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Foundation Work Continues For “HAP Eight” At 215 West 28th Street, In Midtown

Caisson pilings and ongoing foundation work have been spotted for the site of 215 West 28th Street, on the northern edge of Chelsea. Dubbed, “HAP Eight,” the project is set to stand 20 floors and 210 feet when complete. Comprised of two adjoining buildings, the site...
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‘Devil In The Detail’: Brokers, Developers Trying To Figure Out Opportunity Zone Benefits, Pitfalls

  The brand-new opportunity zones are shaping up to be one of the biggest trends to impact commercial real estate next year. But the program is uncharted territory, and investors and developers are being told to tread carefully if they want to make use of the...
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East Harlem Boosted by Rezoning, Tax Breaks

Opportunity zone incentives seen fueling low-return projects Weak Northern Manhattan sales gain against borough’s total   At the corner of Lexington Avenue and 125th Street in East Harlem, in front of a closed Pathmark grocery -– “Pat ark” is all that remains of...
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East Harlem boosted by rezoning, tax breaks

  At the corner of Lexington Avenue and 125th Street in East Harlem, in front of a closed Pathmark grocery —“Pat ark” is all that remains of the name — real estate broker John McGuinness paints a vision of the near future. The Pathmark transforms to a Trader...
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NYC Real Estate Investment Outlook and Opportunities For 2019 from HAP Investments CEO Eran Polack

As 2018 comes to an end, many real estate developers and investors are looking toward the new year and considering what challenges and opportunities are in store for the industry, and the best way to navigate the New York City metropolitan market. Will land pricing...
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Thru the Lens: Lawrence of HAP Investments addresses B’nai B’rith Real Estate monthly luncheon meeting

Manhattan, NY Andrea Lawrence, deputy CEO and general counsel, HAP Investments, addressed the B’nai B’rith Real Estate monthly luncheon meeting, October 10th, at the Cornell Club. Her topic was “Inside HAP Investments.” VIEW ORIGINAL...
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Something New, for $1 Million

Brand-new condos tend to have sky-high prices, but with a little sleuthing, you can find something for closer to Manhattan’s median apartment price. For some, only new will do. With fashionable finishes, trendy technology and a cruise ship’s worth of amenities — as...
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People On The Move: Andrea Lawrence, Promotion

HAP Investments Deputy CEO & General Counsel Classification: Corporate Mgmt – Chrmn, CEO, CFO, Owner, Pres, VP, Other Exec Andrea Lawrence has been promoted to Deputy CEO and General Counsel of HAP Investments. She will help plan, develop and manage HAP...
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Andrea Lawrence Promoted to Deputy CEO and General Counsel of HAP Investments

HAP Investments LLC, an international, full-service real estate development company headquartered in New York City, announced that Andrea Lawrence has been promoted to Deputy CEO and General Counsel. In this new role, Ms. Lawrence will work directly with CEO and...
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LEADERS Interview with Eran Polack, CEO and Co-Founder, HAP Investments

Eran Polack is an established entrepreneur with a long history of successful real estate ventures in Eastern Europe, Israel, and the United States. Polack was one of the first developers to identify East Harlem as well as the Journal Square neighborhood of Jersey City...
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Executive Moves

Andrea Lawrence NEW HIRE Published on March 6, 2014 Andrea Lawrence, 44, joined HAP Investments LLC as General Counsel. She was formerly Real Estate Partner at LeclairRyan. Job Title General Counsel Company HAP Investments LLC Age (?) 44 Start Date March 6, 2014 Newly...

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Harlem rental from HAP

HAP Investments LLC, a New York based international real estate investment and development company, is in contract to buy 247-249 East 117th Street. The seller is PGC New York 1 LLC. 247-249 East 117th Street is located on the north side of East 117th Street, between...

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Avi Blum Joins HAP Investments As Controller

HAP Investments LLC, a New York based international real estate investment and development company, has announced that Avi Blum has joined the firm as Controller. “We are delighted to have Avi join the HAP team as controller,” said Eran Polack, co-founder and CEO of...

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Eran Polack

Mr. Polack, 40, is the chief executive of HAP Investment Developers, a company with offices in New York and Tel Aviv that focuses mainly on midsize residential and commercial properties, mainly in northern Manhattan. His partners in the company are Amir Hasid and Nir...

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Revealed: 215 West 28th Street

Further proving the cantilever craze is in full swing, new renderings have been released for 215 West 28th Street, which will feature two cantilevers. The project is being developed by HAP – PDF on the project at the link – and permits list the architect as Michael...

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