What Does the New York City of Tomorrow Look Like?

New York City’s dynamic architectural landscape has seen wave after wave of rapid growth, but the Manhattan market has recently proven prohibitive for some developers. “There’s already a completely quiet market in Manhattan,” says residential real estate developer Michael Stern, CEO of JDS Development Group. But while development may be at a standstill for other firms, JDS Development’s portfolio continues to expand, with the company’s American Copper Buildings and 111 West 57th Street getting closer each day to welcoming their new residents.

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Jean Nouvel’s Sleek Miami Tower Will Have a Private Lagoon

Top New York City real estate developer JDS Development Group and renowned architect Jean Nouvel are creating an innovative solution to Miami’s storm surges and rising sea levels with their newest residential project. Monad Terrace features 51 luxury homes in a two-tower, glass-clad development that Nouvel calls a “reflection machine.” Each apartment will have access to a terrace with hanging gardens and views not only of Biscayne Bay but the centerpiece of Monad Terrace, a naturally filtered lagoon planted with native vegetation. The buildings and lagoon are designed specifically to resist damage during flooding, as is the property’s subterranean parking garage.

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Manhattan Condo in Stella Tower for Sale

New York City real estate developers JDS Development Group reintroduced Stella Tower in 2014. The original structure was built by visionary architect Ralph Walker for the New York Telephone Company in 1927. The 18-story Art Deco residential tower now has 51 luxury residences that will set a new standard for modern living in a pre-war architectural structure. The apartments are thoughtfully designed with custom paneled oak doors, hand-laid oak flooring. The chef-worthy kitchen has top-of-the-line appliances and polished concrete countertops, while the oversized windows frame breathtaking panoramic views of Manhattan.

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