The Real Deal New York

These investors are quietly remaking Brooklyn

A guide to the mid-size players taking the borough by storm
By Mark Maurer | December 07, 2015 10:00AM

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]