Skyline Robotics to protect the facade of New York City's most iconic buildings |  News

Skyline Robotics to protect the facade of New York City’s most iconic buildings | News

New York – (BUSINESS WIRE) – September 27, 2022 –

Robots Horizondevelopers osmo, the world’s first high-rise window cleaning robot, performs its mission to modernize sanitary technology for facades in New York City. Today the company announced a major investment from commercial and residential real estate giant, Durst Ventures, a subsidiary of Durst Organization, which owns some of New York’s most iconic skyscrapers including One Bryant Park, One World Trade Center and 151 West 42nd Street. Durst’s investment will boost Skyline’s development and deployment of Ozmo, while The Durst Organization plans to use Ozmo to improve the quality of service provided to its tenants and residents.

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Skyline Robotics has announced a major investment from Durst Ventures, a subsidiary of Durst Organization, which owns some of New York’s most iconic skyscrapers, to automate the future of window washing with Ozmo, the world’s first high-rise window cleaning robot. (Photo: Business Wire)

“As the real estate industry evolves, so is the demand for modern solutions that will not only preserve their assets, but will monitor and enhance the value of the underlying assets,” said Michael Brown, CEO and Chairman of Skyline Robotics. “Skyline Robotics is at the forefront of this new trend, and support from The Durst Organization and the real estate community shows that the need and demand for our technology is essential and vital.”

Today, both service providers and property developers are looking for new and innovative ways to position their assets as data-driven and data-enhanced. Skyline Robotics is reimagining an old industry by combining proptech and robotics to create a new path forward.

Skyline’s groundbreaking robot, Ozmo, combines artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision with advanced robotics and sensors to tackle some of the industry’s most pressing challenges including labor shortages and worker safety. With Ozmo, window washing can be done three times faster than humans, without putting workers at risk. Plus, because Ozmo is powered by humans, it’s not replacing human window washers, but rather accelerating a future where humans and robots work together. The result is a smarter, faster, safer and more economical alternative to human window washers.

“New York City is world-renowned for its skyscrapers and it is imperative to preserve its iconic skyline facades,” said Jonathan (Judy) Durst, President of the Durst Organization. “Skyline Robotics is crafting an innovative path forward in facade maintenance, leveraging the latest technologies that will change the way we maintain and determine the health of our buildings.”

Durst continued, “Skyline’s transformative approach to landlords’ problems fits perfectly with Dorset Ventures. As a generation-to-generation property owner, The Durst Foundation provides the highest quality of service to its residents and tenants, and we are excited to partner with the Skyline team on the future of facade maintenance. From Through this investment, Durst Ventures will become an agent for real estate innovation.”

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About Skyline Robotics

Skyline Robotics is a deep-tech robotics and automation company. Its flagship product, Ozmo, the world’s first high-rise window cleaning robot, is disrupting the $40 billion window cleaning industry as a safer, more efficient and effective alternative for humans. Skyline Robotics believes that people aren’t just robots and that’s why – starting with window cleaning – they aim to automate all kinds of work at heights. For more information visit

About the Durst Organization

The Durst Corporation, founded by Joseph and Rose Durst in 1915, is the owner, manager, and builder of 13 million square feet of Manhattan’s first office towers and more than 3 million square feet of residential rental property, with 3,500 rental apartments and more than 3,000 in the tube. The Durst Organization is recognized as the world leader in developing high-performance, environmentally advanced residential and commercial buildings where people live, work and thrive.

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Keyword: United States, North America, New York

Industry keyword: Robotics technology Construction and other property Other technology Commercial buildings, real estate construction and property equipment

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