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Shaping the NYC Skyline


Welcome to another compelling episode of “Shaping the NYC Skyline,” where we had the privilege of sitting down with David Schwartz, Co-Founder and Principal of Slate Property Group. David’s journey in real estate is nothing short of remarkable, filled with transformative projects that have left a significant mark on New York City’s landscape. His impressive portfolio includes transitional housing, hotel-to-residential conversions, and innovative subsidized projects, all reflecting his deep commitment to meeting the evolving needs of communities.

Raised by a traffic commissioner father (Sam Schwartz, AKA Gridlock Sam) and a social worker mother, David embodies the ethos of a socially conscious developer. He is a true champion for the most vulnerable members of society. His leadership and out-of-the-box thinking have propelled Slate Property Group to the forefront of the real estate development industry. 

In our conversation, we explore David’s insights into the intricacies of real estate development. From navigating regulatory challenges to the creative process of putting together groundbreaking deals, David shares his extensive knowledge and experiences. Listeners will gain valuable insights into various aspects of real estate development, including the complexities of financing, the importance of understanding market dynamics, and the necessity of innovative solutions to housing challenges. 

David’s dedication to social responsibility and his ability to turn “crazy ideas” into reality make this episode a must-listen for anyone interested in real estate development and community impact. His visionary approach and commitment to making a positive difference truly set him apart as a leader in the industry.

Join us as we unravel the complexities of real estate development with David Schwartz and discover how his unwavering dedication to innovation and social responsibility is truly Shaping the NYC Skyline. 

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