IGY NEWS - IGY Marinas adds North Cove Marina, NYC to its network of premier destinations.
IGY MARINAS ADDS NORTH COVE MARINA, NYC TO ITS NETWORK OF PREMIER DESTINATIONS
Description:Fort Lauderdale, FL. May 13, 2015 ‐‐ IGY Marinas announces that it has been contracted by Brookfield Property Partners to manage the North Cove Marina in Battery Park City, NY. As an eclectic venue within the New York Harbor, North Cove Marina is the newest addition to the IGY network of destinations.
Under the direction of IGY, North Cove Marina will become a premier docking destination for vessels of all types and sizes. IGY will leverage the strength of its network to open North Cove Marina to new vessels and customers and plans to enhance stays with special events and community involvement. “IGY’s opportunity to join Brookfield as the operating partner of the marina is tremendous, and allows us to offer our current customers access to a truly unique New York City experience. North Cove Marina is located in one of the greatest cities in the world and at the epicenter of Brookfield’s iconic redevelopment in Lower Manhattan, offering the very best in cultural, culinary, and architectural surroundings, we can now extend these offerings to our customers around the world,” said Tom Mukamal, President of Island Global Yachting.
North Cove Marina is the cornerstone of yachting in New York City, and with its 18 foot depths and the capacity to host a diversity of vessels, the partnership between Brookfield Property Partners and IGY Marinas will enhance the surrounding waterfront esplanade. “While the marina was formerly a country club for a smallnumber of sailors, we plan to operate as a world‐class marina, a broadly inclusive sailing program, and a community‐based marina with seasonal and daily rentals,” explained David Cheikin, Senior Vice President, U.S. Office Division, Brookfield Property Partners.
North Cove Marina will undergo renovations, upgrading the marina aesthetically, structurally and mechanically in order to provide a 21st century experience. The enhancements will complement the offerings at Brookfield Place, including Offshore Sailing, America’s #1 sailing school, opening May 21st, 2015, and bring a diversity of clientele looking for an experience only New York City can provide.
Opening May 21, 2015 with a limited slip layout, Simon Bryan, the Regional Director of Operations, is currently taking reservation requests for North Cove Marina at firstname.lastname@example.org or 954‐552‐2837.
IGY Marinas is the largest international marina network in the world and a leading point of contact for vessels in the western hemisphere. The network consists of 13 marinas operating in 8 different countries servicing over 8,000 unique vessels, and approximately 100k customers per annum. IGY has over 2,000 slipsunder management and caters to a variety of markets including sportfish, cruise, sail & motor vessels. With 300 slips accommodating vessels over 80ft, IGY is also home port to some of the world’s largest yachts. IGY marinas hosts top international sailing, fishing, and nautical related events, making our marinas highly sought‐aftermaritime activity destinations. For more information, please visit www.igymarinas.com.
Island Global Yachting
One Financial Plaza, Suite 802
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
Brookfield Property Partners is one of the world’s largest commercial real estate companies with a goal of being the leading global owner, operator and investor in best‐in‐class commercial property assets. Brookfield’s diversified portfolio includes interests in more than 100 premier office properties and 150 best‐in‐class retailmalls around the globe. The company also holds interests in multifamily, industrial, hotel and triple net lease assets through Brookfield‐managed private funds. For more information, please visitwww.brookfieldpropertypartners.com.
ABOUT OFFSHORE SAILING SCHOOL
Offshore Sailing School has educated more than 130,000 adults andfamilies over the past 51 years. The company was founded by Olympic and America’s Cup sailor Steve Colgate in 1964 in New York City where he started teaching classroom sessions, with on‐water training off City Island, NewYork.