October 13, 2013
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Find a Spot: Old Garages Becoming Luxe Flats

If all the talk about fancy new homes hitting the market has you revved up, you may consider looking at a former garage or parking lot […]
April 7, 2014

Go Getter Josh Schuster Building His Own Real Estate Legacy

Josh Schuster is just 30 years old, but he lays claim to $500 million worth of residential and mixed-use development to date, and another $200 million […]
October 3, 2014

Luxury Condos: Dialing It Down

The developer Adam Gordon, who converted the Bouwerie Lane Theater into luxury condominiums and created a boutique building rising in West Chelsea with an $18 million […]
December 31, 2014

A Manhattan Apartment in Greenwich Village

STATS 4 BEDROOMS 4.5 BATHS 4,816 SQ. FT. $10.6 MILLION Set in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, this full-floor apartment was designed by New York–based architecture firm CetraRuddy, […]
January 23, 2015

Manhattan’s University Place Area Graduates to Luxury Residences

For a large, wide corridor that connects bustling Union Square to Washington Square Park, University Place in the northeastern pocket of Greenwich Village is a surprisingly […]
May 29, 2015

The Lower East Side Goes From Gritty to Glossy

There was a time when immigrants fought to get out of the gritty Lower East Side, but some of their descendants are fighting to get back […]
September 25, 2015

Thinking Small Earns Big Dividends for Schuster

Josh Schuster, the principal at developer DHA Capital, seems to be on a contrarian streak, bobbing and weaving across trends that tacitly govern New York City’s […]
December 10, 2015

Nikki Hilton and James Rothschild shop for Village pad

Great minds think alike! That was Nicky Hilton Rothschild’s tweet Tuesday in response to photos of her and Tommy Hilfiger’s wife, Dee Ocleppo, showing up in […]
January 22, 2016

New and Noteworthy: A Selection of Exceptional Luxury Rentals

Rental buildings in the city have come a long way in the past few years, and new luxury buildings coming on the market this year are […]
April 6, 2016

Schuster’s DHA Capital eyes $127M sellout at 75 Kenmare

Lenny Kravitz is bringing his rock star style to DHA Capital’s forthcoming condominium at 75 Kenmare Street in Nolita. The rocker-turned-designer is designing the interiors for Dan […]
September 18, 2016

A Grandson Wants to Do His Grandfather Proud

Jack Schuster earned a hard-guy reputation in the 1980s and 1990s when he was a project executive for some of New York’s high-profile developers. For example, he […]
September 21, 2016

Schuster launches new firm backed by $50M capital investment

Powered by an initial $50 million capital investment, Silverback Development has announced its official launch. Founded by next-generation industry executive Josh Schuster, the  developer, owner and […]
September 29, 2016

Silverback Development Founder Josh Schuster Talks About His Grandfather, His New Firm, and Working with Lenny Kravitz

As the grandson of famous NYC project executive Jack Schuster, who worked with the Zeckendorfs and was known for his efficiency and imposing presence, Josh Schuster […]
December 1, 2016

Silverback Development Acquires Three-Building Office Complex in Downtown Stamford for $12.5M

Purchase Marks Company’s First Entrance Into a Market Outside of NYC Silverback Development today announced the $12.5-million acquisition of a three-building, 92,000-square-foot office complex in the […]
December 6, 2016

Schuster Ventures North With Latest Acquisition

REW ONLINE – Manhattan-based Silverback Development announced the $12.5 million acquisition of a three-building, 92,000 s/f office complex in Stamford, Connecticut. The 2.75-acre complex, situated on one […]
December 7, 2016

Trio of Downtown Stamford Office Properties Sell for Eight Figures

STAMFORD — Manhattan-based real estate firm Silverback Developmenthas bought three downtown office buildings for $12.5 million. The 92,000-square-foot office complex includes 777 Summer St., 773 Summer […]
March 9, 2017

Development Firm Partners With Landowner on $100M Gramercy Condo Project

Silverback Development is partnering with a private family to build a $100 million condominium project in Gramercy Park. Josh Schuster, who founded Silverback last year, said […]
March 10, 2017

Silverback Development Plans 65-Unit Gramercy Condo

Silverback Development is planning to build a 13-story condominium building on Second Avenue in Gramercy Park. The proposed building at the corner of East 21st Street […]
May 31, 2017
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Josh Schuster’s Silverback to lead conversion of Brooklyn Heights dorm

Josh Schuster’s Silverback Development will lead the conversion of a Brooklyn Heights dormitory into 23 condominiums, he told The Real Deal. The former DHA Capital principal […]
June 26, 2017

Bringing Creativity to CRE

With a purposely creative approach to development, Silverback Development—and Josh Schuster—are names you’ll likely hear in industry circles for decades to come. CPE recently spoke with […]
September 26, 2017

Developer Says ‘Baby Boomer’ Housing Needs Are Underserved

Silverback’s focus has been primarily in New York City, but Schuster says the firm is now exploring development opportunities in Florida and Washington, DC. NEW YORK […]
November 7, 2017

Silverback Development Nabs $43M Construction Loan for Brooklyn Heights Condo Conversion

