ESTABLISHED 2005

History

CB-Emmanuel Realty is determined to make a positive impact on our properties, ensuring their viability and
affordability for generations to come.

CBE was founded by R. Christopher Bramwell Jr and Benathan Upshaw in 2005. Our team is composed of diverse professionals with expertise in real estate finance, construction management, architecture, urban planning, and property management consulting. Since our founding we have worked to increase affordable housing opportunities in transitioning communities.
CBE is certified as a MBE by the City and State of New York.

CBE breaking ground
2024
2024
Closed First Homeownership project
2024
2020 CBE
2020
Closed First Faith Based Ground Up Venture + First Supportive Housing Project
2020
2018 CBE
2018
Raised First Private Real Estate Fund
2018
2017 CBE
2017
First Senior Housing project converted
2017
2013 CBE
2013
CB expands to Upstate NY
2013
2011 CBE
2011
First ground-up construction project
2011
2010 CBE
2010
First LIHTC rehab project completed
2010
2009 CBE
2009
First tax credit project
2009
2005 CBE
2005
CB Emmanuel formed
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First Non-Tax Credit project
2005

Celebrating

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Years

History

We are celebrating our 16 years of community building by giving to 16 charities to come.

Charities

BestSelf Behavioral Health Inc.

Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH)

The Enterprise Foundation

Urban Strategies Inc.

Fostering Greatness

St Luke’s Mission of Mercy

Supportive Housing Network of NY

The Humane Society of the United States

Services for the Underserved

NAACP Freeport Roosevelt

Red Rover

National Alliance to End Homelessness

City Living NY