ABOUT THE ARCHITECT/ENGINEER: PETER FRANZESE DESIGN & ENGINEERING
Established in 1975, Peter Franzese Design & Engineering is a highly skilled provider of engineering and building design services in New York and New Jersey. Peter Franzese, AIA, ASCE, and lead project designer Jorge Montes de Oca have collaborated on projects ranging from ground-up new residential and commercial construction to complex renovations and conversions of industrial warehouses into loft-style living spaces. In addition to market-rate and luxury residential projects, the firm is proud of its important work designing many affordable housing developments, as well as educational and healthcare institutions throughout the New York Metro Area.
ABOUT THE DEVELOPER
Parkadon Development LLC and its affiliate Parkadon Management have been engaged in real estate acquisition, development and management in New York City and the Metro Area for over three decades. Parkadon believes that attractive residential architecture with superior construction, fixtures and finishes, reliable security and life-improving amenities should be accessible to all. Founder Michael Greenberg, a lifelong New Yorker with expertise in acquisitions, financing and land use planning, has managed or asset managed over 10,000 residential units and commercial properties with a total market value of over $1 billion, and is currently a principal in over twenty buildings in New York and New Jersey. Whether rehabilitating properties or planning new developments, Parkadon prioritizes durability and sustainability—sourcing long-lasting construction materials, integrating efficient systems and ensuring optimal future operations through well-planned reserve funding. The firm continues to grow and thrive—creating value, developing quality housing, transforming properties through effective management and revitalizing communities.
ABOUT THE D.P. GROUP GENERAL CONTRACTORS, INC.
With over 50 years combined experience in the construction industry, D.P. Group General Contractors/Developers Inc. is among New York’s most trusted general contracting companies, specializing in new construction and structural rehabilitation. The firm brings a passion for quality and safety to each project. The new 70 West 139th Street development marks D.P. Group’s third collaboration with architect Peter Franzese, having partnered on the ground-up construction of the 59-unit Maple Mesa and 73-unit High Hawk, both in the Bronx, NY. Additional D.P. Group General Contractors projects include True Colors, a residence for LGBTQ youth established by singer and advocate Cyndi Lauper, and Noel Pointer Court, a 23-unit affordable housing project in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
ABOUT THE BROKERAGE FIRM: HALSTEAD PROPERTY, LLC
As one of the top residential real estate brokerage firms in the New York metropolitan area, Halstead has more than 1,300 sales and rental agents located in premier retail storefronts in Manhattan; Brooklyn; Queens; the Bronx; the Hamptons; Fairfield County, Connecticut; New Jersey and the Hudson Valley.
Founded in 1984 by Clark P. Halstead and Diane M. Ramirez, who now leads the firm as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Halstead is well known as an industry pioneer and leader. In New York City, Halstead was the first large firm to create storefront offices, most strategically located in highly trafficked areas, creating outstanding showcases for our properties.
In March 2017, Halstead proudly announced that it was named the Official Luxury Real Estate Firm of the New York Yankees as part of a multi-year partnership featuring extensive branding at Yankee Stadium, a variety of brand cross promotion activities and joint community outreach programs.
Twice in the last three years, Halstead has been recognized as Most Innovative Brokerage by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a global organization encompassing 650 of the foremost brands in residential real estate. We believe strongly in operating by our core principles: expertise, service, integrity and passion for what we do.