Hines is a privately owned international real estate investment, development and management firm with offices in 121 cities in 19 countries. Founded in 1957, Hines has completed more than 740 distinguished developments with another 115 currently underway globally. Founder Gerald D. Hines pioneered the now-established practice of creating signature architectural works, collaborating with such noted architects as Philip Johnson, Cesar Pelli, Robert A.M. Stern, Richard Meier and Frank Gehry. Hines has been an active participant in New York's built environment since the late 1970s, having built such notable projects as Philip Johnson's iconic "Lipstick Building" on East 53rd Street, Jean Nouvel's 40 Mercer residences in SoHo and One Jackson Square in Greenwich Village, designed by Kohn Pederson Fox.
Pontiac Land Group
Pontiac Land Group is a Singapore-based luxury real estate development company with more than a half-century of experience in commercial, residential, hospitality, retail and medical developments. The group has collaborated with numerous internationally renowned architects, including six Pritzker Prize-winning firms, and emphasizes comprehensive art programs in all of its projects. Pontiac Land Group's portfolio includes luxury hotels in Singapore (The Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Capella, Conrad Centennial and Regent); commercial skyscrapers (Millenia and Centennial towers); luxury residences (Ardmore Residence, HANA and The Colonnade); the Millenia Walk shopping mall; and Camden Medical Centre, an exclusive healthcare facility. Among the artists represented in the group's properties are Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, James Rosenquist, Yayoi Kusama and Zhui Wei. 53W53 is Pontiac Land Group's premier investment in the United States.
The Goldman Sachs Group is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. The company provides a range of services to corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The Real Estate Principal Investment Area (REPIA), the primary real estate investing group within Goldman Sachs' Merchant Banking Division, invests directly and indirectly in real estate assets. REPIA is one of the largest real estate fund managers globally, having invested approximately $41 billion across more than 700 projects. REPIA currently has approximately $25 billion in assets under management, diversified geographically and among product types. Goldman Sachs has been a key investor and participant in many notable Manhattan residential properties including Robert A.M. Stern's iconic 15 Central Park West and TriBeCa's 56 Leonard, designed by Herzog and de Meuron.