Cassa Hotel and Residences Set to Open August 1

SOURCE: Cassa Hotel and Residences

Residences Offer Luxury Hotel Services and Amenities

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – July 22, 2010) –  Set to open on August 1, Cassa Hotel and Residences is the newest iconic building in the heart of midtown Manhattan created by world renowned architect — Enrique Norten of TEN Arquitectos in collaboration with the prestigious architecture and interior design firm of CetraRuddy. Closings of the 57 luxurious residences, located on the 28th to 47th floors atop the hotel, with spectacular views of New York City skyline and landmarks, will commence in the coming weeks. Situated on 45th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, you are at the pulse of a world class shopping experience, the bright lights of the theatre district, and in close proximity to the finest galleries and museums in the world. 

The residences comprise 20 studios, 20 one-bedroom and 14 two-bedroom suites and luxurious penthouse apartments on floors 47-48. Floor plans range from studios that start at 584 square feet to the penthouse level suites with up to 3,145 feet of living space. Prices for the residences range from $949,000 to $18 million. “With its unique design by one of the world’s preeminent architects, combined with exceptional services and amenities, Cassa is destined to become one of New York’s most desirable addresses for discerning buyers. This area of Manhattan remains the heartbeat of the city for the international traveler,” says Solly Assa, President and CEO of Assa Properties. 

“We are anticipating a number of closings in the coming weeks as units are in the final phases of construction. Purchasers are now able to step into the units and witness the light, materials and textures coming together,” says Rodrigo Niño, President of Prodigy Network.

Cassa Residences feature open airy living spaces and boast gourmet kitchens with white lacquer cabinetry and Miele and Liebeherr appliances. The sumptuous master baths and powder rooms include glacier glass tiles, limestone floors, vanities with honed travertine countertops, and polished chrome fixtures. Windows offer a unique view of New York City life: some frame the iconic Chrysler Building while others offer sweeping views south to the Statue of Liberty with unobstructed views beginning at the 33rd floor. Public spaces will feature a unique vertical garden in the lobby level courtyard and a 10th floor lounge provides two separate cocktail terraces. 

Cassa Residences provides an array of hotel services as a privilege of ownership that include a five star restaurant offering in-room dining from Restaurant 1945 with a menu focusing on healthy, organic, simple reinterpretations of Mid-Century American cuisine. Residents have access to a superb fitness studio and a 24-hour doorman and concierge service. Additional hotel services are available a la carte including dry cleaning, laundry and housekeeping. The concierge staff will order fresh flowers and groceries, make arrangements for spa and wellness treatments, valet and pet care. Residents can enjoy all of the conveniences of a luxury hotel in the privacy and comfort of their own apartment.

About Cassa Hotel and Residences
Conceived by Enrique Norten, TEN Arquitectos in collaboration with CetraRuddy, Cassa Hotel and Residences makes an identifiable mark in the New York City skyline with its elegant proportions, rising as an obelisk among its traditional neighbors. Sited within a prime location, flanking the theatre district, world class shopping experiences of Fifth and Madison Avenues, and the excitement of Times Square, the 166 rooms and 57 residences are urban sanctuaries, contemporary in design and rich in texture, yet warm and inviting. Cassa Hotel and Residences delivers its discernible style and unrivaled service to the inspirational amenities: from the stack of design and art driven book titles in the rooms to the elegant bath products dedicated to wellbeing and relaxation by Angelo Caroli. An exciting addition will be the 1945 Restaurant and Lounge, the next ambition of Jesse Keyes, the brainchild of famed La Esquina, Goldbar, and Hotel Griffou, catering to the in vogue crowd of New York City nightlife.

About Assa Properties
Founded by Solly and Isaac Assa, Assa Properties has been developing and investing in major residential, retail and commercial properties since 2000. The firm has acquired over three million square feet of premier assets located throughout the United States and Mexico. Starting in 2002, Assa Properties began acquiring buildings within the New York City Area, namely 743 Fifth Avenue, 2 Herald Square and 6 Times Square — originally the Knickerbocker Hotel built by John Jacob Astor — with an eye towards building luxury retail and hotel experiences in some of the New York City’s most distinctive neighborhoods. They have since evolved their original vision with two new developments, Cassa Hotel and Residences and Galerie, full-service, luxury hotels and condominiums that will offer premium hotel services to their full-time residents.

About Prodigy Network
PRODIGY is a fully integrated real estate company dedicated to representing third-party developers as the exclusive organization for sales and marketing of premium condominium projects. The company has an impressive track record of driving sophisticated international buyers to the most exclusive properties in New York, Miami, Dominican Republic, Panama and Mexico. Prodigy represents a global network of buyers and brokers from locations around the world including Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico, India, Hong Kong, Dubai, Korea, Spain, Italy, France, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Russia.

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