New Orleans eateries play key role in ambitious South Market District development
The New Orleans Advocate

As the South Market District continues to take shape in the CBD, word has trickled out about restaurants planned for the multi-block residential and retail development one announcement at a time.
Listings and Renderings Appear for Market-Rate Units at Big Greenpoint Build

Leasing has begun for the 105 market-rate units at the big mixed-income development at 1133 Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint.
Big Greenpoint Project Now Leasing 105 Market Rate Rentals

More than 60,000 people wanted to live in the 105 affordable units at 1133 Manhattan Avenue, and now developer Domain Companies is ready to see how many people want to live in the building's market rate units.
Pre-Leasing Opens for 200+ Unit Manhattan Avenue Development
The Greenpoint Gazette

105 luxury and the same number of affordable Manhattan Avenue apartments are set to welcome their first occupants in just over a month.
$250M South Market District Continues Dynamic Retail Space Leasing
Multi-Housing News and Commercial Property Executive

As The Domain Companies gears up to start pre-leasing the 20,000sf of retail space that will be included in The Beacon, the South Market District’s third phase, the project’s first two phases fill up at a steady pace.
The Domain Companies Will Start Work on Apartment, Townhome Development in Baton Rouge
Multi-Housing Executive and Commercial Property Executive

The Domain Companies announced last week its plans to soon start work on its second residential project in Baton Rouge. Called The Addison, the development will feature 109 apartments and 30 townhomes.
Domain Companies Announces Smoke-Free Policy Across All Louisiana Residential Properties
The Domain Companies

The Domain Companies is the first major residential developer in Louisiana to announce a 100% smoke-free policy across its entire rental portfolio.
Baton Rouge Achieves LEED Silver with $28M The High Grove Luxury Apartments
Multi-Housing News Online

New Orleans- and New York-headquartered The Domain Companies has announced the LEED Silver certification of The High Grove, making the 192-unit development the first luxury apartment project in Baton Rouge to achieve such a status.
South Market District names furniture company Arhaus as first anchor tenant
The Times-Picayune

National furniture company Arhaus will open later this year in the South Market District, the first retail tenant to be announced by developers of the four-block project in the increasingly residential Central Business District.
Construction begins on $200M New Orleans South Market District downtown
The Times-Picayune

Nearly three years after announcing ambitious plans to revive a section of the Central Business District, The Domain Cos. has started construction on the first building in its proposed $200 million South Market District mixed-use development off the Loyola Avenue streetcar line. The Paramount at South Market, a five-story apartment, restaurant and retail building, is slated to be finished late next year.
The Domain Companies Secures Financing for New Orleans Mixed-Use Development
MHN Online

New Orleans—The Domain Companies has secured financing and started construction on The South Market District, a mixed-use transit-oriented development in downtown New Orleans. The District encompasses a four-block area that runs along both sides of Girod Street, from Loyola Avenue to Baronne Street.
Greenpoint’s “Girls” effect
The Real Deal

Greenpoint has received a lot of attention lately for its role as the setting for the HBO mega-hit-series “Girls.” That exposure, brokers say, has boosted the neighborhood’s rental market. “We get more and more calls there for rentals every day,” said David Behin of the brokerage MNS.
Public/Private Financing Unveiled for Brooklyn Apartment Project
Multi-Housing News Online

1133 Manhattan Avenue, a mixed-use development by the Domain Cos. in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is a step closer to realization with financing through the New York City Housing Development Corp. (HDC) and by Goldman Sachs.
Financing Set for $67 Million Mixed-Income Project in Brooklyn
MultiFamily Executive

A site that once housed an old railroad car barn will be turned into a 210-unit mixed-income, mixed-use development in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood. The team behind the ambitious development announced the financing for the $67 million project, which will involve the remediation of the brownfield site into a LEED-certified community.
A $67M Mixed-Use Project Grows In Brooklyn

The NYC Housing Development Corp. and Goldman Sachs—together with the Domain Cos.—have announced in a release the financing of 1133 Manhattan Ave., a mixed-use development in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The $67-million project involves the rehabilitation of a Brownfield cleanup site and creation of a new LEED Silver for Homes targeted building featuring 210 affordable, moderate-income and market rate apartments with retail stores along Manhattan Avenue.
Domain Companies will build Greenpoint rental with affordable housing
The Real Deal

Greenpoint, Brooklyn is slated to get a new 210-unit rental building. The project will be located at 1133 Manhattan Avenue on the neighborhood’s waterfront and will break ground in January, Crain’s reported.
Community Impact Series: NOLA Green Roots

