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Officials Gather to Celebrate the Opening of a $42 Million Affordable Housing Development in Springfield, Missouri

Officials Gather to Celebrate the Opening of a $42 Million Affordable Housing Development in Springfield, Missouri

State and local officials, stakeholders, and project partners gathered today to celebrate the opening of Keystone Village, the first completed site of Keystone Family Homes, LP. Comprised of 297 units, this multi-site development represents a $42,841,583 million community investment, which resulted from a partnership between the Housing Authority of the City of Springfield (HAS) and BGCAdvantage. Together, the partners are set to convert the entirety of the existing HAS portfolio through the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program. In addition to stimulating local spending and taxes, the estimated economic impact of the development includes 487 construction phase jobs and 19 permanent positions.

BGC Advantage Expands Executive Leadership Team, Promotes Ashley Wilson to Chief Financial Officer

BGC Advantage Expands Executive Leadership Team, Promotes Ashley Wilson to Chief Financial Officer

Ashley Wilson has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO), where she will maintain steady and strategic oversight of a combined $460 Million+ in Budget/Total Development Cost for BGC Advantage’s stabilized and pipeline projects under construction. In this new role, Wilson will be a dynamic member of the Executive Management Team, providing financial analysis, strategic planning, and risk management evaluations for each housing development in the company’s expanding portfolio – from pre-development through lease-up and conversion to asset management.

Join BGC at 2021 SW NAHRO

Join BGC at 2021 SW NAHRO

It's not too late to join Joann and Katie at the 2021 SW NAHRO! You won't want to miss these virtual breakout sessions. #swnarho #AffordableHousing Time is running out! Register now for the 2021 Southwest Virtual Conference! Click Here:...

New multi-million dollar housing development coming to Lake Providence

New multi-million dollar housing development coming to Lake Providence

LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA (KTVE/KARD) — The town of Lake Providence will be breaking ground on a major this upcoming Thursday; a project that brings something the town desperately needs; housing. “We have been fighting for housing for a long time, trying to get it here”...

$10M development to bring housing options to Lake Providence

$10M development to bring housing options to Lake Providence

East Carroll Parish Police Jury Section 8 Housing and BGC Advantage, LLC closed with plans to develop a new affordable low- income housing tax credit community, Lakeshore Family Homes, LP. Construction will begin on the 45-unit infill project located in East Carrol...

WJTV: Tchula to receive affordable housing options in 2021

WJTV: Tchula to receive affordable housing options in 2021

TCHULA, Miss. (WJTV) — “People who have a minimum wage actually cannot afford a two-bedroom house,” explained Holly Knight, CEO of Knight Development. That’s across the country, and Holmes County, Mississippi is not exempt. The Jessie D. Banks neighborhood of Tchula,...

Globe St.: Women of Influence 2020

Globe St.: Women of Influence 2020

Globe St. has acknowledged BGC Advantage's very own Holly Knight as a Women of Influence in Development for her dedication to affordable housing development and her tireless commitment to her residents. Welcome to our 2020 edition of Women of Influence. As we have...

Clarion Ledger – $57.6M in affordable housing, renovations coming to Jackson, other areas

Clarion Ledger – $57.6M in affordable housing, renovations coming to Jackson, other areas

A $57.6 million development and home renovation project involving six counties will bring affordable housing for low-income and elderly residents and provide renovations to hundreds of homes, officials say.
The local branch of the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority made the announcement Thursday at a groundbreaking where officials described plans to build a 100-unit affordable living complex called Hickman Heights in south Jackson.