The developer that partnered with Thompson Hotels to create a downtown icon. The designer who’s an international tastemaker. The advisors with decades-deep insight and experience in New York living.


Affiliates of GFI Development LLC and GFI Hospitality, LLC (collectively “GFI”) have successfully developed more than $2 billion of hospitality residential, office, retail and real estate since 1999. Led by a senior management team, the companies focus on investments in major metropolitan areas. GFI’s success is directly tied to its ability to identify unique opportunities, envision a new future for the property, and unlocking the project’s potential by seamlessly executing the business plan at every stage. GFI prides itself on delivering best-in-class projects that directly benefit the communities in which they are located, while delivering value to partners, investors, residents, and guests. Past and current successful projects include The Beekman Hotel and Residences (also a Thompson Hotel), Ace Hotel Brooklyn, Ace Hotel New York and The James New York Nomad, among others. GFI also has multiple projects outside of New York, primarily in Florida including the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach.


Since its foundation in 2003, Thomas Juul-Hansen, llc has developed a diverse body of design work including residential, hospitality, retail and interiors. With each project, the firm explores unique and innovative formal solutions to provoke a notion of timeless manifesto through thoughtful investigations of contextual sensitivity, materiality and customization.

Exclusive Marketing & Sales

Drawing upon decades of experience and market-specific knowledge, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing offers a multidisciplinary approach that includes comprehensive in-house research, planning and design, marketing, and sales. Through a strategic global alliance with Knight Frank Residential, the world’s largest privately owned property consultancy, the company markets properties to audiences in 51 countries, representing an $87-billion portfolio of new developments.


With urban destinations that guide global conversations and resorts deeply rooted in the local scene, Thompson Hotels offers the best of culture, collected and curated right within our walls. Our portfolio of iconic hotels and resorts impart an authentic experience made by and of each destination—unabashedly local flavors get reinterpreted by award-winning chefs and artisan cocktail culture reigns supreme. Whether on our buzzy rooftop decks or in neighborhood drink joints below the surface, the Thompson Hotels experience is like no other.