Testimonials

“I’ve had the privilege of leading two of the most dynamic
Community Redevelopment Agencies (“CRA”) in the state
of Florida, Miami’s Southeast Overtown/Park West CRA
and Fort Lauderdale’s Northwest/Progresso/Flagler Heights
CRA. This distinction has afforded me the privilege of working
with Affiliated Development in both CRAs. Their experience
and proven track record of successfully delivering a quality
product gives me confidence when partnering with them.
They can be trusted to deliver a quality product while being
willing community partners.”
Clarence E. Woods III, Manager

Northwest/Progresso/Flagler Heights CRA

“I am pleased to recommend Jeff Burns and his development
company, Affiliated Development. As a City Commissioner and
twice Vice Mayor for the City of Fort Lauderdale (2009- 2018),
I had the pleasure of dealing with Jeff as our Commission also
acted as the governing body for our Community Redevelopment
Agency (CRA). Jeff Burns and his development company came
highly recommended by our CRA staff and Advisory Board for
the award of grant money to build a seven-story workforce
housing structure on the main thoroughfare of our NW CRA
community, that our Commission had prioritized for re-development.
The result of this building being completed and occupied has been
transformative to the community and certainly helped to jumpstart
 further development along the important corridor to our NW
community. Jeff knows how to develop successful workforce
housing that is so desperately needed in our South Florida
community, and his track record in Fort Lauderdale speaks for itself.”

Romney Rogers

“I’ve been working in development, in one capacity or another,
for over 20 years. My experience with Jeff and his team at
Affiliated is by far the best I have ever had. They are professional,
smart and easy to work with, and I would recommend working
with them to anyone who is thinking of doing a project.”
Joan C. Oliva
Executive Director
Lake Worth Beach Community Redevelopment Agency

Lake Worth Beach, Florida

“Jeff and his [Affiliated] team have exceeded expectations and
delivered a truly remarkable project that not only addresses
workforce housing but is leading the charge in revitalizing an
area of our city so deserving of this type of investment.”
Mayor Dean Trantalis

City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

“Build it and they will come. This type of project embodies
the intended purpose of the CRA”
Robert L. McKinzie, Commissioner

City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

“The project completed by Affiliated Development in the City
of Fort Lauderdale was nothing short of a game changer.
Sistrunk Boulevard carried historical significance but had seen
better days. As we devised a plan to redevelop the area, we
needed a developer who had the confidence and expertise
to be the first one in. Affiliated accepted the challenge and
produced the SIX13, a catalyst project that has stimulated
growth, development and revitalization in this historical area.”
Jonathan B. Brown, Director
Department of Housing & Economic Development

Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners

“Jeff Burns and Nick Rojo are not afraid of being pioneers
& taking calculated risks to spur sustainable, equitable and
attainable Class A mixed use multifamily development in
the urban core. As Principals of Affiliated Development,
they have a successful track record of identifying opportunities,
site selection, extensive community outreach, consensus
building, creating innovative sources of financing, and
consistent compliance with all requisite regulatory requirements.”
Glendon Hall