Since 1987, Wacif has closed nearly 400 loans totaling over $32 million, with strategic investments in small business startup and growth, affordable housing and cooperatives, and community facilities. [read more…]
A group of local business leaders, politicos, real estate professionals and hotel executives met this week to congratulate Evens Charles, president and CEO of Frontier Development, on his latest development project in Prince George’s County. [read more…]
Gentrification in the once largely-black Shaw neighborhood is a microcosm of the town once known as “Chocolate City,” as upscale whites and other nationalities have flooded the city in recent years. [read more…]
Even with the political and social gains made in recent decades, many black families across the country remain mired in debt and generational poverty. Experts and common folk alike agree that a substantial change in the status quo will require a shift in the way African-Americans collectively think about money. [read more…]
The D.C.-area African-American real estate community convened Thursday in the District to honor those who have paved a way for economic development throughout the region. The African American Real Estate Professionals celebrated 20 years of groundbreaking achievement during their 12th annual awards gala at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Building in Northwest.