A World Class Team
Led by one of China's leading real estate enterprises, Greenland Holding Group has developed remarkable communities within the world's most coveted cities.
GREENLAND HOLDING GROUP
Since its establishment in 1992 in Shanghai, the Greenland Holding Group has grown to become the leading real estate enterprise in China as well as a Fortune Global 500 company.
Having developed four of the world's ten tallest buildings, the group is fueled by a mission to "create a better life" in the cities and communities in which they operate and invest. In 2012, they embarked on a comprehensive global expansion to create world–class developments. Greenland Group's philosophy revolves around developing independently within each community they serve via immersion in local culture and collaboration with top local talent. To date, the group operates in 13 cities throughout nine countries in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. Their development projects are distinguished by excellence in design and commitment to the highest quality of construction while maintaining the unique character and fabric of each city.
DOUGLAS ELLIMAN DEVELOPMENT MARKETING
Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, a branch of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, offers unmatched sales, leasing and marketing expertise for properties throughout New York City, Long Island, Westchester, The Hamptons, Los Angeles, South Florida as well as throughout the United States and internationally. The firm ranks as one of the nation's most prominent sales and marketing firms. Drawing upon decades of experience and market–specific knowledge, the Elliman team offers a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses every aspect of real estate including comprehensive in–house research, product development, marketing and sales, operations, property management, and mortgage financing. Through a strategic global alliance with Knight Frank Residential, the world's largest privately owned property consultancy, the company markets their properties to global audiences in 55 countries across six continents.
Established in 1965, Gensler is a global design firm that has partnered with Greenland USA to create the grand vision that is Metropolis. It all comes together to make life, work, and leisure in Downtown LA as engaging as it is inspiring. Powered by a network of 4,000 professionals and a philosophy that design can improve people's lives, Gensler regards sustainable design as a guiding principle for all building and interior projects, putting it at the forefront of the movement for responsible design.
SPAN Architecture brings to the Metropolis team a diverse array of experiences and interests as practitioners, teachers, artists and theorists. Their award–winning work combines inventive conceptual design with technological innovation and creative material application. Above all, SPAN shares a deep appreciation and reverence for architecture that guides their pursuit of transforming Downtown LA.
As the world's seventh largest architecture firm according to Building Design’s 2014 WA100 list, Woods Bagot is honored to join Greenland USA in bringing Metropolis to life. Working across architecture, consulting, interior design, master planning and urban design, they draw on research and experience to create meaningful solutions.
HARLEY ELLIS DEVEREAUX
Fueled by over 100 years of continuous practice and a philosophy of inspired collaboration, Harley Ellis Devereaux brings its vision of balanced form and function to the Metropolis team. Their rich and diverse history of delivering "superior quality, unequaled service, and constant innovation" has been built by a staff dedicated to expertise, inspiration, genius, and leadership.
THE OFFICE OF
JAMES BURNETT | OJB
OJB focuses on creating landscapes that transform perspectives and evoke emotional responses, creating unique and unforgettable sensory experiences. The firm’s work imaginatively unifies the relationship between landscape and architecture, ensuring unique compositions that satisfy the demands of both form and function. OJB’s design process conceives original and inventive landscapes within the framework of context and function, mitigating site challenges with creative and innovative solutions. The firm is committed to an inclusive, exploratory process that engages and inspires project stakeholders and collaborators; OJB’s multi-disciplinary approach has sustained the relevance of the firm over its 26-year history as it continues to challenge the conventional boundaries of landscape architecture.