Building America’s track record of financing community serving space includes 18 projects financed to date, containing approximately 1.17 million square feet of space. Projects include:  

  • Four workforce development and education centers targeting primarily low-income and disadvantaged populations to provide vocational training, certifications, job search/placement assistance, education from early childhood through college, and wraparound services to 304,000 people annually in 310,000 square feet

  • Five community-based health, mental health, and/or social services oriented projects with 260,000 square feet serving 48,000 people annually

  • Two comprehensive cancer institutes totaling 245,000 square feet serving 60,000 people annually

  • 78,000 square foot state-of-the-art performing arts complex for four community organizations which will offer both performance and educational enrichment programs in dance, theater, film, music, and the visual arts to more than 85,000 people annually

  • 59,000 square feet of neighborhood-serving retail principally occupied by locally-owned businesses

Caring Health Center - Springfield, MA

Caring Health Center - Springfield, MA

This 45,000 square foot development project tripled the size of the existing health center - the only community health center in the region serving only low-income families – allowing it to serve twice as many patients annually while offering a range of medical and wellness services. Capacity increased by 14,000 patients per year, with 52,000 more medical and 15,000 more dental visits.