Silverback Development has secured a $43.1 million construction loan from Melody Capital Partners for the development of the firm’s planned 29-story luxury condominium building at 67 […]
November 22, 2017
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Silverback Development Founder Josh Schuster Talks Financing and What Makes Him Tick

At the age of 33, Silverback Development founder Josh Schuster has already started and sold two real estate companies. He now sits at the helm of […]
January 9, 2018

Silverback Development, partner buy Fort Lauderdale site for luxury rental tower

Silverback Development and Bizzi & Partners Development just paid $12 million for a five-block assemblage of properties in downtown Fort Lauderdale, with plans to develop New […]
January 17, 2018

Silverback Enters DC With Dupont Circle Deal

WASHINGTON, DC–New York City-based Silverback Development entered the Washington DC area market last month via a joint venture with the Kossuth Foundation to acquire and restore 2001 Massachusetts Ave., NW. […]
February 16, 2018

In New York, a View of Even a Small Park Adds Value

An apartment on Central Park has long commanded a premium, but as real estate prices have soared, blocking all but the most affluent from buying a […]
May 17, 2018

67 Livingston Street

One of the Brooklyn Heights buildings formerly owned by the Jehovah’s Witnesses is on its way to becoming a 29-story condo building developed by Silverback Development and designed […]
October 9, 2018

Downtown Stamford Office Buildings Sell for Eight Figures

Manhattan-based Silverback Development has acquired for $12.4 million a two-building office complex at 1111-1177 Summer St., in the outer circle of downtown Stamford, following up its […]
April 8, 2019
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Three New York developers talk friendly competition

Six months after the Four Seasons Restaurant moved out of the Seagram Building and reopened on East 49th Street, a trio of developers dined before the […]
May 10, 2019

New Rendering Revealed As Silverback Development Acquires 24-16 Queens Plaza South In Long Island City

In a surprise announcement, Silverback Development has acquired development rights for a new, 23-story residential project that has already topped-out in Long Island City, Queens. Located at 24-16 Queens Plaza […]
June 26, 2019

Silverback Development lands $90M construction loan for Gramercy condo

Josh Schuster’s Silverback Development lined up a $90 million construction loan for its Gramercy Park condominium development. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group and Michael Dell’s MSD Partners […]
July 23, 2019

Sales launch from $500K at Hero LIC, Long Island City’s new undulating condo tower

As completion approaches at Long Island City’s latest high-rise, Silverback Development announces the sales launch for 109 luxury condos at Hero LIC, a 22-story tower at […]
July 24, 2019
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Silverback Development Launches Sales For Hero LIC

In an exclusive reveal, Silverback Development has officially launched sales for Hero LIC, a new condominium building at 24-16 Queens Plaza South in Long Island City, Queens. The Serhant Team at […]
July 29, 2019
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An Apartment in this Dramatic Tower In LIC Is Your Next Investment

Just one subway stop away from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan lies Long Island City, a burgeoning cultural area with enviable views of New York […]
August 9, 2019
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Welcome to Queens: Corcoran opens first borough outpost

The Corcoran Group has planted its flag in Queens with the opening of an office in Long Island City. Led by president and CEO Pamela Liebman, […]
August 9, 2019
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Our Favorite Listing: Hero The Newest Long Island City Development

Our favorite listing this week, is a one stunning 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom, in the newest residential building in LIC, . Located at 24-16 Queens Plaza S Apt: […]
August 22, 2019
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Long Island City Amassing Post-Amazon Gains

If Long Island City, N.Y. needed Amazon, you wouldn’t know it from continued robust development, sales and leasing momentum just across the East River from Midtown […]
September 13, 2019

Silverback Development’s Josh Schuster talks Brooklyn Conversions, the LIC Market, and more

Josh Schuster of Silverback Development is not at all what you would expect from a millennial developer. He may be young in years (35 years old) […]
September 26, 2019

HERO LIC Announces Public Art Contest

Silverback Development has announced that the firm’s first project in Long Island City, HERO LIC, hit effective status in record time for the neighborhood, after being […]
October 4, 2019

Construction Tour: HERO – 24-16 Queens Plaza South

Facade installation is nearing completion at Silverback Development’s HERO, a 23-story residential condo tower in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Woods Bagot, the project includes […]
December 3, 2019
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State of the Market Brooklyn Edition – The Eklund Gomes Team And Silverback Development

Last week, The Eklund Gomes Brooklyn Team of Douglas Elliman and Josh Schuster of Silverback Development, hosted a State of the Market discussion focused on Brooklyn.  […]
February 25, 2020

Chase Bank Signs Lease for Retail Condo at HERO LIC

Chase Bank will open a new retail location at the base of HERO LIC, new luxury residential condominium by Silverback Development featuring architecture and interior design […]
March 27, 2020

Living Near Train Tracks

April 3, 2020

Silverback, Toll Brothers Co-Develop Stamford Rentals

May 11, 2020
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Flex Spaces, Informal Rooms More Popular Than Ever, Says NYC Architect

October 26, 2020
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Developer reveals plans to bring affordable housing to the south Bronx

The future home of affordable housing at 580 Gerard Ave.Photo by Jason CohenA 200-unit multi-family development is set to be built in the south Bronx with […]