Curbed
04/21/2017

Inside the Sales Gallery for DDG's Upper East Side Condo, 180 East 88th

When you enter DDG’s 180 East 88th’s sales gallery you’re immediately struck by the recreation of the building’s facade. This will be created using handmade Kolumba brick made in Denmark by Petersen Tegl […]


Read More
Curbed
04/21/2017

Palm Beach’s 3550 South Ocean Unveils Sales Gallery

Last time we checked up on Palm Beach's 3550 South Ocean, a batch of sexy renderings were unveiled of the first new oceanfront residential development in Palm Beach in over a decade. Today, we’ll take in the new sales gallery, highlighting […]


Read More
Real Estate Weekly
04/21/2017

It’s All in the Details at DDG’s 180 East 88th

At DDG’s condo tower on the Upper East Side, it’s all in the details. That’s the approach developer DDG took when sourcing the materials used in creating 180 East 88th, where DDG is not only the developer, but also the designer, contractor and […]


Read More
New York Times
04/21/2017

A New Look for Building Canopies

If you notice walkers slowing down in front of 41 Park Avenue in Manhattan, and wonder why, just look up. Sheltering the sidewalk is a fabric entrance canopy printed on top and bottom with a graphic treatment by Ara Starck, the Paris-born, New York-based […]


Read More
Robb Report
04/06/2017

9 NYC Penthouses with Million-Dollar Views – and Price Tags to Match

Manhattan’s skyline is changing, and a plush penthouse is ideal for soaking up the evolving views. Topping some of the city’s most notable new towers — from the waterside Hudson Yards development and revived South Street Seaport to a […]


Read More
Forbes
03/31/2017

10 Hot Properties for Your Viewing Pleasure

Architects are prolifically altering skylines, sports, and history with recent or future projects. This includes residential towers, historic building conversions, stadiums and islands — both home and abroad. Oh, and the real estate market sizzles on too. […]


Read More
Robb Report
03/22/2017

8 Posh Properties That Put Florida at the Forefront of Real Estate Development

From palatial penthouses to high-end homes, the following properties prove Florida has more to offer than retirement communities. Projects include: 3550 South Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton Residences Sunny Isles Beach, Four Seasons […]


Read More
Skyrise Cities
03/15/2017

Bluestone Exterior of 12 Warren a Throwback to Historic Facades

A new condominium in New York City's Tribeca neighborhood refreshingly marks the return of bluestone as an exterior building material, gracing the outside of the tightly packed structure with a raw and rocky aesthetic. […]


Read More
Curbed
02/21/2017

The High Line’s Transformative Real Estate Boom, Mapped

The arrival of the High Line and a coinciding neighborhood rezoning has spurred a high-end real estate boom that’s still playing out across West Chelsea. Some of the city’s most prolific developers, and the world’s leading […]


Read More
Mansion Global
02/14/2017

A Sleek-As-Can Be SoHo Loft in a Former Tootsie Roll Factory: Listing of the Day

With its domed ceilings, soffit edges and contoured kitchen island, Penthouse West at XOCO 325 is ahead of the curve. Its “lofty, open, gracious” layout allows for entertaining in the dining area, great room and private terrace, said broker […]


Read More
Resident Magazine
02/10/2017

DDG’s 180 East 88th Official Sales Gallery Unveiling

DDG celebrated the official unveiling of the 180 East 88th Sales Gallery, designed in collaboration with luxury American furniture company BDDW. Hosted by DDG CEO and Chairman Joseph A. McMillan, Jr., guests at the broker event included […]


Read More
American-Architects
02/06/2017

XOCO 325 Named Building of the Week

DDG is a development, design, construction and property management firm that was founded in 2009 and burst onto the New York City scene when its inaugural project, 41 Bond, held its own architecturally with Herzog & de Meuron's […]


Read More
Domino
02/03/2017

We Found Your Dream (Model) Home

Even at first glance, this model home designed by DDG and curated by The Future Perfect is special. While you might notice the bold accents first, like the stunning blue rug and sheer, pink drapes in the living room or the minimalist shelves […]


