"You’re going to sense the spirit of making and building. You’re going to sense that there are very much human hands involved in how this building begins to manifest itself."
—Chris Sharples, SHoP Architects
JDS Development Group is a team of innovators and builders pioneering progressive new forms of large-scale urban development that challenge the status quo of the real estate industry. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in New York, JDS is a national firm focused on acquisition, development, and construction, recognized for its architecturally significant mixed-use projects that respond to each community and push the boundaries of engineering and design. JDS projects include 111 West 57th Street, American Copper Buildings, 9 DeKalb, Walker Tower, Monad Terrace and other award-winning collaborations with the world’s top architects and designers.
Founded in 1991, Property Markets Group (PMG) is a national investment, development, and asset management firm focused on large scale multifamily and for-sale condominium projects, as well as select high-performing commercial holdings. Today PMG is operating across Florida, New York, Colorado, Arizona, Tennessee, and Georgia. Their vertically integrated team has departments specializing in acquisitions and land use, design and architecture, construction management, capital markets, asset management, sales and marketing, as well as significant in-house legal and accounting capabilities.
PMG’s current multi-billion dollar nationwide portfolio includes assets across pre-development, construction, lease-up, and sell out, totaling more than 8,500 residential units and over 16 million square feet of development. Current condominium projects include 111 West 57th Street in New York City; E11EVEN Hotel & Residences, Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Residences and The Elser Hotel & Residences in Miami; as well as Sage Longboat Key Residences and One Park Sarasota on Florida’s west coast. Notable rental projects under the Society Living brand platform include locations in Denver, Nashville, Atlanta, Brooklyn, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Additionally, PMG is growing its Affordable Housing division nationally. For more information visit propertymg.com.
SHoP harnesses the power of interdisciplinary expertise to create architecture that makes our cities more vibrant, more beautiful, and more rewarding places for all to live. Operating from its studios in New York’s historic Woolworth Building, the critically-acclaimed firm has a staff of 180 talented people and projects completed or underway on four continents. At the heart of SHoP’s work is a respect for the expressive potential of traditional architectural materials, and a pioneering technological capability that transforms them into inspiring statements for the world of today.
Studio Sofield, led by Principal William Sofield, is a design firm with the reputation for a thoughtful, multi-disciplined approach to design characterized by working in response to not only the project locale but the unique needs of the client. All of Sofield’s projects imbue a restrained luxury in design through choices in materials and craft as well as through a process of discovery where clients decipher their very own concept of luxury. With 111 West 57th Street, William Sofield has incorporated this philosophy with his Historicist training to develop a considerate and contemporary response to the changing New York City skyline.