Lessons about food, about sustainability and about community are taking root in urban farming plots across the city, and NOLA Green Roots is helping develop a network among them.
Riding Out the Storm
Multi-Housing News Online

In the nearly seven years since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, New Orleans has undergone a dramatic makeover as real estate developers have turned abandoned industrial buildings into thriving, modern multi-housing communities. From crumbling warehouses to former crime-ridden housing projects, these developments are transforming eyesores into architectural gems. Developers say they’re not only providing multi-housing products that consumers want, they’re transforming derelict neighborhoods into thriving communities.
Financing set for High Grove
The Advocate

The Domain Companies has secured financing for its $28 million retail and residential development at The Grove, Richard Carmouche’s mixed-use project east of the Mall of Louisiana.
Domain Breaks Ground on $28M MF Project

Developer Domain Cos. made its first local play, breaking ground on the 198-unit Residences at High Grove. The $28-million multifamily commercial real estate project, located close to the 1.6-million-square-foot Mall of Louisiana, will also include 25,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, dubbed Boutiques at High Grove.
New Orleans and Young Entrepreneurs: Nurturing Each Other

Looking for a supportive start-up community in which to launch your venture but hoping to skip the extreme competition of the likes of Silicon Valley? If you hurry, New Orleans may be the answer.
Plan to turn algae into oil wins prize
Freeman Magazine

A Tulane University-based venture with a plan to turn algae into crude oil was one of the big winners at the Tulane Business Plan Competition on Friday (April 13).
Domain selected for City Business 2011 Best Places to Work
City Business New Orleans

The Domain Companies has been selected to the New Orleans City Business 2011 list of Best Places to Work. The annual issue recognizes 50 companies doing business in the area according to how well they treat their most important asset – their employees.
New Orleans Creamery Redeveloped Into Loft Apartments
Multi-Housing News

The Gold Seal Lofts, which were completed by developer Domain Cos. only about a month ago in the Mid-City neighborhood of New Orleans, are now completely leased, according to the company. Domain converted the historic former Gold Seal Creamery plant into 31 mixed-income apartments in a redevelopment designed by Verges Rome Architects of New Orleans.
Markham Gardens Becomes Staten Island’s First LEED Silver Community
Multi-Housing News

Markham Gardens, a 289-residence, mixed-income community of rental apartments and for-sale townhomes on Staten Island, N.Y., has earned the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Silver certification. With the accomplishment, Markham Gardens becomes Staten Island’s first LEED-certified housing development.
From Decay to Development in New Orleans
Multi-Housing News Online

In the six years since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, New Orleans has undergone a dramatic makeover as real estate developers have turned abandoned industrial buildings into thriving, modern multi-housing complexes. From crumbling warehouses to former crime-ridden housing projects, these developments are transforming eyesores into architectural gems. Developers say they’re not only providing multi-housing products that consumers want, they’re transforming derelict neighborhoods into thriving communities.
Creole cream cheese factory in Mid-City turning into loft apartments
The Times Picayune

The city's last Creole cream cheese factory is on its way to becoming 31 energy-efficient, mixed-income apartments surrounded by a community garden in Mid-City.
A Desire Named Streetcar
Architect Magazine

What the oldest operating transit system in the U.S. can teach us about planning for tomorrow.
The Domain Companies won big for the second consecutive year at the 2010 Multifamily Executive Awards
MultiFamily Executive

The awards highlight the industry's best and most innovative companies and projects in every industry sector, from luxury condominiums to military housing.
Apartments, Stores Planned on Loyola Avenue near Superdome

Spurred by the future Loyola Avenue streetcar line, a local development firm plans to transform a sea of downtown parking lots into 450 apartments and 125,000 square feet of shops and restaurants that it calls the South Market District.
Tulane Business Plan Competition seeks conscious capitalists
Tulane University Freeman School of Business

The Tulane Entrepreneurs Association kicks its 2011 Tulane Business Plan Competition up a notch with a new competition and a $50,000 top prize for the company with the best sustainable business model rooted in the ideals of conscious capitalism.
Junior Achievement Celebrates Its 2010 Rising Stars
New Orleans Magazine

Among this year's chosen honorees, 2010 Rising Stars honors Matthew G. Schwartz, Principal and Co-founder of The Domain Companies.
Post-Katrina Catalyst
MultiFamily Executive

A shared love of New Orleans inspired former Tulane University classmates Matt Schwartz and Chris Papamichael to revitalize the deteriorated 29-block Tulane Avenue corridor that runs through the Mid-City neighborhood.
Recipe For Success
Freeman School of Business Magazine

With an amibitious plan to transform a long-neglected section of New Orleans, developers Matt Schwartz and Chris Papamichael epitomize the spirit of conscious capitalism.
Wise Words Community Garden: Mid-City grows another urban farm by Gambit

