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Learn more about the team behind Bond Bread

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Founded in 2004, The Menkiti Group is a 100% minority-owned Certified Business Enterprise headquartered in Washington, DC, with additional offices in Worcester, Massachusetts. The organization was founded with the mission to transform lives, careers, and communities through real estate. The Menkiti Group is a double bottom line company, measuring success in terms of financial and positive social impact. The company’s approach to urban neighborhood transformation and investment is centered upon residential and commercial development, residential sales, and commercial brokerage. 

The Menkiti Group invests in abandoned and underutilized properties and transforms them into exciting and affordable homes and workspaces. Projects range from single-family residential renovations and the development and tenanting of main street commercial properties to large-scale, mixed-use, transit-oriented development projects. Over the past 16 years, The Menkiti Group has invested over $225MM in DC’s emerging neighborhoods, worked on the development of over 2.1MM ST of real estate, and has assisted over 2,000 families in purchasing their first homes. 


EDENS is a retail real estate owner, operator, and developer of a nationally leading portfolio of 125 places. Our purpose is to enrich the community through human engagement. We know that when people come together, they feel a part of something bigger than themselves and prosperity follows— economically, socially, culturally, and soulfully. EDENS has 250 employees across offices in key markets including Washington, D.C., Boston, Dallas, New York, Atlanta, Miami, Charlotte, Houston, and Denver. For additional information about the company and its retail real estate portfolio, visit or follow @WeAreEDENS. 

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Fivesquares Development is a Washington, DC-based real estate development firm that transforms large, complex sites into exhilarating places that have a meaningful impact on the people and communities we touch. It is important to us to shape profoundly unique developments that also do good. So, we specialize in partnering with non-profit, cultural, government, and academic organizations to optimize the value of their real estate—and further their missions. Visit to learn more.  

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