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2018 Brick in Architecture Award Winners Announced
July 20, 2018

The 2018 Brick in Architecture Awards have been announced with 19 projects were selected from residential, commercial, landscape and retail categories. Baltic, a new condo for sale in Park Slope Brooklyn was one such recipient of the award.
CEO of BIA, Ray Leonhard noted “Fired-clay brick offers unlimited aesthetic flexibility, and is an integral part of any sustainable, low maintenance building strategy”.

Creating Legacy Landmarks: Renderings vs. Reality
July 09, 2018

Michael Stern, Founder & Managing Partner of JDS Development Group discusses the company’s strategy and key projects and their consideration of timing, location and assembling the right team to take on new projects.

Baltic, Park Slope
April 17, 2018

Cathy Hobbs host of Design Recipes and celebrity designer,gets an exclusive tour of Baltic, an exciting new condo development for sale in Park Slope Brooklyn.

See What's Left at Baltic Park Slope: 2-Bedrooms From $1.395M
April 03, 2018

As Baltic Park Slope rose, developer JDS Development worked to respect this “idyllic neighborhood with a rich history” with its newest project, a condo for sale in Park Slope Brooklyn. As construction winds down, a site visit revealed that the resulting 11-story condominium is among the tallest in the neighborhood, yet its golden grey brick design with oversized, metal-framed windows by VOA Associates allows it to fit in well with its surroundings. Architecture critic Carter Horsley describes it as “discreet from a distance, but quite luxurious up close.”

JDS's Park Slope condo, Baltic, offers a peek inside its first completed apartment
May 16, 2017

Baltic, a new condo in Brooklyn developed by JDS Development Group prepares to welcome its first residents, the development group has unveiled the first completed residence. The 11-story building, now nearing completion is located at the intersection of Baltic Street and Fourth Avenue in Park Slope and offers a variety of new condos in an exciting part of Brooklyn.

The Closing: Michael Stern
February 01, 2016

The JDS wunderkind on getting kicked out of yeshiva, his latest projects and the truth about Billionaires' Row

Unearthing the Past to Create New York's Buildings of Tomorrow
January 25, 2016

Ms. Clark went to work in the marketing department of JDS Development Group two years ago where she is now a director. While she is charged with compiling brochures, managing agents and drumming up publicity for the firms projects, she prefers to spend her time in libraries and the dusty archives of architectural firms. There she unearths the blueprints, photos, maps and documents that guide JDS projects, whether or not they involve historical buildings.