About Ron Moelis

Ron Moelis is the CEO and Co-founder of L+M Development Partners, a real estate development firm that specializes in community-driven urban development and the preservation of affordable housing.

The First Building Opens at Essex Crossing

We are so thrilled to welcome home our first Essex Crossing residents at Site 6, a 100% affordable senior building, and the first building to open at the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA) on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The first residents to have moved into the building at Site 6 (located at [...]

L+M Development Team Participates in the 2017 JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge

On Wednesday, May 31st, 35 employees of L+M joined me and 15,000 runners for this year’s JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge in New York City’s Central Park. The 5K race, open to companies of any size, brings colleagues together to run as a team.  The event is billed as a “global celebration of corporate teamwork, [...]

Supporting Impact Investing Students at the 2017 MIINT Competition

This past spring, the sixth annual MBA Impact Investing Network Training (MIINT) competition was held in Philadelphia. I’m a firm believer in the importance of social impact investing, and I’m proud to be one of the sponsors of the competition.  The MIINT competition, also co-sponsored by University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business as well as the Bridges [...]

Navy Green Team Wins ULI Award for Excellence in Housing Development

On Monday, April 3rd, L+M Development Partners along with partners, IMPACCT Brooklyn and Dunn Development, were awarded the Excellence in Housing Award at the 2017 Urban Land Institute (ULI) New York Annual Awards for Excellence in Development. Located in the Fort Greene/Wallabout area of Brooklyn directly across from the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard, [...]

The Impact of Affordable Housing

As a developer of affordable housing, I see the positive impact of affordable housing and its lasting effects on the communities within which we work; affordable development has economic benefits that go beyond the scope of housing, particularly in terms of employment. Earlier this year, the New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH) released [...]

John Jay College Announces Ron Moelis Social Innovation Fellowship

On February 8th, I was really excited to be joined by my good friend and John Jay College President Jeremy Travis, as we announced the creation of the Ron Moelis Social Innovation Fellowship. The Fellowship, to begin Fall 2017, is part of a mission that’s important to me:  helping students pursue socially responsible business opportunities. [...]

Historic Hahne & Co. Building Reopens in Newark

L+M Development is best known for its work building affordable housing in New York, but what some might not realize is that we are also active across Northern New Jersey, and recently completed a very exciting project to help revitalize downtown Newark. Last month, we officially reopened the Hahne’s building in Newark, the former home [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Blog, Community Development, L+M Development news|0 Comments

Solar Panels and Microgrid Energize Marcus Garvey Apartments in Brownsville

Nothing underscores the vulnerability and limited capacity of New York City's electric grid quite like extreme weather. In October 2012, as hurricane Sandy barreled down on the greater New York metro area, millions of homes lost power. In New York City, more than 700,000 residents had no electricity, while in New Jersey and Pennsylvania over three million people lost power. [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Affordable Housing, Blog, L+M Development news, New York City|0 Comments

The First Step: A Conversation on Gentrification

The rezoning of certain neighborhoods to accommodate new development has many New Yorkers worried about being displaced from their communities. This is a very real concern; but unfortunately, the conversation about gentrification and displacement tends to be reductive and does little to enhance the public discourse. In light of the severity of our housing crisis, “gentrification” has [...]

YMCA of Greater New York Honors L+M Development C.O.O. Lisa Gomez

I’d like to take a moment to honor my L+M colleague and dear friend, Lisa Gomez. For her stellar contributions to the industry, L+M Development Partner & Chief Operating Officer Lisa Gomez was recognized as an Honoree at the YMCA-NYC Hispanic Achievers Reception on November 29th. This event recognizes excellence in community service and corporate leadership by [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Blog, corporate leadership, L+M Development news|0 Comments