Since 1994, Community Investment Strategies (CIS), Inc. has been a leading developer of multi-family housing, including 55+, senior housing and mixed-use redevelopments, as well as market-rate and affordable housing, valued in excess of $350 million. The company has been recognized for its award-winning communities, business model, corporate citizenship and advocacy as well as people-first philosophy. CIS is committed to repositioning unproductive property and land parcels in order to revitalize communities for area residents, children, municipalities and local businesses.
In today’s market, urban renewal has entered a new era and CIS has been expanding its development and redevelopment activities within urban areas to incorporate market-rate and affordable housing components, as well as special needs housing. The company also is partnering with community groups and public officials to identify potential opportunities to restore city neighborhoods with creative housing solutions while supporting local revitalization initiatives.
The company’s diverse portfolio includes more than 2,000 apartment-rental units located in the northeast, with a high concentration in New Jersey. Certified by the New Jersey Economic Growth Commission, CIS is a woman-owned business enterprise (WBE) committed to promoting gender and ethnic diversity throughout its own organization as well as the communities in which its projects are located.