At Hudson, we develop housing for everyone, from the formerly homeless to those in reach of luxury homeownership. From townhouse to high rise, gut rehabilitation of warehouses to modest renovation of 100-year old walk-ups, we have touched all housing typologies. We are a collaborative team guided by entrepreneurial vigor, civic spirit and deep expertise. We are fully integrated, having close affiliates that handle property management and leasing, Lisa Management, and general contracting construction services, Broadway Builders. Our team is diverse and our motivations arise from varied personal and professional experiences, but our crucial commonality is a desire to thoughtfully add to this great city's blocks and boroughs. 

Celebrating Hudson’s 30th year in business

Hudson was founded in the late 1980s and made its first mark in industrial condos, then affordable homeownership, later branching out into market rate housing, affordable rentals, and institutional housing. Hudson also has developed a quarter of a million square feet of commercial, which includes approximately 100 neighborhood stores. Hudson has completed over 6,400 residential units and has over 5,000 more in the pipeline.

Across its portfolio, Hudson is committed to environmental sustainability. Hudson has set and broken multiple sustainability thresholds including: the largest Passive House building in the world (The House at Cornell Tech, Roosevelt Island, 2017), the largest photo voltaic solar array on a residential building in the state of New York (Dumont Green, East New York, 2010; Gateway Estates, Spring Creek/ENY, 2014 and 2016) and the first LEED for Homes Platinum-rated Midrise Project in New York City (Third + Bond, Gowanus, 2010).

At Hudson we are well versed in dealing with the challenges of a competitive business and regulatory environment. We pride ourselves on our track record of complex projects, many of which are joint ventures or public-private partnerships. We have extensive experience working with government agencies in planning and executing projects. Our close management of the details of design and construction allow us to formulate realistic and cost sensitive solutions that yield quality developments.

Hudson was founded by William Fowler, Alan Bell, and Nick Lembo in 1986. Alan and Nick continue to partner with Hudson on several stabilized and multi-phase projects. 

Hudson is a proud Career Program Partner of The Posse Foundation. Posse identifies, recruits and trains individuals with extraordinary leadership potential. 

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All New Yorkers deserve high-quality housing across the entire spectrum of affordability, and that housing is an indispensable part of a vibrant and equitable city.
Our Affiliate Companies
Broadway Builders
Broadway Builders is a full-service general contractor and construction manager specializing in ground-up multifamily construction, affordable preservation renovation, and retail fit-out. Broadway Builders is licensed, insured and bonded in New York City. Broadway Builders is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective, and safe projects on schedule by employing and supporting a highly motivated, diverse, flexible and focused team of professionals.
Lisa Management
Lisa Management was established to manage properties developed by Hudson - whether rental, condominium, or cooperative - and to ensure that those developments operate as efficiently as possible. Lisa provides property management as well as residential marketing and lease-up services. Lisa Management focuses on controlling costs while maintaining top-quality standards.
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Hudson was named "Outstanding Multi-Family Developer" by the US Green Building Council. The USGBC is a leading international green building certification non-profit. Its certification, known as LEED, ranks buildings from certified to Silver, Gold and Platinum. Over 90% of Hudson's new developments since 2007 have achieved LEED and over 50% have been LEED Gold or Platinum.
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