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, [...]

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

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

The History of Affordable Housing in New York City

New York City--a city defined by its diversity and progressive politics--is also known for its high cost of living. The fact that New York City ranks among America’s most expensive places to live is common knowledge, yet, most people--including many New Yorkers--are surprised to learn that New York City’s network of affordable housing is among [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|Affordable Housing, Blog, New York City|0 Comments