Real estate development and investment

Founded in 2010, William Macklowe Company (WMC) is a privately-owned, vertically integrated real estate development and investment firm based in New York City with a focus on strategic risk adjusted property investments across asset classes throughout the City’s five boroughs.


Experienced Investment Team

  • Longstanding experience in owning, development, construction, leasing, asset and property management, acquisitions and finance.
  • History of success with institutional partners and seamless integration and complience with institutional protocols and procedures.
  • Unparalleled knowledge of New York City real estate across all asset classes.

Track Record of Success

  • 25+ year proven track‐record of successful investments.
  • Unmatched, repeated value creation through creative repositioning ground-up development and asset management.
  • Generated highly attractive risk‐adjusted returns by virtue of existing asset‐based cash flow, operational enhancements, and intimate knowledge of the underlying New York City real estate market.

Dynamic Vertical Platform

  • Vast network of long‐term relationships across tenants, brokers and financing sources.
  • Prominent player and favored counterparty in global real estate community with privileged access to off-market acquisition and development opportunities.
  • Vertically‐integrated platform with proven capacity to own, operate, lease and manage more than 14 million square feet of premier office and residential space.


Past, Current & Realized

  • WorldWide Plaza
  • The General Motors Building
  • 1330 Avenue of the Americas
  • 1301 Avenue of the Americas
  • 1540 Broadway
  • 340 Madison Avenue
  • Grand Central Tower
  • 850 Third Avenue
  • Park Avenue Tower
  • 125 West 55th Street
  • 510 Madison Avenue
  • 540 Madison Avenue
  • 386 Park Avenue South
  • 156 William Street
  • 527 Madison Avenue
  • Tower 56
  • 400 Madison Avenue
  • 311 West 43rd Street
  • 369 Lexington Avenue
  • 610 Broadway
  • River Terrace (medical facilities)
  • 636 Avenue of the Americas
  • 140 West 57th Street
  • 353 Lexington Avenue
  • 50 West 57th Street
  • 31 East 28th Street
  • 245 7th Avenue Retail
  • 250 East 60th Street
  • River Terrace (515 East 72nd Street)
  • River Tower (420 East 54th Street)
  • 777 Sixth Avenue
  • Longacre House (305 West 50th Street)
  • 120 Fifth Avenue (Brooklyn)
  • 30 East End Avenue
  • 310 East 53rd Street (condo development)
  • 865 First Avenue
  • 345 East 64th Street
  • 21 East 12th Street (condo development)
  • 800 Madison Avenue
  • 192 East 75th Street
  • 40 West 55th Street
  • 245 Seventh Avenue (condo development)
  • 30 East 68th Street
  • 3 East 66th Street
  • 145 East 76th Street (condo development)
  • 1143 First Avenue


WMC leverages its differentiated relationship network to identify investment opportunities where it can leverage its flexible capital base and “hands-on” ownership mentality to create value and drive outsized returns.

  • First Mover Advantage

    Identify and capitalize on off-market opportunities in all New York City submarkets (Manhattan and outer boroughs) ahead of other real estate investors.

  • Process Expertise

    Leverage in depth knowledge of New York’s complex regulatory and zoning process. Problem solving abilities for complex transactional situations have created lucrative opportunities where others have neither had the vision nor the expertise to pursue

  • Creative Asset Management

    Identify, redevelop and reposition underperforming or mismanaged assets through capital improvements, architectural enhancements, re‐tenanting and proactive “hands‐on” management.

  • Relationship Network

    Create and maintain strong, long‐term relationships with tenants and brokers while forging long‐term, mutually beneficial relationships with institutional debt sources and equity partners.

  • Innovative Design

    Design and construct architecturally distinct and prominent buildings with highly innovative design standards, operating mechanics and environmental sensitivity

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WMC’s experience and expertise includes the ownership, operation, development and management of office, multi-family residential, medical office and retail assets. WMC’s professionals are responsible for acquisitions, value creation, construction and asset management and have participated in more than $20 billion of commercial real estate transactions.