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GDSNY Taps The Eklund|Gomes Team at Douglas Elliman to Lead Exclusive Sales and Marketing

Listings come to market at 8-unit boutique condominium “The EMERSON” featuring sprawling residences and remarkable views

New York, NY (July 7, 2020) – Douglas Elliman Real Estate, the largest brokerage in the New York Metropolitan area and one of the largest independent residential real estate brokerages in the United States, is pleased to announce that top-performing The Eklund|Gomes Team has been selected by developer GDSNY to lead the exclusive sales and marketing for The EMERSON at 500 West 25th Street. Spearheading the sales launch of the West Chelsea boutique condominium are The Eklund|Gomes Team’s Fredrik Eklund, John Gomes, Justin Tuinstra and Glenn Davis. The project is slated for completion and immediate occupancy in September 2020.

Award-winning firm, GDSNY designed and developed the building from the ground up, along with GF55 Architects, as architect of record. Located on a prominent corner in West Chelsea, The EMERSON is an elegant and powerful extrusion clad in American limestone and glass, with a cantilever at top that orients the building clearly toward the High Line. The ten-story building is comprised of eight apartments, all with outdoor space, along with 2,650 square feet of retail on the ground and cellar levels, bringing the project to a total of 25,000 square feet.

“GDSNY is known for bringing the highest level of materiality, quality, detailing and timelessness to all of our projects, and The EMERSON is no exception,” said Michael Kirchmann of GDSNY. “We are thrilled to work again with The Eklund|Gomes Team, who we feel has the depth of talent and market expertise for this unique offering.”

Adjacent to the High Line, The EMERSON is named after the iconic transcendental poet, Ralph Waldo Emerson, whose work often focused on the beauty of the Hudson River. Throughout the building, floor plans have been designed to give every main room in the building a High Line view, and many also boasting River views as well. The building’s eight units range from 2,375 to 5,115 square feet in size. Floors two through eight each contain a full-floor, three-bedroom apartment with its own full-width western terrace, loggia or garden, 10’6” ceiling heights, and keyed elevator with direct entrance to residences; the ninth and tenth floors feature the duplex penthouse, with an additional 60-foot-long rooftop terrace. The building has been designed with 140 linear feet of floor-to-ceiling windows that give each residence three exposures and that bathe the interiors in natural light.

“This is a truly special project, and we’re excited to be working again with GDSNY, bringing our fresh, creative take to its branding and marketing campaign,” said Fredrik Eklund. “These spacious and thoughtfully-designed homes have spectacular views and are incredibly located just 20 feet from Highline Park and the Hudson River – making them a natural oasis right in the middle of the bustling city. “

“We know from the experience of having collaborated with GDSNY on the record-breaking sales of 25 Mercer Street how much the firm’s emphasis on quality and craftsmanship resonate in the marketplace,” continues Eklund.

“There will always be a market for the kind of exquisite detailing, modern touches and gracious floor plans that are found at The EMERSON,” said John Gomes. “With abundant space, a serene backdrop and very competitive price-per-square-foot, buyers will find value and opportunity that is unmatched in this coveted neighborhood.”

Pricing for the residences range from $4,995,000 to $15,995,000.

About Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Established in 1911, Douglas Elliman Real Estate is the largest brokerage in the New York Metropolitan area and one of the largest independent residential real estate brokerage in the United States. With more than 7,000 agents, the company operates approximately 105 offices in New York City, Long Island, The Hamptons, Westchester, Connecticut, New Jersey, Florida, California, Colorado, Massachusetts and Texas. Moreover, Douglas Elliman has a strategic global alliance with London-based Knight Frank Residential for business in the worldwide luxury markets spanning 60 countries and six continents. The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services including Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, Douglas Elliman Property Management and Douglas Elliman Commercial. For more information on Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry, please visit