New YorkReal Estate Executive Ian Levine Forms The Spandrel Group; Launches Two New Real Estate Ventures
New York, NY(PRWEB) August 8, 2008 — New York City-based real estate executive Ian Levine has formed The Spandrel Group. The umbrella company will unite Spandrel Property Services, a boutique property management and brokerage firm Levine founded in 2000, with two newly launched real estate ventures—Spandrel Marketing Services and Spandrel Staffing Services. This new group of affiliated companies continues Levine’s plan for corporate growth.
According to Levine, each affiliate within The Spandrel Group will offer personalized service coupled with expertise rooted in the longstanding development and management of its own residential and commercial properties. Together, the affiliates will offer an operational synergy that is unmatched by standalone real estate services firms and highly advantageous to clients.
“By offering our clients an array of synergistic services under a single umbrella in addition to the same level of quality and integrity that we offer our own developments, we believe that we will be able to secure a larger piece of the market share, continuing our tract of growth and diversification,” said Levine.
Spandrel Staffing Services, LLC
Spandrel Staffing Services will provide highly skilled concierge, doormen, porters and handymen to New York City’s residential real estate market. According to Levine, who is negotiating a contract with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), its intended service personnel will be members of SEIU Local 32BJ, which represents over 50,000 building service workers in New York City.
By providing client-based rather than location-based service, Spandrel Staffing Services is expected to stand apart from its competitors. Not only will the labor management services firm provide trained and completely managed personnel, but also comprehensive service tailored to an ownership’s specific requirements and staffing levels.
“We are uniquely positioned to provide the optimal situation for tenants, ownerships and union workers alike. Of note for our clients, we will offer trained staff, 24/7 shift coverage, payroll administration and biometric time management in addition to some of the most effective cash flow and benefits management in the industry,” says Levine.
Spandrel Marketing Services, LLC
Spandrel Marketing Services, which currently holds licensure in New York, will provide personalized real estate brokerage, consulting and marketing services, including the leasing, sales and repositioning of retail, commercial, industrial and residential properties in multiple states, on large- and small-scale development projects.
Spandrel Property Services, Inc.
Since 2000, Spandrel Property Services, with licensure in New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Colorado, has provided property management, brokerage and soup-to-nuts developer related services, including, but not limited to, new project acquisition and budget analysis; site due diligence; design feasibility; demographic and market review; and financing package preparation.
The firm will continue to offer property management and developer related services as well as commercial brokerage on small-scale projects.
“As a whole, The Spandrel Group’s greatest strength is its principled business model. We are proud of our steadfast commitment to ensure that upper management oversees all projects under the principles of honesty, integrity and respect. The Spandrel Group gives its clients the foundation they need to compete in today’s competitive global economy,” says Levine.
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