"If you build it, they will come," says Brock, the Mid-City Community Garden executive director. The volunteers, part of a dozen on a service trip to New Orleans through HandsOn, are tilling soil and setting up tomato supports on the raised beds at the Wise Words Community Garden.
Mid-City Landmark Resurrected
ABC26 News

A famed New Orleans landmark was resurrected today. The iconic Crystal Preserves sign, New Orleans landmark that for decades greeted drivers as they entered the city, can once again be seen off the I-10 overpass at Tulane and Carrollton Avenues.
Domain Cos. gets financing for Tulane Avenue retail project
New Orleans City Business

The Domain Cos. said it has financing for The Shops at Crescent Club, a $5 million, 15,000-square-foot retail development being built in the 3001 block of Tulane Avenue.
NH&RA Announces Winners of 2009 “Timmy” Awards for Historic Rehabilitation
National Housing & Rehabilitation Association

The National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) recently presented its 2009 J. Timothy Anderson Awards for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation including this year’s Judge’s Awards, which highlight particularly competitive projects for the categories in which they were nominated.
Mixed-Income Senior Apartment Complex Rises on Site of Historic Former Tuberculosis Hospital
Tax Credit Advisor

Park Lane At Sea View has a rich history. Today, part of the property is occupied by a $29.6 million historic rehabilitation project offering 104 mixed-income apartments for senior plus services and amenities.
NYSAFAH Historic Preservation Awards Announced for 2009
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

At a ceremony held at the Cohoes Music Hall on December 8, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Carol Ash announced the recipients of the 2009 New York State Historic Preservation Awards.
The Transformers
Multifamily Executive

The editors of Multifamily Executive are proud to recognize The Preserve by The Domain Cos. as the recipient of the 2009 Editors’ Choice Award. More than any other project, The Preserve epitomized the efforts made by all of our 2009 entrants to transform their neighborhoods and submarkets with creative and, at times, extremely challenging solutions to difficult real estate sites.
The new developers
1012 Corridor

In the four years since Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has undergone an impressive transformation led almost entirely by a new generation of entrepreneurs, educators and civic activists who love the historic city in spite of its chronic problems.
Seniors gather to plant a garden
Staten Island Advance

SEA VIEW - A patch of green that will bloom with seasonal colors is a symbol of the friendships between new neighbors at Park Lane at Sea View, the new senior apartments on the campus of Sea View Hospital and Rehabilitation Center.
Crescent Club Complex Officially Opens
MSNBC via News Affiliate,

Some are calling it a major piece of recovery for New Orleans while others call the new $53 million complex home. The development officially opened along Tulane Avenue on Tuesday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Crescent Club.
NH&RA Announces Finalists for 2009 Historic Rehabilitation Awards
National Housing & Rehabilitation Association

The National Housing & Rehabilitation Association has announced twenty-two finalists in eight categories for the 2009 J. Timothy Anderson Awards for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation.
The Domain Cos. wins big at the 2009 Multifamily Executive and Developer Awards
MultiFamily Executive

2009 Multifamily Executive Awards: Domain recognized with six awards including Editor’s Choice, Project of the Year and Community Service.
Old building transformed into new senior housing
Staten Island Advance

Columnist takes a tour of the Park Lane at Sea View complex, on the grounds of the rehabilitation center.
The Domain Cos. completes Crescent Club
New Orleans CityBusiness

Domain Cos. today held the grand opening of Crescent Club, a $53 million, 228-unit mixed-income housing development built along the Tulane Avenue corridor. Crescent Club, which features more than 3,000 square feet of retail, is part of Domain’s $125 million multiphase effort to revitalize Tulane Avenue.
AHF Announces 2009 Young Leaders
Affordable Housing Finance

The last few weeks have been busy—but rewarding—for the editors of Affordable Housing Finance. It’s that time of year for judging the annual Readers’ Choice Awards to select some of the nation’s top affordable housing developments and for making the final selections on the magazine’s 2009 Young Leaders.
The Next Generation
Affordable Housing Finance

Passionate about affordable housing, innovative, and enterprising are all fitting descriptions for AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE’s 2009 Young Leaders.
Domain awarded two 2009 AHF Readers Choice Awards in the Urban and Preservation categories.
Affordable Housing Finance

AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE is pleased to announce its fifth annual Readers’ Choice Awards winners for the nation's best affordable housing developments. Highlights from the awards include The Domain Companies' Spring Creek Gardens in Brooklyn, and The Preserve New Orleans.
Cover Story: Multifamily Executive Profiles the Domain Cos
Multifamily Executive

