On Her Own ‘Merritt’: Developer Among 39 Chosen For $40 Million Wells Fargo Grant


Gina Merritt — the developer and founder of Northern Real Estate Urban Ventures — was one of the 39 developers participating in Growing Diverse Housing Developers, an initiative co-led by Capital Impact Partners. “This is a humongous opportunity for me,” said Merritt. “The program is also going to create real estate products, and other balance sheet products that will help support developers like myself, who have been able to work in the industry, and manage projects, but don’t have the friends and family money that our white counterparts have.”

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