experts with their skilled brokerage professionals provides unparalleled expertise and real-time market intelligence to our clients. Drawing upon decades of experience and market-specific knowledge, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing offers a multidisciplinary approach that includes comprehensive in-house research, design and product development, marketing, and sales. Through a strategic global alliance with Knight Frank Residential, the world’s largest privately owned property consultancy, the company markets properties to audiences in 60 countries.