Neville Development specializes in developing affordable multi-family housing, senior living facilities and small-scale commercial projects in the New Orleans metro area. We firmly believe affordable housing can be developed at a high level of quality, and it shows in our work.
G.O. Mondy School Apartments
Neville Development’s newest project is the historic rehabilitation of the former George O. Mondy Elementary school and caretaker’s cottage into 35 apartments for Seniors. Located on the corner of St. Philip and N. Tonti streets in the heart of the Seventh Ward, the project’s design-build team of Palmisano Contractors and HCI Design Architecture completed the project in June 2017. Please contact McCormack Baron for leasing details. 504-875-1868.
Roman-Bienville Homes is across the street from the historic St. James AME Church and consists of 31 units of affordable housing in 11 buildings. Located in the Mid-City neighborhood of New Orleans, five of the buildings were existing structures restored to National Park Service standards and six buildings are new construction. Louisiana Landmarks Society recently recognized the project for its Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation.Contact McCormack Baron Ragan at 504-266-9725 for leasing details.
Louisiana Freedmen Homes
A 29-unit multi-family project in Gerttown, Neville Development’s Louisiana Freedmen Homes was the first large-scale development built in New Orleans using modular construction and one of the first LIHTC projects developed post-Hurricane Katrina.
Liberty Place Apartments
This 35-unit multi-family project in Uptown New Orleans is comprised of 18 separate structures renovated to National Park Service standards. Neville Development completed this project in 2011 using HUD 1602 and HOME funds.
About Neville Development
With a 25-year background in real estate, land development, investment and asset management, James Neville founded Neville Development, L.L.C. in November 2005 to revitalize New Orleans and bring people home to affordable apartments and single and multi-family dwellings. As an expert with marketing knowledge of the development process, Mr. Neville works with all types of projects from their conception through final completion. He has the expertise to assemble outstanding teams of planners and architects, accountants, construction management, property management, buyers, and residents.
Prior positions included Property Manager with the Copley Group in Boston, Manager of Real Estate, T. L. James and Co., Project Manager, Historic Restoration Inc., and President of First Bank and Trust Community Development Corp.
Mr. Neville holds a MBA from A.B. Freeman School Tulane University in New Orleans, and a BA in Finance from Loyola University in New Orleans.