Read More
Forbes
02/01/2017

10 Exceptional Condos to Watch in 2017

It’s snowbird season. Time for northerners to flock south. That usually means Florida (or perhaps stops in-between). There’s no shortage of residential options for these winter weary-res. Many high-profile condominiums are coming to market […]


Read More
Forbes
01/30/2017

13 Luxurious Condo Fireplaces That Warm the Heart

In high-end condos, the hot amenity is chic fireside communal spaces. And residents are getting fired up. Cozy is king in the frigid North where soothing fireplaces can redeem a day of Siberian frost—with or without marshmallows. […]


Read More
The Palm Beacher
01/18/2017

Here’s What to Expect at 3550 South Ocean

Luxe living is the motto at Palm Beach’s newest oceanfront luxury condominium in over a decade. DDG recently unveiled new renderings showcasing 3550 South Ocean’s interior and exterior. Expected to break ground in early 2017, […]


Read More
The Real Deal
01/17/2017

3550 South Ocean Unveils Sales Gallery

3550 South Ocean, the first new oceanfront condominium development in Palm Beach Island in more than a decade, unveiled its sales gallery last week with a special broker event. Among the attendees were DDG CEO and Chairman […]


Read More
designboom
01/15/2017

A Look Inside New York’s Most Luxurious Gyms and Fitness Centers

As we move into mid-January, many new year’s resolutions have already been forgotten. One commonly broken commitment is to use the gym more regularly. However, while the average person starts the year with the best intentions […]


Read More
Multi-Housing News
01/11/2017

First New Palm Beach Shoreline Building in Decade Launches Sales

The first new addition to the highly sought Palm Beach shoreline in more than 10 years has commenced sales. The work of DDG, who is developing, design directing and construction managing, 3550 South Ocean offers 30 generously sized residences,  […]


Read More
American-Architects
01/10/2017

400 Grove Named Building of the Week

Behind the serrated façade of 400 Grove in San Francisco's Hayes Valley sits a secret – a green secret. Inspired by the central mews typology, Fougeron Architecture placed a bamboo garden that each of the 34 residential units look upon. […]


Read More
Sun Sentinel
01/09/2017

Developer Starts Sales for Oceanfront Palm Beach Condo

DDG said Monday it launched sales for a 30-unit oceanfront condominium in Palm Beach, where prices range from $2.3 million to $6 million. The 3550 South Ocean project is DDG’s first in Florida — and it's the first oceanfront development on the island […]


Read More
The Real Deal
12/28/2016

The 10 Most Valuable Brooklyn Condo Filings Accepted in 2016

A converted Williamsburg warehouse that was once the base of operations for a prominent bourbon distributor was the priciest condominium filing approved by the New York Attorney General’s Office in 2016. […]


Read More
Architect's Newspaper
12/22/2016

400 Grove Wins The Architect’s Newspaper 2016 Best of Design Award For Residential Multi-Unit

2016 Best of Design Award for Residential > Multi-Unit: 400 Grove Developer: DDG Master Planner: DDG Architect: Fougeron Architecture Property Manager: DDG Location: San Francisco, CA Located in the heart of the Hayes Valley […]


Read More
Architect's Newspaper
12/15/2016

XOCO 325 Wins The Architect’s Newspaper 2016 Best of Design Award in Digital Fabrication

2016 Best of Design Award in Digital Fabrication: XOCO 325 Developer: DDG Architect: DDG Construction Manager: DDG Property Manager: DDG Location: New York, NY Acting as developer, design architect, construction manager […]


Read More
New York Times
12/07/2016

Designing Luxury Condos, and Operas, Too

On a dreary afternoon in late November, inside a cavernous former shipworks at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Michael Zaragoza was busy dipping shredded burlap sacks into buckets of gritty plaster. He then draped the stiffened sheets over a […]


Read More
Curbed
11/28/2016

Nine Renderings of 3550 South Ocean in Palm Beach

3550 South Ocean, a pre-construction luxury condo development in Palm Beach, just released a slew of renderings, showcasing the project’s clean and modern interiors by Champalimaud in collaboration with DDG. […]


Read More
The Real Deal
11/18/2016

First Look at 3550 South Ocean, Palm Beach’s Latest Luxe Condo Development

The developers of 3550 South Ocean, Palm Beach’s first luxury condo project in a decade, just unveiled a batch of renderings that include a first look at the project’s interiors. Designed by Garcia Stromberg and Kobi Karp, the renderings show off […]


