Donald Capoccia was on a bike ride during a vacation in New Mexico about a decade ago when he caught a glimpse of an affordable housing complex for LGBTQIA+ seniors. Capoccia, a managing principal at New York-based affordable housing developer BFC Partners, stopped his ride to take a closer look, captivated by the idea of the development.
“I immediately thought, ‘Why in the world do we not have this in New York?’” he said.
Capoccia, who is gay, became set on building something similar back home, he told Bisnow in an interview this month. Less than two years ago, his dream became a reality. BFC Partners delivered Stonewall House, a 145-unit, 17-story affordable housing building designed to cater to LGBTQIA+ seniors, on…
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