Charney Companies

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Mark Beautifully

At Charney Companies, we are placemakers who honor our responsibility to communities by building spaces that create room for expression and exchange.

Founded in 2013 by Sam Charney, Charney Companies currently has over 2.5M square feet of real estate that we own, manage, or are currently developing across New York City. Our primary focus is on design driven residential and mixed-use development. Our goal is to deliver high quality and thoughtful real estate that moves communities forward. Let’s build something beautiful.

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2023 by numbers

Mark $1B
SALES/RENTAL VOLUME
Mark 12
TOTAL NEW DEVELOPMENTS
Mark ~25%
TOTAL PPSF ABOVE MARKET ON ALL NEW DEVELOPMENTS
Mark 2.5M+
TOTAL SQ. FOOTAGE
Mark 2.000+
TOTAL UNITS

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310 Nevins ST, Brooklyn, NY, 11215
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310 Nevins

310 Nevins ST, Brooklyn, NY, 11215

310 Nevins Street is a 306,000 square foot development designed by Fogarty Finger Architects. The Class-A Residential tower will feature 348 rental apartments, with ground-floor retail. The project’s retail component benefits from outstanding visibility with 225 feet of frontage along Union Street, as well as 225 feet of frontage along the Gowanus Canal. The project’s 225-foot stretch of the Gowanus Public Access Area is designed by James Corner Field Operations. Located in Gowanus, Brooklyn – one of the borough’s most exciting and diverse neighborhoods – the 2.3 acre canal-front site is ideally situated between the Carroll Street Bridge and Union Street Bridge, just two blocks from the Union Street R train station, and just a short walk from the tree-lined brownstone blocks of Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens to the west.

340 NEVINS ST, BROOKLYN, NY, 11215
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340 Nevins

340 NEVINS ST, BROOKLYN, NY, 11215

340 Nevins Street is a 290,000 square foot development designed by Fogarty Finger Architects. The Class-A Residential tower will feature 306 rental apartments, with ground-floor retail. The project’s retail component benefits from outstanding visibility with 225 feet of frontage along Carroll Street, as well as 225 feet of frontage along the Gowanus Canal. The project’s 225-foot stretch of the Gowanus Public Access Area is designed by James Corner Field Operations. Located in Gowanus, Brooklyn – one of the borough’s most exciting and diverse neighborhoods – the 2.3 acre canal-front site is ideally situated between the Carroll Street Bridge and Union Street Bridge, just two blocks from the Union Street R train station, and just a short walk from the tree-lined brownstone blocks of Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens to the west.

251 Douglass ST, Brooklyn, NY, 11217
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251 Douglass

251 Douglass ST, Brooklyn, NY, 11217

251 Douglass Street is a development site currently under construction that will yield a mixed-use rental project containing 260 residential units with ground-floor retail development. Charney closed on the site in partnership with Tavros Capital Partners in April 2020 and is anticipating completiong in Q4 2025. The iconic site is located at the epicenter of Gowanus in a nationally designated Opportunity Zone. The Union Street R-Train stop is one block from the project, offering a short subway commute to Brooklyn's and Manhattan's most prominent business districts. The site is also a short walk from Royal Palms Shuffle Board Club, Ample Hills Creamery, Pig Beach, Dinosaur BBQ, Brooklyn Boulders and Whole Foods

585 Union ST, Brooklyn, NY, 11215
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585 Union

585 Union ST, Brooklyn, NY, 11215

585 Union Street is a development site currently under construction that will yield a mixed-use rental project allowing for a 224 unit residential with ground-floor retail development. Charney closed on the site in partnership with Tavros Capital Partners in October 2019 and plans to be completed in Q4 2024. The iconic site located at the epicenter of Gowanus and is in a nationally designated Opportunity Zone. The Union Street R-Train stop is one block from the project, offering a short subway commute to Brooklyn's and Manhattan's most prominent business districts. The site is also a short walk from Royal Palms Shuffle Board Club, Ample Hills Creamery, Pig Beach, Dinosaur BBQ, Brooklyn Boulders and Whole Foods

99 CLAREMONT AVE, MANHATTAN, NY, 10027
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99 Claremont

99 CLAREMONT AVE, MANHATTAN, NY, 10027

Located in Morningside Heights, Manhattan, 99 Claremont Avenue, also known as McGiffert Hall, is an impressive 9-story building spanning approximately ~91,000 square feet plus exterior rooftop amenity space. Purchased vacant, Charney acquired the site in March 2024 with plans to transform it into a premier student housing facility. While preserving the building's historic and captivating architectural facade, Charney envisions a comprehensive gut renovation of the building to create an unparalleled student housing experience.

45-03 23RD ST, LIC, NY, 11101
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Court Square

45-03 23RD ST, LIC, NY, 11101

Sitting in one of New York’s fastest growing neighborhoods, Long Island City, Charney Companies is co-developing a 53-Story residential and commercial tower in conjunction with Tavros Capital Partners. The Project site is directly adjacent to the Court Square subway station and a 5-minute walk from the Queensboro Plaza subway station, which together provide access to 6 subway lines and a gateway to virtually all of Manhattan: Grand Central Station, Bryant Park, Midtown South, and Flatiron, Chelsea, Penn Station, Midtown West, the revitalized Financial District, DUMBO and Downtown Brooklyn, and the new 18 million SF Hudson Yards development. The Project is also the westernmost under-developed assemblage with 15.0x floor-area-ratio (“FAR”) zoning in Long Island City, creating an unparalleled large-scale development opportunity with protected light, air and direct waterfront and Manhattan Skyline views. Demolition has already been completed and foundations will start in late 2024

275 S 5TH ST, BROOKLYN, NY, 11211
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The Dime

275 S 5TH ST, BROOKLYN, NY, 11211

Williamsburg is unlike any other neighborhood in New York City, brimming with creative energy, cultural entertainment, vibrant nightlife, and technological ingenuity. Combining rich historic architecture with stylish contemporary design, The Dime offers 177 rental residences in studio, one, two, and three-bedroom layouts. Every floor boasts breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline and Williamsburg Bridge, visible from nearly every apartment, and select residences feature private terraces.

Link https://streeteasy.com/building/the-dime
10-25 Jackson Ave, LIC, NY, 11101
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The Green House

10-25 Jackson Ave, LIC, NY, 11101

The Green House is a unique living experience driven by thoughtful design. The only new development in Hunter’s Point that re-imagines residential norms and provides exceptional living within reach: The Green House offers optimized floor plans and meticulously engineered common spaces specifically crafted to promote health and well-being.

Link https://streeteasy.com/building/the-green-house
11-51 47TH AVE, LIC, NY, 11101
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The Jackson

11-51 47TH AVE, LIC, NY, 11101

Located along one of Long Island City’s busiest residential thoroughfares, The Jackson is a brand-new condominium property spanning 73,000 square feet. The building contains 53 apartments, 3 rooftop cabanas, 2 ground level retail space, and a 22-car parking garage. 13-33 Jackson sits atop the 21st Street G subway, two blocks from the Court Street 7 subway, the Hunters Point 7 subway, the Long Island Railroad, and 4 blocks from the Court Square E and M subway.

Link https://streeteasy.com/building/the-jackson

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