Developers of 1280 Fifth Avenue Tap New Exclusive Sales and Marketing Team

November 28, 2011
Brickman Joins Forces with CORE for Museum Mile Architectural Gem

New York, NY – November 28, 2011 – Brickman, a preeminent real estate private equity firm, and developer of 1280 Fifth Avenue, a new luxury condominium on the Upper East Side that soars above Central Park, announced today that CORE, New York City’s most innovative real estate brokerage, will now spearhead the iconic property’s sales and marketing efforts.

“We’re looking forward to partnering with an esteemed organization like CORE for 1280 Fifth Avenue,” said Brickman’s principal, Bruce Brickman. “We are pleased to bring CORE on board to market this exceptional property.”

1280 Fifth Avenue is a brand new building created by renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern, and is designed according to his signature “modern traditionalist” brand. Featuring high-quality sustainable materials, this masterpiece boasts 116 luxury condominiums. The 21-story tower is mere steps away from the famed Carnegie Hill and Museum Mile while benefiting from its amazing views of Central Park and East River bridges.

Not only is 1280 Fifth Avenue located at the city's artistic and cultural epicenter, on Museum Mile, but it is also the future home to Manhattan's newest museum, The Museum for African Art.

“We’re incredibly excited to lead this development,” said Shaun Osher, co-founder and CEO of CORE. “1280 Fifth Avenue offers unparalleled architecture, layout and design – set in one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in New York City.”

The interiors at 1280 Fifth Avenue are outfitted with the finest high-quality finishes and premium appliances, including lush white oak flooring; teak cabinetry; deep brown granite countertops in the kitchen; stainless steel appliances by Thermador, GE and Bosch; and polished Dolomitti marble countertops in the bathroom.

In addition, residents will enjoy a full array of exceptional family-friendly amenities, including a rooftop pool with grass and barbecue area. Inside, an entire floor of amenities will include a private dining room, children’s room, teen game room, lounge, catering kitchen, and card-and-game area.

1280 Fifth Avenue offers studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom homes as well as penthouses ranging up to 2,118 square feet, which are available for immediate occupancy. The property also offers residences with outdoor terrace space.

Home prices range from $595,000 to approximately $3.25 million. For more information, please contact the sales office at (212) 996-1280 or visit the website at www.1280fifth.com.



ABOUT BRICKMAN

Brickman is a private equity real estate firm that invests in debt and equity with the perspective of an owner-operator. Brickman combines its owner-operator expertise with deep experience in debt to produce excellent risk-adjusted returns for its investors. Brickman was formed in 1992 and has over $700 million of equity assets and $3 billion of portfolio value under management. Brickman owns and operates office and multi family properties in these markets, applies opportunistic and core plus / value-added investment strategies, and invests across the entire capital structure of real estate assets. Through its investment vehicles, the firm owns and manages over 3.5 million square feet of office, hotel and residential real estate.

ABOUT CORE

CORE is a real estate sales and marketing firm delivering the best in brokerage, communications and advisory services for the luxury residential segment. In addition, CORE’s elite group of highly experienced and successful professionals service developers who value efficient, no-nonsense results. CORE was founded by Shaun Osher as a full-service boutique firm with a strict adherence to the principles of integrity, efficiency and results. For more information visit www.corenyc.com.

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