511 East 86th Street – Passive House

CHA served as the owner’s project representative for the development of 505-511 East 86th Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The new 22-story tower is a premier luxury rental development comprising 105 free-market and 35 affordable units. Most units feature balconies and terraces, condo-quality finishes, spacious layouts with high ceilings, and a world-class amenity package. This building will rival the best luxury rental developments in New York City.

The building is a Certified Passive House. CHA worked closely with the architect, contractor, and energy-efficient vendors to meet and maintain the rigorous requirements of the Passive House program. The new structure is one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the city.

Project summary

133K sf.

Luxury rental development encompasses 133,000 square feet.


The building includes 140 units in total.


The 22-story tower comprises free-mark and affordable units.

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Sam Provisero

Sam Provisero
Project Management and Construction Management Business Line Director

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Sam has focused on the hospitality and residential fields for boutique developers throughout the country for over 15 years. He has an extensive background and knowledge of development, construction and project management in congested areas. He performs full-time project management on all matters relating to preconstruction through the turnover of the project. He is knowledgeable in general contract and subcontract documents, drawings and specifications and the development of the overall plans of action for successful project completion.