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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - George Fernandez, CEO of Fernandez Realty Group, has been honored as a Rising Star in Commercial Real Estate as part of the prestigious Central Penn Business Journal’s 2023 Leaders in Construction & Real Estate Awards. This recognition highlights George’s contributions to the industry and his commitment to transforming the real estate landscape in the region.

The annual Leaders in Construction & Real Estate Awards honors trailblazers in the region who are not only creating new jobs, but also helping families achieve their dreams and driving change through innovative designs, construction projects, and project management. The honorees were selected by CPBJ editors from an impressive pool of nominations, solidifying this recognition as a testament to George’s work and achievements.

With deep ties to the Central Pennsylvania community, Fernandez Realty Group is a constantly growing, minority-owned development company focused on making a significant impact and addressing the region’s affordable housing crisis.

Through his visionary leadership, George is leading the company's expansion, cultivating a portfolio that now includes more than 20 rental properties across South Central Pennsylvania, along with innovative affordable housing projects like Sycamore Homes and Woodward Lofts. Fernandez Realty Group is dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the community and creating safe and uplifting living environments for all.

"I am truly honored to receive this recognition from the Central Penn Business Journal," said George. "This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire Fernandez Realty Group team. We remain committed to our mission of providing exceptional housing options and contributing to the growth and development of the region."

George's recognition as a Rising Star in Commercial Real Estate is a well-deserved accolade that reinforces his unwavering desire to break down barriers by creating spaces where people can safely live, work, and play.

On Thursday, July 6 at Harris AME Zion Church in Harrisburg, Fernandez Realty Group and Mayor Wanda Williams hosted a community conversation on the topic of affordable housing projects that are planned for the Greater Harrisburg community. This event created a positive and productive environment where this important and timely topic could be discussed. The goal was to create a space where all voices are represented so collaborative solutions can be reached to best serve the whole community.
Fernandez Realty Group has a heart for meeting the needs of the community. Our low-income housing projects take a wholistic approach to directly address the major social, economic, and health disparities among our minority communities. FRG hosted this public forum to answer questions, hear ideas, and share our vision with the public. We anticipate hosting similar events in the future as new projects progress.