Lifting all Boston communities through development.
We rise together.
Community Connection
DISCOVER THE VALUE
A rising tide lifts all boats
We know firsthand the untapped potential found within Boston’s previously underutilized neighborhoods. As a minority-owned business, we bridge the communication gap, engage with the community, and provide the critical connection between residents and businesses to foster significant growth and development opportunities.
Our in-depth knowledge of each Boston neighborhood allows us to pinpoint the development opportunities that hold the greatest potential. With an extensive network of financing resources, we secure the capital to move our projects forward unimpeded and leverage our strategic partnership with RISE Construction Management to provide a flawless building experience. This is how we deliver predictable results with optimal value and minimal risk.
RISE Together brings real growth where it is needed most. It’s about bringing people together, giving everyone a seat at the table, and working as one toward a common cause: a thriving community.
DEVELOPMENT TEAM
Herby Duverné
Founder and CEO
Jim Grossmann
Founder and Partner
Brian Anderson
Founder and Partner
Zouk Mo
Acquisitions
Jeremy Henry
Development
Eric Gould
Acquisitions
Dave Anderson
Government Relations
PROJECT OVERVIEW
sq ft:
202,000
use:
Commercial / Residential / Office
units:
120 Units
architect:
Rode
developer:
RISE Together / CityPoint
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Neponset Wharf
DORCHESTER
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Neponset Wharf
DORCHESTER
Neponset Wharf is a proposed waterfront mixed-use development overlooking Boston Harbor. Neponset Wharf will feature 120 luxury waterfront condos, and a 4,000-square-foot ground-floor restaurant. The development will span over three buildings, a boathouse and would be constructed on a 7.6-acre site home to the existing Marine Max boat sales facility and marina.
sq ft:
202,000
use:
Commercial / Residential / Office
units:
120 Units
architect:
Rode
developer:
RISE Together / CityPoint
PROJECT OVERVIEW
sq ft:
2,600,000
use:
Mixed Use
units:
1,325 Units
architect:
CBT Architects
developer:
RISE Together / TRAX
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Sullivan Square
CHARLESTOWN
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Sullivan Square
CHARLESTOWN
RISE acquired the Spice Street parcel in a former industrial area of Boston in the Charlestown neighborhood. The parcels are located in a gateway location, just footsteps from the Sullivan Square MBTA Station. RISE is working through an ongoing Article 80 process, and hopes to deliver a first-in-class 360-unit apartment building.
sq ft:
2,600,000
use:
Mixed Use
units:
1,325 Units
architect:
CBT Architects
developer:
RISE Together / TRAX
PROJECT OVERVIEW
sq ft:
425,000
use:
Commercial / Residential
units:
262
architect:
Embarc Studio
developer:
RISE Together / City Realty Group
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76 Ashford Place
ALLSTON
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76 Ashford Place
ALLSTON
Demolition of an existing one-story industrial building and erect a 16 story residential building. Project would include 262 units targeting the surrounding bustling higher education campuses throughout the neighborhood. The project also provides a new gateway and direct access to the future MBTA West Station.
sq ft:
425,000
use:
Commercial / Residential
units:
262
architect:
Embarc Studio
developer:
RISE Together / City Realty Group
"Another great project working with Herby! We could not be happier with him and his team on our large commercial development in Boston’s Seaport – and I look forward to working with them on many more projects down the road. They have been instrumental to the project’s success, and I know we can always depend on them to handle their part. If you’re looking for a great partner, RISE Together is the answer."
John Hynes
,
Project Executive
,
Boston Global Investors
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"Another great project working with Herby! We could not be happier with him and his team on our large commercial development in Boston’s Seaport – and I look forward to working with them on many more projects down the road. They have been instrumental to the project’s success, and I know we can always depend on them to handle their part. If you’re looking for a great partner, RISE Together is the answer."
John Hynes
,
Project Executive
,
Boston Global Investors
"Herby Duverné is more than just a successful businessman with exceptional integrity and professionalism: he is an asset to our community and a genuine person. His commitment to Boston’s communities of color extends beyond words, but are reflected in his actions and contributions. Companies like RISE Together are exactly what we need – talented, community-driven, and fueled by a sincere desire to stimulate positive economic growth in neighborhoods that have been too long ignored. As the leader of the only Black business advocacy group in the Commonwealth, Herby and RISE Together have my full support."
Segun Idowu
,
Executive Director
,
Black Economic Council of Massachusetts
"RISE Together is a team of proven professionals that consistently delivers well beyond what is expected of them. Their ability to work alongside us as partners in the design and constructability of projects has proven to be an invaluable asset—both for us and the communities we serve. Herby is totally committed to Boston and its respective communities. He is a known leader in the industry for sourcing and providing exemplary job opportunities with a genuine passion for the recruitment of qualified Boston residents, and specifically from communities of color. The RISE Together team is on the ball and I’m proud to be a partner with them in this cause."
Jonathan Garland
,
President and Founder
,
J. Garland Enterprises
"Herby Duverné is an outstanding Boston businessman and citizen committed to providing value to the Boston business community. With RISE Together he has filled the gap between commercial development and the significant opportunities that exist in the Boston neighborhoods. There’s a lot of untapped potential that is just waiting to be unlocked. Herby is the guy to do it."
Colette Phillips
,
CEO
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Colette Phillips Communications