David L. Podell House – Educational Alliance of NY

Located in the same building since its founding in 1889, The Educational Alliance, a nonprofit serving families and children in the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City, was in desperate need of renovation and updating. MBS Urban Initiatives CDE made a $7.3 million qualified low-income community investment in the Educational Alliance that […]

Aerofarms/Makers Village

AeroFarms, a mission-driven company, developed a 69,000 square-foot industrial site into the world’s largest indoor vertical farm for baby leafy greens, producing up to 2 million pounds annually. AeroFarms has a patented aeroponic process that produces greens all year long, without pesticides, sun, soil or washing, setting a new standard for culinary freshness and flavor. […]

Lighthouse Point

Mixed-use development to bring fresh food, accessible healthcare and job opportunities to a highly distressed community in the South Bronx.

Flance Early Learning Center

An innovative community facility that offers exceptional care and education for 154 children and their families in a child-focused, center-based, and diverse learning environment.

The Armory – Gerding Theater

Built in 1891 for the First Regiment Militia, the Portland Armory is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the 2nd largest 19th century building in Portland, Oregon. Located in a rapidly developing area that has historically been a highly-distressed low income census tract, the structure had been underutilized and neglected for […]

Halsey Street Teachers Village Workforce Housing A

The $64 million Halsey Street Workforce Housing project was the second phase of a larger Teachers Village development designed to revitalize downtown Newark, one of the country’s most economically depressed cities. This phase of development contains three buildings with 123 residential units, all affordable to families earning less than 80% of the area median income, […]

Hahne & Co. Department Store Building

The historic Hahne & Company Department Store building (‘Hahne’s’) on Broad Street in downtown Newark, New Jersey, once stood as an emblem of the city’s prominence. Vacant for nearly thirty years, it now reflects the city’s subsequent decline. Over the last decade, public and private investment are returning Newark to its role as a cultural […]

The ReFresh Project

As part of an overall neighborhood vision for the Broad Street Commercial Corridor in New Orleans, the ReFresh Project is helping to drive revitalization. A former abandoned building will soon become a new space for businesses to operate, and for community groups and residents to engage and collaborate. Approximately 88 permanent and 61 temporary full […]

Odyssey House Louisiana

Abandoned automotive facility transformed into health center, empowering people to overcome addiction.

City Point

Catalytic multi-use development generates thousands of jobs, provides affordable housing, and brings fresh food and retail opportunities to an underserved neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY.

Triangle Plaza Hub

Mixed-use development to bring fresh food, accessible healthcare and job opportunities to a highly distressed community in the South Bronx.