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Mazars

Since 1921, Mazars has provided a unique combination of foresight and experience when fulfilling client needs in accounting, tax and advisory services. Named a top U.S. accounting firm by Accounting Today, Mazars’ team of professionals brings technical expertise, industry insight and an integrated, customized approach to dealing with the critical issues and competitive challenges facing the firm’s clients. Whether on the local level or internationally, the firm guides clients through their day-to-day operations and works with them to ensure they have the right financial structure in place to meet their business goals.

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Aggressive Energy

Aggressive Energy is a full-service energy solution in the area and we’re committed to providing you with the most competitive energy prices in the city. We offer complete heating solutions for co-ops, condos, and owner-managed properties, including energy supply, mechanical services and immediate care that will make you feel completely comfortable with your personalized energy solution.

Aggressive Energy will keep striving to provide the best service and cost as we pave our region’s future in energy with new, more efficient technologies.

We’ll keep you in your comfort zone.

Avison Young

Avison Young’s expanding presence around the globe included the opening of our New York office in 2012. As a global hub of international business and commerce, New York City serves as the core of one of the largest economies in the world. Our exclusively selected best-in-class advisors provide comprehensive consulting and real estate services to leading corporations throughout the world.

Avison Young’s principals deliver results that are aligned with strategic business objectives, supporting real estate initiatives that add value and build competitive advantage for our clients. Our advisors are industry experts in tenant and landlord representation (office, retail and industrial), capital markets (investment sales, debt and equity placement and note sales) and valuation, providing clients with a full range of consulting and valuation services. With our seamless integration of services for our clients, we also perform project and investment management, third-party asset acquisitions and property management. Avison Young’s pre-eminent New York team is built around the intellectual capital of its advisors, consultants and professionals. Our best-in-class strategy and team-centered approach positions our firm to execute the most complex real estate transactions and exemplify our client-integrated approach model. As a world-class organization, our New York advisors work rigorously with our Avison Young partners throughout the firm and provide acute transaction strategy to ensure clients are provided with the full scope of our experience and capital.

Ballard Spahr

Ballard Spahr’s Real Estate Department is one of the nation’s foremost real estate practices, consisting of more than 120 lawyers located throughout the firm’s offices. Our national real estate practice is consistently recognized for excellence in advising and counseling public and private companies from coast to coast. Our development team provides strategic representation through every phase of a project, from concept to completion. We offer a full complement of services in site acquisition, land use, tax structuring, financing, construction, leasing, and disposition—and the flexibility to select specific services on an as-needed basis.

Better Spaces

Better Spaces is a platform to create and manage amenity space. We use technology and a modular space set up to convert existing buildings into the type of flexible and creative offices very much in demand.

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Blender is a leading luxury workspace located in the NoMad neighborhood of New York City. The space was custom built for high-caliber professionals who value thoughtful design and an elevated work experience.

Blender Workspace has evolved into a HUB for creative, lifestyle and wellness brands, with several prominent firms calling Blender home.

CompStak

Compstak is the leading crowdsourced commercial real estate data platform. We handle millions of data points each week to create a comprehensive, robust CRE data set. Our Mission: CompStak envisions a commercial real estate industry in which accurate and transparent data leads to better, faster deals for everyone.

Equiem

Equiem is the leading customer experience platform for real estate. We exist to help landlords unlock new value in their assets; assisting them to attract and retain tenants, while increasing revenue.

Our products and services open up new ways to connect with each and every building occupant. Through deeper engagement with customers, a smart technology platform and a curated services experience, we breathe life into buildings and help create places your tenants never want to leave.

Equiem provide the only fully-integrated solution (technology, people and services), allowing us to deliver premium bespoke, building specific or precinct wide, online, offline and onsite customer experiences.

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Goulston & Storrs PC is an Am Law 200 law firm with offices in Boston, New York and Washington, D.C. With more than 200 lawyers across multiple disciplines, the firm is a real estate powerhouse, with leading-edge corporate, litigation and private client and trust practices. Our lawyers employ a proven team approach that values client outcomes over individual recognition. The firm’s dedication to providing prompt, practical legal advice, cost-efficiently and tailored to our clients’ business needs, has resulted in Goulston & Storrs being acknowledged for excellence by Chambers USA, BTI’s A-Team for Client Service, Best Lawyers in America and other leading industry rankings.

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InFin Capital is a leading underwriting and advisory firm, with unique expertise in managing debt and equity issuances in the Israeli capital market.

Our clients benefit from our long-lasting relationships with all major institutional and private investors in Israel, as well as with the local rating agencies (subsidiaries of S&P and Moody’s).

InFin has been involved in over 66 issuances with a total issued amount of ~NIS30bn (~US$8.5bn).

InFin led the US issuers IPO market between 2015 – 2017, with a 29% market share. We acted as both the underwriter & advisor in 20% of the overall issuances market.

