Building Blocks, a non-profit development affiliate of Cinnaire, recently announced the corporation has rebranded to become Cinnaire Solutions. Building Blocks was established as a strategic entity designed to assist developers build their portfolios and support community development in distressed neighborhoods in Michigan by utilizing Building Blocks expertise and best-in-class services. Now known as Cinnaire Solutions, the non-profit development entity will continue to advance economic revitalization and community development efforts throughout a 9-state footprint.

Cinnaire Solutions provides technical expertise, resources and support to undercapitalized and emerging for- and non-profit development agents. With experience in historic adaptive reuse, acquisition and rehabilitation, mixed-use development, Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC), and market rate developments, Cinnaire Solutions will work closely with developers, community leaders, neighborhood associations, non-profit organizations, investors and project partners to revitalize distressed communities.

“The Cinnaire Solutions team is excited to enhance the positive impact we create for communities by expanding our services in more meaningful ways throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions,” said Christopher Laurent, Cinnaire Solutions President. “All of our work is guided by five principles – people, place, partnerships, pioneering, and prosperity. Working closely with our partners, we will dedicate our expertise and resources to ensure all people have access to the opportunities provided by living in healthy communities.”

Cinnaire Solutions will provide services, technical expertise and resources throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, with an emphasis on supporting healthy, vibrant communities in Detroit, MI; Wilmington, DE; and La Crosse, WI. Cinnaire Solutions will work closely with project stakeholders to maximize community development efforts while building, teaching, and providing opportunities for future ventures.