Read More
Palm Beach Daily News
11/16/2016

Planned Beachfront Condo In Palm Beach Launches Revamped Website

The developer of a luxury oceanfront condominium in Palm Beach is gearing up its reconstruction efforts with the launch today of a revamped website at 3550SouthOcean.com. The 30-unit, seven-story building at 3550 South Ocean Boulevard […]


Read More
New York Lifestyles
11/02/2016

A SoHo Showcase

You can’t miss this building’s façade on West Broadway in SoHo with its unique cast-aluminum exterior with vertical gardens over a glass curtain wall. This is XOCO 325 (pronounced Sho-Co), a designer showcase. The impressive showcase, […]


Read More
San Francisco Business Times
10/19/2016

Bay Area Residential Builders

[image-zoom] DDG has ranked in the Bay Area's 25 largest residential builders by new homes closed,or purchased, in the region in 2015. Builders include: KB Home, Toll Brothers, A.D. Seeno Construction Co., Shea Homes, Tri Pointe Homes, […]


Read More
designboom
10/19/2016

12 Warren’s Rough-Hewn Bluestone Façade Contrasts Tribeca’s Historic Loft Buildings

12 Warren is a residential condominium building in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood that offers 13 full-floor, duplex, and triplex residences. The building presents a distinctive rough-hewn bluestone façade that has been hand-laid to create a deliberate […]


Read More
Wallpaper Magazine
09/26/2016

DDG Unveils 12 Warren’s First Furnished Interiors, Complete with Bluestone Accents

Design-led US developer, designer, builder, and property manager DDG already has a number of residential schemes in New York under its belt – think XOCO 325’s sculptural façade on West Broadway - and 12 Warren is the latest addition to its portfolio. […]


Read More
Mansion Global
09/22/2016

New Developments in New York Celebrate High Floors, High Design

Despite some small hiccups, the market in New York is still going strong. According to a Q2 Corcoran sales report, the second quarter of 2016 had close to record-breaking high prices and some improvement in sales after a dip at the beginning of the year. […]


Read More
Mansion Global
09/21/2016

Miami’s Newest Developments Feature Elevated Tennis Courts and Artificial Lagoons

Even in a buyer’s market, a waterfront location still reigns and location is the most important thing. “Location, location, location… you always want to buy as strategically as you can” Daniel de La Vega, president of ONE Sotheby's International, said. […]


Read More
Curbed
09/19/2016

Brooklyn Heights’s Standish Arms Hotel, Now Luxury Condo, Launches Sales from $1.29M

The newest avatar of the former Standish Arms Hotel in Brooklyn Heights—a luxury condo building developed, designed, built, and managed by DDG, has now launched sales on its residences. As of this morning, four residences were listed […]


Read More
CityRealty
09/18/2016

Brooklyn Heights’ The Standish Debuts Full Website with New Renderings of Beautifully Proportioned Homes

Thanks to an ongoing conversion by DDG and Westbrook Properties, the historic Standish Arms Hotel will soon debut 31 new condominium residences. Situated at 171 Columbia Heights, the 12-story building was originally constructed […]


Read More
Dwell
09/09/2016

In a Neighborhood Known for its Heavy Glass Metals, a Cast-Aluminum Façade by DDG Checks the Incursion of Glass

New York loves glass. From the nine-foot-tall touchscreen Wi-Fi hotspots taking over the city’s sidewalks to the alternating triangles of the One World Trade Center’s facade, its smooth surfaces glisten wherever one looks, especially […]


Read More
New York Times
09/04/2016

Superman’s Building Goes Condo

Reading the ads for the Standish Arms Hotel in Brooklyn Heights that were in newspapers at the turn of the 20th century, you might be forgiven for thinking they were published recently. Like today’s ads for high-end developments in the area, […]


Read More
Wallpaper Magazine
08/24/2016

Home Sweet Home: DDG’s XOCO 325 Condo Unveils a Model Unit Filled with BDDW Pieces

