The Real Deal New York

These investors are quietly remaking Brooklyn

A guide to the mid-size players taking the borough by storm

December 07, 2015 10:00AM
By Mark Maurer

Assaf Fitoussi and Boaz Gilad of Brookland Capital, Slate’s Martin Nussbaum, left, and David Schwartz, and Eli Karp of Hello Living

Assaf Fitoussi and Boaz Gilad of Brookland Capital, Slate’s Martin Nussbaum and David Schwartz, and Eli Karp of Hello Living

From the December issue: In Brooklyn, any ranking of top real estate developers is dominated by a familiar list of marquee firms led by Forest City Ratner and Two Trees Development. But rankings can be deceiving. Outside the spotlight, the borough’s middle-market is seeing a cast of fast-rising newcomers and shadowy figures who are aggressively marking their turf.

From a tight-knit Hasidic clan in South Williamsburg to a small up-and-coming Midtown Manhattan firm, these developers and investors rebuilding Brooklyn are not always in plain sight. [more]

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