ABOUT TRANS-URBAN COMMUNITIES
Trans-Urban Communities LLC is a multi-disciplinary consulting and development firm focused on urban redevelopment, capital planning for nonprofits, commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate and cultural facilities.
Firm principal Donald Eversley has over 25 years of experience in the fields of real estate, economic development, planning and law in New York, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
Trans-Urban is currently working as a development team member on several projects in the fields of adaptive reuse, health & educational facilities, and affordable housing in Connecticut and New York. A faith-based development practice helps religious institutions to expand their mission into housing and community development. Trans-Urban is a certified NeighborWorks America community revitalization consultant.
Donald Eversley's career includes serving as a Capital Projects & Planning executive for Urban Health Plan, Inc. (Bronx NY), Executive Director of the Greater Hunts Point Economic Development Corporation, Chief Operating Officer for Bridge Street Development Corporation (Brooklyn NY), Director of Planning & Economic Development for the City of Bridgeport CT, President of the Providence Economic Development Partnership (Rhode Island), and Director of Workforce and Business Development for the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation. Eversley was also a corporate attorney for Consolidated Edison, General Counsel for the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and a business lawyer in private practice. Donald Eversley is a graduate of Brown University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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Trans-Urban Communities is inspired by the legacy of FW Eversley & Co./Trans-Urban Construction, a civil engineering and construction firm founded by Don Eversley’s father, Frederick W. Eversley, Jr. Based on 125th Street in the heart of Harlem, FW Eversley/Trans-Urban was active in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and West Africa in the 1960s and 70s. The company was general contractor for a number of notable projects, including the Harlem State Office Building, World of Darkness at the Bronx Zoo, Rockefeller University Faculty House and thousands of inner city multi-family housing units.