Alexander Durst

The Durst Organization, Chief Development Officer | New York City, United States


Alexander Durst is Chief Development Officer and a fourth generation family member of The Durst Organization. Alexander began his career at The Durst Organization in 2005 working in building operations. He moved on to managing a portfolio of small residential buildings and the management of delinquent accounts in the company’s 13 million square foot commercial portfolio. He oversaw the restoration of seven buildings that were severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy on Front Street in Lower Manhattan. Currently, Alexander focuses on project development, project management, financial analysis and acquisitions, working closely with father Douglas, cousin Jonathan and his sister Helena.


Annual Conference, Presenter (New York 2015)


03 November 2016

Alexander Durst, Chief Development Officer, The Durst Organization; Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group; Jianping Gu, General Manager, Shanghai Tower C&D; Grant Uhlir, Managing Director,...


26 October 2015

Alexander Durst, The Durst Organization

Tall Buildings in urban landscapes present a unique challenge in the field of sustainable building. These structures tend to attract a tenant base of dynamic...


22 October 2015

New York 2015 Conference Special

To commemorate the CTBUH 2015 International Conference, some of the most prominent voices in the New York tall building industry today – all of whom...