Carla Hinson

Director, Development Advisory

As Director of Development Advisory at Cross Street Partners, Carla manages development projects for real estate and financial advisory clients. In this role she provides additional capacity to primarily non-profit organizations to help execute their development vision. She supports projects by securing and managing public and private grants; assembling complex tax credit financing; and coordinating real estate due diligence, entitlements, design, and construction. Cross Street Partners’ current advisory projects represent overt 80k SF and $62MM in investment by five community based non-profit organizations for the adaptive reuse of historic buildings in Baltimore.

Most recently, in partnership with client Beloved Community Services Corporation, Carla supported the redevelopment of the $14MM, 18k SF Justice Thurgood Marshall Amenity Center at PS 103 in the Upton neighborhood of Baltimore. The former elementary school of Justice Thurgood Marshall had been vacant for over 20 years and will be transformed into a community amenity center.

Prior to joining Cross Street Partners, Carla worked at St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center and completed a Fulbright in Brazil. Carla has a Bachelor of Arts from Susquehanna University and a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from Morgan State University. Carla serves on the board of Waverly Main Street and is a member of CREW Baltimore.

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