50 United Nations Plaza

The joint venture of Eastgate Realty and Zeckendorf Development is developing 50 United Nations Plaza, a new, ground-up 42-story luxury residential tower with 88 condominium residences in Midtown Manhattan. Designed by architectural firm Foster + Partners, individual units range from 1,100 to 10,000 square feet. The building features a distinctive stainless steel and glass façade and a customized curtainwall, highlighting skyline views of the United Nations and the East River. The project also includes a first-class amenity package, complete with a spa, fitness center, and 75-foot swimming pool.

Role + Responsibilities

Zubatkin has a longstanding relationship with Eastgate Realty, serving as its representative on a total of three residential developments in the City. For the 50 United Nations Plaza project, Zubatkin assisted the development team in overseeing the project and providing the financial controls, administration, and reporting. The focus of Zubatkin’s work was assisting with the management of the overall project budget, schedule, bid and award of trades, and contracts; establishing the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP); and providing construction oversight and quality control. The firm’s In-House Technical Group assisted in the review of drawings, establishing the trade contractor purchasing strategy, resolving technical issues, defining the scope of work for trade contracts, and change management.

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  • Client Eastgate Realty
  • Location New York, NY
  • Size

    308,000 sf

  • Architect
    • Foster + Partners (Design Architect)
    • SLCE Architects (Executive Architect)
  • Construction Manager
    • Lend Lease

Solid façade with highly insulated glass that reduces solar gain

Active and passive cooling systems

Enhanced environment with green courtyard and landscaped motor court

Low flow fixtures