Completed Projects

20+ Years


New Empire Corp.


Increasingly recognized as one of the most active and innovative developers in New York City, New Empire Corp. (“New Empire”) offers in-house expertise that spans a myriad of real estate disciplines ranging from the sourcing and analysis of target properties to zoning, capital raising, architecture and design, construction management, marketing and property management. For the past 20 + years, and with a staff of group industry professionals, New Empire has evolved into a fully vertically integrated business that has successfully renovated, built and developed over 100 mixed-use, residential, rental, condo, and hotel real estate projects, in premier locations, throughout New York City.   


New Empire buildings have demonstrated the concept of sophisticated urban living, contributing to the economic vitality and quality of life for their developments’ residents, visitors, neighborhoods, surrounding communities and cities at large.  

New Empire is considered one of the best construction firms in New York City, providing excellent one-stop service with ln-House Licensed Engineers, Architectural Designers, Interior Designers, and all Construction Trades with additional expertise in the fields of excavation, foundation, concrete & steel superstructure, electrical, HVAC, plumbing and a wide array of interior and exterior works.  With a best practices mentality, and as a one-stop service company, New Empire "Design-Builds” its projects instead of utilizing the costlier and traditional “design-bid-build” method. The internal capacity of this full-service company makes it possible for New Empire and its subsidiary businesses to source, acquire, permit, engineer, design, develop, construct, operate, market and manage virtually any form of real property imaginable, in the most efficient manner possible.

Honors & Awards for New Empire Corp. & Bentley Zhao, Chairman & CEO

  • 2016 New York State Government Evaluates New Empire Corp. as An Outstanding Company

  • 2016 World Jiangmen Youth Conference Top Ten Outstanding Youth Awards

  • 2016 Best Businessman of Year-Brooklyn NY

  • 2017 New York State Government Endorses New Empire Corp.

  • 2017 Outstanding 50 Asian American in Business

  • 2017 Outstanding Citizen of Brooklyn Community

  • 2017 Enhancement to the Business Community and Great State of New York

  • 2017 Outstanding Business Leadership Award

  • 2018 Star Under 40 Awards & Networking Event

  • 2018 President Award: Lifetime Achievement Award

  • 2019 The Stars & Stripes Democratic Organization Community Service Award and Honoree

  • 2019 Real Estate Star Golden Bull Award

  • 2019 City Council Citation of Brooklyn New York for NEC

  • 2019 Brooklyn Borough President Recognition for NEC

  • 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year - Real Estate 

  • 2019 New York State Assembly Citation for NEC

  • 2019 Congress Recognition of Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the Community

  • Honorary Professor of Huali College, Guangdong University of Technology

  • Executive Vice President of Young Association in Jiangmen, China

  • Executive Vice President of America-China Hotel Associate.

  • Vice-President, New York, Guangdong Overseas Chinese Association


Office Locations

570 Lexington Ave Suite 2000A, New York, NY 10022

4918 3rd Ave, Brooklyn,

NY 11220


T: 212-991-8187



© 2019 by New Empire Corp.

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