January 16, 2018 | Category: Awards
Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, December 7, 2017 | Category: Press
June 7, 2017 | Category: News
therealdeal.com, May 24, 2017 | Category: News
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auburnpub.com , April 28, 2017 | Category:
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jerseydigs.com , March 27, 2017 | Category:
The new residential project in Jersey City will be known as the Dr. Lena Frances Edwards Apartments. Read full article here.
prweb.com , March 6, 2017 | Category: Press
February 14, 2017 | Category: News
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dnainfo.com , December 15, 2016 | Category: News
We are honored to have partnered with FCBC as they continue to make a powerful impact, with the mental health center, in the Harlem Community. Check out the full article here.
Federal Home Loan Bank of New York , December 9, 2016 | Category: Press
November 2, 2016 | Category:
Newly appointed Trustee, Karim Hutson of Genesis Companies, LLC was represented well by these lovely ladies at the Randall's Island Park Alliance Run the River 5K on October 29th. This run was an effort towards protecting and restoring Randall’s Island’s beautiful shoreline and wetland areas which provide habitat for endangered species, improve water quality, and offer space to host environmental education programs.
Christie Administration Marks Groundbreaking for Mixed Use Affordable Housing for Families in Hudson
njhousing.gov, September 28, 2016 | Category: Press
Jersey City Office of Mayor, Press Office , September 28, 2016 | Category: Press
September 22, 2016 | Category: News
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August 17, 2016 | Category: News
July 7, 2016 | Category: Awards
Assembly Member Keith L. T. Wright and I will host a Men of Distinction Awards Ceremony to recognize men who are making strides impacting their local communities. These are men who have made a great impact on the community, through professional or voluntary endeavors. We recognize that you exemplify these qualities and we would like to honor you as a Man of Distinction. -Council Member Inez E. Dickens
New York Real Estate Chamber, Inc. , May 10, 2016 | Category: News
DNAinfo, April 21, 2016 | Category: Press
HARLEM — Brian Benjamin was only 4 years old when his mom chose to move out of their apartment on 147th Street and Amsterdam Avenue to escape ongoing neighborhood violence.
Crain's New York Business , April 12, 2016 | Category: Awards
Keeping Neighborhoods Affordable: Mayor de Blasio and Local Officials Tour $70 Million, 28-Building Rehabilitation Project Underway in Harlem
email@example.com, April 5, 2016 | Category: Press
March 14, 2016
Partnership with M/WBE firm will keep over 350 apartments affordable for low income families for next 30 years
Tenants receiving new bathrooms and kitchens, upgrades to security, lighting and common areas
NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Member Inez Dickens today visited a $70 million, 28building rehabilitation project underway in Harlem. The massive affordable housing preservation project will repair apartments, improve the buildings and keep the rents of 358 apartments affordable to lowincome families for the next 30 years.
March 15, 2016 | Category: Press
Genesis Companies, an MWBE firm committed to the development of affordable housing citywide, was joined by New York State Assembly Housing Chairman Keith L.T. Wright, HPD Assistant Commissioner Susan Kensky, community leaders and elected officials to recognize the public-private collaboration between the City of New York and Genesis Companies.
NJBIZ.com, November 24, 2015 | Category: Press
A New York-based developer will build a 64-unit apartment complex in Jersey City that will be entirely reserved for low- and moderate-income housing, city officials said Tuesday.
The firm, the Genesis Companies, will develop the property known as the Lena Frances Edwards Apartment buildings at 445 Ocean Ave., replacing a blighted property that has been demolished, according a to a news release. Five of the units will be dedicated to housing homeless veterans, while the overall complex will include 12 one-bedroom units, 36-two bedroom units and 16 three-bedroom units. Read article HERE
Crain's New York Business , November 22, 2015 | Category: Press
At least one major sale appears to have gone smoothly. This past May, Abyssinian sold 28 brownstones and low-rise apartment buildings for $26 million to a lower Manhattan-based group called Genesis Cos. The firm is run by Karim Hutson and Brian Benjamin, native New Yorkers who met at Harvard, where the Pathmark development was a case study in their business-school class. To Butts, these young developers personify everything he's tried to achieve.
“These are minority developers, young black men, and would they get an opportunity if not for me making sure they got it?” he said. “Back in the '80s when this land was available, no black developer had a chance at it.” Read More
DNAinfo, November 12, 2015 | Category: Press
www.GlobalST.com, October 19, 2015 | Category: Press
NEW YORK CITY—The Rent Guidelines Board’s unprecedented vote this past June for a freeze on rates for one-year leases in rent-stabilized apartments hasn’t exactly put a freeze on multifamily investment sales here.
http://realestatefundmanager.net/, October 12, 2015 | Category: Press
HudsonReporter.com, July 23, 2015 | Category: Press
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced on July 23 that 285 units of new affordable housing have been approved over the past three months and nearly $6 million of Affordable Housing Trust Fund dollars have been invested in projects citywide as the administration forges a state model on how to create affordable housing alongside market rate development.
NJ.com, July 23, 2015 | Category: Press
Nearly 300 units of affordable housing have been approved over the past three months in Jersey City, while nearly $6 million of affordable housing trust fund dollars have been invested in projects across the city, Mayor Steve Fulop announced today.
Brown University: News from Brown, May 22, 2015 | Category: Press
At its May meeting, the Corporation of Brown University elected 11 new trustees and officially accepted more than $25 million in new gifts to the University. The Corporation’s Board of Fellows approved the awarding of more than 2,400 degrees at the 247th Commencement Sunday, May 24, 2015.
Black Enterprise, September 22, 2014 | Category: Press
BlackEnterprise.com was able to talk to Benjamin regarding the basis of the reason Genesis Companies has been in existence for over 10 years and growing stronger as more projects land on his plate. Read Article
Crain's New York Business, June 9, 2014 | Category: Press
"Others might try, but meeting Mayor Bill de Blasio's goals requires a record of getting things done." Read article
NJ Spotlight, March 11, 2014 | Category: Press
"Montgomery’s life took a turn for the better when he heard about new housing being developed by Genesis Companies and the development arm of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Franklin Township." Read article
Multi-Housing News, March 23, 2009 | Category: Press
Genesis Companies received accolades for being the first 100% affordable, green residential building in the state of New Jersey.
The Jersey Journal, March 19, 2009 | Category: Press
Comments by Jersey City Mayor Jeremiah Healy, housing activist Lavern Webb-Washington, and developer Karim Hutson on Webb Apartments. Read article
The Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, March 19, 2009 | Category: Press
Karim Hutson’s speech presented at the opening ceremony for Webb Apartments. Read article
Green Buildings NYC, February 24, 2009 | Category: Press
Genesis Companies completes the first affordable housing project in Jersey City to earn LEED certification.
August 1, 2008 | Category: Awards
Karim Hutson named a top young developer in the state of New Jersey. Read article