Who is Silverstein Properties

Silverstein Properties, Inc. (“SPI”) is a New York-based real estate investment and development firm. Founded by Larry Silverstein in 1957, the firm develops high-quality projects in the commercial, residential, and hospitality sectors that create value for investors and improve the quality of life for tenants.

Silverstein Properties’ track-record includes the acquisition of the World Trade Center – the largest real estate transaction in New York City’s history as of 2001, opening New York City’s first LEED-certified office tower, building the largest Four Seasons hotel in the world at the Walt Disney World Resort, and numerous other projects that when combined total over 3.5 million square meters of acquisition and development activity.  The firm’s long history of success is a testament to its professionalism, attention to detail, financial stability, and the quality of its seasoned team, which have made SPI one of the United States’ most respected real estate firms.

"I look back on fifty plus years of working and, at the end of the day, what you have is your reputation. It takes a lifetime to build. Integrity is the basis of everything we do and that has to be upheld under any circumstance."

Larry A. Silverstein

Chairman, Silverstein Properties

New York & Beyond


Silverstein Properties is leading the 21st century renaissance of Lower Manhattan through its redevelopment of the World Trade Center. Over $20 billion dollars has been invested into the redevelopment of the World Trade Center and the surrounding neighborhood, which has helped create one of the most lively, active, and green 24/7 communities in the world. The project has been described as the most visible and complex real estate development ever undertaken and has required a heroic effort. Progress continues to be made on the site with 7 World Trade Center opening in 2006, 4 World Trade Center in 2013, 1 World Trade Center, the memorial in 2014, the Transportation Hub in 2015 and the building of 2 World Trade Center due to be completed in 2020, along with the balance of the site under construction for near-term occupancy.


In addition to the World Trade Center, the firm’s portfolio of past and present projects are located in the United States, Eastern Europe, Israel and China and includes over 4.0 million square meters of development and acquisition activity. This included the largest Four Seasons hotel in the world – the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort which was completed summer 2014 and other development projects comprising of hundreds of thousands of square meters.

Our Expertise


SPI’s design and construction professionals offer comprehensive project management expertise. They have held leadership positions with numerous globally-recognized, industry-leading firms and have developed almost 1,000,000 square meters around the world.


SPI’s professionals have executed billions of dollars of acquisitions and dispositions both for the firm and for many of the world’s leading investment firms including Blackstone, Brookfield Asset Management, and Goldman Sachs.


SPI has built has reliable and consistent sources of capital from public and private sources that have permitted the company to build many of the largest projects in the world.


With nearly 400 staff members in management, engineering and security, the Facility and Property Management Team at Silverstein Properties preserves and enhances the value of its investments.


A combination of strong tenant relationships, and local and national market leasing expertise has helped maintain an average occupancy rate of 95 percent.


In-house experts guide SPI through the legal, business and regulatory challenges in proceeding with new development, acquisitions, leasing, joint ventures, and financing.


The team has experience in all forms of media and public relations. The marketing department regularly hosts events, conducts campaigns, maintains press relations, interacts with elected officials, business and community leaders, and helps in maintaining on-going tenant relationships.

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