O'Connor Capital Partners is a privately-owned, independent real estate investment and development firm focused on principal investing through private equity funds. O'Connor concentrates its efforts on making direct investments in high-quality assets in major metropolitan markets in North America. Over the past 25 years, the firm has acquired or developed more than $15 billion of property on behalf of various investment funds, institutional clients, and its own account, encompassing all major property types. The firm is based in New York City, with a regional office in Mexico City.
With 25 years of experience in marketing and collective sales in excess of $25 billion, Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is the recognized industry leader in the planning, design, marketing, and sale of luxury residential development. Representing properties throughout the United States and in select international locations, Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group’s portfolio contains a curated collection of the world’s most desirable new addresses.
DBOX is a New York City based Branding Agency, Creative Agency and Integrated Marketing Communications Firm specializing in 3D renderings, web design, graphic design, branding, rebranding, web development, interactive, real estate media strategy, website development, visual communications, interactive design, corporate identity development, logo design, packaging design and online marketing. DBOX provides Integrated Marketing services such as brand strategy, product & service launch strategies, positioning, naming, and web strategy.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the leading architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban-planning firms in the world, with a 75-year reputation for design excellence and a portfolio that includes some of the most important architectural accomplishments of the 20th and 21st centuries. Since its inception, SOM has been a leader in the research and development of specialized technologies, new processes and innovative ideas, many of which have had a palpable and lasting impact on the design profession and the physical environment. The firm's longstanding leadership in design and building technology has been honored with more than 900 awards for quality, innovation, and management. The American Institute of Architects has recognized SOM twice with its highest honor, the Architecture Firm Award - in 1962 and again in 1996. The firm maintains offices in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, London, Hong Kong, and Brussels.
Over the past 35 years, Vicente Wolf has become internationally renowned for design that is guided by his passion for integrity and simplicity. In addition to the interiors of private homes, luxury hotels, and fine restaurants, he has designed textiles, furniture, and decorative pieces for premier brands including Baccarat, Ann Sacks, and Tufenkian.
Highly regarded by prestigious design authorities, Wolf has been included in Architectural Digest’s “AD 100”, Metropolitan Home’s Design 100, Elle Décor’s A List, and he has been inducted into Interior Design’s Designer Hall of Fame.
Exhale, conceived to fulfill the need for high quality transformational mind body offerings within a spa setting, is the brainchild of leading spa executive Annbeth Eschbach, who is supported by a team of industry veterans. Backed by Brentwood Associates, exhale has plans to grow their wellbeing paradigm to 15-20 locations throughout the U.S. and currently operates 9 locations in New York, Massachusetts, Illinois, California, Texas and Turks + Caicos, with additional properties currently in development.
NEMA Workshop is a cutting-edge interior design and architecture firm based in New York City. Lead by Founder Anurag Nema and Partner Orit Kaufman, NEMA creates innovative spaces that combine modern concepts with personality, cultural awareness, and comfort. Winners of the prestigious Travel + Leisure 2009 Design Award for Delicatessen restaurant in SoHo, NEMA's designs centers on high contrast materials, chic choices of color and innovative forms of lighting. The design aims to enliven the senses, evoke curiosity and encourage comfort among guests. NEMA's trademark style blends fashion-forward creativity with the highest quality materials and luxurious details to create elegant, sensuous and enduring spaces.
While today a leading design firm practicing around the world and in multiple design disciplines, Sasaki Associates' roots are in landscape architecture. As the chairman of the landscape architecture department of Harvard University during the 1950s, founder Hideo Sasaki forged collaborative working relationships with some of the era's most prominent architects, including Gordon Bunshaft, I.M. Pei and Kevin Roche, among many others. Passionate about collaboration, Sasaki's vision came to form the basis of a practice model that continues to this day. With offices in Watertown, MA and San Francisco, Sasaki Associates is the recipient of more than 400 design awards and has 325 employees engaged in architecture, landscape architecture, planning and urban design, interior design, eco-technologies and graphic design. Sasaki Associates is also responsible for the much-loved Greenacre Park, a small urban "pocket park" located on 51st Street between Second and Third Avenues in Manhattan, completed in the mid-1970s.
Roto Studio is a full-service design and production firm specializing in first-hand experiences for museums and entertainment venues. With an award-winning design team and in-house exhibit engineering group, Roto Studio's work includes interactive gadgets, immersive themed environments, content-rich interpretive exhibits, and dramatic story-driven attractions. With more than 15 years of industry-leading experience and extraordinary versatility, Roto Studio has a proven track record for delivering some of the most innovative and compelling guest experiences in the industry.
Bargmann Hendrie + Archetype, Inc. (bh+a) is an architecture and interior design firm specializing in residential and workplace projects. Bh+a’s design philosophy is to create residences with character that reflect optimal functional layouts, innovative use of materials and state-of-the-art operating systems. Prior to founding bh+a, principal Joel Bargmann was a Senior Associate for Charles Gwathmey’s firm, a practice known in NYC for their refined apartment designs. Bh+a’s portfolio is characterized by its design adaptation to existing context. For example, at Manhattan House, this led to the design of select apartments that have both north and south City views from the living spaces. While innovative, the designs are highly functional and cost-effective. The firm has been recognized by over 50 national and regional awards and publications and is well known in the private equity world having designed offices for five of the top ten firms in Boston.
MS Architecture is a Manhattan based architecture and interior design firm founded by architect Suzie Mariniello, AIA and Interior Designer, Suzanne Stait, NCIDQ. The pair has worked closely together for more than 10 years and has garnered recognition for their high end residential interior build outs. Drawing on their expertise in both architecture and interior design, the firm offers a complete range of services from conception through completion. MS Architecture's design aesthetic is both current and classical. They are committed to personal attention and work closely with clients to achieve a design vision that reflects each client's lifestyle and personality.
Plant Fantasies Incorporated, founded over 20 years ago by Teresa Carleo, is a full-service landscape contractor serving distinctive residential and commercial properties in Manhattan's most prestigious neighborhoods. Ms. Carleo's exceptional eye for form, color and arrangement guide the landscape design of courtyards, private gardens, penthouses and terraces as well as seasonal arrangements for lobbies and special events. Plant Fantasies has worked with world-renowned architectural firms and real estate developers and has been profiled and quoted in publications including The New York Times, Real Estate New York, The Terrain Newsletter (produced by the New York chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects), Real Estate Weekly, The Mann Report and New York Real Estate Journal.
Established in 1991, DKC is one of the top 10 independent firms in the United States, with a diverse client list including Fortune 100 companies, entrepreneurs, non-profits and creative individuals across a broad range of industries. Based in New York City with offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, DC and Albany, DKC is led by President Sean Cassidy. The breadth of our expertise and our daily engagement with leaders in the media, politics, industry and academia keeps us ahead of the latest trends in public opinion.