Market Research
We scoured the New York Department of Building database for active permits—both new building and major renovations. These stats also show how Manhattan’s potential and real value dominate the metro landscape.
Most Admired Developers
#1
Related Companies
#2
Highline
#3
152 Elizabeth
Favorite Construction Companies
#1
Tishman
#2
Skanska
#3
SilverLining
Most Influential Real Estate Firms or Brokers
#1
Eklund | Gomes, specifically Fredrik Eklund
#2
Douglas Elliman, specifically Raphael De Niro, Emily Sertic, Howard Lorber
#3
CBRE, specifically Mary Ann Tighe; Halstead, specifically Brendan Aguayo & Stephen Kliegerman; Marketing Directors, specifically Adrienne Albert
Featured Projects

Firm: Gensler

Project: One Five Nine, Midtown

Square Feet: 200,000

Developer: Boston Properties

Firm: Workshop/APD

Project: 88 & 90 Lex, NoMad

Square Feet: 307,000

Developer: HFZ Capital Group

Firm: Perkins Eastman

Project: Memorial Sloan Kettering David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care, Upper East Side

Square Feet: 750,000

Developer: Memorial Sloan Kettering

Firm: Jeffrey Beers International

Project: One57 model apartment, Midtown

Square Feet: 4,200

Developer: Extell Development Company

Firm: Shamir Shah Design

Project: 172 Madison Avenue

Square Feet: 110,477

Developer: Tessler Development Company

Firm: Champalimaud Design

Project: One Waterline Square interiors, Upper West Side

Square Feet: 530,000

Developer: GID Real Estate Investments

Firm: Andre Kikoski Architect

Project: One Hudson Yards

Square Feet: 325,000

Developer: Related Companies

Firm: MR Architecture + Decor; Rockwell Group

Project: 111 Murray Street, TriBeCa

Square Feet: 250,000

Developer: Witkoff Group and Fisher Brothers

Firm: Deborah Berke Partners

Project: 432 Park Avenue, Midtown

Square Feet: 380,000

Developer: CIM Group and Macklowe Properties

Firm: FXCollaborative

Project: Greenwich Lane, West Village

Square Feet: 728,000

Developer: Rudin Management Company

Firm: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Project: 3 World Trade Center, financial district

Square Feet: 2,500,000

Developer: Silverstein Properties

Firm: Woods Bagot and BHDM Design

Project: The Amberly, Downtown Brooklyn

Square Feet: 355,000

Developer: Amtrust Realty

Firm: CetraRuddy Architecture

Project: 412 West 15th Street, Chelsea

Square Feet: 225,000

Developer: Rockpoint Group

Firm: SHoP Architects

Project: Pier 17, Seaport District

Square Footage: 300,000

Developer: Howard Hughes Corporation

Firm: Gabellini Sheppard Associates

Project: 152 Elizabeth Street, NoLIta

Square Feet: 32,000

Developer: Sumaida + Khurana

Firm: BKSK Architects

Project: 22 Bond, NoHo

Square Feet: 22,165

Developer: Richport Group and SDS Brooklyn

Firm: Bjarke Ingels Group

Project: The Spiral, Hudson Yards

Square Feet: 2,800,000

Developer: Tishman Speyer

Firm: ODA New York

Project: Denizen Bushwick

Square Feet: 1,000,000
Developer: All Year Management

Firm: Rockwell Group

Project: House 39, Murray Hill

Square Feet: 375,000

Developer: Fisher Brothers

Firm: Adjaye Associates and Hill West Architects

Project: 130 William, financial district

Square Feet: 450,500

Developer: Lightstone

Firm: Thomas Juul-Hansen

Project: Beekman Residences amenity space, financial district

Square Feet: 6,000

Developer: GFI Development Company

Firm: CookFox Architects

Project: 300 Lafayette, NoLIta

Square Feet: 78,134

Developer: LargaVista Properties and Related Companies

Section compiled by Wing Leung
Section written by Mike Zimmerman
Section designed by Darlene Portades