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Mansion Global, December 16, 2016
Developers Are Catering to High-End Buyers with Cutting-Edge Features

When luxury developers plan their next projects, much thought goes into the amenities and features that will entice buyers.

Haute Residence, December 13, 2016
Rising Reinvented Hotels

Developer Steven Witkoff is repurposing hotels and reinventing the hospitality market through innovative collaborations with the industry's most creative talents.

Mansion Global, December 02, 2016
Star Designers Leave Lasting Imprint on Luxury Real Estate

Like star architects, may top interior designers have achieved broad name recognition in recent years.

9fi5th, November 28, 2016
Waking Up to Witkoff

Witkoff's 111 Murray Street pushes luxury living to new heights.  Literally.

The Real Deal, October 31, 2016
NYC Luxury Market: Manhattan Sales

You've heard the tale a dozen times before: From 2012 to 2014, Manhattan's luxury condominium market was on fire.  And sometimes, even the most outlandish-sounding numbers turn out to be accurate.

Downtown Magazine, July 28, 2016
Drybar to Open its First Private Location

For many New Yorkers, the Drybars spread around the city is a welcome breather in a busy city life.  Imagine having it in your own building.

PropertyShark, July 21, 2016
Top 10 Best-Selling NYC Buildings Mid-Year 2016

10 Madison Square West ranked in top ten residential buildings and complexes with the most sales closed in the first 6 months of 2016.

Luxury Listings, July 08, 2016
Glam Squad

Tapping into the competition for condo amenities, Drybar at 111 Murray Street will coif residents only.

CityRealty, July 06, 2016
Tribeca's 111 Murray Gets Craned & Readies for 810-Foot Climb

Downtown Manhattan's next cloud-buster is on the rise.

NFL News, June 23, 2016
NFL, Cirque du Soleil to offer fans the ultimate NFL experience

The NFL, NFLPA and Cirque du Soleil, the world's leading creator of spectacular live productions, today announced plans for an NFL attraction in Times Square, a first-of-its-kind attraction in the heart of New York City.  Spanning 40,000 square feet, the four-story innovative exhibit, located on the corner of West 47th Street and 7th Avenue at 20 Times Square, is set to open Fall of 2017.

The New York Times, June 22, 2016
NFL Is Teaming With Cirque du Soleil to Draw New Fans

Cirque du Soleil, known for breathtaking acrobatics, and the N.F.L., known for bone-crushing hits, are joining forces in the latest iteration of the sports world's race for young and international fans.

The New York Times, May 29, 2016
Amenities Replace Toys

A sprawling 14th-floor apartment at 10 Madison Square West, Witkoff's condominium conversion of a century-old showroom building at the International Toy Center, sold for $14,255,500 and was the most expensive closed sale of the week, according to city records.

Real Estate Weekly, May 27, 2016
What’s on the inside counts as developers push the limits on lavish amenities

At the top of New York City’s luxury residential market, developers are getting more and more creative about the amenities included in their pricey buildings.

Real Estate Weekly, May 21, 2016
As Drybar moves in, life at 111 Murray now comes with fringe benefits

In a first-of-its-kind deal, national salon chain Drybar is partnering with apartment developers to offer residents in-house blowouts.

Commercial Observer, April 20, 2016
Power 100

Steve Witkoff, CEO of the Witkoff Group.

Inman, April 07, 2016
The how and why of 111 Murray Street

Three people involved with the development divulge the secrets to Samantha DeBianchi.

The Real Deal, February 23, 2016
Developer Steve Witkoff on why LA is a good, cheap bet for the next Edition

Developer has 50% interest in new West Hollywood hotel.

Los Angeles Times, December 23, 2015
Edition hotel project in West Hollywood gets $260 million in financing

LA's newest trendy boutique hotel — a luxurious 190-room property with not one but two rooftop pools — is expected to rise from the Sunset Strip this spring now that the developers have received $260 million in financing.

TheStreet, December 14, 2015
Strong Dollar Not Deterring NYC Apartment Buyers Says Witkoff CEO

The strong dollar will not keep foreign investors from buying real estate in the U.S. in 2016, said Steve Witkoff, CEO of the Witkoff Group. 

CNBC’s Power Lunch, November 02, 2015
Witkoff's Times Square retail gambit

Steven Witkoff, Chairman & CEO, The Witkoff Group, discusses a new 39-story building that's going to change the face of Times Square.

Commercial Observer, May 20, 2014
Ian Schrager Taps CBRE for 20 Times Square Retail

Ian Schrager and his joint venture constructing the Times Square Edition hotel at 20 Times Square has named CBRE as the exclusive leasing agent for the development’s 76,000-square-foot retail component.

Globe St, May 15, 2014
CBRE Gets Agency for 20 Times Square Retail

The property, being developed by the Witkoff Group and several partners, is a mixed-use development that will include a hotel.

New York Post, April 10, 2014
Dream Homes

When only a mansion will do

The Real Deal, March 05, 2014
Prices rising at the end of the tunnel

Second Avenue subway progress gives bump to Upper East Side property values

New York Post, February 12, 2014
We Hear...

That Lauren Witkoff, creative director of design and marketing for The Witkoff Group, along with matchmaker Lisa Ronis, hosted a pre-Valentine’s Day event for the ASPCA Tuesday night in three model apartments at 515 E. 72nd St. 

Bloomberg TV, January 22, 2014
Why I Support Paying NYC Pre-School Tax: Witkoff

Steven Witkoff, chairman & CEO at The Witkoff Group, discusses why companies divest of real estate holdings and his support of a new tax on the rich in New York City to fund pre-school education on Bloomberg Television’s “In The Loop.”

