Author: Robert Stofer

Largest Office-to-Resi Conversion Project in US History Tops Out in FiDi

Construction has reached its peak on 25 Water Street, a significant project in Manhattan’s Financial District. The endeavor involves converting a 22-story office building into a 32-story residential complex, marking a remarkable transformation. The project, undertaken by CetraRuddy architects and spearheaded by GFP Real Estate, Metro Loft Management, and Rockwood Capital, includes adding ten stories… Read more »


GFP, Metro Loft’s 25 Water Street leads pack of NYC’s largest office-to-resi conversions

There’s been plenty of chatter around office-to-residential conversions in New York, but also questions about who is actually pulling it off. The Real Deal crunched the data to find all the properties scheduled for such overhauls. TRD‘s analysis of alteration permits filed between 2022-2023 revealed the five biggest office-to-residential projects. Here’s a look. Read the… Read more »


GFP, Metro Loft close on $536M loan at 25 Water Street

The three partners planning a 1,300-unit conversion of 25 Water Street closed the $536 million loan that’s been in the works for months. Michael Dell’s MSD Partners and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance provided the loan for the acquisition and redevelopment of the Financial District property, Newmark announced Thursday.   Read the full story here.