Chocolate may no longer fill the inside of 325 West Broadway, the former site of a brick chocolate factory in New York’s SoHo district, but its name, XOCO (the Catalan word for “chocolate”) 325, keeps the building’s legacy alive. DDG took over […]


Read More
Fast Company
08/18/2016

This Skeleton-Inspired Building Brings a Little Gaudi to NYC

It's common for architects to compare buildings to bodies—bones stand in for framing, skin for cladding, and nerve center for the mechanical system. But XOCO 325, a new condo in SoHo by the New York–based developer, designer, builder, and property […]


Read More
World Architecture
08/17/2016

DDG Creates a Cast-Aluminum Façade for XOCO 325 in NY’s SoHo Neighborhood

XOCO 325, developed, designed, built, and managed by DDG is a new condominium that features a striking cast-aluminum façade with vertical gardens over a glass curtain wall, elegantly referencing SoHo’s celebrated cast-iron loft buildings in a […]


Read More
designboom
08/16/2016

XOCO 325 Unveils Sculptural Cast-Aluminum Façade in New York’s SoHo Neighborhood

XOCO 325 is a condominium building currently nearing completion in New York’s SoHo neighborhood. Located on the site of a former chocolate factory, the structure is fronted with a custom cast-aluminum façade that appears […]


Read More
CityRealty
07/25/2016

JR Unveils Historical Mural on the Site of DDG’s 100 Franklin

For those who have yet to make it out to JR’s “Unframed, Ellis Island” exhibition pasted on interior walls of Ellis Island’s historic south side buildings, he has recently installed a sample at the site of DDG’s upcoming condo project 100 Franklin in Tribeca. […]


Read More
Palm Beach Record
07/19/2016

DDG Donates Sand to the Town of Palm Beach

Developers working on constructing new luxury condos, which are being built on the southern end of Palm Beach, chose to help the town of Palm Beach with a concern that has plagued the island and its residents for decades: coastal erosion. […]


Read More
Curbed
07/18/2016

Ellis Island Remembered in Street Art on a Tribeca Condo Site

Ahead of the rise of their eight-story condo building on Tribeca’s Franklin Street, DDG has tapped French street artist JR to bring a little bit of street art to the site at 100 Franklin. The installation is a 95- by 88-foot copy of a 1908 photograph taken on Ellis Island […]


Read More
Blouin Artinfo
07/18/2016

Parisian Artist JR Completes New 'Elllis Island' Installation in Tribeca

The latest artwork by Parisian street artist JR has been installed at DDG’s 100 Franklin in Tribeca. The 95- by 88-foot installation is a blown up photograph of migrants to the US, originally taken at Ellis Island in 1908. The photograph is part of […]


Read More
Street Art NYC
07/18/2016

JR’s “Unframed, Ellis Island” Installed at DDG’s 100 Franklin

DDG’s 100 Franklin in Tribeca is now the site of a new massive mural by JR, the internationally acclaimed Parisian artist. The image is an enlargement of a photo that was originally taken in Ellis Island in 1908 and was featured in […]


Read More
San Francisco Chronicle
07/05/2016

In Hayes Valley, Old Freeway Site is Now Architectural Showcase

Visit any prosperous American city today and you see boxy cartons filled with new housing above shops that are devoid of conviction or flair — the formulaic spawn of dutiful planning and the bottom line. That’s why San Francisco’s Hayes Valley is so […]


Read More
New York YIMBY
06/03/2016

Construction Wrapping On the 12-Story, 13-Residence Condominium Project at 12 Warren in Tribeca

Back in August of 2015, YIMBY revealed renderings of the 12-story, 13-residence condominium project at 12 Warren Street in Tribeca. Construction on the exterior of the building, which goes by 12 Warren, is wrapping up, with the façade of the […]


Read More
The Palm Beacher
06/03/2016

3550 South Ocean, New Luxury Condo Going Up On Site Of Former Hawaiian Inn, Is Coming To South Palm Beach In 2018

A new luxury condominium is coming to South Palm Beach—the first on the whole island in over a decade. 3550 South Ocean, named for its address at 3550 S. Ocean Blvd., will offer amenities such as an oceanfront pool, private beach access […]