The Domain Cos.' founders haven't yet hit 35, but they've already built a resume of complex, challenging developments. And they're just getting started. First Affordable Residence Opens For S.I. Seniors
First Affordable Residence Opens For S.I. Seniors

After nearly six years of work, Staten Island's first affordable living residence for seniors was opened by local politicians in in Sea View on Tuesday. Borough reporter Amanda Farinacci filed the following report.
Apartment buildings could spell renaissance of Tulane Avenue
The Times-Picayune

Just up the road from the criminal courthouse, that formidable, neoclassical facade that seems to define Tulane Avenue, developers are erecting another landmark building
Tulane grads hope to rebuild Mid-City with Tulane corridor multi-use apartment complexes
The Times Picayune

Three major complexes, The Preserve, The Crescent Club, and The Meridian, will add nearly 500 apartments to the area.
INSIDE THE DEAL: Redevelopment of Expiring LIHTC Property Preserves 500+ Affordable Apartments
Multi-Housing News

The Domain Companies and Arker Companies have announced completion of the $52 million redevelopment of Spring Creek Gardens.
Best of New Orleans - The Benefits of Breakfast
Best Of New Orleans Blog

Telling some prospective apartment renters or homebuyers that a breakfast joint is within walking distance of a particular property is as powerful a sales hook as proximity to parade routes, Jazz Fest or even a swimming pool for others.
Neighborhood showing movies under the stars
The Times Picauyne

How's this for a coming attraction? The group Friends of St. Patrick Park is bringing back the feel of the drive-in by setting up speakers and a 9-by-16-foot projection screen on the park's "little diamond, " where people will gather Saturday night to watch "The Wizard of Oz."
CityBusiness Names 50 Innovators of the Year
New Orleans City Business

CityBusiness has announced its 2008 Innovator of the Year honorees, recognizing 50 companies and individuals who continue to keep the New Orleans area a center for creativity.
Developers On The Rise
Real Estate New York

Domain is recognized by Real Estate New York as a rising star of development.
The Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers
Affordable Housing Finance

For the second year in a row, The Domain Companies has been ranked among the top 50 Developers in the country.
Big Projects Push Big Easy Toward Recovery

NEW ORLEANS-In the aftermath of the devastating hurricanes of 2005, several real estate firms have traveled down to the Big Easy to help with the reconstruction effort. Among them is Domain Cos., a New York City-based development company that is currently working on three large-scale, mixed-use projects along Tulane Avenue, as well as several smaller ones in the vicinity.
Domain Companies Featured on Fox Business News
FOX News

The Domain Companies appears on FOX Business News to discuss the success of their New Orleans development activities.
Tulane Alums Revitalize Namesake N.O. Avenue
Tulane University Magazine

When Hurricane Katrina slammed New Orleans and left much of the city under feet of water, it destroyed 80,000 rental homes. While many wondered about finding shelter, Tulane alumni Matt Schwartz and Chris Papamichael began to think about how their development partnership, the Domain Companies, could help revitalize the city.
Campaign trumpets Tulane Avenue 'rebirth'
New Orleans City Business

NEW ORLEANS - A New York company developing housing in the Tulane Avenue corridor said today that it has launched a campaign to promote the area "as an ideal setting to live, work, dine and play."
Right Turn On Tulane
The Times Picayune

The Times Picayune's Sunday Business Section profiles The Domain Companies and their vision of a renewed life for the Tulane Avenue corridor.
Southern Promises
Apartment Finance Today

Officials advance the new mixed-income vision of New Orleans, two-and-a-half years after Katrina. Developers have come into the city to help HUD with its plans.
Developers Announce Fourth Mid-City Project

A real estate development firm that has made three major investments in Mid-City over the past year announced Tuesday that it had purchased a fourth landmark property in the area: the former Gold Seal Creamery at 520 South Alexander.
Apartments To Be Built On Jefferson Davis
The Times Picayune

A real estate development firm from New York has begun construction of an apartment building on South Jefferson Davis designed for police officers, college students, service industry workers and others who need affordable housing.
$17M Apartment Complex Planned for NOLA
Multifamily Executive

Construction has begun on a more than $17-million, 72-unit apartment complex at 750 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway near Tulane Avenue.
South Market District developers add hotel to ambitious downtown plans
The Times-Picayune

The firm behind the $200 million South Market District restaurant-retail-apartment development off the Loyola Avenue streetcar line now plans to bring a hotel into the downtown neighborhood.
Rescue Me: Greenpoint brownfield site gets a cleanup – and a new apartment building
Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Once upon a time, 1133 Manhattan Ave. was the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Rail Yard, one of Greenpoint's polluted properties.