Heralded as one of the most prolific and visionary developers in the United States, Related Companies was formed over 35 years ago. Today, Related is considered the most prominent privately-owned real estate development firm in the US with real estate assets, including New York City's Time Warner Center, worth over US$5billion.   

The company's divisions comprise development, acquisitions, property management, marketing and sales. IFA HR made its first investment into North America with a US$350million hotel deal to build a 669-room YOTEL in Central Manhattan, which opened in June 2011.