Read More
CityRealty
06/03/2016

Discussion: Where Art and Real Estate Meet

How can luxury residential buildings stand out in a crowded market? Adding art to the public spaces is an increasingly common way. This art can come even as early as the building phase, with an eye-catching wrap, or be built in to the building, such as Anish […]


Read More
Urban Land Institute
05/31/2016

Urban Land Institute Announces Real Estate Development Finalists in 2016 Global Awards For Excellence

Twenty-six extraordinary developments from around the globe have been selected as finalists in the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2016 Global Awards for Excellence, widely recognized as one of the land use industry’s most prestigious award programs. […]


Read More
The Real Deal
05/20/2016

First New Condo Project in More than Decade Comes to Palm Beach Island

New York and California-based developer DDG is about to start taking reservations for the first condo project built on Palm Beach’s barrier island in more than a decade. The luxury development, which fronts the Atlantic, is named 3550 South Ocean. […]


Read More
Palm Beach Post
05/17/2016

New Luxury Condo on South Palm Beach to Start Sales Soon

Make way for more luxury condos, this time in South Palm Beach. The site of the former Hawaiian Inn soon will be the location of 3550 South Ocean, a six-story, thirty-unit condominium. The project is the first new condo on the island of Palm Beach in more […]


Read More
New York YIMBY
05/11/2016

Rendering Released For The Standish, A Brooklyn Heights Condo Conversion

The 12-story Standish Arms Hotel in Brooklyn Heights is getting a makeover, and YIMBY has a rendering of the revamped property at 171 Columbia Heights. The 1903 Beaux Arts building has been a hotel, housing for the Jehovah’s Witnesses, and now […]


Read More
Curbed
05/10/2016

New Looks at The Standish, a Onetime Brooklyn Heights Hotel Turned Condo

The former Standish Arms Hotel in Brooklyn Heights has had many lives: It operated as a hotel in the early 20th century (and apparently inspired the name of Clark Kent's residence in the Superman comic books), but was sold to the […]


Read More
New York Post
05/04/2016

In the Works

NYC Real Estate Tycoons Recharge Their Offices with Electrifying Art. Joseph A McMillan, Jr., Chairman and CEO of real estate and development firm DDG—whose 345meatpacking construction site was famously cloaked in a black-and-yellow-dotted […]


Read More
9fi5th
05/01/2016

Out of the Bluestone

DDG shows us their latest intricate work of art made out of the Bluestone fresh from Hancock, New York. We stood in front of the currently under-construction 12 Warren Street Residences, and it absolutely blew us away! The 12-story bluestone façade is […]


Read More
The Real Deal
04/19/2016

DDG to Replace Chelsea Art Gallery With 11-Story Condo

Joseph A. McMillan, Jr.’s DDG filed plans for an 11-story, nine-unit condominium building in Chelsea near the High Line. The Tribeca-based developer purchased the site at 532 West 20th Street between 10th and 11th avenues for $24.25 million in 2014. […]


Read More
New York YIMBY
04/19/2016

DDG Heads to Chelsea: Permits Filed for 532 West 20th Street

Innovative firm DDG picked up an art gallery in Chelsea for $24.25 million back in 2014, and now they’ve filed plans to build condos on the property near the High Line. The new development would rise 11 stories at 532 West 20th Street, between […]


Read More
The Real Deal
03/03/2016

A Home, A Museum: Developers Tailor New Luxury Pads for Art

Forget location. Forget windows. What buyers really want in luxury real estate is walls — lots of them — and developers are eager to oblige. Developers are now tailoring high-end projects for customers who want to display their costly Koons […]


Read More
Bloomberg Business
03/03/2016

Forget the Loft: The Newest Trend in Luxury Real Estate is Walls

High-end art collectors are affecting the way developers build new condos — from wall space, to humidity systems, to the size of the freight elevators. For Wendy Maitland, Town Residential’s president of sales, an Oscar-winning director client of hers […]


Read More
Resident Magazine
02/17/2016

180 East 88th Street Launches Sales

DDG and partner Global Holdings announced today the official launch of sales for its newest residential tower in New York – 180 East 88th. Located in Manhattan’s coveted Carnegie Hill neighborhood on the Upper East Side, the 521-foot tower […]


