Our Story

At Bromley, we have always been known to seek opportunities in unexpected places.

It’s an approach we successfully pioneered first with student housing, followed by residential units in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, office space on Lower Fifth, then comprehensive mixed-use in Tampa — none of which were on the radar of other developers. Structuring highly creative deals and ‘on the edge’ opportunities has enabled us to develop, invest and manage over 5 million square feet. This innovative spirit has been at the heart of our growth since we were founded in 1972.

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50 Years
Bromley Companies is proud to be celebrating our 50th anniversary. With a 5 MSF portfolio and over $1 billion in assets, none of this would be possible without the people and partnerships that were forged along the way.
  • William Haines

    William Haines founded The Bromley Companies in New York City

  • Bromley Hall Featured

    Entered the Student Housing market

    The company entered the Student Housing market with the purchase of Bromley Hall in Champaign, IL, with subsequent expansion into Texas, Colorado, Ohio and Kansas to become one of largest private owners in the US.

  • First Purchase in NYC

    Bromley made its first purchase in New York City, with adjoining 120 and 122 Fifth Avenue loft buildings.

  • Union Square

    Founded the Union Square Business Improvement District/Lower Fifth Avenue Association

    Bromley took leadership in an entire neighborhood revitalization campaign joining forces with local business, political leaders, and residents to transform Union Square into one of most vibrant in New York City.

  • First Ground-up Development under new Upper West Side Zoning

    The Bromley Condominium consisting of 330 apartments, 15,000sf of retail, and a 200 car garage is completed. 

  • Industrial Market

    Entered the Industrial market

    Bromley’s purchase of a pallet yard in Florida marked our entry into the Industrial Market, with later expansion into Georgia, South Carolina and New Jersey.

  • Opened first Florida office in Tampa

    Bromley purchased first office building in Florida in 1996 and purchased over 20 properties over the next five years. We opened office in Tampa in 2001 to support our growth in the region.

  • Founding investor in Palm Bank in Tampa

  • Hilton

    Achieved Record Buildable P/SF Price

    The sale of a Bromley assemblage at 106-108 West 57th Street to Hilton Grand Vacations achieved a record price for a development site in New York City during the year.

  • Ground Breaking of 1.7 million sf Midtown Tampa

    Broke ground of on Phase 1 of 1.8 million square foot Midtown Tampa mixed use developement including 400 apts, 2 hotels, 2 office buildings and 180,000 sf of retail in 11 buildings over 20 acres.

  • 122 Fifth

    Reimagination of 122 Fifth

    Bromley completed the reimaginaiton of 122 Fifth with a New Penthouse and Horizontal Expansion.

Tradition, innovation and optimism.

Office
Bromley reimagines creative office spaces in urban locations
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Retail
Prominent storefronts along Fifth Avenue and the Upper West Side
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Mixed-Use
Thoughtfully planned adaptive reuse creates communities
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Student Living
Student Living has been at the forefront of Bromley’s success
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Residential
Ideally located and highly desirable residential living
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Industrial
Over 30 acres of industrial sites along the East Coast
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Office
Bromley reimagines creative office spaces in urban locations
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Retail
Prominent storefronts along Fifth Avenue and the Upper West Side
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Mixed-Use
Thoughtfully planned adaptive reuse creates communities
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Student Living
Student Living has been at the forefront of Bromley’s success
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Residential
Ideally located and highly desirable residential living
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Industrial
Over 30 acres of industrial sites along the East Coast
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