Karoff Consulting

Firm Profile

Karoff Consulting helps developers and businesses respond to RFPs, manage public/private development projects, and navigate public approval processes.

Karoff Consulting (KC) is a real estate consulting firm formed in 2010 by principal Lorinda Karoff. KC has a special expertise in assisting clients responding to RFPs issued by municipal agencies and in providing project management services and expert real estate advice to developers and businesses undertaking public/private development projects.

Since its formation, Karoff Consulting has won eleven RFP’s issued by New York City and New York State agencies for several high-profile and highly sought after development sites. These projects include: Essex Crossing, a 1.63 million square foot mixed-use development located on nine parcels on the Lower East Side; Archer Green, a 450,000 square foot mixed-use development in Jamaica Queens; 210 Joralemon Street, a 50,000 square foot retail site in Downtown Brooklyn; and Landmark Colony, a 43-acre residential property at the historic Farm Colony site on Staten Island. KC was also part of the winning bid for a multi-building site with over 750,000 square feet of residential, commercial and community facility space in the Bayfront Redevelopment Area in Jersey City. KC has also competed for and won several New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) RFPs. Most recently, KC was part of a team responding to an RFP issued by NYS Empire State Development (ESD), for the development of 418 11th Avenue (aka, “Site K”) in Manhattan. Located across from the Javits Center, the 1.2-acre site offers an opportunity to develop one of the last remaining vacant parcels on the West Side of Midtown Manhattan.