About The Developer
Jason Korb is the principal of Capstone Communities LLC, and the thoughtful developer behind the renovation and restoration of the The Philip Monroe House. Positively affecting Greater Boston real estate for nearly two decades, Jason Korb has successfully completed over $36 MM in real estate development transactions in Cambridge, Somerville, Arlington, Newton and Brockton Massachusetts.
Notably, in addition to developing high-end market rate housing, Jason is also committed to providing Greater Boston with affordable housing solutions. Prior to forming Capstone, Jason was the Vice President of Acquisitions at Beacon Communities LLC, a developer, owner, and manager of over 9,000 apartment homes in the Northeast. At Beacon, Jason was responsible for sourcing new acquisitions and overseeing mixed income and market rate development and financing opportunities. Prior to joining Beacon in 2004, Jason was a Housing Project Manager at the Fenway Community Development Corporation in Boston.
Jason is also a former Director of Caritas Communities and a former Vice-Chair of Preservation Massachusetts. Jason received an MS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Real Estate and a BA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Jason’s MIT thesis, The Low Income Housing Tax Credit: HERA, ARRA, and Beyond has been cited by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies and the US Senate Budget Committee.
With family roots in Cambridge, Jason now resides in Newton Massachusetts with his wife and two children. Jason is an avid mountain climber and skier in his spare time.