Waterline Square Team
James Linsley

GID Development Group

James Linsley, President

GID is a privately held, globally diversified, and fully integrated real estate organization founded in 1960 that owns and manages a premier portfolio of existing properties and development projects valued at over $16 billion. GID has acquired or developed over 73,000 residential units and 16 million square feet of commercial space in 24 states and 3 continents. The company employs over 650 real estate professionals and has divisions specializing in development, acquisitions, real estate funds, international real estate investing, hedge funds, portfolio and asset management, and property management. GID Development Group develops sophisticated mixed-use projects and iconic residential developments in New York City and throughout the United States.

Richard Meier & Partners Architects

One Waterline Square Architecture

The work of Richard Meier & Partners is instantly recognizable and internationally respected. For over five decades, the firm has been appointed to design important buildings, and it has successfully completed over 130 projects across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. Among its best known works are the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California; the United States Courthouse in Islip, New York; the Perry Street & Charles Street Condominiums in New York City and the Jubilee Church in Rome, Italy.

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Two Waterline Square Architecture

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates is a unified architectural practice focused on the design of buildings of all types and scales, in all geographic regions. In addition to its New York headquarters, the practice has offices in London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Abu Dhabi. The firm’s extensive portfolio, which spans more than 35 countries, includes a wide range of projects from office, hotel and residential buildings to civic and cultural spaces to educational and laboratory facilities. Earning the firm recognition as one of the most respected architectural design practices in the world, KPF’s body of work has been widely exhibited, is the subject of 13 monographs, and has won over 300 awards.

Rafael Viñoly Architects

Three Waterline Square Architecture

Rafael Viñoly Architects, founded in 1983 and based in New York City — with offices in London, Manchester, Abu Dhabi, Buenos Aires, Chicago, and Palo Alto — is an internationally renowned architectural firm with projects spanning six continents.

Rockwell Group

With global offices to support a far-reaching vision, Rockwell Group is an interdisciplinary firm that emphasizes innovation and thought leadership in every project. Founded in 1984 by David Rockwell, the firm creates extraordinary experiences and built environments the world over. Based in downtown New York with a satellite office in Madrid, Rockwell Group specialize in a wide array of work from luxury hospitality, cultural, and healthcare projects, to educational, product, and set design. A combination of interactive technology, handmade objects, custom fixtures and furniture create environments that seamlessly integrate technology, craftsmanship and design.

Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects

The recipient of nearly 100 awards in its 20+ years of practice, MNLA’s greatest reward is work that changes lives and strengthens and empowers communities. MNLA is dedicated to uniting their clients’ needs with a clear and creative vision for the places they inhabit. Their designs have renewed the environmental integrity and transformed the quality of a wide range of spaces. They work with clients on projects large and small from master planning through realization and beyond.

Hill West Architects

Hill West Architects is an industry-leading, New York City based architecture and design firm dedicated to the creation of the highest quality multi-use buildings. Hill West is a collaboration of over 120 design professionals deeply experienced in the planning and design of high-rise residential and hospitality buildings, retail structures and multi-use complexes. Together the team strives to create buildings that are efficient and beautiful, contextual yet fresh, and timeless yet reflective of the present moment.


Corcoran is a leading real estate marketing firm that provides a full suite of research, planning and design services to many of world’s top names in luxury development. Both advocates and advisors, the firm works side-by-side with stakeholders on the creation and launch of residential communities across New York City and beyond.