Director of Development

The Community Builders

Kemena Brooks is the Director of Development for The Community Builders Chicago development office. Kemena oversees development activity from initial concept through project stabilization. Her responsibilities range from project planning and finance structuring through design, construction, and lease-up. Current focus includes future residential and mixed-use phase developments at Oakwood Shores, a 95-acre former public housing transformation site in Chicago. Kemena is also leading redevelopment efforts in West Side neighborhoods and focused on providing mixed-income housing in Opportunity Areas. Recently, Kemena closed on a $5 million impact investment loan to support TCB’s efforts to deliver home ownership and retail development for local businesses in two South Side Chicago neighborhoods.

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