RIU Plaza Times Square Hotel

(Under Construction)

145 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036


After the success of our first RIU hotel, Landorr is now responsible for the current construction of this new Midtown Manhattan Hotel. We serve as Co-owners, Developers and Construction Managers for this $210 million, 48 story, 353,000 square foot ground up high-rise in the center of Times Square, featuring a state of the art fully automated parking facility with two levels below grade.



  • Asbestos abatement and demolition of existing 7 story parking structure

  • Rock excavation, underpinning, rock ties, soldier piles, caissons and rock anchors

  • Class 1 fire proofed building will have 10 high speed elevators

  • Exterior cladding consisting of window wall and metal panels, inverted roof

  • Four pipe vertical HVAC System, 100% electrical system emergency power backup, Gas fired Micro turbines to reduce electrical utility costs


Special Interests

  • Complex site logistics given small lot and DOT restrictions due to traffic concerns in Times Square

  • Several landmark buildings nearby including the historic Cort Theater and the fox News Broadcasting Studios immediately adjacent to the project site


Development and Construction Management services

  • Negotiate the site acquisition and development rights acquisition

  • Zoning and DOB approvals, ULURP application for theater bonus development rights

  • Co-ordinate and implement owner’s in-house design and DOB filling set

  • Co-ordinate and negotiate the restrictions for the merged zoning lot (ZLDA)

  • Pre-Construction: Bid packages and leveling, site logistics including tower crane & hoists

  • Cost Control: Budget creation & tracking, negotiate changes

  • Management: Project schedule creation and implementation, managed all on-site personnel including night shift for loading materials and Chaired Construction Meetings