Read More
Curbed
02/05/2016

Brand New Condos at 450 Hayes Start Selling

Right before Christmas, floor plans for the new units at 450 Hayes debuted with lots of angles and shapes. Now, sales have officially started. The four-story building comes from DDG who has been active around the neighborhood […]


Read More
Architect's Newspaper
01/29/2016

DDG Reinterprets Cast Iron Facades of SoHo

Located in the SoHo Cast Iron Historic district, XOCO 325 (pronounced sho/co) is a 9-story, 21-unit condo development. Named after the Catalan word for chocolate, the project involves the renovation of a former Tootsie chocolate factory, […]


Read More
6sqft
01/20/2016
180 East 88th

Units Come Online for 180 East 88th, Tallest Building Between 72nd Street and Albany

In spite of a bristling array of glass spires erupting into our man-made mountain range and a global high-rise boom remodeling world cities into alien, cutting-edge anonymity, Manhattan stubbornly manages to appear tellurian. But Joseph A. McMillan, Jr.’s […]


Read More
The Real Deal
01/16/2016
180 East 88th

Renderings of DDG’s 180 East 88th Project are Here

After clustering around 57th Street for the last several years, super-tall condominiums, which are coveted by buyers for their views and scorned by some others for their bulk, are turning up in other neighborhoods. Fresh renderings of what will soon become […]


Read More
Curbed
01/15/2016

DDG's 521-Foot Upper East Side Tower Reveals Pricing, Renders

After clustering around 57th Street for the last several years, super-tall condominiums, which are coveted by buyers for their views and scorned by some others for their bulk, are turning up in other neighborhoods. Name: 180 East 88th Developer / Architect […]


Read More
New York Times
01/15/2016
180 East 88th

Taller Condos on the Upper East Side

After clustering around 57th Street for the last several years, super-tall condominiums, which are coveted by buyers for their views and scorned by some others for their bulk, are turning up in other neighborhoods. Among the latest is 180 East 88th Street […]


Read More
Wall Street Journal
01/10/2016
180 East 88th

Construction Loan Set for DDG Condo Tower

The development team of DDG and Global Holdings has closed on a $153 million construction loan for a 50-story condominium tower under construction on the Upper East Side. The loan, provided by M&T Bank and Union Bank, completes […]


Read More
Commercial Observer
01/08/2016
180 East 88th

DDG Gets $153M Construction Loan For Carnegie Hill Residential Tower

M&T Bank provided Joseph A. McMillan, Jr.’s DDG and real estate investment firm Global Holdings with a $153 million loan on a residential development in Carnegie Hill, Commercial Observer can first report. Proceeds of the financing, […]


Read More
Curbed
01/06/2016
12 Warren

DDG's Bluestone-Clad Tribeca Condos Officially Launch Sales

Name: 12 Warren Size: 12 floors, 13 units Developer/Architect/Builder: DDG Prices: Starting from $5.7 million Sales and Marketing: Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group DDG's bluestone-clad building at 12 Warren Street […]


Read More
Crain's
01/05/2016
The Standish

Luxury Condo Builder Tackles its First Brooklyn Project

A developer of several high-end condo buildings in Manhattan is embarking on its first residential project in Brooklyn. DDG has joined with Westbrook Partners to redevelop the former Standish Hotel in Brooklyn Heights from a rental to condo. DDG's role […]


Read More
The Real Deal
01/01/2016
180 East 88th

Can You Say UES Building Boom?

For years, the promise of a Second Avenue subway line has tantalized residential developers who have been hungrily eying the stretch of the Upper East Side between Third Avenue and the East River. With the first phase of the new line […]


Read More
San Francisco Business Times
12/17/2015
400 Grove

Restaurants, Retail Pour Into Hayes Valley's Newest Developments

The first in a slew of restaurants to land at new developments in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood opens today.

Little Gem, a restaurant from former Thomas Keller Restaurant Group COO Eric Lilavois […]



Read More
The Real Deal
12/04/2015
180 East 88th

AG Approves DDG’s $308M Condo Plan at 180 East 88th Street

DDG received the green light to begin selling apartments at its Upper East Side condo tower, which will aim for a total sellout of slightly more than $308 million. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office last month approved the Tribeca-based […]


Read More
New York Times
11/23/2015
Joseph A. McMillan, Jr.

