The Real Deal New York

Ziel Feldman: It was worth every penny

The developer defends his monster $870 million West Side land buy

June 08, 2015 10:50AM
By Konrad Putzier

Ziel Feldman HFZ

Ziel Feldman

From the June issue: The first thing you see when you walk into the swanky lobby of HFZ Capital Group’s Midtown office is a sad-looking rhinoceros suspended from a crane. Standing shoulder high on a coffee table in the middle of a swanky lobby, the crane is a sculpture by Italian artist Stefano Bombardieri. According to HFZ’s President Ziel Feldman, the art is a metaphor for harnessing power. And considering recent events, it seems it also has another message: This is a company that’s going after the big game. [more]