InFin Capital provides its clients with all the services required for issuing bonds in the Israeli capital market, including:
• Portfolio analysis and deal structuring
• Rating advisory
• Transaction management
• Underwriting & Distribution
• Investor relations
• Post issuance representation in Israel

InFin Capital cooperates with top tier Israeli legal and accounting firms, assisting the issuers in setting up the entire experienced team, required for executing the transaction.

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Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti LLP is a highly regarded commercial real estate firm that delivers unmatched full spectrum legal services in a collaborative and cost effective manner. Our complementary practice areas servicing the commercial real estate industry include commercial real estate, construction & design, and landlord & tenant groups, which offer a wide range of experience and expertise enabling our clients to obtain optimal results in a wide variety of matters. Given the depth of experience that our highly skilled lawyers possess, the range and breadth of our industry contacts, and our deep understanding of commercial real estate we are able to bring a uniquely tailored, results-oriented approach to a wide range of clients including commercial real estate developers, architects, contractors and brokers, as well as owners, investors, landlords and tenants in office and retail properties.

NationWide

Nationwide Property & Appraisal Services, LLC, the first Appraisal Management Company to be licensed in the country, is an award winning full service Appraisal Management Company, licensed, bonded and insured to conduct business nationwide. We service many of the industry leaders in retail, wholesale, and commercial lending. Using state of the art technology along with a knowledgeable staff, Nationwide is equipped to provide the best possible service custom tailored to meet each client’s specific needs. We are happy to provide you with information about us and show you how we can be your One Stop solution for all your real estate appraisal needs both residential and commercial.

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Across the nation and especially in and around New York, our skilled handling of real estate transactions has helped our real estate lawyers achieve an outstanding reputation in the industry. Leveraging our in-depth knowledge, creative deal-making, and diligent and cost-efficient service, we negotiate and close some of the country’s most sophisticated and significant real estate transactions on behalf of our clients.

We have particular experience serving real estate clients in the areas of major office buildings, including purchases, joint ventures, financing, sales, space leasing and ground leasing of office buildings, hotels and development sites, retail leasing, where we represent major brand retailers in leasing retail space in Manhattan and across the U.S.

Recent transactions include numerous assemblages, often with portions containing air rights, grounds leases and condominium parcels. We have one of the most active air rights conveyancing practices in New York.
Our real estate attorneys also handle joint ownership arrangements, including condominiums, cooperatives and tenancies-in-common, negotiate like-kind 1031 exchanges, arrange workouts of distressed properties and counsel owners and investment bankers in offering real estate investment trust (REIT) shares.

Our real estate attorneys are nationally recognized by client and peer-reviewed rating groups such as Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers for their abilities and effectiveness in real estate law. The firm’s Real Estate Law practice has been acknowledged by the prestigious client and peer-reviewed directory Chambers USA for Real Estate: Mainly Dirt (New York) and recognized as “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Tier 1” in New York City Metropolitan and “Tier 2” Nationally.

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Partner Energy is a nationwide provider of energy efficiency engineering and sustainability consulting services for existing buildings and new construction. We work with building owners, developers, and managers to identify, capitalize, and implement accretive energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability projects.

With offices in New York City and Newark, NJ, Partner Energy can consult real estate organizations on regulatory compliance (LL84, LL87 and NYC Energy Code), energy audits, feasibility studies, commissioning/retro-commissioning, green building certifications (e.g. LEED and Energy Star), and all aspects of affordable housing sustainability requirements, such as the new Integrated Physical Needs Assessment (IPNA) protocol.

Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.

Partner Engineering and Science, Inc., provides full-service environmental and engineering services to clients throughout the Americas, Europe, and around the globe. The company offers environmental consulting and remediation, building engineering and assessment, energy and sustainability consulting, construction, site civil engineering, industrial hygiene, land surveying and mapping, policy writing, telecommunication engineering and construction, and landscape architecture services; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing services; and health, safety, and regulatory compliance services. It serves financial institutions, agency lenders, construction lenders, real estate investors, owners, developers, corporations, and attorneys; and government, healthcare, higher education, industrial, and telecommunication clients. Drawing on over 90 years of business experience, our multidisciplinary approach allows us to serve clients at all stages from initial due diligence and design to development and construction, as well as the ongoing maintenance and optimization of a real estate asset.

Proskauer

Proskauer, founded in 1875, is a global law firm providing a wide variety of legal services to clients worldwide from offices in Beijing, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Newark, Paris, Sao Paulo, and Washington, DC. From dirt to dollars, ourReal Estate Group is the most experienced in the world at representing these major players in the full range of important and relevant matters, from financings to leasing, contract and tax issues. We regularly handle transactions relating to all sectors of the real estate business, including: acquisitions and dispositions; development, leasing, management and construction;commercial, industrial, residential, hospitality and mixed-use properties;workouts and foreclosures; reorganization transactions; joint ventures; the formation of real estate funds; the public and private offering of debt and equity real estate securities; senior and mezzanine financing transactions; and real estate litigation.

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