Bricklaying, a Nearly Lost Art, Makes a Comeback in Luxury Buildings

A neat little row of bricks and stone blocks sits on a worktable inside the Tribeca offices of the development, design and construction firm DDG. Some are classic red, others ivory white, a few resemble smoke, a ghost of their birth in the kiln. […]


Read More
The Real Deal
11/01/2015
12 Warren

Solid as a Rock

Those good people over at DDG really love stone, especially bluestone. They love bluestone the way other people love macaroons and cupcakes, puppies and springtime. This love of stone has been demonstrated in several of the firm’s previous […]


Read More
6sqft
10/23/2015
12 Warren

DDG’s Bluestone Beauty at 12 Warren Street Finally Shows Some Skin

Developer, designer, builder and property manager, DDG has raised the curtain on their highly anticipated condo development, 12 Warren. Its facade of roughly-hewn bluestone is meant to evoke the natural uneven stacking of the material. […]


Read More
Architect's Newspaper
10/21/2015
12 Warren

12 Warren Street Starts to Reveal its Final Form

Tribeca’s 12 Warren Street is finally stripping down and the public is now getting a glimpse of the building’s distinguished facade. Development, design and construction firm DDG is bucking the trend of the usual glass luxury buildings that are […]


Read More
Artnet
10/15/2015
Public Arts

New York's 10 Best Public Art Installations for Fall

On the heels of a typically great spring and summer public art season here in New York, there's plenty more outdoor art to be seen in the city this fall, from the heart of Times Square to way out in Flushing, Queens. Aside from sipping on a pumpkin […]


Read More
New York YIMBY
10/14/2015
XOCO 325 NYC

New Renderings For 325 West Broadway, aka XOCO 325, In SoHo

Construction is nearly complete at 325 West Broadway in SoHo, where a ten-story condo building has replaced part of a brick chocolate factory. Developer, designer, builder and property manager, DDG has just launched sales, and they’ve […]


Read More
Curbed
10/13/2015
XOCO 325 NYC

New Condos Debut at DDG’s Former SoHo Chocolate Factory From $2.5M

Just a few months after XOCO 325 launched its teaser site (complete with a comic strip illustrating what we assume are two of the building's residents), DDG has officially launched sales for the condo at 325 West Broadway. […]


Read More
New York Post
10/08/2015
DDG

NYC's 33 Buzziest New Buildings

If there’s ever been a time start your house hunt and lock down the perfect pad, it’s right now. From Midtown to Midwood, Boerum Hill to Bed-Stuy and Long Island City to Jersey City, there’s a gaggle of new residential projects coming to market […]


Read More
Petersen Magazine
10/01/2015

Sky-High Kolumba

Drilling into Manhattan’s bedrock has begun, creating the foundation for 180 East 88th, which will be the tallest building (160 meters) above 72nd Street once it is completed in 2018. In contrast to the surrounding glass skyscrapers, the 48-residence brick building […]


Read More
New York Magazine
09/21/2015
180 East 88th

New New New

The scaffolding doesn’t lie: We’re in the midst of a serious condo-and-rental-building boom with buildings like DDG’s 180 East 88th Street and 12 Warren Street quickly rising. Over 3,600 permits have been filed for new residential structures in the past […]


Read More
Curbed
09/09/2015
12 Warren 180 East 88th XOCO 325 NYC

The 45+ New NYC Developments Hitting the Market this Fall Including Three by DDG

Now that Labor Day is a thing of the past and the dog days of summer are (theoretically) waning away, it's time to welcome fall the best way we know how: by mapping the hundreds of new apartments — both condos and rentals — that will inundate […]


Read More
Daily News
09/03/2015
XOCO 325 NYC

The 12 Wildest and Most Luxurious Manhattan Real Estate Projects Hitting the Market this Fall

New York is becoming Disney World for wealthy condo fanatics. A wave of new condominium projects is coming to Manhattan by the end of the year, bringing the annual total of new apartment units to 5,300 — more than twice […]