New York Post, January 20, 2014
Times Sq.s' new "edition"

Marriott brings Schrager's vision to 7th Avenue Hotel.

Bloomberg News, January 14, 2014
Marriott’s Edition Brand to Open a Second Property in Manhattan

Marriott International Inc.’s luxury Edition brand will open a second location in New York, at a property in the Times Square area owned by a partnership that also agreed to refinance the debt on the project.

Commercial Observer, January 07, 2014
Hotel Transactions Expected to Accelerate

With a number of large assets on the market, the trade of New York hotels is expected to pick up in 2014. according to market participants.

The Real Deal, January 01, 2014
Witkoff: the savvy strategist

It was the kind of chance encounter Steven Witkoff could only have dreamt about back when he was a young attorney pulling 90-hour workweeks at Dreyer & Traub in the late 1970s.

The New York Times, December 27, 2013
In 2013, the High End Ruled

After a four-year dry spell, a crop of new luxury condominiums aimed at the superrich opened in Manhattan and were snapped up faster and at prices surpassing those attained before the recession.

New York Magazine, December 23, 2013
The Fastest-Selling New Development

Even in this inventory-starved market where buyers are once again eager to purchase apartments off floor plans, 150 Charles Street, currently under construction, stands out.

New York Post, December 19, 2013
The Real Estate Bloom

The Mayor's final year was the most successful since the crash. A look back at the highlights of 2013.

Globe St, November 26, 2013
Helmsley Park Lane Trades for $660M

Pointing up the continued rock-solid strength of the lodging sector, the scale of the Helmsley Park Lane Hotel closed Monday for $660 million.

The New York Times, November 10, 2013
The art of hanging around
The High End, November 01, 2013
The High End - Insights Into Extraordinary Living
AM New York, October 31, 2013
The city's most spectacular terraces

New York City is famous for its Summer nights, but as the warm weather begins to fade, the city's remarkable fall foliage and shiny, tall buildings attract visitors and delight locals.

New York Post, October 24, 2013
Second Look

It's make over time along the East River

New York Post, October 02, 2013
Sales keep NYC housing market hotter than ever

Traditionally, the fall is the start of real estate’s busy season, where brokers — well-rested from a summer in Sagaponack — are champing at the bit, ready to unveil the next big thing.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek, August 07, 2013
Manhattan Homes Under $3 Million Never Harder to Buy

With $1 million to spend and no need for a mortgage Laiyan Wong expected to be able to easily buy a two-bedroom apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. What she didn’t anticipate was how much competition she’d have.

The Wall Street Journal, July 21, 2013
In Manhattan, High-End Condo Sales Surging

Apartments are selling for well over $5,000 a square foot in slim skyscrapers near Central Park such as One57 and 432 Park Ave., which isn't slated for completion until at least 2015. Another project by Mr. Witkoff, 150 Charles St. in the West Village, has found buyers for all its 91 units after sales began in February, with prices topping $3,000 a square foot.

CNBC, July 15, 2013
How the rich get a big real estate tax break

The rarefied few who can afford to shell out tens of millions of dollars for an apartment in one of the gleaming new condominiums being built across New York City may be searching for luxury, but in some cases they will find an unexpected perk: a break on real estate taxes that can mean tax bills as low as $96 a month.

AM New York, July 11, 2013
Palatial Pads

10 of the ritziest, glitziest apartment buildings in NYC

The Wall Street Journal, May 31, 2013
This years model

The art of the sample apartment aimed at getting buyers to spend millions: "The less they have to think...the more likely they are to buy"

Metro, April 17, 2013
Development to watch out for this spring

Spring Preview: We look at Manhattan's most talked-about new condos.

Daily News, April 12, 2013
Made in U.S.A

The hottest new development in town is made in America and bought by Americans.

Daily News, April 10, 2013
150 Charles in West Village stakes its claim as the top condo in town

The hottest new development in town is made in America and bought by Americans.

The Wall Street Journal, April 08, 2013
Condos and classrooms

In the West Village, developer Steven Witkoff and his partners are moving ahead on 150 Charles St., a pricey 91-unit condo development site that they bought in 2004.

Fox Business, March 22, 2013
The Rebound of New York City Real Estate
Curbed, March 20, 2013
New Line of Rentals at 25 Broad; 515 East 72nd Adds 2BRs

The spa-condo building at 515 East 72nd Street, despite it's trouble past, has been trying to move up and onward in the real estate world. 

The Wall Street Journal, March 19, 2013
Luxery, sure, but buyers try for low key

The rich are back, spending as much or more than everon New Yorkreal estate, though a bit more discreetly than in the past.

Curbed, February 15, 2013
Pricing, Floorplans Revealed at On-Sale 150 Charles Street

Brokers have been getting early peeks at 150 Charles Street for the past week or two, and now the developer and sales team have made it official: the building, much hated by neighbors, is on the market.

The New York Times, January 13, 2013
Machine of the Moment

At the building planned for 150 Charles Street, the storm influenced additions like generators, floodgates and submarine style basement doors.

The Wall Street Journal, December 06, 2012
Condo Loan Breaks Drought

A 91-unit West Village condo project that was stalled for three years by the downturn has landed a large construction loan, a potential sign that Manhattan condo construction is coming back to life.

FOX Business, May 04, 2011
Steve Witkoff on Commercial Real Estate

How will market turmoil affect the real estate market?