Read More
Curbed
08/27/2015
180 East 88th

Upper East Side Tower Reveals its Artsy Side, Preps for Sales

Now that the 521-foot-tower at 180 East 88th has gotten the green light, construction is underway — and so are the building's branding efforts. The 48 condos in DDG's Upper East Side project haven't gone on the market yet, but that hasn't […]


Read More
Architect's Newspaper
08/14/2015
12 Warren

DDG Brings Dramatic Mountain Terrain to its Latest Tribeca Condo

DDG is known for using natural materials and dressing its buildings with greenery. This has been the case at a slew of its high-end residential and mixed-use projects around the city, such as 41 Bond or 345meatpacking. The firm’s latest […]


Read More
New York YIMBY
08/13/2015
DDG Brings Dramatic Mountain Terrain to its Latest Tribeca Condo

New Rendering and First Look at Interiors for DDG’s 12 Warren in Tribeca

Back in February, Tribeca Citizen posted the first images for DDG’s new condo project coming to 12 Warren Street, in Tribeca. Since then, construction has made major headway, a teaser site has gone live, and now a tipster has sent along […]


Read More
SF Eater
08/11/2015
450 Hayes

Adriano Paganini Announces New Hayes Valley Restaurant in DDG’s 450 Hayes

Adriano Paganini, the man behind popular SF restos Belga, Super Duper Burger, Uno Dos Tacos and more, will strike again this winter with a new Hayes Valley restaurant in DDG’s 450 Hayes. Though he's staying tight-lipped on the […]


Read More
Hoodline
08/11/2015
450 Hayes

Beretta, Super Duper Founder Planning New Restaurant at DDG’s 450 Hayes

Yet another new restaurant is headed to Hayes Valley, as Adriano Paganini’s restaurant group has announced that it will be bringing a new concept to the ground-floor retail space at new development 450 Hayes. Paganini's San […]


Read More
The Huffington Post
08/10/2015
100 Franklin

A Nearly 100-Foot Ballerina is Taking Over New York City

If there's any question as to how to spruce up a dingy building in New York City - without knocking it down and plopping a new one in its place - street artists probably have the answer. NYC's most recent brush with street-art wizardry […]


Read More
Artnet
08/07/2015
100 Franklin

Street Artist JR Installs 75-Foot Ballerina Photo at DDG Site in Tribeca

Famed French street artist JR has taken to the streets of New York yet again, installing one of his signature large-scale pasted photographs on a large 100’ wide by 75’ tall wall in Tribeca. Featuring a ballerina dancing in front of a […]


Read More
New York YIMBY
07/10/2015
180 East 88th

DDG Breaks Ground on 180 East 88th Street, The Upper East Side’s Future Tallest Tower

DDG has just started construction on 180 East 88th Street, set to become the tallest tower in the Upper East Side. Excavation and site clearing are underway, and the tower will begin to take shape sometime this fall, according to a spokesman […]


Read More
Architect's Newspaper
07/01/2015
8Octavia

After the Freeway

San Francisco is known for removing urban freeways. Most famous is the waterfront Embarcadero Freeway, damaged in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. A few miles up Market Street, however, the 1992 removal of a portion of the earthquake damaged, […]


Read More
Architect's Newspaper
06/30/2015
100 Franklin

DDG is Set to Begin Construction on this Razor-Edged, Triangular Building in Tribeca

Two parking lots in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood will soon be filled in with a pair of condo buildings designed, developed, built and managed by DDG. The firm’s plan for 100 Franklin Street was approved by the Landmarks […]


Read More
Crain's
06/29/2015
100 Franklin NYC

Developer Wins Approval that Will Make Building a Tribeca Luxury Condo Easier

A pair of pricey luxury apartment buildings with ground-floor retail space will rise on an odd-shaped lot in Tribeca thanks to a city variance granted to the developer that will make the site more manageable to build on. High-end builder DDG will […]


Read More
New York YIMBY
06/25/2015
XOCO 325

New Look: 325 West Broadway, AKA XOCO 325, SoHo’s Chocolate Factory Turned Condos

Two years ago, the Landmarks Preservation Commission greenlighted an innovative design by DDG to convert a Tootsie Roll factory to condos at 325 West Broadway in SoHo. Now we have a new rendering of the aluminum and glass-clad […]


Read More